10 Recipes for Date Night at Home


In the perfect world, I'll own a beach front property and be able to have a romantic dinner every night with the Mister. The evening would start with our favorite sounds playing with a mix of the ocean waves. The dinner would be in our dinner room which overlooks to our infinity pool, of course, we would floor to ceiling windows that open so we feel as if we were outside. We wouldn't have to leave our house for the perfect date night in. The atmosphere would be perfect, it will feel as if we're at the beach without leaving our home.

My reality

I don't live in a beach front home or know anyone that has anything close to the property mentioned above. A girl could dream, right? As a parent, I really dislike requesting a babysitter so date nights are typically done at home. Which has made me become creative with the setup, I don't have the perfect scenery to make the moment extra special. However, I am with the perfect guy so that's enough. One of my favorite things about having date night at home is not having to worry about the quality of the food of the restaurant. Bad food can quickly turn your date night to an epic fail. Let's not mention the food taking longer than expected and having to call the babysitter to let her know you're running late. Avoid the dinner reservations and the perfect babysitter by creating the perfect night at home. I compiled a list of my favorite items to cook at home. These recipes are super easy to make and the taste delicious. I typically make at least one of these recipes for my family on a whim during the week. Add some steamed veggies and rice to complete your meal and you have the perfect date night meal at home for you and your spouse.

Main Course 

The Best Drumsticks EVER 

Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken 

Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushrooms 

Honey Garlic Butter Salmon

Stovetop Honey Garlic Salmon



Garlicky Shrimp Alfredo Bake 


Dessert 

Homemade Banana Pudding Recipe 


The Best Poundcake EVER


Yellow Cupcakes 


Red Velvet Cupcakes 


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12 comments:

  1. Ooo yes! We have a lot of date nights at home too, and all of this looks amazing. I must make that banana pudding! I LOVE banana pudding so much.

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  2. Nice recipes!
    I was feeling down that I can't go out for date nights not knowing I can have one on my home.
    Thanks for this informative article.

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  3. That garlic chicken is a definite winner! Thanks for sharing these :) We do have to do date night at home a lot because there aren't a ton of places around here to eat!

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  4. You put together a nice list of recipes. Specially the deserts.

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  5. Thanks for the recipe! I would definitely try this at home. The pictures makes me crave now!

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  6. oh your post is making me hungry :) Date night at home is also good, can save you a lot and more comfortable :)

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  7. Oh my! So many great dishes and recepies! I love banana pudding so much.

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  8. Oh my... girl you are making me hungry this early. Those food looks delicious.

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  9. These are some delicious looking recipes. I actually just bought drumsticks yesterday, so I might need to give the brown sugar recipe a try!

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  10. These recipes all sound so good! I just did a post about having a no-spend weekend. These recipes would be awesome during that!!

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  11. I love all of the suggestions. We do a lot of dates in a month and mix it up between nights out and nights in.

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  12. I LOVE banana pudding. When I make it i have it all to myself, since my husband doesn't eat it.

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