Date Night Ideas for Every Week of the Year

Date Night Ideas for Every Week of the Year

A new addition to our blog in 2018 is a heightened focus on date nights. Both of us came from past relationships where date nights were not a priority for our partners, so we've always made it a point to schedule frequent and creative date nights in our relationship. Access our new calendar for a unique, weekly date night idea as well as our "question of the week". 

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Coconut Poached Brummel and Brown Sea Bass

Coconut Poached Brummel and Brown Sea Bass

This year we’ve gone on a few incredible and inspiring trips to Thailand, Singapore, and Iceland where fish is prevalent and used in so many different ways.  Poaching fish is also a smart way to add a lot of flavor without adding too many calories. The sea bass is light, yet full of Asian flavors. The other great aspect of this recipe is that the poaching liquid turns into a flavorful sauce to finish your entree.

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Easy, Lamb Fajitas

Easy, Lamb Fajitas

New Year, New Healthy Recipe! We wanted to make a lean, lamb dish that was easy, didn’t require too much tending to, and was simply delicious. The basis of the recipe is similar to a beef fajita recipe but packs way more flavor and uses Mediterranean spices, including an addicting harissa yogurt sauce. 

 

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Lemon Olive Oil Cake with Lemon Curd, Raspberries, and Mascarpone Lemon Cream

Lemon Olive Oil Cake with Lemon Curd, Raspberries, and Mascarpone Lemon Cream

This olive oil cake brings back terrific memories of Italy with each bite. Even if you’ve never had the chance to see Italy yet, you’ll appreciate the fruity olive oil and lemon zest in the layers of the cake, the tangy and tart lemon curd, and the fluffy mascarpone cream (which was our favorite part).

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No bake cookie recipe: chocolate peanut butter pretzel haystacks

No bake cookie recipe: chocolate peanut butter pretzel haystacks

Even though these haystack cookies look like a glob of chocolate, they actually contain lots of good stuff like pretzels, peanuts, and mini marshmallows. These peanut butter no bake cookies also contain both creamy peanut butter and peanut butter chocolate chips! Talk about a winning combo, right? This is such an easy recipe that anyone can pull this one off. Plus, it is so fast that it is a perfect last-minute dessert for Christmas or New Years. Since it reminds us of a chocolate candy bar, we might just make it all year long!

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