7 Super Easy Meals To Cook For Him

Well, if you know what they say about the way to a man’s heart…. Here are seven extremely simple meals you can pull off for a romantic date at home. We can guarantee your guy will fall hard with these meals!

7 Easy Meals Recipes To Cook For Him

1. Lemon Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil with Pineapple

Lemon Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil with Pineapple

This lemon garlic butter salmon is a breeze to make and the method of cooking it all together in a foil pouch seals in moisture and keeps the sweet aroma intact. A no-fuss weeknight dinner you'll be proud of — Plus, you'll make someone happy!

Serves 2:

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1/2 pineapple, halved and sliced
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 4 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper

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2. Stuffed Chicken Breast with Mozzarella and Spinach

Stuffed Chicken Breast with Mozzarella and Spinach

Seriously cheesy and bursting with flavors, this delicious dinner for two comes together so easy and cooks in about 30 minutes, making it perfect for a cozy date night at home.

The Chicken:

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, butterflied
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 slices of fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 can low-sodium crushed
The tomato sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) chicken stock
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste

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3. Garlic Lime Chicken with Fresh Herbs Quinoa

Garlic Lime Chicken with Fresh Herbs Quinoa

This garlic lime chicken tenders and quinoa is a whole and effortless meal, perfect for a dinner for two. Beside chicken and quinoa, all you need for this recipe is a good mix of spices and a handful of fresh herbs.

The Chicken:

  • 1 pound (450g) chicken tenders
  • Juice of one lime
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon crushed cashews
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
The herbed quinoa
  • 1 cup (200g) quinoa, cooked
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

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4. Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp with vegie in Foil Packets

Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp with vegie in Foil Packets

Want to try something new? Enjoy the hearty flavors of a nourishing dinner adapted from campfire cooking. Shrimp with tomato and zucchini are marinated with a herbed lemon garlic sauce and smothered in foil packets in the oven.


  • 2 pounds (900g) large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 whole lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 5 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 zucchinis, diced
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • Crushed chili pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter cut into pats

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5. Grilled Asparagus & Steak Fajita Roll-Ups

Grilled Asparagus & Steak Fajita Roll-Ups

Add a touch of gourmet to your date dinner with these grilled asparagus and steak fajita roll-ups, full of the bold flavors of the Southwest. Serve with a fresh spin of lemon, cilantro and greek yogurt dipping sauce on the side.

Asparagus and steak fajitas:

  • 1 pound (450g) thinly sliced sirloin tip steak
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, washed and trimmed
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • Lemon slices, for garnish
Yogurt sauce:
  • 1 greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Chopped cilantro, to taste
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste

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6. Shakshuka with veggies

Shakshuka with veggies

For a casual dinner or a relaxed brunch, this easy one-skillet Shakshuka just happens to be quick and super delicious. Combined with tomatoes and eggs to make a filling dish, you can enjoy it with your significant other along a good cup of tea or coffee.

Serves 2:

  • 4 farm eggs
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 zucchini, cut into thin slices
  • 1/2 eggplant, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 rutabaga, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 2 red bell peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 vegetable bouillon cube
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • Fresh cilantro, for topping

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7. Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

The easiest and most delicious shrimp tacos with a super easy, fresh and delicious mango salsa. This simple meal is so fresh and satisfying!

The shrimp:

  • 1 lb (450g) shrimp, shells removed
  • 2 tablespoons tandoori seasoning (or to taste)
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
The mango salsa:
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
For tacos:
  • Wheat or corn tortillas
  • Cilantro for garnish

Read instructions here

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