7 Healthy Treats To Help You Celebrate Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is one of the greatest days of the year whether you're in a relationship or not. Do you know why? Because it provides us with a reason to indulge in our favorite food: Chocolate! But what if there was a way to enjoy all those classic Valentine’s Day sweets without the guilt that comes along with it?

Well, I’m here to tell you that there is!

Here are some amazing recipes that you won’t believe are healthy.

HEALTHY EATMORE CHOCOLATE FUDGE BARS

This recipe can be found on the blog, Chocolate Covered Katie, and is a featured recipe originally by a nutritionist named Cristal. These delicious fudge-alternatives are a perfect way to get your fudgy fix, plus they are healthy and easy to make!

HEALTHY RED VELVET CUPCAKES

Can you believe it? These red velvet cupcakes are Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo, and under 70 calories (with the frosting)! I know, I’ll give you a moment.

This recipe is coming to us from the blog, Foodie Fiasco, written by a sixteen year old! A red velvet cupcake is a staple treat for Valentine’s Day, and with this recipe we no longer have to worry about how it’s going to make us look in that little black dress you plan on wearing.

CLEAN EATING STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE

One of the most iconic foods for Valentine’s Day is strawberries. They are cute, red and look like a heart. What could be more perfect? Unfortunately most strawberry-themed desserts aren’t the best for us, so how about trying this ‘clean’ strawberry shortcake; the perfect way to end a romantic meal with your significant other.

The recipe comes from a blog completely devoted to "clean eating" so take a look around and see if anything else strikes your interest!

GLUTEN-FREE ANGEL FOOD CAKE

What’s a more perfect Valentine’s Day treat than Angel Food Cake? It’s absolutely heavenly. And this recipe, provided to us by A Taste of Home, is only 100 calories a slice. It’s perfect for the young and health-conscious Collegiette like you!

VALENTINE’S DAY SMOOTHIES

These smoothies are the perfect choice to start off your day in a delicious and nutritious way. Plus, they are all berry-based smoothies, so they super appropriate for Valentine’s Day!

SEX IN A PAN (HEALTHY REMAKE)

This is a classic dish, sometimes called “Better Than Sex,” “Seven Layer Bars,” and so on. It is usually filled with unhealthy and fatty foods, but with this recipe Chocolate Covered Katie has brought us yet another healthy spin on a delicious classic.

SKINNY BANANA COOKIES

Who doesn't love a delicous, warm and chocolatey cookie on Valentine's Day? Well these cookies are about to blow your mind! They are only three ingredients! I know, it's hard to believe. These cookies are finger-lickin' good and you can enjoy them without all the guilt that comes along with regular old chocolate chip.

Hope these recipes help you enjoy your Valentine's Day no matter who you spend it with!