The next time you are in the supermarket, think about what types of aphrodisiac foods to add to your cart so you could turn ordinary dinner into finger licking libido boosting sexy dishes.
Say goodbye to plain ol’ meatloaf and say hello to exotic dishes to get your blood and your partner pumping.
Maybe you can make a meal of each other…
The Dish: Badam KheerLibido Boosting Recipe
The Libido Boosting Ingredient(s): Almonds and Cardamom
This is a nutritious Indian sweet dish served with a meal as a sweet or as a dessert.
It has all the goodness of almonds and the milk and the flavor of saffron and the cardamom. It is also a very easy to make among the almond recipes.
Almonds provide you Vitamin E and help you look younger and to keep fit. Almonds are also good for your skin.
Almonds reduce cholesterol and boost immunity. It is believed that the aroma stimulates passion. So much so, that it has been reported that Samson enticed Delilah with these nut looking nuts, and word also has it that Cleopatra dined on an Almond based drink.
This almond kheer is one of the easy recipes that you can use to get your daily dose of almonds in a tasty and interesting way.
Cardamom is an nicely aromatic spice. In many cultures and mystic circles it is viewed as an intensely powerful aphrodisiac, used to cast love spells and also beneficial in treating impotency (mix with maca, Peru’s natural Viagra, for some ‘interesting results’). Maca is high in cineole, which can increase blood flow in certain important areas!
This is a very simple and easy recipe. I am sure you will love this almond kheer.
Raw Almonds – 1 cup
sugar – 1 cup
saffron – few strands
cardamom powder – 1/2 teaspoon
water – 1/2 cup
Ghee (or clarified butter) – 1 tablespoon
Milk – 1 quart
Soak almonds in water for about 1 hour.
Peel almonds and grind them to paste using the water. Do not add any extra water.
1 Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan. Add almond paste and fry on low flame for 4-5 minutes stirring all the while.
2 Add sugar. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes. 3 Add milk and boil for 15 minutes. Add cardamom powder and saffron strands. It will enhance flavor and color too.
Serve hot or chilled. Enjoy this in the hot summer afternoons, as a cool snack, or as a dessert.
The Dish: Marinated Shrimp in Avocado Halves
The Libido Boosting Ingredient: Avocado
High in B6 – said to increase male hormone production. The Mayans and Aztecs called the avocado tree, the Testicle tree because they believed the avocados hang in pairs and resembled testicles hanging from the tree. Avocado’s nutrition actually delivers a mash up of nutrients essential to sexual health, including beta carotene, magnesium and vitamin E, (which is sometimes called the “sex vitamin”). It’s been reported to have been a traditional remedy for erectile dysfunction. As if that isn’t enough for you to grab a nice big avocado the next time you are in the grocery, it also delivers more potassium than a raw banana. Offering 2.4 grams of protein for every 1/2 cup of fruit, an essential ingredient for a successful late night powwow.
1 lb small shrimp, poached and peeled
1/2 cup fresh tomato juice
3 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
2 clove garlic, minced
3 slices sweet onion, finely diced
1 small jicama, diced
1 Jalapeno pepper, seeded, finely diced (optional)
2 lime, juiced
salt and pepper to taste
2 ripe Avocados
-Thoroughly mix together all ingredients except the avocados. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
-Just before serving, cut each avocado into halves and take out the seed.
-Spoon marinated shrimp into the avocado halves and serve
The Dish: Pineapple Puffs
Libido Boosting Ingredient: Pineapples libido boosting foods
Pineapples not only improves the taste of semen (Yum!), but it is a good source of manganese and vitamin C, and has been historically used to cure impotence. But the unique gift the majestic, pineapple boasts of is its protein digestive enzyme Bromelaine which thins the blood and improves circulation to improve sexual performance.
Prep Time: 10 Mins
Cook Time: 20 Mins
Ready In: 30 Mins
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup white sugar
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners.
2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg; beat well. Stir in the crushed pineapple and its juice. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon. Add this mixture to the pineapple mixture; stir well. Scoop batter into prepared muffin cups.
