We won’t lie—they’re a little naughty, but we found recipes highlighting healthy ingredients to also make them nice. Pick your favorite and head to the kitchen to whip up a love-ly surprise.
Red Velvet Crepes1 of 11
Step away from the short stack. Light-as-air crepes are a much healthier alternative to pancakes, and this version from Six Sisters' Stuff promises a V-Day brunch to remember.
Sweetheart Smoothies2 of 11
Not a big fan of cooking? You can still deliver the goods! Send your sweetie out the door on Valentine's Day morning with this simple smoothie that's oh-so-pink.
2 cups strawberries
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
Honey to taste
Valentine's Day Popcorn3 of 11
Balance out your sugar rush by upping your fiber intake. A three-cup serving of popcorn has three to four grams of fiber and only 100 calories, making this candy-topped version from Mom Foodie A-OK in our book.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Brownies4 of 11
This sweet treat from Bakerita checks all the boxes: paleo and gluten-free with zero refined sugar. The fresh strawberry topping also makes for an interesting spin on typical frosting.
Yogurt Dipped Ombré Strawberries5 of 11
Eat Yourself Skinny knows how to have your dessert and eat it, too. Use this recipe to give a Valentine's Day classic a fun ombré twist.
Chocolate Banana Sundae Bites6 of 11
It's hard to feel guilty about dessert when the main ingredient is bananas. Give this simple, festive treat from Finding Zest a try.
Rainbow Fruit Yogurt Hearts7 of 11
With diced fruit and yogurt as the only two ingredients, these fun bites from Hello, Wonderful sure have our heart.
Valentine Pretzel Hugs8 of 11
It's easy to overdo it when it comes to chocolate, but this sweet-and-salty treat from Garnish and Glaze keeps your indulgence happily bite-size. Grab a handful and pass along.
Chocolate Mug Cake9 of 11
Dessert for one? Celebrate yourself with this single-serving mug cake from Downshiftology that's gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo.
Red Velvet Protein Bites10 of 11
Have your (all-natural) sugar with a side of protein, and thank us later. These balls from Snackable are vegan, gluten-free and—get this—contain no artificial colors. The red tint comes from beets!