Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to remind ourselves to share our feelings of love and adoration for those who make our lives better. It is also a major holiday that pushes wildly unhealthy food items on consumers that can be tricky to navigate if you are now living a healthy lifestyle. Worry not, for we have put together a list of treats and recipes that will make your heart glow and your waist smile.
The day of love has become synonymous with chocolate-based indulgences. And with SlimGenics protein bars, you can have your chocolate and eat it too. Elevate your experience by cutting two of your favorite protein bars into bite-size pieces and wrapping each piece in decorative foil. Make it super special by writing messages of adoration to place inside each piece. You and your special someone can share a bag of treats and have fun reading the messages to each other.
Strawberry Delight Mini-Cakes
2 servings | 1 Protein, 1 Slim-Repair or SuperGenic Thermo-Snack, ½ Fat, ½ Fruit
These absolutely lovely mini-cakes make perfect single-serve delights. Light a candle and enjoy the heavenly taste of a tiny cake with your cutie-pie.
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon water
2 scoops Vanilla Slim-Repair powder
Mix ingredients and bake at 350 degrees F. for 10–15 minutes, until done. May microwave in a cupcake tin or ramekin for 1:20 – 1:30 minutes on high.
Silken Strawberry Icing
1 tsp. Butter, room temperature
2/3 cup silken tofu
Stevia, to taste
½ cup diced strawberries
Drain excess moisture from strawberries and reserve the juice. Mix all ingredients together with a mixer on medium speed. Once everything is mixed, add liquid to desired consistency. Refrigerate for 15 minutes and spread on cooled mini-cakes.
Cozy Hot Cocoa
There is something wonderful and charming about curling up on the sofa with a loved one to enjoy a steaming cup of Hot Cocoa. For a much healthier cocoa indulgence, try SlimGenics Creamy Hot Cocoa.
Creamy Covered Strawberries
2 servings | 1 fruit, 1 SuperGenic Thermo-Snack, 1/2 dairy,
A Valentine’s Day staple, these strawberries are delicious and beautiful. A sweet lemon drizzle adds dimension to keep the flavor light and airy. Perfect for a romantic night with your partner.
1 cup strawberries
½ packet SlimGenics Dark Chocolate Delight Shake & Pudding Mix
½ packet SlimGenics Vanilla Delight Shake & Pudding Mix
½ cup greek yogurt
1 tsp. Lemon extract
Stevia, to taste
Cut the stems off of the strawberries and let chill in the fridge. Prepare Dark Chocolate Pudding and Vanilla Delight Pudding per instructions. For a thicker mixture, use only 3 ounces of water. Dip half of the strawberries in the dark chocolate pudding and half of the strawberries in the vanilla pudding mixture, placing them on the wax paper as you go. Transfer the wax paper on a pan and place in the freezer for 20 minutes or until the coating begins to harden. Mix greek yogurt, lemon extract and stevia together. Drizzle the mixture in thin lines over the cooled strawberries and allow to cool in the freezer for another 15 minutes. Remove when ready and enjoy immediately.
Very Cherry Blackberry Mocktail
1 serving | 1 Fruit
It just wouldn’t feel right without a refreshing and lovely “mocktail” to celebrate the day.
½ cup cherries, pitted
6 ounces sparkling water
Stevia, to taste
1 tsp. Apple cider vinegar
Ice cubes (optional)
Blend cherries to release juice. Pour into glass. Add sparkling water and apple cider vinegar. Add stevia to taste. Stir to mix well. Add ice cubes and blackberries.
1 serving | 1 Thermo-Snack, 1 Fruit, 1 Fat
This one is simple, yet rich in flavor with a buttery raspberry sauce to add a refined touch to a classic staple. Breakfast in bed, anyone?
1 package SlimGenics Old Fashioned Stack Pancake Mix
½ cup raspberries
2 tsp. water
1 tsp. butter
Mash raspberries and add water. Heat mashed raspberries on low-medium heat. Add butter to mixture. Add stevia to desired sweetness. Once the consistency has reached a rich thickened sauce, remove from heat.
Prepare pancakes mix according to direction. Cook pancakes and spoon sauce over the top. Enjoy!