Sunday, February 8, 2009

Showin' the Love, Food-Style




In case you didn't already know, I'm really into Valentine's Day. Love it! So this week is a fun one for me. Here are some ways I'll be showing my family lots of love through the food I serve up in the days leading up to February 14th:

Breakfasts:
  • Cinnamon Pancakes with butter and red sugars
  • Oatmeal with a heart-shaped drizzle of maple syrup
  • Toast with raspberry preserves and a dusting of powdered sugar
  • Vanilla Blackberry Muffins with fresh whipped cream
  • Kashi heart-shaped cereal


Lunches:
  • Tuna sandwiches cut in heart-shapes with cookie cutter
  • English muffins with heart shaped cheese, strawberries
  • Spaghetti marinara on pink plates
  • English muffin pizzas topped with "shrimp hearts" (two shrimp turned tails together to form a heart)
  • French toast with cream cheese and berry jam


Dinners:
  • Linguine with pink vodka sauce
  • Chicken Marsala (Valentine's Date Night meal- recipe coming on Thursday!)
  • Individual heart-shaped pizzas
  • Chicken & Noodles with heart-shaped biscuits
  • Cupid Quesadillas (cheese quesadillas made with two tortillas, an arrow and heart cut out of the top tortilla)



Snacks:
  • Grandma's Sour Cream cut-out cookies (recipe coming on Friday!)
  • Graham cracker sandwiches with pink icing
  • Sliced strawberries and whipped cream
  • Saltine crackers with strawberry jelly
  • Conversation hearts
That's what you'll find on our table... can't wait to enjoy some festive meals and treats! What are you serving up this week?

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1 comment:

Kim @ Forever Wherever said...

Graham Crackers and pink frosting sandwiches sound soooo cute! Great idea!
-Kim