3 Bake 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in the pans before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
The Dish: Pressure Cooker Chili
The Libido Boosting Ingredient(s): Chili Libido boosting foods
Chili peppers are aphrodisiacs of choice when you are looking to really spice things up because of the its ability to release endorphins from the chemical Capsaicin. Capsasin stimulates the nerve endings and increases your pulse, makes you sweat and increases sensitivity. Because it mimics what you experience during a stimulating lovemaking session. Besides the spicy taste, chili peppers release endorphins and gives the body a natural high – think of how elated you feel after you’ve climaxed. (on a separate note, you can snack on pineapples sprinkled with chili as a snack for a supercharged boost).
Prep Time: 10 Mins
Cook Time: 20 Mins
Ready In: 35 Mins
1 pound ground beef
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 sweet onion, chopped
1 small green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 (14.5 ounce) cans dark red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
2 cups water
1. Place the ground beef in the pressure cooker over medium high heat; cook until brown and crumbly, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove the ground beef, and drain off the excess fat.
2. Return the open pressure cooker to the burner over medium heat, pour in the olive oil, and stir in the onion, green pepper, and jalapeno pepper. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes, until the onion is translucent. Add the garlic, and cook and stir for about 30 more seconds. Return the meat to the pressure cooker; mix in the kidney beans, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, brown sugar, cocoa powder, red pepper flakes, chili powder, cumin, salt, and water.
3. Lock the lid, bring the cooker up to pressure, reduce heat to maintain pressure, and cook for 8 minutes. Remove cooker from the heat, and let the pressure reduce on its own, 5 to 10 minutes.
4. When the pressure is fully released, remove the lid, stir the chili, and serve
The Dish: Soft Gingersnaps
The Libido Boosting Ingredient(s): Ginger and Nutmeg GINGER libido boosting food
Ginger improves circulation and is believed by some to be an aphrodisiac food because of its intoxicating scent.
Nutmeg has been known for its intoxicating, and hallucinogenic properties in Europe. Studies were conducted on male rodents using the aphrodisiac spice nutmeg and recorded an increase of the males attempting to mount the female rodents. Gives new meaning to the term, “ooh you dirty rat”.
Prep Time: 30 Mins
Cook Time: 10 Mins
Ready In: 40 Mins
1 1/2 cups butter (no substitutes), softened
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup molasses
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in molasses. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to creamed mixture. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle.
2. Roll into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-12 minutes or until puffy and lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.
The Dish: Spiced Figs
The Special Ingredient(s): Figs fig-libido boosting food
This sweet, purple fruit is sexy already a sexy ass fruit in appearance and texture. Plump, succulent looking, velvety skin. When sliced open, its luscious flesh drips with a floral honey scent, revealing a juicy resemblance to the female sex organ. It has been rumored that the fig and regarded highly as a sexual stimulant.
Note: This will take some planning so if you want a quick fix-me-up, you can by them from the store, BUT, if you want ’em fresh, you’ll have to wait for summer or early Fall.
2 cups white wine vinegar
1 inch (2.5 cm) piece fresh ginger
3 tablespoons allspice
4 blades of mace or 4 teaspoons ground mace
2 cups sugar
Cloves (one per fig)
2 1/2 pounds (1 kg) fresh figs
Juice of one lemon
Bring vinegar, ginger, allspice, mace and sugar to the boil, and simmer for 5 minutes. Push one clove into each fig and add figs to syrup. Return to the boil, then remove from heat. Allow to stand overnight.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer figs to sterilized jars. Reserve syrup.
Return syrup to the boil, add lemon juice, mix well and strain over figs to completely cover. Seal while hot.
You may use Balsamic vinegar if you don’t have lemons.
The Dish: Strawberry Bruschetta
The Libido Boosting Ingredient(s): Strawberries strawberries libido boosting food
There’s a good reason strawberries are a popular aphrodisiac food. High in Vitamin C – lush, fragrant strawberries’ have long had a place in romance literature. it is a symbol of sensuality, representing a female nipple, the French used to give newlywed couples strawberry soup to increase their sexual desire. Who knows more about love than the French?
Prep Time: 10 Mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Ready In: 15 Mins
24 slices French baguette
1 tablespoon butter, softened
2 cups chopped fresh strawberries
1/4 cup white sugar, or as needed
1. Preheat your oven’s broiler. Spread a thin layer of butter on each slice of bread. Arrange bread slices in a single layer on a large baking sheet.
2. Place bread under the broiler for 1 to 2 minutes, just until lightly toasted. Spoon some chopped strawberries onto each piece of toast, then sprinkle sugar over the strawberries.
