Posts Tagged ‘Valentine’s Day desserts’

We love Valentine’s Day because it’s an opportunity to celebrate during what can be one of Maine’s coldest, most wintery months. And there’s no denying the allure of a moist, rich chocolate cake. This classic recipe is our favorite for its dependability and ease. If you choose to make the frosting yourself, you won’t be disappointed. It’s rich and creamy without being cloyingly sweet. Together, the cake and the frosting do a little song and dance in your mouth — it is that good.



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MP would like to welcome Sara Sullivan, a nutritionist from Yarmouth, back as a guest blogger today. Sara offers wonderful ideas for healthy meals, gorgeous salads, and smoothies on her blog, sarasulllivan.com. For Valentine’s Day, she has delicious, no-bake dessert recipes to share. Take it away, Sara….

Grocery store candy? Not a chance.

You’ve printed out cards, made cute crafts, and now you are ready to make some sweets for your pint-sized Valentine. Let’s be honest, Valentine’s Day eating is really about dessert. What better way to celebrate than with fun and healthy treats?

Here are a few family favorites that I have fine-tuned over the years:

Peppermint Patties
Nothing says I love you more than this homemade treat. My peppermint patties are indulgent, guilt-free, and totally healthy. And no one will believe these treats are all natural. I promise!



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