Our favorite easy lunch (and brunch) recipes using aphrodisiac ingredients.

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Kale Guacamole (aka Kale-A-Mole)

kale guacamole (kaleamole)Recent debate about the ingredients that constitute a guacamole (aka pea-gate) got me thinking… What could you add to a guacamole to augment the nutrition and natural flavors without making it a whole different dip. Could you add kale? 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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Recipe for Spring & Summer Vegetable Tempura

Vegetable tempura recipe and Jordan ChardonnayWe found this fun taste of summer on Jordan Winery’s Twitter feed. Designed to pair with a refreshing, well-chilled white wine, (like Jordan Chardonnay), this tempura recipe is perfect for showcasing spring/summer bounty. (At Jordan, they recommend trying such fresh-picked morsels as snap peas and their leaves as well as fava beans and heirloom tomatoes.) We’re getting hungry just looking at it! Read more

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Pink Grapefruit Curd with Hints of Strawberry and Basil

pink grapefruit curd recipe

Discover the sex appeal of curd

Curd is one of those foods that’s at once very proper and incredibly sexy–and grapefruit curd can even make a bitter citrus sensual. Read more

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Asparagus and Ricotta Toast Recipe with Avocado Oil

Asparagus & Ricotta Toast with Avocado OilThis recipe comes to us via Chef Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites and a long time friend of EatSomethingSexy. It features one of the food world’s current favorites, fancy toast. We love this toast because it offers layers of aphrodisiac ingredients, a sensual combination of textures and features one of our favorite nutrient-rich oils, avocado oil. Read more