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Fennel and Tangerine Salad with Arugula and Sweet Onion

fennel and tangerine saladIf you love salad, winter can be a hard time of year. No plump, juicy tomatoes to decorate your plate. (Pity, since some say tomato is the original fruit of temptation.) The lack of peaches, basil, fresh little gem lettuces and summer squashes could get any salad lover down. Read more

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Farro with Mushrooms and Spinach

quick cooking farro with mushrooms This recipe comes to us from Chef Diane Brown, creator of the Family Farm Box. And although her primary focus is on preparing CSA-based family meals, Diane is no stranger to the world of aphrodisiacs. She’s also the author of The Seduction Cookbook and the creator of our romantic menu section, Diva Dish.

Comments Diane on this recipe, “Suppose you were at a cocktail party, and you had to answer an ice-breaker question about what vegetable would be your boyfriend? Read more

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Tomato Mozzarella Salad For Two

tomato mozzarella saladThis Tomato Mozzarella Salad recipe comes to us from Christina Barrueta, freelance food & beverage writer and creator of WriteOnRubee.com who recently served this salad recipe on a romantic picnic for two. She recommends using a variety of vibrantly colored, vine ripened tomatoes, a great mozzarella and garden-fresh herbs to really make the flavors sing. Pair it with a well-chilled rosé and prepare for the perfect taste of summer. Read more

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Mussels in Sailor’s Sauce Recipe

mussels in sailor's sauceA 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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Vegetarian Coconut Soup Recipe

vegetarian coconut soupThis recipe comes to us from our in-house nutrition expert, Delahna Flagg. Believing in maximum health impact without sacrificing flavor, she loves to create recipes with layers of aphrodisiacs in exciting flavors and textures. We love her latest creation, with it’s touch of exotic coconut and ginger. It’s perfect for Meatless Monday or any vegetarian night. Read more