Aphrodisiac Recipes for Romantic Dinner Menu: Best Crab Cake Recipe Ever!

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Best Aphrodisiac Recipes for Romantic Dinner Menu! Sizzle In Your Kitchen!

Valentine’s Dinner recipes romantic and simple and too good to be true!  You’ve heard that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and have you ever wondered what the best aphrodisiac recipes to put your sweetheart in the mood? I turned to my cookbook, Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle At Any Age in the Food For the Mood Chapter to help plan the perfect romantic dinner menu for you with some simple aphrodisiac recipes! My Wasabi Crab Cakes are the best crab cake recipe ever and perfect for your Valentine dinner recipes. This is one blog post I am super excited to share with you and check out the fun quotes that are sprinkled throughout this spicy woman’s cookbook!.

Did you know that oysters are high in zinc content, a mineral that aids in the production of testosterone, leading to the rumor that Casanova consumed over 50 oysters in a day to boost his libido?

Include Spicy Foods in Your Romantic Dinner Menu for Aphrodisiac Foods

If you want to spice things up in your kitchen, don’t forget to add the heat.  “Hot food” generates a physiological response as when you get excited! Think about cooking with hot peppers and use wasabi in recipes. These Wasabi Crab Cakes top my aphrodisiac recipes for the perfect romantic dinner menu.  Impressive and simple to make ahead of time makes this aphrodisiac food recipe ideal for your Valentine’s dinner menu.



Best Crab Cake Recipe With Wasabi For the Heat and Ginger Sauce

Don’t save this best crab cake recipe for only your Valentine’s Day dinner menu, because once you make it, I know it will become your favorite crab cake recipe.  You can also make miniature crab cakes to serve as an appetizer and I have even passed them around for a Valentine’s Day Dinner party menu item.  Just don’t forget the Ginger Sauce as it perfectly complements this easy crab cake recipe and also increases circulation in the body.

Wasabi Crab Cakes with Ginger Sauce Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle At Any Age

Wasabi, a spicy ‘SinSation’, and soy sauce turn crab cakes into an Asian paradise and the Ginger Sauce knocks it out of the park. Make ahead, refrigerate and cook when ready to serve.

Makes 8 servings

1/2 cup chopped green onion
3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1 egg
1 1/2 tablespoons wasabi paste (according to taste)
2 teaspoons seasoned rice vinegar
2 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs, divided
1 pound white or lump crabmeat, picked through for shells
Ginger Sauce (see below)

1. In bowl, combine green onion, mayonnaise, egg, wasabi, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and lemon juice. Fold in 1/2 cup panko crumbs and crabmeat.
2. Form crab mixture into 8 patties, pat remaining 1 cup panko crumbs onto both sides of patties. For best results, refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours before cooking.
3. Heat nonstick skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray over medium heat and cook crab cakes 3–5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with Ginger Sauce (see recipe).

Ginger Sauce

Fresh ginger is a must for this remarkable sauce. The ginger scent stimulates circulation.

Makes 1/2 cup

3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
3 tablespoons nonfat yogurt or sour cream
2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon seasoned rice vinegar

1. In small bowl, combine all ingredients.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 153 Calories from fat 26% Fat 4g Saturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 73mg Sodium 470mg Carbohydrate 13g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 1g Protein 15g Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 lean meat




Too Hot in the Kitchen “Food For The Mood” Chapter With Aphrodisiac Recipes
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Are you looking for a romantic dinner menu or ever wondered what were aphrodisiac recipes?  Well, Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook has it all.  You;ll find fun reading material plus delicious healthy easy recipes.  The Food For The Mood chapter is perfect for your Valentine dinner recipes or actually year round cooking.

I even have a chapter, Table for Two, in this cookbook because you requested recipes for two people! Fun, practical and better for you recipes make this cookbook the best. Actually, everyone who has this cookbook tells me it is their favorite.  Put on your Valentine gift list this year for your mom, sister, girlfriend or you! Get autographed copy 25% OFF on my website with discount code VAL25                                                                                                                                    ‘

A good marriage is like good wine, it gets better with age’

Don’t Forget About Figs For Your Aphrodisiac Recipes!

Trader Joe's Black Mission FigsTrader Joe’s Black Mission Figs

Did you know figs are considered a symbol of fertility and revered as an aphrodisiac?  You are in luck as I have a few fabulous fig aphrodisiac recipes from Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook you can include on your romantic dinner menu for this year’s Valentine Dinner recipes.  Start with a slice of Fig, Caramelized Onion, Prosciutto and Goat Cheeses Pizza.  Cut in small pieces for an appetizer. I love the mission figs which you can find packaged. You can use fresh or dried figs in any of the recipes.

My Fresh Fig Bundt Cake continues to be one of the most popular recipes on my healthy food blog.  Moist and delicious I understand why!

 

More Valentine Dinner Recipes -Let’s Go From Heat to Sweet with Chocolate

Save room for dessert! How can I talk about a romantic dinner menu without including dessert and especially a chocolate Valentine’s Day Dessert! Let’s go with a few chocolate recipes because chocolate contains obromine and caffeine, which are mood elevators! No need to buy candy when you can quickly whip up my Chocolate Decadence recipe from KITCHEN 101. If you’re sweet tooth screams chocolate cake, then here’s my favorite simple but so rich and moist, Coco Chocolate Cola Cake Recipe – Best Texas Sheet Cake Recipe OMG Good!  also from Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook that will instantly wow you!




Chocolate Decadence Makes Great Valentine Party Favors For Guests To Take Home
Chocolate Decadence for Valentine Dinner recipes dessertChocolate Decadence

A chocolate miracle in minutes and this is too good for words. Don’t fret if the pieces fall apart a little because then it looks like chocolate bark pieces. Doesn’t get better than Chocolate Decadence candy recipe from KITCHEN 101

You will absolutely love the simplicity of this Heavenly Hash style recipe and I think it makes the perfect Valentine’s homemade candy recipe. I even wrapped the candy in saran wrap and tied with a pink ribbon to use for my Valentine Dinner Party favors to take home!  Talk about a success!

 

 

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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