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Valentine Plans for Everyone!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we have you covered! Whether it is a romantic date night in, Galantine get-together or you want to send something special to someone who may be having a hard time this time of year, our meals are made to matter to the person who receives them!

Galantine’s Dinner

Gather the girls for a delicious dinner at your home this year! Our full coursed, gourmet dinners can be curated for your favorite friends. Here are a few of our favorites for the girls!

1. Vegan Crab Cakes

Instead of Flowers - Vegan Crab Cakes

Handmade vegan crab cakes made with artichokes, hearts of palm & nori with a coconut lemon caper sauce. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Couscous
  • Fresh Steamed Asparagus with Vegan Herb Butter
  • Vegan Dinner Rolls
  • Mandarin Salad with a Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Vegan Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache

2. Shrimp and Grits

Instead of Flowers - Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp and stone-ground cheese grits with southern gravy. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Sauteed Haricots Verts with Grape Tomatoes
  • Garden Salad with House Vinaigrette
  • French Bread Rolls
  • Rocky Road Brownies

3. NEW! Blackened Salmon

Instead-of Flowers - Blackned Salmon

Blackened Salmon with mango chutney. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Steamed Asparagus
  • Spinach Salad
  • French Bread Rolls
  • Cheesecake Squares

4. Mango Chicken

Instead of Flowers - Mango Chicken

Sautéed chicken medallions served with a mango chutney over a bed of yellow rice. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Mandarin Salad with House Vinaigrette
  • Steamed Broccoli with Herb Butter
  • French Bread Rolls
  • Butterscotch Bars

Each delicious dinner comes with bread (gluten free available) and a salad to start. We love the spinach salad with bacon vinaigrette or choose a traditional Caesar salad.

Instead of flowers - Salad

After the final course, you and the girls will have to satisfy that sweet tooth with one of our delightful desserts! We love the Carmel Apple bars, Lemon Cheesecake and Rocky Road brownies. Can’t decide? Try the assorted desserts option for a little bit of everything!

Instead of Flowers - Deserts

Once you have the menu planned, choose the perfect place setting to really impress your guests. Saving time from being in the kitchen will give you a little extra time to plan your theme. We love a favorite things party or even pajamas and prosecco!

Date Night In

Skip the crowds this year and order a decadent dinner in for your Valentine! Our menu has something for everyone – from seafood and steak to Asian and Italian – the choices are endless. Save time cooking and cleaning up this year and give your loved one quality time around the table – stress and worry-free.

Here are a few of our favorites for a Valentine Dinner in!

Steak and Lobster

Instead of Flowers - Steak and Lobster

Filet Mignon with Bordelaise Sauce & Lobster Tail. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
  • Twice Baked Potatoes (contains bacon)
  • Steamed Asparagus
  • French Bread Rolls
  • Butterscotch Bars

Beef Brisket

Instead of Flowers - Beef-Brisket

Slow smoked barbecue beef brisket, served with our own sweet, tangy Georgia peach barbecue sauce. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Mandarin salad with house vinaigrette
  • Sauteed haricots verts with grape tomatoes
  • Mashed red skinned potatoes
  • French bread rolls
  • Caramel Apple bars

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Bordelaise Sauce

Instead of Flowers - Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Bordelaise Sauce

Roasted pork tenderloin with bordelaise sauce. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Spinach Salad with a Warm Bacon Dressing
  • Fresh Green Beans
  • Mashed Red Skinned Potatoes
  • French Bread Rolls
  • Butterscotch Bars

Valentine’s Day Can be Hard

Valentines can also be a hard time for some. Maybe you have a loved one who is far away, or someone you care about recently lost someone they love. Send a meal that will matter and make someone’s day a little brighter. At Instead of Flowers, we want to help you send a little kindness from our kitchen. Send a little love and comfort with these favorites.

Meat-Filled Lasagna

Instead of Flowers - Meat Filled Lasagna

Layers of fresh pasta, cheese, marinara, ground beef and Italian sausage. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Caesar Salad
  • Sauteed Zucchini & Squash
  • French Bread Rolls
  • Cheesecake Squares

Chicken Florentine

Instead of Flowers - Chicken Florentine

Chicken & spinach casserole topped with herbed breadcrumbs. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Mandarin salad with house vinaigrette
  • Fresh green beans with herb butter
  • French bread rolls
  • Rocky road brownies

Asian Chicken Stir-Fry

Instead of Flowers - Asian Chicken Stir Fry

Asian chicken stir-fry with teriyaki glaze. Pairs perfectly with:

  • Mandarin Salad with House Vinaigrette
  • Brown Rice
  • French Bread Rolls
  • Butterscotch Bars

No matter what your plans are this year – do something kind for someone in your life with a meal made from the heart! Whether it’s hosting the girls for galantine’s dinner, a romantic date night in or a kind gesture for someone who may be struggling this time of year, let us do the cooking – it’s the thought that counts!

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