This year, say I love you with better-for-you treats! These recipes are healthier alternatives to traditional chocolates and cakes that will still hit the spot of sweetness, love, and deliciousness. Make any of these five healthy sweets for your sweetie!
Ginger-Poached Pears with Raspberry Sauce
A ruby-red raspberry sauce partners perfectly with this gorgeous fruit. Poach the pears the day before serving—this way they will be thoroughly chilled and have time to soak up more flavor from the poaching liquid. Get the recipe here.
Daiya No-Bake Dairy-Free Cheesecake
The smooth and creamy texture of this cheesecake will make you forget that it’s dairy free! Get the recipe here.
Chocolate and Sea Salt Hummus
Enjoy this delicious dish from Chef Gerard Viverito as a snack or dessert with sliced apple, strawberries, pretzels, and even pita chips. Get the recipe here.
Raspberry-Chocolate Swirl Semifreddo
Move over, Carvel. Italian for “partially frozen,” a semifreddo tastes like a light, fluffy ice cream cake. But our version offers no preservatives and plenty of in-season raspberries! Get the recipe here.
Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes
Who says Valentine’s Day desserts have to be decadent? This delicious treat is made with wholesome, good-for-you ingredients. Get the recipe here.