Well Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and with it comes heart shaped EVERYTHING. What is it about heart shaped foods on Valentine’s day that makes people feel like they’re in some way showing extra love for somebody? My hubby and I aren’t big on Valentine’s day because we make an effort to show love for one another every single day of the year! This being said, heart shaped foods are super adorable and make me giggle. Here are some really cute ideas for heart shaped foods for Valentine’s day and EVERY day! Don’t forget to tell someone today that you love them too. (Click the images for original posts.)
Here’s a nifty little trick for making a heart shaped egg yolk. Isn’t that simple? Would be even cuter if you used a larger heart shaped cutter for the white too! Source: Almost Bourdain
Or if you prefer a hard boiled egg, here’s a darling and simple way to make a heart shaped boiled egg. If only I ate boiled eggs.
What goes better with heart shaped eggs than heart shaped BACON! Cutest bacon I’ve ever seen. Source: The Paper Mama
You can’t forget about heart shaped pancakes! Here’s one way to do it. Make two different colored pancakes, cut hearts out of each, then swap the hearts for a contrasting color. Cute idea. Source: Gatorade Military
Here’s the other way to do it. Just pour the batter in the shape of a heart. If you have a large heart shaped cookie cutter, you could also set that in the hot pan, and pour the batter into it to get a perfect heart shape. Source: Martha Stewart
Here’s a nice collection of various sized heart cutters. About $10. Click Image to BUY NOW.
Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup always makes me happy. The only way it could make me happier is with heart shaped sandwiches! How about floating a few heart shaped cheddar cheese slices in soup. Delish!
Why stop at grilled cheese? You can get super creative in the heart shaped panini department! Do I hear turkey and cranberry? Just make a regular panini and cut it out with a heart shaped cutter.
What else would you serve with your heart shaped sandwiches than… Heart Shaped fries? Seriously, this is getting out of hand. How cute are these? All you do is slice potatoes, and cute out heart shapes, then fry and top with salt. Clever indeed.
Or perhaps you’re in the mood for a warm hearty soup… with heart shaped carrots. Talk about comfort food. If someone made this for me I would totally believe they loved me.
Grape Tomato Hearts. Cutest. Tomatoes. Ever!! Just slice the tomatoes in half and flip one side over, then stick an arrow toothpick through them. Gluing a little piece of paper to the ends of toothpicks seems easy enough. How sweet!
These pretzels are made out of canned dinner rolls! You roll out two rolls into a rope and then twist them into shape.
Here’s an adorable little snack of heart shaped corn tortilla chips and salsa. Wouldn’t this be great if you used flour tortillas instead, topped them with cinnamon and sugar, and served with a hot apple chutney? Yum!
Talk about heart healthy! Heart shaped fruit, with yogurt dip. This snack is simple, sweet, healthy, and adorable!
Heart Shaped Pizza, with heart shaped pepperonis! My husband would be so happy if I served this up. Make it a white pizza for a prettier look. Sliced ham in heart shapes would add a pretty pink color to the pie.
I’m imagining a scene from the Sex and the City movie involving sushi and Valentine’s day. Maybe Samantha would have had better results if she had made these precious heart shaped rolls!
These heart shaped saffron buns would be a delicious complement to a valentine’s night dinner.
Heart Shaped Chicken Parmesan with fresh heart shaped mozzarella topped with marinara sounds delectable for a Valentine’s Night feast!
Charming little pear raspberry hand pies. Source: Martha Stewart
Making a heart shaped cake doesn’t require a heart shaped pan. All you need is one square pan and one round pan. Set the square cake on a diagonal. Cut the round cake in half, then put each half on one side to make the rounded top. So easy!
Heart shaped cupcakes are simple to make by placing a marble in each up. You can also do this with a ball of aluminum foil. Works like a charm!
Sweetie pie pops would be the perfect little bite after a lovely Valentine’s dinner. They are sweet, light, and the sky is the limit with fillings. Check out full instructions by clicking the image above. Source: Our Best Bite
This Valentine’s day maybe you might get to make some whoopie… pies that is. Try these red velvet whoopie pies with cream cheese frosting. Mmmmm!
Make your honey happy with these Honey Green Tea Sandwich Cookies. So good, and good for you! Plus, aren’t we tired of pink and red for Valentine’s day?