Do you already feel the love in the air? Valentine's Day is here!
On this special day, there's nothing better than having a sweet-boiled candlelight dinner with your sweetheart and recalling the sweet memories of last year.
But wait a minute! How was it with the New Year's resolution, that you want to eat healthier and get fit and strong together? Sure, in a relationship you commit and do not give up easily, so why would you do that with your diet?
Don’t worry. Here are some low carb recipes that will ensure you both a romantic evening and the results of your efforts in the gym at the same time! We suggest three types of starters and main courses as well as a dessert. Create your very own combination, according to his / her taste. This surprise is definitely worth trying!
Recipe 1: Pumpkin soup with roasted cashew nuts Time: 45min
Carbohydrates: 19g Kcal: 346 Fat: 28g Protein: 4g (per serving)Source: www.lowcarbrezepte.org
A warm soup is suitable for the still prevailing winter weather. The preparation is a bit time consuming, but imagine how happy your sweetheart will be, when he / she tastes the delicious soup – warmth from the heart!
Recipe 2:Delicatessen Plate Time: 15 min
Carbohydrates: 2 g Kcal: 178 Fat: 13 g Protein: 11 g (Pro Portion)
Super simple to prepare, still very tasty and healthy!
Perfect for snapping a picture for your Instagram.
Recipe 3.Caprese with Greek Olives and BasilTime: 5min
Carbohydrates: 6.9 g Kcal: 4 80 Fat: 37.5 g Protein: 22.2 g (Pro Portion)
The simplest variation of all. Even if you are very stressed or do not feel like cooking, with this recipe you can easily create a romantic meal for you and your partner.
Recipe 1: Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto Time: 15min
Carbohydrates: 6, 5 g Kcal: 249 Fat: 22.5 g Protein: 2 g (Pro Portion)
Bored with the usual pasta recipes? Or haven’t had pasta for a long time because of the high carbs? Try out this this creative zucchini noodles recipe! Your sweetheart will be for sure be delighted by your creativity and this beautiful dish.
Recipe 2: Pan-fried Shrimps with Vegetables Time: 25 min
Carbohydrates: 11 g Kcal: 608 Fat: 42 g Protein: 43 g (Pro Portion)
The combination of shrimp and vegetables gives you enough protein for muscle building and also many different vitamins. For the choice of vegetables in this recipe, for sure you can replace them with any of your favourite vegetables!
Recipe 3. Chicken with Fried Vegetables Time: 15+30 min
Carbohydrates: 9 g Kcal: 1061 Fat: 83 g Protein: 67 g (Pro Portion)
Fast and easy - perfect for those who do not cook often. Paying attention to your diet does not mean that you have to starve yourselves. This dish does not only satisfy your taste buds, but also your stomach! Yum!
Recipe 1: Chocolate Peanut Mousse Time: 140 min
Carbohydrates: 11 g Kcal: 620 Fat: 51 g Protein: 11 g (Pro Portion)
Of course, dessert cannot be missed out in a romantic dinner! With only 11g of carbs per serving, you do not even have to feel guilty!
Recipe 2: Oven Brie Cheese Time: 5 + 10 min
Carbohydrates: 1 g Kcal: 344 Fat: 31 g Protein: 14 g (Pro Portion)
Yes, you did not mistaken anything - you only need 15 minutes to prepare for a delicious dessert! Nothing can be easier than this delicious Brie – it will make a perfect end to your romantic dinner before you move on to your next program!
Time: 20 min Carbohydrates: 27 g Kcal: 3 28 Fat: 18 g Protein: 1 0 g (Pro Portion)
If you want something light after the filling dinner, the chia pudding is the right choice for you. Chia, fruit and almond: this creative combination offers you a new taste experience.
We hope that the recipes will add some “spice” in your romantic evening. This valentine’s evening should be filled with love, smile and pleasure. When you look deeply into each other's eyes, you know: together we are happy. Together we become stronger. Most importantly, do not limit yourself to this particular day to express your love and gratitude. Try out these recipes anytime, as we all know, with love, everyday is a valentine’s day!
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