14 Pink And Red Foods To Help You Celebrate Valentine's Day In The Most Delicious Way Possible

When Valentine's Day rolls around, absolutely everything is covered in red, white, and pink — including Valentine's Day food. For some, this is a visual reminder that their least favorite time of the year has arrived, but if you’re a lover of the gushiest day of the year, then it’s a great thing. So if that’s you and you’re feeling extra festive, take Valentine’s Day one step further and keep the color theme going strong throughout your romantic dinner at home by trying your hand at whipping up some of the most Valentines-y, over-the-top pink dishes we could possibly find.

Whether it’s a nice batch of pink pasta, or a perfectly pink scone for a color coordinated breakfast in bed, we’ve got all the tastiest and, most importantly, pinkest dishes for you to whip up this Valentine's day for yourself, your friends, or your special someone. So get your pots and pans out, and get ready to get chef-ing for the most perfectly festive Valentine's Day you’ve ever had. Because absolutely nothing says Happy Valentine's Day like a big ol’ plate of pink food in front of you.

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Cherry Cheesecake Paletas

Luxuriously pink and 100 percent delicious, Crepes of Wrath’s cherry cheesecake paletas help make V-Day way more yummy.

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Strawberry Soup

Soup and strawberries seem like they shouldn’t go together, but Confections of a Foodie Bride shows us otherwise with this delightfully pink creation.

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Neapolitan Baked Donuts

Just the thing for breakfast in bed, these pink neapolitan donuts by Climbing Grier Mountain are baked instead of fried.

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Frozen Pink Cheesecake with No Bake Crust

If you want something that’s not only pink but also no bake, look no further than this frozen cheesecake by The Kitchn.

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Blood Orange Poppy Seed Scones

A Cozy Kitchen tops her poppy seed scones with a silky pink blood orange sauce, and we couldn’t be happier.

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Spicy Garlicky Shrimp with Charred Ciabatta

This simple shrimp dish from Cooking For Keeps is one of the quickest pink dishes out there.

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Strawberry Shortcake Muffins

Top your shortcake muffins with strawberry icing for a Valentine’s Day take like Damn Delicious.

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Broiled Salmon Gyros with Cucumber Feta Yogurt Dip

Damn Delicious’ broiled salmon gyro with cucumber feta is the ideal Valentine’s Day combo of tasty and pink.

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Pink Cactus Noodles

So there’s pink food, and then there are pink cactus noodles from The Kitchn. Yeah.

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Take inspiration from Simply Scratch and keep things sweet, simple, and pink.

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Poached Salmon with Pink Peppercorn Sauce

A Spicy Perspective’s poached salmon with peppercorns is pink on pink, and we approve.

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Heart-Shaped Lemon Sage & Ricotta Ravioli

Effortlessly Chic’s ravioli dish is the perfect V-Day trifecta: pink, heart-shaped, and delicious.

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Rosé Sorbet

Soft pink and simply gorgeous, this rose sorbet served in champagne flutes by How Sweet It Is is the perfect way to end the day on a pink note.

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Nothing warms you up like a hot bowl of soup, so why not cozy up with a big bowl of festively colored borscht from What Jew Wanna Eat?

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