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Make the perfect Valentine’s Day meal for your family

Share a special meal with the people you love this Valentine's Day. We've got a trio of meals, plus one delectable dessert that's sure to make everyone happy!

By Laura Grande
Make the perfect Valentine’s Day meal for your family

Make the perfect Valentine’s Day meal for your family

Spend time together

Valentine's Day isn't just for lovers. Spend time with your family by preparing a special dinner on the day of love.

Make the perfect Valentine’s Day meal for your familyPhoto: iStockphoto

Hearty salad

Enjoy a blend of hearty greens before digging into your main course. This kale salad recipe can be adjusted to fit your tastes. Have it sans poached egg and swap dates for dried cranberries if you prefer.

Get the recipe: Kale Salad with Bacon and Dates>

Make the perfect Valentine’s Day meal for your family

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Lasagna

Fancy doesn't have to mean complicated. A big batch of lasagna is delicious and makes enough to satisfy everyone's appetite. 

Get the recipe: Easy Braised Beef Lasagna>

Make the perfect Valentine’s Day meal for your family

Vegetarian option

If meaty lasagna won't do for vegetarians in your family, this meatless pasta dish is sure to be a hit. The best part? It only takes 20 minutes to whip up. 

Get the recipe: Capellini with Cherry Tomatoes and Spinach> 

Make the perfect Valentine’s Day meal for your family

Chocolate pie

Every great meal should be capped off with a delectable dessert. For an easy-to-prepare option that everyone will love, try this decadent ice cream cake. Make it a couple days ahead if you're pressed for time, just take it out of the freezer 10 minutes before serving. 

Get the recipe: Triple-Chocolate Ice Cream Cake> 

Make the perfect Valentine’s Day meal for your family
This article was originally published on Feb 01, 2015

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