Posts tagged cinnamon
SUPERFOOD APHRODISIACS: Aphrodite's Ambrosia with Cranberries, Chia, Goji & Blackberries

I’ve been on the go and busy this holiday. There are articles and blog posts just bursting in my mind as I drive, usually while I'm hungry and stuck in traffic, having waited way too long to eat something. Like sugar plums dancing through my head this holiday season, I dream of beautiful raw whole foods and recipes. 

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SPICE UP THE HOLIDAYS: CINNAMON, NUTMEG & GINGER

Thanksgiving time has us all searching for recipes to cook, eat and share. Spice up your holiday with cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. These romance enhancing spices please the senses and get you in the mood. Here's some inspiration for your Thanksgiving recipes.

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Sweeter Than Honey

"L'shana tovah u'metukah," or as we now say simply, "l'shana tovah," the Hebrew wish for a sweet new year. Food shared during Rosh Hashanah is symbolic--- such as honey--- for a happy and prosperous new year. Typically honey is eaten with apples during this holiday. 

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Hazelnut Coconut Espresso Smoothie

I'm writing this recipe down for you before I forget because I think this one is a winner. It's super creamy, luscious and ridiculously too good to be healthy. It tastes like an espresso milkshake. My nine year old daughter has developed a penchant for iced coffee so I thought she would enjoy this.

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon. Hewn from the cinnamon tree, curled, a heart shape, the color of my daughter’s eyes. Grated into powder, like pigment. Color of burnt sienna, earth, umber. But it’s the scent that lights his face as he asks me to grate some into the cup. I take the cinnamon stick into my hand and the grater with the other.

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In The Mood for Quinoa Porridge and Tea

Thinking about recipes this early Monday morning made me hungry. I was washing dishes at the kitchen sink dreaming of white truffle season, Thanksgiving dinner planning, and what kind of dishes to create for The Sensual Foodie recipe book, when my belly reminded me that it was nearing late morning and I had nothing but tea to drink. Feathery gray clouds outside the window billowed into the blue sky while cool wind swooshed the falling leaves around on the pavement.

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Authentic Indian Chai Tea {RECIPE}

There are so many different recipes for an authentic Indian chai tea, as many as there are spices it seems. A truly good homemade chai requires a seductive selection of spices and loose leaf black tea.

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Eating Aphrodisiacs

Being a sensualist is being passionate about life... eating is an experience of smell, taste, texture and emotional fulfillment. It is delight, a lover's afternoon, a bowl of pleasure. 

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{RECIPE} Seductive Carrots with Cinnamon, Ginger and Pomegranate

These rainbow carrots are so lovely left rustic in their skins, not peeled or cut, just au natural and naked from the earth. Gently rinse them, toss in olive oil and sauté. It’s very simple. Sprinkle with cinnamon; then add in slices of fresh ginger root, and splash with pomegranate juice. Voila! You’ve got an ooh la la dish worth its spice in seduction.

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Cooking is Like Love

One of my favorite food quotes says, “Cooking is like love — it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” And so it was with wild abandon that I attempted a recipe I never thought I’d ever make: Moroccan Lamb Tagine.

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So Many Ways to Love Pumpkin Squash Soup

Let me tempt you with my favorite seasonal soup: Pumpkin Squash Soup. This recipe evolved from my stove top and continues to change, never the same soup each time. As a girl, soup was always a comfort, just as much as the English tea that my Nana made me when I was feeling, tired, cold, or a little blue. 

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