August 17, 2015
Ahhhh carrots! It may be the shape that does it for some people, but carrots also contain vitamins that are important in hormone production.
Chili peppers do double-duty - they heat up the body, increase blood flow and cause the brain to release endorphins - the feel-good chemical. Many cultures throughout history have used peppers as an aphrodisiac. Garlic is just used for slight flavouring in this dish, another bonus is that it contains allicin, which increases blood flow. The result may be improved stamina and sexual energy. Why not love your garlic!
Put the carrots and peeled garlic cloves into a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil over a medium-high heat and cook covered for 10 minutes 10 Minutes, or until the carrots are fork-tender. Drain and leave to cool. Discard the garlic cloves (or use for another recipe that requires garlic - you now have poached garlic ready-to-go)!
We’ve designed a handy ‘from the heart’ kitchen confidence rating scale for you to guide you through the recipes (yep, we think of everything)!
= Everyday deliciously simple. Pretty quick, just get the food on the table pronto!
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