Ease your way into your loved one’s heart with these simple and delicious Valentine’s Day dinner ideas!

While some people may be going the take-out delivery route, we know that the foodie within you would rather create a wonderful, heartfelt meal at home. And if you’re wondering what are some easy Valentine’s Day dinner ideas, here are our five favorites!


Cajun Filet Mignon

2 Servings 

2- 8oz Center-cut Filet mignon
2 Tbl Worcestershire Sauce
4 Tbl Pereg brand Cajun Seasoning – Use a brand that has a very low sodium content

Get cooking:
Set oven to 350F
On a plate marinade the steaks in all of the Worcestershire sauce for 5 min.
Coat the steak in the Cajun spice on all sides. Gently pat and press to make it stick.
Using a non-stick pan on medium heat, sear all sides of the steak until a toasted crust has formed. Move the steak around to avoid burning, rubbing the steak on the hot pan.
On a sheet tray or oven-safe pan, put the steaks into the oven and cook to the desired temp.
Let the steak rest on a room temp surface for at least 5 min before serving.


Cilantro Lime Shrimp

4 Servings 

1 Lb of easy-peel shrimp (16/20)
2 Large Lime (or 4 Tbl)
2 Cloves Garlic (finely chopped)
2 Tbl Fresh Cilantro (chopped)
2 Tbl Fairway olive oil
1tsp salt
1tsp black pepper
1tsp Chili flakes
Bamboo skewers (optional)

Get cooking:
Cilantro lime Sauce:
Combine the Juice of the lime with all of the salt, black pepper, chili flakes, cilantro, olive oil and garlic. Combine well.
Skew 4-5 shrimp (optional)
Using a cast-iron grill pan on high, grill the shrimp until pink and grill marks are visible. Or, use a sheet pan greased with olive oil in the oven at 350F for 9-15 mins until shrimps are pink

Serve by drizzling the cilantro lime sauce over the shrimp


Garlic Thyme Shrimp

4 Servings

1 Lb peeled & deveined shrimp (16/20 tail on)
1 Large Lime (or 2 Tbl)
3 Cloves Garlic (finely chopped)
1 Tbl Fresh Thyme (chopped)
4 Tbl Unsalted butter
1tsp salt
1tsp black pepper

Get cooking:
Using a large sauté pan melt all the butter
Add in all of the garlic, thyme, salt and pepper and combine well
On medium heat add in all of the shrimp and coat well with the butter mixture
Squeeze in all of the lime juice and combine well
Cook for 15 min or until shrimp turns pink

Serve using pan juice as a drizzle


Herb Broiled Lobster Tail

2 Servings

2- 3oz Lobster tail
2 Cloves Garlic (finely chopped)
2 Tbl unsalted butter (room temp or soft, not melted)
4 sprigs of fresh thyme (finely chopped)
4 sprigs of fresh rosemary (finely chopped)
.5 tsp salt
1tsp black pepper

Get cooking:
Preheat oven to 500F or broil setting
Herb butter: Combine well – all of the salt, black pepper, thyme, rosemary, garlic & butter.
Using kitchen shears, butterfly the backs of the lobster tails
Use a fork to lift the meat up and halfway out of the shell
Add 1tbl of the herb butter on top of the meat of the lobster (1/2 TBL ea)
Cook buttered lobster tail in the oven for 3 min.

Serve by melting and drizzling the balance of the herb butter over the tails.


Herb Butter NY Strip Steak

2 Servings 

2 8oz PDA N.Y strip steaks
3 Cloves Garlic (crushed with the side of the knife)
4 Tbl unsalted butter
5-6 sprigs of fresh thyme
5-6 sprigs of fresh rosemary (finely chopped)
1tsp salt
1tsp black pepper

Get cooking:
Combine salt and pepper and use this to season your steak on both sides
Using a very hot cast-iron pan or skillet, sear the steaks on both sides for approx. 5min each side. Do not remove steak from the pan.
Add in butter and tilt the pan to one side so that the butter gathers on the tilted side.
Add in garlic, thyme and rosemary then cook until garlic starts to turn brown. DO NOT BURN
Using a tablespoon bathe the steak with the melted garlic herb butter in the pan. If the butter stops sizzling slightly increase the heat and cook until the desired temp.
Let the steaks rest on a room temp surface for at least 10 mins before serving.

Serve topped with the warm roasted garlic herb butter that is in the pan.