Making Love in the Kitchen

Making Love in the Kitchen

What better way to say “I Love You” then with a romantic, aphrodisiac filled, Valentine’s Day dinner?

It’s all about the LOVE in your heart and the love you make in your kitchen.

The key is to keep your meal light, romantic, and filled with magical aphrodisiac ingredients. Can good food put you in the mood? It sure can, especially if those foods are amazing aphrodisiacs with powerful health benefits.

8 Amazing Aphrodisiac Foods

Apricots: A classic aphrodisiac, apricots are packed with beauty-boosting antioxidants like vitamin A, which also plays a key role in fertility.

Beets: Known to help increase blood flow, beets were used medicinally by the ancient Romans as an aphrodisiac.

Okra: Okra is rich in magnesium, which is great for relaxation. It’s also packed with iron, folate and zinc, all of which are important for healthy sex organs.

Coconut milk: Aside from being creamy and delicious, coconut milk contains arginine, an amino acid associated with increased sexual desire in women.

Nori: Sea vegetables like nori are high in vitamins B1 and B2, which are important for the production of sex hormones.

Ginger: Ginger gets your blood pumping by stimulating your circulatory system.

Figs: As the Doctrine of Signatures teaches us, foods that look like body parts tend to be good for those body parts. Ever sliced open a fig?

And of course… chocolate: Who could forget this classic food of love? Chocolate contains phenylethylamine, a chemical that is released when people fall in love, as well as tryptophan, one of the building blocks of feel-good chemical serotonin.

Source: Meghan Telpner