What to Eat When You're Reading '50 Shades of Grey'Brooke McLay
As if sitting down with this season’s blush-inducing read isn’t hot enough, here are 7 Sexy Snacks that will pair perfectly with your next session of soaking in the tub with any naughty novel. These recipes make use of natures finest natural aphrodisiacs to give yourself a bit of natural fire to go with the deeeelicious words on each erotic page. Which, after a day of working, wiping dirty faces, and whistling about her daily duties, is exactly what every woman deserves.
Oysters 1 of 7Suck and slurp. Suck and Slurp. Turn up the heat on your next chapter of this steamy romance by enjoying a Oysters have long been associated with sex, likely because their high zinc content helps produce sperm and increase libido.
Find our recipe for Oysters a la Russe from Recreating the Last Meal on the Titanic.
Dark Chocolate 2 of 7Pure chocolate contains a host of positive compounds, including the psyochoactive feel-good chemical PEA (phenylethylamine). PEA is known as "the love chemical," actually releasing dopamine and with it, feelings of excitement and euphoria. Now, how's that for the ultimate way to relax with a good book?
Get our recipe for Dark Chocolate Mousse Cups.
Peppermint Oil 3 of 7The strong, stimulating of peppermint oil can enliven erogenous zones in women with it's exciting, cooling sensation. Sound like the perfect companion for your next reading session? To use peppermint oil, simply place a drop on the palm of your hands, rub them together, then rub them into the back of your neck to create a "halo" of peppermint scent around you.
Or drink your peppermint oil in with this simple recipe for Peppermint Sassy Water.
Champagne 4 of 7Wanna get in the mood fast for your next reading session? Mix up a Strawberry Bellini! After all, champagne is the quintessential romantic drink. And it's no wonder, one study from the University of Surrey in Guildford discovered that alcohol levels rise much faster when consuming bubbly drinks.
Get a recipe for a Fresh Strawberry Bellini from Food Network.
Damiana Tea 5 of 7Ohhhhh, Christian…mama just sipped her special tea. Damiana tea has been consumed for ages in Mexico, where women will drink a cup before bed to "get in the mood" for their men. The British Herbal Pharmacopoeia lists "sexual factors" among the many potential uses of this drink.
Learn how to prepare Damiana Tea from eHow.
Avocado 6 of 7The shape of avocado might just tip you off to it's sexual past. The Aztecs called avocado plants "testicle trees" and Spanish Catholic priests once found the fruit so obscene, they refuses to eat it. So, whattya say, girls? Shall we grab a spoon and dig into our books? Grrrr.
Get your avocado on with our recipe for Sumac Citrus Avocado Salad.
Very Vanilla Ice Cream 7 of 7The pleasure of eating ice cream can only help to increase the pleasure of reading a truly titillating book.
Get the recipe for Very Vanilla Ice Cream from Doughmesstic.