30 Healthy Valentines Day Heart and Rose Shaped Recipe Ideas 

 Last Update May 27, 2023

By Jenny Z

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Happy February! The month of love. And I don’t mean just for couples. February is one of my favorite months because it reminds me how important love is.

Have you made your plans for Valentine’s Day yet? I’m definitely still in planning mode but I know this year will involve some sort of cooking and baking. Shhh… Making and giving food is an act of love. Food is a life essential and nourishing our bodies with healthful foods is the ultimate form of self-love. This year I will be making healthy heart and rose shaped meals for Mr. Z and me.

Did you know Valentine’s Day is right behind Halloween on the unhealthy holiday’s list? This year, whether you’re celebrating with friends, family, that special someone or just showing yourself some self-love – treat them to something healthy and delicious that won’t lead to a leaden stomach. Whether you’re making it for a special occasion or have dietary restrictions, these recipes have got you covered. 

Here are 30 Healthy Valentines Day Heart and Rose Shaped Recipe Ideas:

1. Brownies to gets you in the mood

Chocolate is love. It triggers the release of endorphins, specifically oxytocin that make you feel good. Additionally, it contains magnesium, a mineral that relieves tension and stress.

Recipe by Claudia Petrilli, a health coach who helps people to curb stress eating, learn to eat delicious food and make time for themselves.

A healthy habit tip from her:

“On Valentine’s Day and throughout the whole month of February, I recommend people practice self-love. That can be through self-care, asking for what they want, setting boundaries and of course, indulging in some good quality dark chocolate ;)” – Claudia Petrilli

2. Nice Cream (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

These Vegan Nice Cream Hearts are a heart-healthy dessert that will provide you with a variety of important vitamins and minerals while saving you a ton of excess calories and saturated fat!

Recipe by Emily Kyle from emilykylenutrition.com, holistic registered dietitian nutritionist who helps people create an intentional, mindfully-led lifestyle built on the foundation of both health & happiness.

3. Beet Pancakes

Nothing says you beat my heart than these heart-shaped beet pancakes.

Recipe by Sara from thenourishedseedling.com, a holistic nutritionist, and certified yoga teacher.

A healthy habit tip from her:

"A healthy habit I recommend to people on Valentine’s Day is to treat yourself well and be sure to enjoy a little decadence with your health. This could be a special non-food treat like a massage, or a food such as dark chocolate covered fruit or nuts to still give you a sweet treat, but also add an extra nutritional punch with healthy ingredients. "- Sara

4. Omlete Muffins (Gluten Free)

Say “I love you” with loaded hearty omelet muffins.

Recipe by Gina Homolka, author, photographer and recipe developer at Skinnytaste.com.

5. Cinnamon Hearts (Raw, Gluten Free, and Vegan)

Simple and easy to prepare cinnamon hearts. Most importantly, the taste!

Recipe by Tisha from shinewithnature.com, an emotional eating expert who helps women to meet their weight goals.

6. Sugar Cookies

Sugar for my sugar.

Delicious Valentine’s Day treats with these sugar cookies!

Recipe by Catherine from Simplyrdfood.com, one part registered dietitian, one part home cook, and one part foodie!

7. Berry Love Pie (Vegan, Raw, and Gluten-free)

These pies are definitely the best thing you could do for yourself…

Recipe by Jasmine and Chris from sweetsimplevegan.com, a vegan couple creating fresh, fun and healthy recipes to show you that vegan cooking is easy!

8. Apple Rose Tart

Apple rose tart that will make your loved one drop their chin! It’s not only a piece of art but also absolutely delicious. A crunchy nut crust with sweet apples and maple custard, what else can you want in life?

Recipe by Lorena from greenhealthycooking.com, a natural living enthusiast who loves cooking real food.

9. Avocado Rose Toast

Why bother with roses when you can have avocado roses?

Avocados are a great source of healthy fat and over 20 different vitamins and minerals so get avocado rose’ing already.

Recipe by Kara from karalydon.com, a registered dietitian nutritionist, certified intuitive eating counselor and registered yoga teacher who wants to help you learn to love food again.

10. Breakfast Pie (Gluten Free)

You can have pizza for breakfast, but this might be even better: pie for breakfast! And it’s healthy too!

Recipe by Anne from annetravelfoodie.com a travel and food blogger.

A healthy habit tip from her:

“I think serving someone else or yourself is a sign of love. It means that you take care of someone and that you wish him/her/yourself a really good start of the day.” – Anne

11. No Bake Sweet Treat

The healthy dessert perfect for Valentine’s Day or any occasion! They require no baking and are very versatile!

Recipe by Brittany from exploringhealthyfoods.com, a nutrition scientist, and a healthy food and lifestyle blogger.

A healthy habit tip from her:

"Load up on greens and healthy protein at dinner time and enjoy a sweet treat for dessert! It’s all about balance!" ~ Brittany

12. Valentine Strawberry Heart Pancakes

The perfect Valentine’s day breakfast for pancake lovers!

Recipe by Catherine from weelicious.com, a healthy food blogger who create recipes that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

A healthy habit tip from her :

"Instead of using dyes and artificial food coloring on Valentine’s Day try defrosting raspberries and use the color to make dye-free icing or frosting!”- Catherine

13. Raspberry Smoothie Layered Chia Pudding (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

Serve your loved one with this perfect, eye-catching chia jar! Nutritional breakfast with a simple raspberry smoothie layered on top of classic chia pudding. Too pretty to eat don’t you think?

