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Date Night Recipes You’ll Fall In Love With

Couple preparing food in the kitchen for the balance Profile food plan.

Life can get hectic sometimes. It’s easy to start to feel “out-of-sync” with your significant other. Often times, this means setting aside some time during the week for a date night to get re-connected! Map out a delicious, nutritious menu with these Profile-approved recipes fit for date night:

Steak Florentine Roll-Ups

Pinwheel Steak Florentine Roll-Ups that are perfect for both date night and your weight loss journey! Easy recipe to put together for any occasion.
Steak Florentine Roll-Ups
TOTAL TIME
1d 20 mins
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
American, Profile
SERVINGS
4
EQUIPMENT
  • Refrigerator
  • Grill

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb. top round steak pre-sliced
  • 3/4 cup Profile Rosemary Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 4 fresh tomatoes sliced
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbles
  • Toothpicks for assembly
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Place steaks into a food safe plastic bag and add balsamic vinaigrette. Toss and coat evenly. Place on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator for 6-24 hours.
  • Once steaks are marinated, remove from plastic bag and gently pat dry with a paper towel, removing any excess liquid that may cause smoking while grilling.
  • Preheat grill to 400 degrees.
  • Layer spinach leaves across steaks and top with sliced tomatoes and feta cheese.
  • Roll steak and secure with two toothpicks.
  • Reduce grill heat to medium-low and cook steak roll-ups for 8-10 minutes. Check internal cooking temperature (medium-rare = 145 degrees, medium = 160 degrees).
  • Use Profile Rosemary Balsamic Vinaigrette for dipping, if desired. Serve with Roasted Asparagus.
NOTES

You can buy the Profile Rosemary Balsamic Vinaigrette in our new online store! 

KEYWORD
Profile Date Night, Profile Steak Dinner, Profile-Approved Steak, Steak Recipe for Date Night

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato and Mushroom Fettuccine

Re-enact the iconic scene from ‘Lady and the Tramp’ as you indulge in the rich flavor of this dreamy, creamy pasta.
Creamy Sun-dried Tomato and Mushroom Fettuccine
TOTAL TIME
30 Mins
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
Italian, Profile
SERVINGS
1-4
EQUIPMENT
  • Skillet
  • Sauce pan
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package Profile Fettuccine
  • ½ lb. ground turkey or beef
  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. soy sauce
  • 8 oz. sliced baby bellas portabella mushrooms
  • 8 oz. sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups spinach packed
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 oz. sun-dried tomatoes sliced
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup fresh basil packed, chopped
  • 1 pinch chili flakes to taste
INSTRUCTIONS
  • In a large skillet, brown the ground turkey or beef over medium heat. Set aside.
  • In medium sauce pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic, soy sauce and mushrooms and cook until soft. Once mushrooms have softened, add sliced sun-dried tomatoes and spinach and continue to simmer.
  • Add 2 cups broth to simmering sauce pan. Continue to cook on medium heat until the sauce reduces. Add the milk and parmesan cheese and bring mixture to a boil. Continue to cook until the sauce is neither too think nor too thin. Add a handful of basil and a pinch of chili flakes and continue to cook on simmer.
  • Cook Profile Fettuccine according to package directions.
  • In large bowl, combine pasta, sauce and meat. Top with fresh basil and chili flakes if desired.
NOTES
Profile Exchange per serving: 4oz. very lean protein, 2 cups vegetables, 1 fat
 
KEYWORD
Pasta for Weight Loss, Profile Pasta Ideas, Profile-Friendly Pasta

Dark Chocolate Cabernet Ganache

A really simple, Profile-Approved dessert topping. Goes great with the Profile Chocolate Fudge Cake.
Dark Chocolate Cabernet Ganache Recipe
TOTAL TIME
10 Mins
COURSE
Side, Topping
CUISINE
French, Profile
SERVINGS
1-6
INGREDIENTS
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp of dark red wine like Cabernet or Merlot or vanilla extract
  • dash of salt
  • 2 T of sugar free Maple Syrup
INSTRUCTIONS
  • In a small sauce pan heat olive oil till warmed to about 72 degrees
  • Watch closely as this will happen very quickly
  • Remove from heat
  • Add cocoa
  • Add pinch of salt
  • Stir well
  • Add sugar free syrup and stir
  • Add wine and stir to combine well.
  • Use as a drizzle over Profile Guiltless Chocolate Fudge Cake or as a sweet topping for poached fruit.
NOTES
Profile Exchanges: 1/2 fat serving; (as drizzle)
KEYWORD
Chocolate, Ganache, Cabernet

Profile Molten Chocolate Turtle Cake

May I tempt you with a decadent, ooey-gooey chocolate cake for dessert? The best part – it’s 100% delectable and 100% Profile-approved!
Profile Molten Chocolate Turtle Cake
TOTAL TIME
10 Mins
COURSE
Dessert
CUISINE
American, Profile
EQUIPMENT
  • Microwave
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 Package Profile Chocolate Fudge Cake
  • 1 T sugar free Butterscotch Topping
  • 1 tsp Fat/Free Ready Whip
  • Pam Spray
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Mix 1 package Profile chocolate cake in a ramekin sprayed with Pam spray.
  • Bake in Microwave oven on High for 45-50 seconds or until edges are set but middle is not (watch closely as Microwave ovens vary).
  • Remove form oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Run knife around edges of ramekin to remove cake and place on dessert plate.
  • Drizzle Walden Farms butterscotch topping over cake, dollop on 1 tsp. F/F Ready Whip and enjoy.
NOTES
Profile Exchange: 1 meal replacement, 1 flex food
KEYWORD
Dessert, Desserts for Date Night, Desserts for Weight Loss, Profile-Friendly Desserts