Dinner Date Ideas You Can Totally Cook At Home


Having a romantic time with your significant other is not only about dressing up and going to the fanciest place in town. Sometimes it is just about you two hanging out in your pajamas cooking together at the sound of your favorite song. Or surprising your other half with a homemade dinner.

The trick is that, sometimes, we don’t really know what we should cook that is restaurant-worthy but totally made at home. And that’s why we are here to help you out with some dinner date ideas you can totally cook at home.

A great tip to make your meal look fancier even if it’s a simple recipe is going with its long name, that way your partner will think you made something super difficult just for them! Don’t forget to add some candles, nice silverware, a bottle of wine if you are into it and a romantic soundtrack to enjoy a great time with your partner. Just be warned that after this amazing dinner date, your soul mate will fall madly in love with you!

Dinner Date Ideas You Can Totally Cook At Home

1. Spicy Asian Tuna Stacks

The basics of this recipe include easy and spicy flavors of fresh tuna! It’s a great dish to serve as an entrance or make a few to use as the main dish. Whatever you choose to do with this recipe, we can assure you it will be an absolute hit at your dinner date night! It’s also a great way to have a low carb meal or if you want to you can add some sushi rice and transform it into a new sushi version of your own. This recipe has the enriching flavors of tuna fish, cucumbers, fresh mangos, avocado and a few other ingredients that make the perfect spicy tuna stacks that will leave your partner craving more!

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Dinner Date Ideas You Can Totally Cook At Home

2. Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

You can never go wrong with a recipe that includes sweet potatoes as its main ingredient. The best thing is that you can adapt these stuffed sweet potatoes with your favorite ingredient, but we bring you two recipes to make two different types of tasty sweet potatoes for that dinner night. The first idea is to fill these sweet potatoes with creamy guacamole, fresh tomatoes, and some sour cream. We know just by the title we are already hungry! The second option is sweet potatoes filled with grilled chicken that’ a bit spicier. If you can’t decide you can just make both for dinner date night! Or create your own version of stuffed sweet potatoes.

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Dinner Date Ideas You Can Totally Cook At Home

3. Cauliflower Al Pastor Tacos

Tacos are always an easy and fast meal to prepare, especially if you decided to put together your dinner date night last minute. But that doesn’t mean they are less delicious! And this recipe, in particular, is beyond tasty. The best thing is that is a light meal, so you don’t have a very heavy dinner before going to bed. The stuffing of these tacos includes a stewed in spicy pineapple sauce cauliflower coated with lots of feta or goat cheese. If you want, you can add a bit of your favorite meat type or leave them as a vegetarian option. Don’t blame us if you find yourself making this recipe more than once for you and your other half to enjoy!

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Dinner Date Ideas You Can Totally Cook At Home

4. Crispy Cheddar Chicken

Anything that has cheddar in its title assures us that it’s going to be as tasty as it can be! And this crispy cheddar chicken it’s no exception to the rule. This chicken is covered with a crispy coat of Ritz crackers and lots of cheese. Plus, it just takes less than an hour to prepare this meal that it’s so restaurant-worthy and so easy you will be shocked by the result. We mean, what is not to like about this particular recipe? You can make a green salad as a companion or add some steamed vegetables, whatever you prefer and serve it to your soul mate on dinner date night to make its stomach fall in love with your cooking as well!

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Dinner Date Ideas You Can Totally Cook At Home

5. Calzones With Marinara Sauce

Calzone is just one of those things we can’t have enough of! Especially since you can make them is such different ways the flavoring options are endless! You can personalize your calzones as you wish since they all have the same base—pizza dough. What makes them different is the filling. For example, you could add marinara sauce, basil, cheese, and mushrooms to one and make another one with cheese, marinara sauce, pineapple, ham, and coconut. You could make a few different options for you and your partner to try during dinner date night! Don’t forget to add some wine into the equation to have a fancier dinner that was easily cooked.

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Dinner Date Ideas You Can Totally Cook At Home

6. Garlic Butter Chicken And Potatoes Skillet

This recipe it’s something you will totally see at a restaurant menu and you can make it at home in approximately thirty minutes to surprise your soul mate during dinner date night. The flavors of the garlic butter mixed with the soft and rich yellow potatoes and the chicken breast that have been previously marinated make a huge deal for your taste buds that will make you think you didn’t cook such delicious meal. But the greatest thing is that is not only a really tasty meal to prepare but it’s also super easy and will leave your cooking skills pretty high. And what is best for most of us, is that after making it, since we make everything on the same skillet, we will have fewer dishes to clean up. This comes very handy on a dinner date!

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Dinner Date Ideas You Can Totally Cook At Home

Ready to try all these delicious recipes on your dinner date nights with your favorite person in the world? Let us know how that goes in the comments below!

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