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Published on July 13th, 2009 | by Rachel Venokur-Clark

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Sexy Veggie Recipe #1 for Sexual Enhancement-Vegetarian Sex Health





In my article Vegetarian Sex Health- Sexy Veggie Food for Sexual Enhancement, I explained how simple it is to eat vegetarian or vegan and still get all the vitamins and minerals you need for a healthy sex life. I will be posting some “Sexy Veggie Recipes” that incorporate these sexy foods so you can get started cooking healthier, eating greener and getting your groove on tonight.

Summer Fresh Chilled Basil Quinoa Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4-6 servings as a main course

Sexy Veggie Ingredients included:

Quinoa -“Jing” and Kidney Support

Olive Oil- Omegas

Crushed Red Pepper- Blood Flow

Pine Nuts-Zinc

Onions and Garlic- Blood Purifying

Ingredients:

Salad:
1 cup Quinoa-rinsed
½  of a Red Onion-sliced
2  whole Tomatoes-chopped
1 Cucumber-peeled and chopped
½ cup fresh Basil-chopped
¼ cup Pine Nuts-quickly toasted in a dry pan until fragrant and set aside for garnish

Dressing:
4 Garlic Cloves-minced
1 ½ teaspoons Lemon Juice
3 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
½ teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
½ teaspoon Sea Salt
½ teaspoon Dijon Mustard
¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Directions:
1) Bring 2 cups of water to a boil, add Quinoa, cover and simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes or until water is fully absorbed. Set aside and let cool

2) Whisk together all dressing ingredients except Olive oil. When combined, slowly whisk in Olive Oil, a little at a time to allow oil and vinegar to mix.

3) Toss all salad ingredients with dressing and garnish with Pine Nuts.

*Keeps in refrigerator for a week of sexy leftovers.

Photo Credit: rusvaplauke at Flickr for Creative Commons

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About the Author

Rachel Venokur-Clark is a Certified Holistic Health Counselor through The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Rachel is trained in all the different dietary theories, eastern and western nutrition, modern health issues, personal growth and development, and health counseling. Rachel specializes in helping clients transition away from the standard American diet (SAD) to a more plant-based way of eating for optimum sexual health and overall vitality. Whether you are looking to clean up your diet, lose weight, control your symptoms, increase your quality of life or make a full transition, her coaching will empower you to make long lasting choices that work specifically for you. Her career has given her the opportunity to help others not only improve their health, but improve their lives and go on to live the lives they have always wanted. Rachel is currently practicing in NYC. The program can either be done in person or over the phone. Visit www.renewforanewyou.com to begin you journey towards a healthier you today.



  • http://www.looksgoodinpolkadots.wordpress.com Jamie Ervin

    Not to mention that this recipe is also gluten free which means we can give it a go as well! Yummy!

    Although… I’m not sure I should feed it to the kids. :)

  • http://uncleraysvegetarianrecipes.blogspot.com Uncle Ray

    Don’t forget yams for the guys. There is a good reason why men with harems in the middle east had [and still have] yams for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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