Oh glory Fri-yay.
This one’s especially sweet..not because of Valentine’s Day (it’s probably my least favorite holiday) but because I have a 3 DAY WEEKEND! Granted, I’ll probably be getting my taxes done because I’m old and boring, but at least I can get them done in yoga pants.
But oh, Valentine’s Day. A day we tell the people we love that we love them in the form of chocolate hearts, roses, and teddy bears, or else we don’t love them. Marketing at it’s finest.
I really wish we could still hang heart-shaped envelopes on our desks and exchange punny cards with stale chalky heart candies. That’s what Valentine’s Day is really about. Stale chalky hearts.
Instead, I’ve rallied up 14 of the best treats to indulge in this holiday weekend. Why are they the best? Because they’re SINGLE SERVE. Meaning I have no excuse not to eat any and all of them single-handedly in front of my friends Pinot Noir, Joey, Phoebe, Rachael, Chandler, Monica, and Ross. Sorry guys, Donna told me to do it.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Dipped Strawberries – Sinful Nutrition
Nothing says “I Love Myself” quite like a dozen ruby red…strawberries dunked in peanut butter, and free thrown into ribbons of chocolate. Why I’m making basketball references to describe chocolate pb strawberries is beyond my control, as well as my inability to not call a dozen of these a single serving.
Heart-shaped Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie – immaEATthat
Why not treat yo self first thing in the morn’ with an extra bold cuppa and a GIANT FRIGGEN COOKIE!! In a <3 because you and that cookie are about to make Marvin Gaye look prude.
Giant Gluten-Free Brownie Cookie – Fooduzzi
When you’re treatin’ yo self..there’s no deciding between a brownie or a cookie. You eat dem both gurl. But this a B & C conversation, so gluten you can A yourself out of it…or like…leave.
Single Serve Microwave Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats – Yellow Bliss Road
Aww snap crackle pop, this is like a fluffernutter sandwich on…well crack. Tell me what is better than a warm peanut buttery rice krispie treat. TELL ME….That’s what I thought.
Brownie Batter Peanut Butter – Sinful Nutrition
Nothing quite compares to the countless rendez-vous’ me, my spoon, and a jar have had right here on the kitchen counter. Let me tell you, brown-ie looks good on you.
Microwave Mug Pizza – Bigger Bolder Baking
For all you non-dessert-y rare breeds out there, you certainly have to like pizza, right? While I certainly have come close to calling an entire 12″ a single serving, a little mug of fresh cheese pizza just for me sounds a lot less food coma inducing.
No Bake Single Serve Cookie – The Almond Eater
C is for Cookie, and not cooking because ain’t nobody got time for that when you’ve got fine leather goods, massages, and mimosas to indulge in. …And I’ve already dirtied about every mug in my kitchen making all these single serve treats, so there’s that.
Vegan Boozy Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate – The Foodie Dietitian
And when all else fails, cuddle up with your favorite blanket, pop in Sex & the City, make yourself a cup of warm and spicy hot chocolate, and spike that shit. It’s kinda like drinking a cosmo in New York….if you dim the lights and squint your eyes a bit. I’ll take the boozy hot cocoa for a pair of Jimmy Choo’s any day.
Healthier S’mores Mug Cake – Athletic Avocado
So maybe you don’t have someone to cuddle next to the fire and roast marshmallows with. Who needs that when you can have a s’more mug cake that you don’t have to share!
Single Serving Lava Cake – Foodie Fiasco
Molten lava cake, you melt my heart. If only my core could be made of melted chocolate, then I too would be devoured in 2 minutes. On second thought…
10 Minute Microwave Cheesecake Mug Cake – Kirbie’s Cravings
And if chocolate doesn’t exactly get yourself going, treat yo self 10 minutes for a little slice of sweet and creamy heaven. God knows I can’t wait for that ish to cool down, so please forgive me of my sins.
Vegan Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie – I Heart Vegetables
Treat yo self and the animals too, by vegan-izing a glorious deep dish cookie made especially for you. Vegan or not, nothing beats a warm cookie. NOTHING.
Dairy-Free Frozen Hot Chocolate – Physical Kitchness
This party is so much about the self-love, that even Ben & Jerry aren’t invited to this party. Plus, when you make this recipe, you can actually treat yo self times three.
Chocolate Almond Microwave Mug Cake – Nutritious Eats
So almond butter and chocolate walked into a mug, and lived happily ever after in my belly. True story. I can’t make this kinda stuff up.
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Make it a great day!
How are you treating yo self this Valentine’s Day?
Chocolate, Flowers, or Chocolate Flowers?