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This  month’s entry in my Erotic Foods blog is Asparagus which has been said to stir up lust in men and women. Aside from it’s phallic shape which make it an obvious choice for an erotic food, asparagus in high in potassium as well as fiber, vitamin B6 and vitamin as well as thiamin and folic acid. Asparagus is full of nutrients that can boost histamine product which Is needed to reach orgasm in both sexes. So, let’s get to know this spear of delight .

First, this is a food you are allowed to eat with your fingers. Let  your inner caveman/woman out. There’s something to be said for picking up that yummy spear and eating it in a teasing manner that is sure to get your man in the mood. Asparagus is available for about 8 weeks so enjoy while you can.

Asparagus  Garlic Parmesan

Olive Oil Cooking Spray (or you can use enough olive oil to coat a 9×13 pan

1 lb Asparagus with tough ends cut off. I break off.  Seems to break where it gets too tough to eat

¼ cup of Parmesan Cheese grated. You can also use Romano or Asiago

1 tsp Salt (I use sea salt) or you can let everyone salt to taste after its cooked

1 glove garlic or more. Or ¼ tsp garlic powder. Depends on your love of garlic!

Preheat Oven to 400 degrees

Spray 9×13 pan

Sprinkle asparagus with  parmesan cheese, salt and garlic

Roast until tender—approx. 12 minutes.

Basic Nutrition Facts

-Protein. Asparagus claims half its calories from protein.

-Lose Weight. Asparagus Is low calories. Just 4 calories each spear.  Eat 7 of these powerful veggies to get one serving of your daily 5 servings of vegetables.

-Asparagus is high in vit A, folic acid and dietary fibre. Each of these is thought to play a vital role in fighting cancer.

-Asparagus contains high levels of potassium and may help with high blood pressure.

-Asparagus boosts the body’s immune system as it is rich in iron and rutin

-Cholesterol Free.

-Natural diuretic. –Asparagus contains high levels of the amino acid asparagine which means it is a natural diuretic. Increased urination not only releases fluid but helps rid the body of excess salts. Great benefit for those who suffer from edema or high blood pressure.

– Asparagus is a rich source of glutathione which is a detoxifying compound that helps break down carcinogens and other harmful compounds like free radicals. Eating asparagus may help fight and protect against certain forms of cancer, such as bone, breast, colon, larynx and lung cancers.

-Asparagus is packed with antioxidants and is ranked among the top fruits and vegetables for its ability to neutralize cell-damaging free radicals which may help slow the aging process.

-asparagus is very high in vitamin E, which has long been thought of as ‘the sex vitamin’.  Vitamin E stimulates production of testosterone which is a critical sex hormone in a man’s sex life. The higher a man’s testosterone level, the higher his libido. And women, asparagus can increase your sex drive as well.

Now if all those health benefits isn’t enough, let’s get down to the number one reason to include Asparagus in your diet. It is viewed as a natural aphrodisiac. In other words, it is one horny beast of a vegetable. Here’s the science behind the claim. Lack of histamines has been linked to the inability of both men and women to reach orgasm.  It’s thought that Histamine production is triggered by folic acid which asparagus is high in.

Now this doesn’t mean you can go binge on this lovely, sexy veggie. There are some side effects, including smelly urine or as one article I read said “wiffy wee.” As with any food or change to one’s diet, do your research and check with your doctor.

Great informative links to other blogs about asparagus.
http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/5_powerful_health_benefits_of_asparagus_you_probably_didn_t_know
http://www.sheknows.com/food-and-recipes/articles/813240/10-seduc
http://www.foxnews.com/story/2007/09/13/best-foods-to-jump-start-your-sex-drive/
http://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/diet-tips/25-superfoods-better-sex/slide/3
http://www.menshealth.co.uk/food-nutrition/superfoods/four-reasons-to-eat-asparagus-323991
http://www.energiseforlife.com/wordpress/2006/09/20/how-to-kick-start-your-sex-drive-with-libido-boosting-foods/

(This article is for fun. Do your own research and draw your own conclusions)

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EROTIC FOOD OF THE MONTH: AVOCADOS

One of my favorite foods is the avocado. This fruit’s phallic shape lends itself perfectly as an erotic food. Avocado is derived from the Aztec word ahuacatl.

avocado_188851FUN FACT #1: Did you know that Aztecs once called the fruit tree the testicle tree?

FUN FACT #2: Many call the avocado an alligator pear, because of the shape, green skin, and rough texture of the Hass variety.

DID YOU KNOW: The yummy avocado is also touted as being a food good for great sex? Sex requires energy and a healthy libido and avocados can give you both! Loaded with minerals and good fats and vitamin B6, and omega-3 fatty acids, avocados can give you that much needed energy and help keep both your energy and sex drive up and ready for bedroom activities. See below for some benefits of the avocado.

If you have a favorite avocado recipe, feel free to share and tell us your favorite way to eat this delicious fruit. I love it in salads and as a topping!

Here’s a perfect summer salad featuring our erotic avocado.

Berry Avocado Salad & Honey Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

Salad Ingredients

2 ripe Avocados (Peeled & diced)
1 package spring mix salad (5 oz.) or your own combination of lettuce
1 can mandarin oranges drained well. (11 oz.)
½  cup glazed walnuts (chopped coarsely)
½ cup sliced green onions
1 ½ cup fresh berries (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries or combo)
 
Dressing
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup raspberry vinegar
1 ½ Tbsp. honey
1/2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp. salt
 
Instructions:
Mix lettuce, mandarin oranges, walnuts and green onions in a bowl.
Mix oil, vinegar, honey, mustard, and salt in a small separate bowl.
Drizzle over the salad ingredients in your bowl then toss until the lettuce is well coated.
Add avocados and raspberries to the lettuce mixture then toss lightly.
Grab plate & fork and enjoy a nice refreshing taste of summer
 

Some benefits of avocado:

Healthy heart                                      Lower cholesterol

Eye Health                                          Healthy Brain

Blood sugar levels                               Digestion

Blood Pressure                                    Anti-inflammatory properties

Protect against cancer                         Pregnancy-help prevent birth defects

Anti-aging properties                          Fight free radicals

Reduce stroke risk                              Cure bad breath

Great for your skin                              Weight loss

Arthritis                                               Help increase nutrient absorption

Source of dietary fiber                        No genetically modified avocado crops

Here’s a couple great articles you can read to learn more.

(This article is for fun. Do your own research and draw your own conclusions)

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