Our favorite breakfast recipes using aphrodisiac ingredients

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Morning Mango Nice Cream Recipe

Vegan Morning Mango Nice Cream RecipeWe found this recipe while hunger surfing Instagram. It was so simple and perfect that the author, theglowingfridge, was able to post the entire recipe in the comments–now that’s our kind of weekday breakfast recipe! Although we don’t actively promote a vegan lifestyle, we love the philosophy and approach of the author, a health and nutrition writer and creator of The Glowing Fridge. Read more

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Steel Cut Oats For Dinner: Turmeric Porridge with Kimchi and Fried Egg

steel cut oats for dinner--Turmeric Porridge with KimchiSteel cut oats for dinner? Why not? Oat is really just another whole grain. And steel cut oats, oats that have been chopped up rather than rolled, have a texture reminiscent of other grains that have been slow cooked.

We’re featuring this particular oat recipe because it takes the aphrodisiac of oats and layers it with other libido boosting ingredients. Read more

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Vegan Banana Bread Recipe

vegan banana bread recipeIt’s amazing what you can find while trolling Instagram! This Instagram find came from elyonlylyablolus, one of the authors of the blog Plaisir Vegan, a site dedicated to simple techniques for vegan cooking. Although the original recipe calls for wheat flour, you can always use rice flour to make it both vegan and gluten free. We love this recipe not only for the scrumptious simplicity but because it stars banana. Read more

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A Great Green Smoothie–drink your veggies!

A great green smoothie recipe from Romancing the Stove by Amy Reiley

green smoothieWe originally published this recipe in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. You can see how it would make a perfect St. Pat’s breakfast in bed. But this Casanova Smoothie from my cookbook Romancing the Stove, makes a great jump start to the day any time of year. Read more

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Recipe for Lemon Scones with Blackberries

lemon scones with blackberriesWe’re thrilled to be able to give you this first look at our friend and sometimes contributor Carla Snyder’s new cookbook, Sweet and Tart: 70 Irresistible Recipes with Citrus. Read more