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Recipe for Butter Braised Collards with Fire Cider

butter braised collards in fire ciderThe good people who make Fire Cider shared this side dish recipe with us to illustrate the versatility of their spicy, apple cider vinegar-based elixir. Delicious on it’s own, Fire Cider is also a chef’s friend, providing inspiration for recipes like this one from Alana Chernila of Eating from the Ground Up. We love how the Fire Cider adds a sultry spice to braised collards, traditionally considered a not-so-sexy dish. With this added kiss of spice and the brightness of vinegar, we think you’ll soon view collards as an aphrodisiac classic.  Read more

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Recipe for Wild Rice Pilaf with Toasted Almonds and Pomegranate

easy wild rice pilaf recipe with pomegranateChef Annette Tomei has done it again, capturing all the flavors of the season in a single, easy dish, this easy rice pilaf.

Brown rice pilaf simply doesn’t get better than this, all dressed up with wild rice, butter and two of our favorite aphrodisiacs, pomegranate and almonds.  Read more

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Pumpkin Spice Kimchi Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Kimchi recipe

pumpkin spice kimchiWe’re incredibly excited to feature this Pumpkin Spice Kimchi recipe from author Amanda Feifer. It comes from her new book, Ferment Your Vegetables: A Fun and Flavorful Guide to Making Your Own Pickles, Kimchi, Kraut, and More. We think kimchi is perfect for a sexy diet and this recipe–packed with aphrodisiac ingredients and spices, will help you get your winter groove on. Read more

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Chia Seed and Cucumber Salad Recipe

chia seed and cucumber saladOne day I was staring at a package of chia seeds trying to think of something to do with them beyond the ubiquitous chia pudding. I wondered what would happen if I added them to my mother’s cucumber salad recipe. I also traded out her garden cucumbers for Read more

Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

balsamic glazed brussels sprouts with pancettaThis recipe comes to us from Chrysta Wilson, author of bestselling cookbook Kiss My Bundt. Although the thought of Brussels sprouts might not conjure the idea of steamy passion, they’re packed with benefits to your libido and overall health. Read more