Stir Things Up in the Bedroom With the Sex Shake Smoothie

Set the mood and boost performance with this tasty shake

Kevin and I are making a very sexy and tasty smoothie—one that helps set the mood and also contains some “performance enhancing” ingredients for the guy in your life. Now, this isn’t a recipe we invented from scratch. When we were dating, we stumbled across a recipe for a sex shake in a men’s magazine. The shake called for a lot of interesting supplements that claim to help with male circulation (aka keeping the wind in the sails) and sexual health, such as selenium, vitamin E, ginseng and ginger. But it wasn’t so tasty. So we reinvented it with smoothie ingredients that actually taste good and have added benefits. For instance, raw cashews make a great, creamy smoothie base and they also have a ton of zinc, which is known as the “sex mineral” and is said to raise testosterone and, um, sperm production.
The big question, of course, is does it work? Well, I recently had my third baby in three years, so there’s that. And at the very least, the smoothie is something fun to make, try and laugh about together, which I think is a great recipe for lighting the spark.
Sex Shake Smoothie
Large handful of raw cashews
1 cup cold, low-fat milk
Handful of cut pineapple
Handful of frozen blueberries
Handful of frozen strawberries
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
10 drops ginseng tincture
1 drop liquid selenium
Fresh strawberries for garnish
Place cashews in blender with enough milk to slightly cover the cashews. Blend. Add remaining ingredients and blend. Garnish with a fresh strawberry. Enjoy with someone special.

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