Aphrodisiacs Foods For Your Valentine’s Dinner

Even if you don’t believe that aphrodisiacs exist, it’s still fun to pretend. After all, it is the day of all things romantic, so let the skeptic in you rest for the night, and let the lover come out! We’ve got 5 aphrodisiac foods for you to give a chance tonight, combined with yummy recipes you can use them in. Even if they don’t get you in the mood, at least you’ll still have a delicious meal to devour!

Avocado – Like some other fruits on the list that resemble sexual organs, avocados have long been associated with sexuality. They also provide high amounts of folic acid, vitamin B6 and potassium.

Avocado Appetizers

Avocado Salad

Bananas – This super, and very phallic, fruit contains vitamin B and potassium, which are vital in the human production of sex hormones. Bananas are also packed with chelating minerals, which may improve the male libido.

Banana Pudding

Banana Bread

Figs – Found in many myths and legends, this fruit is known as an arousing stimulant that symbolizes fertility.

Fresh Figs Baked with Honey and Cream

Fig Preserves

Honey – Not only is honey sticky and sweet, it’s also an excellent source of boron, which can stimulate estrogen production in women and testosterone production in men.

Honey Cookies

Honey Surprise

Oysters – Packed with zinc, which helps produce sperm and increases libido, oysters have a mad reputation for boosting sexual desire.

Oysters with Chardonnay

Grilled Oysters with Fennel Butter

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