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How to Make a Romantic, Vegan Valentine's Day Menu by Chef Mark Reinfeld

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Valentine's Day looms on the horizon, and now's the time to make with the planning if you don't want to be left trolling Tinder in post-breakup desperation come February 15th.

If your significant other is into eating plants over animals, the traditional V-day dinners probably aren't going to cut it. Luckily, Chef Mark Reinfeld has your back with a killer, four-course aphrodisiac-inspired menu.

See also: Five Best New Vegan Products of 2014

Reinfeld made a recent relocation to South Florida, and he's hosting a five-day vegan fusion culinary immersion in Hollywood that's coming up on April 17th through 21st. Attendees learn everything they need to know to become a plant-based powerhouse, wielding expertise in whipping up everything from soups to seitan to seed milks.

In exciting news for South Floridians, Reinfeld is also working with partners in Florida's organic farm industry to open a retail market concept in Miami towards the latter part of the year. Can't. Wait.

Reinfeld's Valentine's Day dinner menu is as follows:

Broiled Artichoke Fritters

Broiled Artichoke Fritters Recipe by Mark Reinfeld

Mediterranean Pistachio-Crusted Tofu

Mediterranean Pistachio Crusted Tofu by Mark Reinfeld

Saffron Pomegranate Quinoa

Saffron Pomegranate Quinoa Pilaf by Mark Reinfeld

Lavender-Infused, Cocoa-Dusted Truffles

Lavender Infused Cocoa Dusted Truffles by Mark Reinfeld

Cacao Aphrodisiac Elixir

Cacao Aphrodisiac Elixir by Mark Reinfeld

Just for Broward New Times readers, anyone interested in attending Reinfeld's immersion can get $150 discount off the $875 price if you register by Valentine's Day. Check out more info online.

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