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

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Gouda and Bacon Cookies–discover the pleasures of savory cookies

Cookies & Corks Bacon Gouda Savory CookieIf you’ve never experienced a savory cookie, your first time is going to be unforgettable. We are thrilled that one of our favorite bakers, Leah Kuo, divulged this secret for our (and your) pleasure. The recipe for her bacon cookie combines the nutty, cheesy goodness of Gouda with what might be the world’s most popular meat right now, bacon. And the combination is both decadent and delicious. Serve as a party-pleasing appetizer with your favorite wine, (we recommend bubbles!), or hand-feed to your lover as a sexy, midnight snack. Read more

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spicy sweet potato and bean veggie burger

Spicy Veggie Burger with Sweet Potato and White Beans

Spicy Sweet Potato Veggie BurgerIs there any more delicious or widely celebrated Summer food than burgers? A BBQ wouldn’t be complete without them and just because you’re trying to eat healthier doesn’t mean you have to miss out. Read more

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza--a classic with a healthy twist

Cauliflower Crust Pizza | EatSomethingSexy.com“You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.”
-Yogi Berra

Pizza truly is one of the best food groups on the planet. It’s reminiscent of childhood birthday parties, staying in for a cozy night at home with movies, and quite possibly, some of the best cold breakfasts I can remember in my 20’s. Unfortunately, depending on the toppings, it’s usually pretty nutrient-lacking and full of a lot of empty carbohydrates. Read more

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french love cakes

French Love Cakes

Enjoy these tea cake-style cookies as a mid-morning treat or something to revive your lover post afternoon delight.

french love cakes

Servings: 12
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Ingredients

  • 1 6-oz carton full fat vanilla yogurt*
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • pinch salt
  • 1 c chopped walnuts
  • powdered sugar for rolling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl. Using your hands, do the final mixing then roll into balls the size of walnuts.
  3. Arrange the tea cakes on a baking sheet and cook for 30 minutes or until they begin to brown.
  4. Roll in powdered sugar and serve warm.
  5. *For a more decadent version, use 4 oz softened, unsalted butter instead of yogurt.

 

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

butternut squash soupby Chef Annette Tomei

Spring is supposedly here but the air still has a chill. What to do but spend the weekend in, feeding your lover this aphrodisiac soup, which will warm up the tummy and maybe a another thing, too! Read more