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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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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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Greek Recipes for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

diane brown, author of the seduction cookbookDiva Dish with Diane Brown

Diane Brown, author of The Seduction Cookbook: Culinary Creations For Loversoffers her recipes for a Greek-inspired, aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day dinner. View the intro here. Read more

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Butternut Farrotto with Baby Kale and Parmesan

butternut farrotto

The kind of comfort food your body needs

Winter weather requires hot, comforting food. Your idea of comfort food might include a pile of poutine. But I argue that you can layer the comfort you crave with the nutrients your body needs. This butternut farrotto is a variation on a recipe by Chef Annette Tomei, who is also one of our editors. 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