3. Place under the broiler again until sugar is caramelized, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve immediately.
The Dish: Stuffed Bell Peppers
The Libido Boosting Ingredient(s): Garlic and Pine Nuts
This dish has a double whammy of ingredients, the Pine Nuts are rich in Zinc, and the garlic contains high levels of Allicin, a compound that can improve blood flow to the sexual organs. But note – just don’t munch on big cloves of raw garlic! Allicin is only produced once garlic has been chopped as it is produced through an enzyme reaction. According to Session Magazine, garlic is the third most powerful aphrodisiac in the world.
Use different colored peppers with this stuffing flavored with onion, garlic, anchovies, raisins, pine nuts, and olives. It is a tantalizing mixture of salty, sweet, savory, and crunchy ingredients. It is served lukewarm, at room temperature.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 65 minutes
•4 bell peppers of different colors
•4 Tablespoons, plus 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (divided use)
•1 medium white onion, finely diced
•2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
•1 Tablespoon Italian parsley, finely chopped
•4 anchovies, finely chopped
•1 Tablespoon raisins
•1 Tablespoon pine nuts
•2 ounces olives, pitted, drained, and finely ground
•6 Tablespoons bread crumbs
•Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 C).
Wash the bell peppers, cut them in half, and remove the seeds.
In a skillet, pour 4 tablespoons of the extra-virgin olive oil and turn heat to medium.
Saute the onion and garlic, until onion is soft and translucent. Remove the skillet from the heat. Stir in the parsley, anchovies, raisins, pine nuts, ground olives, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper. Drizzle with remaining 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
Fill the bell peppers with the mixture. Place the filled bell peppers side by side in an oiled oven pan. Bake for about 40 minutes, or until the surface is golden.
Remove pan from the oven and let the stuffed peppers cool at room temperature. Serve lukewarm.
The Dish: Vanilla Slice
The Libido Boosting Ingredient(s): Vanilla
There is nothing plain about vanilla as a flavoring. The aroma is reported to soothe and stimulate the female libido. The Aztecs and Mayans knew about the euphoric effects on the brain. It was believed that vanilla made you hot, and ready for sex.
Prep Time: 10 Mins
Cook Time: 20 Mins
Ready In: 30 Mins
1 (17.25 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup custard powder
3/4 cup cornstarch
5 1/4 cups milk
1/4 cup butter
2 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 dash vanilla extract
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Unfold puff pastry sheets, and place flat onto baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned and puffed. Set aside.
2. Combine the sugar, custard powder and cornstarch in a large saucepan. Mix in just enough milk to form a paste, then gradually mix in the rest. This will prevent lumps from forming. Add the butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until thick. You may need to use a whisk to ensure a smooth consistency. When the mixture comes to a simmer, cook stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat, and stir in the egg yolks and vanilla.
3. Line a 9 inch baking dish with aluminum foil. Place one of the baked pastry sheets in the bottom of the dish. Spread the custard filling in an even layer over the pastry, and top with the other sheet.
4. Mix the confectioners’ sugar with 1 tablespoon of milk, and a dash of vanilla to make an icing. Spread over the top of the pastry. Refrigerate until the custard layer is firm. Remove from the pan and slice.
The Dish: Watermelon and Feta Salad with Arugula and Spinach
The Libido Boosting Ingredient(s): Arugula and Watermelon
Arugula, called the rocket seed has been used as far back as the first century A.D to improve male performance. This love drug contains trace minerals and antioxidants keep everything nice and tight from the inside out. Keeping anti libido bad guys from blocking your mojo.
Watermelon has the power of Viagra in its phytonutrients, citrulline. When citrulline converts to argenine, watch out!. The effects are a cheaper, healthier method to boost nitric oxide which relaxes blood vessels.
One note: citrulline is actually found in higher concentrations in watermelon rind than in the flesh, but there’s still plenty citrulline in the delicious flesh to make eating it worthwhile.
Prep Time: 20 Mins
Ready In: 20 Mins
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons white balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 cups arugula
2 cups baby spinach leaves
1 cup thinly sliced red onion
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
2 cups bite sized watermelon chunks
1. Whisk the olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, and salt together in a small bowl; set aside.
2. Combine the arugula, spinach, onions, and tomatoes in a large salad bowl. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad mixture; toss to coat. Add the feta cheese and watermelon to serve.