Romancing the Stomach

No matter if you plan to spend February 14th by yourself, with a loved one, or with several loved ones, everyone can agree that a great meal can add a lot of “love” to the festivities.  Natalie Kretzer, RD, and Renee Hoffinger, MHSE, RD contributed two wonderful recipes to the VN Recipe Contest that are sure to become fast favorites.

vegetable pasta and pesto toss Vegetable Pasta and Pesto Toss by Natalie Kretzer is a veggie-rich entrée with an Italian flare that is full of fiber.

gourmet sorbet

Gourmet Sorbet by Renee Hoffinger is an easy-to-prepare, smooth dessert that is full of fruity flavor with just a hint of chocolate. A perfect ending to any romantic meal!

Add a side salad and a beverage of your choice and you will have one sumptuous meal.  Bon Appetit!

About Meredith Hink MS, RD, CD

I am a Corporate Dietitian with a foodservice distribution company. My professional areas of interest include food safety and sanitation, food marketing, food law, and vegetarian nutrition. In my spare time I am an avid food photographer and enjoy spending time with my husband and two dogs.

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