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6 Easy Romantic and Healthy Dinner Ideas for Two

For those evenings when you and your significant other don’t have anything planned and don’t want to eat takeaway, try this romantic dinner menu for two.

Eating well-balanced dinners can help you get the calories and nutrients you need to fuel your daily activities, including regular exercise. If you’re looking for fancy romantic dinner recipes, then look no further. Here are six easy and healthy dinner ideas for two. For those evenings when you and your significant other from don’t have anything planned and don’t want to eat takeaway, try this romantic dinner menu for two.

Roasted Tomato & Zucchini Pasta

Roasted Tomato & Zucchini Pasta is a healthy and easy dinner idea for two. This dish can be put together in less than 20 minutes and is both an easy romantic dinner and a healthy lifestyle. It’s a great choice for the busy couple who wants to make a quick dinner for two. The ingredients are simple and you can use what you have on hand.  

In a skillet, cook about 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat. Start by roasting the tomatoes, zucchini, and garlic. Add some lemon juice, salt, and pepper to the pan. After roasting the vegetables, add the garlic and basil to a pot of boiling water for about a minute before adding the pasta. Once the pasta is al dente, drain it and add it to the pot with the roasted vegetables. Now add a little bit of olive oil, some lemon juice, salt, and pepper to taste. The lemon juice will brighten up the flavor of the dish and the olive oil will help you avoid that it’s-too-healthy-to-eat feeling. Add in 1/2 lb of fresh basil leaves and serve with some Parmesan cheese.

Grilled Salmon with Mixed Greens & Avocado

One of the best things about this meal is that it’s healthy. Salmon is a good source of protein and has a great flavor. Mixed greens are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Avocado is a source of healthy fats, fiber, and potassium. This healthy romantic dinner is low in calories but high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. 

The first step is to marinate the salmon in olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, thyme, salt, and pepper. Once it is marinated, grill the salmon over medium-high heat for about five minutes per side. When it is done cooking, let it rest for five minutes before slicing into thin strips. For the mixed greens and avocado, wash the mixed greens and pat them dry. Then mix the avocado with lemon juice, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Place the mixed greens on a plate or bowl and top with the sliced salmon. Serve with a side of lemon wedges or sliced avocado.

Black Bean & Quinoa Tacos

Tacos are a classic food, and this meal is a classic recipe that can be adapted to suit your needs. The perfect dinner for two, these black bean and quinoa tacos are easy to make and will have you both coming back for seconds. The black beans and quinoa give you protein and fiber, while the lime adds some much-needed vitamin C.

The black bean and quinoa tacos are a healthy and easy romantic dinner for two. They are also easy to customize with your favorite toppings. To make the black bean and quinoa tacos, sauté quinoa in olive oil, garlic, and cumin until it is fragrant. Add black beans and diced onion and cook until the onion is soft. Season with salt and pepper and then add a few tablespoons of water if needed to prevent sticking. Place a tortilla on a plate and top with the cooked quinoa mixture, salsa, avocado, and cilantro.

Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken

Honey mustard is a great way to spruce up any chicken dish. This romantic dinner to cook together tastes amazing. You can cook this dish in the oven or on the grill, depending on what you prefer. This recipe takes about an hour, but it’s well worth the wait. Honey mustard is a great way to add some sweetness to your dinner, which will help balance out the spice from the chicken. When making this recipe, you will need a grill pan or skillet, a bowl, and two chicken breasts. To start, mix together honey, mustard, and olive oil in a bowl. Coat the chicken in the mixture and then grill it on the pan or skillet until it is cooked through.

Spicy Shrimp with Quinoa & Spinach

This is one of the best romantic dinners to cook at home. Not only is it healthy, but it is also easy to make and very budget-friendly. You can make this meal in about 30 minutes or less. First, get your quinoa ready by cooking it according to the package instructions. Then, prepare the spinach and shrimp by cooking them in a pan until they are just cooked through. Finally, combine all the ingredients together and serve.

Oven Roasted Tilapia

It is a romantic dinner that will leave you feeling satisfied and full. Start by placing your Tilapia filets in a baking dish with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes on each side. Once it is done, place it on a bed of rice with fresh vegetables such as green beans and carrots. To finish it off, add a lemon or lime wedge to the plate to give it a citrusy taste.