Our archives of simple, healthy recipes using aphrodisiac ingredients.

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Fennel, Asparagus and Artichoke Bottom Empanadas Recipe

aphrodisiac empanadas with fennel, artichoke and asparagus | EatSomethingSexy.comEmpanadas recipe by Diane Brown

This beautiful recipe is a part of a larger story Diane created for us on aphrodisiac tapas. Empanadas are savory bundles found in Spanish and many Latin cultures. The name comes from the Spanish word empanar, roughly meaning to wrap or coat in bread. Diane’s version of these little savory bundles combine three outstanding aphrodisiacs: fennel, asparagus and artichoke. What could be better than this aphrodisiac trifecta wrapped in a golden pastry crust? Read more

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Mussels in Sailor’s Sauce–an aphrodisiac tapas recipe

Mussels in Sailor Sauce | EatSomethingSexy.comA hot tapas recipe from Diane Brown

Serve these mussels as a part of a Spanish tapas-inspired evening. Diane’s put together an entire meal of fabulous (aphrodisiac) appetizers but each one also stands alone as a perfect, easy dinner dish. These simply steamed mussels are perfect for a night when you’re in a hurry. Just add a simple green salad and some crusty bread for a complete meal.  Read more

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Summery Ice Cream Cocktail (the adult ice cream float!)

Why should the summertime ice cream floats be reserved for the kids? When Campari sent us this recipe we said, “Yes! We deserve something creamy, refreshing and most definitely adult.” Read more

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Curry Roasted Cauliflower with Golden Raisins, Almonds and Cilantro

Curry Roasted CauliflowerThis recipe comes to us from one of our favorite aphrodisiac foods experts, Chef Diane Brown. Comments Diane, “I love getting creative with the bounty of gorgeous cauliflower from the farm, but most of all, I savor getting a good, dark roast on it and tossing it up with some Indian spices. The goal of curry dishes is not to punch with heat, but create a warm glow. The key to that is balance. Read more

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No-Bake Cheesecake with Strawberry and Basil–a stress-free recipe perfect for summer

No-Bake Cheesecake with Strawberries and Basil | EatSomethingSexyUnderwood and her book Making Artisan Cheesecake. This week, she’s offering us a perfect summer cheesecake recipe. Because it’s a no-bake cheesecake, you won’t have to slave over a hot oven. Instead, you’ll just whip up something cool, refreshing, creamy, oozy and aphrodisiac. Read more