Whether you're single or attached this Valentine's Day, nothing says loving like overindulgence. Food, after all, equates to love in so many cultures.
if you really want to embrace a loving attitude toward all things edible, a plant-based diet is your best bet. Vegan food helps you to love your body (and your partner's), the
If you choose to stick with cruelty-free food this V-day, here are some options from Miami's herbivorous eateries:
Choices Organic Cafe
Miami's favorite local vegan chain is the perfect place to show your significant other how much you care by feeding them life-affirming, organic bites. The eatery is offering a special strawberry snowball superfood donut for Valentine's Day ($4.75). They're also featuring heart-shaped, gluten-free brownies ($5.50). Take some home for after-dinner sweets or pop in for a romantic lunch and lovey-dovey dessert.
For a holiday that's all about heart, Bunnie Cakes is the obvious choice. The heart-adorned cupcakery has a massive Valentine's Day menu that includes heart-shaped empanadas ($3.50); cookie gift boxes (six-cookie minimum, $4 per cookie); a piñata cake complete with cute, personalized message ($39 vegan/$42 vegan and gluten-free); a heart-shaped cake ($42 vegan/$45 vegan and gluten-free); heart brownies ($3 vegan/$3.50 vegan and gluten-free); Cupid arrows with mini-donuts ($15 vegan/$17 vegan and gluten-free for a dozen); and more. That's more than enough sweets for your sweet. Place orders by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, calling 786-268-9790, or stopping by in person at 2322 NE Second Ave.
There's nothing sexy about falling into a food coma right after your V-day meal. Opt for a healthy, aphrodisiac-inspired menu, and save your energy for extracurricular activities. Veganaroma is hosting a night-before-Valentine's dinner with menu items like pink cauliflower silk soup; love-stuffed tomatoes; noodle-less beet cooked ravioli or lasagna 'del amore'; and chocolate swirl raspberry cheesecake. Afterwards, you'll have plenty of stamina left for lots of lovin'. The dinner is $80 per couple or $40 per person, and it runs from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, February 13. Call (305) 444-3826 to make a reservation.
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Full Bloom Vegan
The waterfront oasis, located at 11 Island Ave. in Miami Beach, is showcasing a full Valentine's Day dinner menu, accented by one of Miami's best views. The prix-fixe affair includes items like mushroom ceviche, cashew ricotta (heart-shaped, natch), and a raw cacao almond cupcake. With its show-stopping bayfront vista, Full Bloom is the perfect place for
Go vegan this Valentine's Day — because nothing's sexier than compassion.