Recipe by Samira from alphafoodie.com, a recipe blogger.

14. Shrimp Ravioli

The perfect way to show your love with this heart-shaped shrimp ravioli with a white wine cream sauce and vegetables.

Recipe by Noreen from picturetherecipe.com, a fresh clean eating blogger who blog more ethnic-inspired recipes.

15. Steam Pumpkin Rose Bun (Vegan)

Rose buns are the perfect deliciously edible dessert for holiday occasions to impress your guests, a low-cost present for your loved ones or Valentine’s Day dessert. Or simply just treat yourself to some roses just because!

A healthy habit tip from Jenny:

“Treat yourself and your loved ones with organic and fresh food to fuel the mind, body, and soul! “- Jenny

16. Gyoza Rose

Japanese Gyoza Rose! What a clever idea! Gyoza rose can be used for any special occasions like Valentine’s day, birthdays, mother’s day… It looks glamorous and makes any table look radiant for any event.

Recipe by Shihoko from chopstickchronicals.com, a Japanese food blogger from Australia.

A healthy habit tip from her :

"Use nuts for dessert crusts and natural sweeteners like maple syrup or honey to sweeten desserts.”- Shihoko

17. Heart Shaped Nacho Pizza (Vegan )

The perfect hearty nacho pizza appetizer to start the evening.

Recipe by Jessica from jessicamurnane.com, a vegan food blogger.

18. Heart shaped pizza (Vegan)

The perfect way to show you beat my heart with this heart-shaped bite-size pizza. Because let’s face it, this way we won’t have to worry about making a mess with full-size pizza.

Recipe by Kyra from viedelavegan.com, a Western herbal medicine practitioner, and a vegan food blogger.

19. Heart shaped Gluten Free Pot Pies

Comfort food meets Lover’s Day, equals a hearty dinner your family will love.

Recipe by Cara, a contributor blogger from ForksandBeans.com.

20. Raw Black Forest Slice

21. Strawberry roses (Vegan, Raw and Gluten Free)

Why bother with roses when you can have strawberry roses that are naturally vegan, raw and gluten-free!

This is the perfect bouquet for valentines day, mothers day or birthday!

Recipe by Ashley from ashandcrafts.com, a tutorial on arts and craft blogger.

22. Gluten Free Vegan Heart Pie Pops

How about something new? How about this ADORABLE heart pie pops? Just take your favorite gluten-free pie crust pie crust, fill with your favorite berry jam

Recipe by Sarah from sarahbakesgfree.com, a baker, and a blogger.

23. Turkey Empanada

Show your love this Valentine’s Day by baking some Delicious Gluten Free Turkey Empanadas! Enjoy with family, friends or share with that special someone in your life. You can also go extra vegan and exchange the turkey for you favorite plant protein!

Recipe by Chef Maria, owner of El Tucan Restaurant in San Diego.

24. Crispy Potato Roses (Gluten Free)

Aren’t they gorgeous though? Just have another look at them. Fresh from the oven.

Recipe by Helen from family-friends-food.com, a creative kosher cook and recipe writer.

25. Herb Lover Oven Fries (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

Oven-baked potatoes with your Valentine’s Dinner — simply spectacular and spiffed up with herbs!

Recipe by Jennifer Fisher from thefitfork.com, an award-winning recipe creator, food & fitness blogger, healthy cooking coach, spokesperson, competitive runner and CrossFit enthusiast.

A healthy habit tip from her :

"Mix up your fitness routine on Valentines Day by making a date with your significant other to try something new, an activity that neither of you have done before.  Last year, my husband invited me to a Ninja-style gym –it was challenging and fun for us to conquer together. Afterward, we didn’t have a bit of guilt stopping for a decadent dessert. We’re still reminiscing about it all fondly today.”  – Jennifer Fisher

26. Heart Shaped Coconut Flour Cookie Sandwich (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Soy Free)

A great valentines day treats!

Recipe by Lori and Michelle from purelytwins.com. Twin sisters. Entrepreneurs and Mind Body Soul Shifters.

27. Heart Sushi (Vegan)

Sushi for two?

Recipe by Holly from hollyshelpings.com.

28. Green Salad with Pink Goat Cheese Hearts

Who wouldn’t like their salad served with pink heart-shaped goat cheese.

Recipe by Joy from joythebaker.com, an author, photographer, and donut Enthusiast

29. Sweet Potato Cracker

The perfect tasty and healthy snacks.

Recipe by Kathy from merrimentdesign.com, maker of things and mom of two who likes simple and clever DIYs that look handmade, not homemade.

A healthy habit tip from her :

"I’ve been trying to make healthier treats for my family and so I’ve been using chia seeds to help thicken berry deserts and jams. There’s a great chia jam recipe in the One Part Plant cookbook and I’ve been riffing on it for mini-pie fillings too.”- Kathy

30. Supreme pizza

How could anyone resist little heart-shaped pizzas?

Recipe by Lauren from climbinggriermoutain.com, a self-proclaimed foodie, recipe developer, action-adventure seeker, photography lover, and world traveler.

Jenny is a health-conscious, organic and natural lifestyle influencer with a Bachelor's degree in science. With years of experience working in food sciences with organic products and health & nutrition companies - she firmly believes that a natural lifestyle is healthier for you and better for the environment as well.

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