It’s the most romantic day of the year, and many people are looking for ways to make the day speacial. This means that Valentine’s Day is a fantastic opportunity for food, or lifestyle bloggers looking to offer some fresh ideas. Luckily, there are many recipe ideas you can cover to put a fresh new twist on an old classic. Have a little bit of fun experimenting with recipes, and your audience will be hooked for more!

Obviously, heart-shaped anything (or heart-shaped everything) is going to be a winner, as will pink or red foods, but don’t be afraid to stray from the traditional and offer up something a little more unique. This can be a great time to create some brand new recipes for people, particularly if you’re offering things for a variety of dietary needs, think gluten-free, sugar-free, paleo, etc.

This can also be a great time to repurpose older content with round-up posts, or showcasing some of your older recipes. Don’t forget that this is also a key time to make sure that your titles are doing the heavy lifting for you.

Beyond A Day For Two

Who said that Valentine’s Day is only for couples? Moms with young families or Dads looking to do something special for their other halves might want to involve the kids in the Valentine’s Day fun. Searches will be abound for Valentine’s day crafts, Valentine themed family dinners, and even Toddler Valentine Treats. Think about recipes that are suitable for the whole family to make together, or that allow the kids to show off their favorite skills.

The trick is to make sure that you specify easy, little-finger friendly recipes. You can even choose to go the healthy route, by offering fruit and vegetable recipes that incorporate the heart theme but won’t overload kids on sugar.

Some great family friendly recipes you could offer:

  • Heart-shaped Sugar Cookies
  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
  • Heart-shaped Fruit Salad with Strawberries and Watermelon

Serving up some Romance

When it comes to making the most of Valentine’s Day search traffic, you’ll find that some of the best recipes you can provide will be the ones for couples. After all, while restaurants are offering special offers, and supermarkets have heart-shaped foods in abundance, there’s plenty to suggest that people are choosing to stay at home more. In fact, for many people cooking is a love language, and people prefer the privacy of their own homes.

‘Recipes for two’ is definitely the top search term around Valentine’s day, going with that theme will be great for SEO. That being said, offering easy and uncomplicated recipes is a great way to show people that you don’t have to be a Masterchef contestant to serve up a plate of love. Some examples include, steak for two, Italian recipes for two,

With Valentine’s Day this year falling on a Thursday, many people will be working before going home to cook, so also consider offering up shopping lists and quick and easy hacks to cut down the amount of time slaving over a hot stove. This is the kind of content that can turn someone from a random internet search to a loyal blog follower.

5 Blog Post Topics & Titles to Consider

  • 5 Easy Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas
  • The Best Valentine’s Day Recipes For Him
  • Vegan Valentine’s Day Recipes
  • The Perfect Valentine’s Dinner (With Shopping List!)
  • Quick and Easy Valentine’s Day Recipes
  • Keto or Paleo Valentine’s Day Recipes
  • Valentine’s day treats for the Whole Family