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7 Sexy Recipes For The Ultimate Date Night Menu

Easy Dinner Recipes For Two: The Ultimate Date Night Menu

Save some money this weekend by opting to stay home and cook a delicious meal for the perfect date night. These super easy recipes that will impress any date, without breaking the bank. From a homemade cocktail to some perfect main course options, browse through for seven recipes to cook up for your significant other this weekend.

Cocktail: Startini

Start your night off right and kick start your liver with this sexy and unique take on a martini

Here's what you'll need:
60 ml vodka
60 ml pomegranate liqueur (recommended: Pama)
Gold sugar, for garnish
Go HERE for the full recipe.

Hor D'oeuvres: Bacon Wrapped Dates

Squash those tummy gurgles of hunger with these salty-sweet treats Easy to make ahead, these little, delicious bites won't fill you up too much, and will be the perfect opener to the feast to come.

Here's what you'll need:
12 slices of bacon
24 large Medjool dates
3 ounces of Chevre (goat cheese)
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup Pecans, chopped
24 wooden toothpicks
Either 1/4 cup soy sauce plus 1/2 cup loosely packed brown sugar or 1/4 cup maple syrup
Go HERE for the full recipe.

Appetizer: Roasted Beet, Pear, and Walnut Salad

Make mama proud, and pretend to eat your greens while devouring this perfect salad combining beets, pears, and walnuts While the lettuce may not be the main attraction, this salad makes for a healthy start to your dinner.

Here's what you'll need:
3 beets (medium sized, any variety, i used a mix of red and golden beets)
olive oil (a small drizzle of, for roasting the beets)
1 pear (ripe, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces)
1/4 cup walnuts (toasted)
1/4 cup feta cheese (crumbled, or more)
3 handfuls salad greens (your choice)
3/8 cup cooked quinoa (optional, for a heartier salad)
sprouts (micro, for garnish, also optional)
11/2 tbsps walnut oil
balsamic vinegar (a drizzle of)
honey (a drizzle of)
Go HERE for the full recipe.