Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means writing out Valentine cards for the classmates as well as preparing some Valentine’s Day treats for the family and friends.

Chocolate seems to be the go-to gift of choice on Valentine’s Day and there are certainly plenty of cute chocolate heart boxes at your local store but if you have the time, choose from one of these easy Valentine’s Day themes and make your child’s day extra special.

Red Food Theme

Red is traditionally the color of love and what better way to express that love in a creative way than to serve red food to your family. Here are our favorite red food finds:

Strawberry Milk
Valentine's Day treats strawberry milk

Waffle with Strawberries and Cream Cheese
Valentine's Day treats waffle with strawberries

Red Fruit Salad
Valentine's Day treats red fruit salad

Heart-Shaped Food Theme

You can’t get away from seeing hearts on Valentine’s Day! Make heart-shaped food to add whimsy to your meals:

Heart-Shaped Cinnamon Buns
Valentine's Day treats heart shaped cinnamon bun

Heart-Shaped Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
Valentine's Day treats grilled cheese

Heart-Shaped Krispie Treats
Valentine's Day treats rice krispie treats

Heart-Filled Cupcake
Valentine's Day treats heart-filled cupcake

The lists and pictures could go on and on. The internet is filled with creative cooks and I have no doubt that if you search long enough, you’ll find many more creative themes and food ideas than what we have here. In fact, you could get lost in Pinterest and Google searching for these Valentine’s Day treats!

If you have your own creative Valentine’s Day treat, post a photo of it in the comments below!

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