Date Night Recipes

We’re usually only cooking for two around here and love it. For date night, we enjoy simple, fresh and fun recipes. Nothing that takes too long and definitely something we both enjoy. A little mess is okay once and a while, too. Take a look around our date night recipes and remember, always have fun!

Easy Shrimp and Grits

Easy Shrimp and Grits

Creamy Grits

The Only Grits Recipe You Need

Easy Weeknight Spaghetti with Meat Sauce Recipe

Easy Weeknight Spaghetti

Authentic Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs with the Best Sauce

Homemade Hoisin Sauce

Hoisin Sauce (Better Than Store Bought)

Grilled Shrimp that's sat in an Asian Shrimp Marinade

Easy Shrimp Marinade (Ginger & Sesame)

Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken Thighs Recipe

Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken Thighs

Easy Fudgy Brownies

Easy Fudgy Brownies

How to Make The Best Caprese Salad

How to Make the Best Caprese Salad

Fresh Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

Fresh Tomato Bruschetta

Aperol Spritz

How to Make the Best Aperol Spritz

Easy Homemade Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Easy Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Easy Focaccia Bread Recipe

Easy Rosemary Garlic Focaccia Bread

Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Garlic Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry

Dreamy Tahini Sauce Recipe

Creamy Tahini Sauce

Lemon Tahini Dressing

Easy Tahini Dressing

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

Easy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Easy Three-Ingredient Tomato Soup

Easy 3 Ingredient Tomato Soup

The Best Juicy Pork Chops Recipe

The Best Juicy Skillet Pork Chops

Easy Green Bean Salad Recipe with Shallots

Fresh Green Bean Salad

Tender Juicy Meatballs

How to Make the Best Meatballs

Quick and Easy Flatbread Pizza

Easy Margherita Flatbread Pizza

Soft and Fluffy Flatbread Recipe

Easy Fluffy Flatbread (No Yeast)

Simple Whole Roasted Chicken Recipe with Lemon

Easy Juicy Roasted Chicken

Easy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Easy Chicken Enchiladas

Easy Lemon Chicken Thighs Recipe with Herbs

Easy Lemon Chicken Thighs

Easy Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts Recipe

Easy Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts

Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs with Potatoes

Crispy Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs

Homemade Vegan Meatballs

Our Best Vegan Meatballs

Easy Lemon Drop Martini Cocktail Recipe

Easy Lemon Drop Martini Cocktail

Easy Smoked Salmon Dip

Smoked Salmon Dip (Quick & Easy)

Easy Sausage Potato Soup Recipe

Easy Sausage Potato Soup

Perfect Poached Salmon

Poached Salmon (So Easy!)

Perfectly Baked Salmon with Lemon and Dill

Oven Baked Salmon with Lemon

Brown Sugar Baked Salmon with Green Beans

Brown Sugar Baked Salmon

Baked salmon with maple glaze

Maple Soy Glazed Salmon (Best Glaze!)

Easy Lemon and Herb Couscous Salad Recipe

Lemon Herb Couscous Salad

Hot Toddy Recipe with Lemon and Honey

Lemon Honey Hot Toddy

20 Minute Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Pasta Recipe

Our Best Garlic Zucchini Noodles Pasta

Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Homemade French Onion Soup

Best French Onion Soup

Quick and Easy Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Easy Shrimp Scampi

Vegan Queso

Creamy Vegan Queso

Dreamy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Our Best Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Best Juicy Chicken Breasts

The Best Juicy Chicken Breasts

Baked Stuffed Shells Recipe with Sausage and Spinach

Sausage Stuffed Shells

How to Make Herb Potato Salad (mayo free)

Herb Potato Salad (No Mayo)

Easy Cinnamon Apples

Extra Easy Cinnamon Apples

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Coconut Oil Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Slow Cooker Chicken Meatballs Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Meatballs

Seriously Good White Russian Cocktail Recipe

Perfect White Russian

Easy Veggie Spaghetti

Easy Veggie Spaghetti

Easy Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

Honey Dijon Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Honey Dijon Chicken Lettuce Wraps

A bowl filled Greek salad made with a salad made of cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, red onion, and feta cheese.

Our Best Greek Salad

Oven Baked Candied Pecans

Crisp and Crunchy Candied Pecans

Oven Roasted Carrots

Easy Roasted Carrots

Crab Rangoon (Cream Cheese Wontons)

Easy Homemade Crab Rangoon

Vegetable and Bean Soup Recipe

Easy White Bean Soup

Homemade Croutons Recipe

Easy Homemade Croutons

Garlic Butter Sauteed Green Beans

Garlic Butter Sauteed Green Beans

Garlic Herb Roasted Green Beans

Garlic Roasted Green Beans

Easy Homemade Blueberry Pancakes Recipe

Easy Blueberry Pancakes

Kale and Bean Salad Recipe with Tahini Dressing

Creamy Tahini Kale Bean Salad

Roasted Carrots Recipe with Parsley Butter

Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

Healthier Spinach Lasagna Recipe with Mushrooms

Easy Spinach Mushroom Lasagna

Vodka Gimlet Recipe

Vodka Gimlet From Scratch

Baked Potato Wedges Recipe

Rosemary Baked Potato Wedges

Perfect Baked Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Perfect Sweet Potato Fries

Simple Apple Tart Recipe

Easy Apple Tart with Flaky Crust

Sausage and Spinach Fettuccine Alfredo Pasta Recipe

Spinach and Sausage Fettuccine Alfredo

Classic Red Sangria Recipe | How to Make Our Favorite Red Sangria

Easy Red Sangria

Spicy Shrimp and Clam Pasta Recipe

Spicy Shrimp and Clam Pasta

Spicy Maple Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Recipe

Easy Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Chili Baked Shrimp Recipe

Chili Baked Shrimp

Cinnamon Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Cinnamon Chocolate Cookies

Chewy Double Chocolate Cookies

Chewy Double Chocolate Cookies

Easy Chocolate Walnut Cookies Recipe

Easy Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Easy Vegan Pancakes Recipe

Extra Easy Vegan Pancakes

Hoisin Sticky Ribs

Tender Hoisin Sticky Ribs

No-Fail Method for How to Cook Mushrooms

No-Fail Method for How to Cook Mushrooms

Crave-Worthy Roasted Mushrooms Recipe

Crave-Worthy Roasted Mushrooms

Easy Garlic Mushroom Pasta Recipe

Easy Garlic Mushroom Pasta

Tomato Gazpacho Soup

Our Best Tomato Gazpacho

Ultra Creamy Mushroom Risotto Recipe

Creamy Mushroom Risotto

Vegetable Risotto

Our Best Vegetable Risotto

Easy Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Easy Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce

Our Best Enchilada Sauce

White Chicken Chili

Easy White Chicken Chili

Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe with Basil

Homemade Basil Marinara Sauce