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February 8, 2016

Have a Healthy Valentine's Day ...

For me Valentine’s Day has always meant candy.  After all there is beautifully packaged candy everywhere you look at this time of the year.  I usually do pretty well resisting the temptation by repeating "just say no" over and over as I keep walking right out of the store. 

This year I have gone one step further than just avoiding all the sugar.  I began to wonder if it's even possible to celebrate Valentine’s Day without candy or sweet treats and still have fun.  A little research has brought me to the conclusion that YES, it can be done! 

Take a look at the tempting, and healthy, Valentine’s Day foods I came across ...

  Shot through the fruit hearts

Mini Heart-Shaped 
Whole Wheat Pizzas

Egg In the Nest 
Valentine Breakfast

Heart Shaped Waffles

Love  Fruit Stickers

Valentine Pink Fruit Smoothie

Heart Shaped Homemade 
Whole Wheat Pretzels

Heart Shaped Carrots

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  1. Ok, those little heart shaped pizzas are awesome. I think I may actually give those a try while we're snowed in this weekend!

  2. So CLEVER!! I loveeeeeee it all!!!!

  3. My daughters make those heart shaped pizzas every year for their annual Valentine's party sleepover. They are always a big hit!

  4. The heart egg would just make the best Valentine's breakfast - love it!

    Kate x

  5. Wow! It is great to see such wonderful features that are healthy Paula! Thanks for sharing.

  6. Thank you for sharing these healthy treats! Just stopping by from the blog hop, I am a new follower! Care to follow me back too? Looking forward to reading more of your blog!

  7. Love all the heart shaped treats... and congrats on your Aloha Friday feature!

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    (¸.·´ (¸.·`¤... Jennifer

  8. These are really cool creative ideas which I am most definitely going to end up using this year I think. Thanks for this post :3

  9. Hey hun,
    Thanks for following my blog, so glad to be following you back I love love LOVE your blog!
    These healthy valentines treats look amazing!! I want to do something super adorable like toad in the hole hearts for my husband, I know he would love it!
    I defs will be linking up with your weekend blog hop!
    Gi xx

  10. I love all these ideas! Especially because they're healthy and usually Valentines day is associated with chocolate!

    following from the Aloha Friday blog hop!


  11. it's not candy but so sweet!

  12. it's 2.40 am here in england and your photos have made me hungry so i have to get out of bed and go eat now :)
    I came by via the blgo hop and now follow on GFC and bloglovin, would love a follow back if you would like to visit me and see if you like my blog.
    Angela x

  13. Great ideas! And my kids would LOVE that heart-shaped fruit. Off to add melons to my store list for this week :)

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  15. Love the fruit arrow and details of other amazing food Valentines.I may serve one to my honey on Valentine's Day. Came to you via Inspire Me Monday Blog Hop. I follow you via Google+ and hope you'll follow me back if you like what you see. Nancy Andres (I'm re-posting this because my first comment had a typo in it).


  16. Aaaw, this is all so cute! I have to do heart food on Valentines Day!

    1. Kids get so excited about things like that!

  17. Those are all very cute! Those shot through the heart fruits are fun, aren't they? Thanks for linking it to the Balanced & Healthy Living Link Up party. Just wanted to let you know that it begin again tonight at 9PM EST if you have any other posts that you'd like to link.

  18. Oh my goodness how adorable is all of this fruit! Happy to say I found you through Creative Every Day--can't wait to make that smoothie! xo

  19. And happy to say I am a new follower. xo

  20. Great post! Love the arrows of fruit hearts.

  21. These are fab ideas for celebrating Valentines Day without lollies and chocolates - thanks for sharing Paula!


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