THE RIGHT RECIPE CAN MAKE OR BREAK AN IMPORTANT EVENT. OUR EXPERTS DISH UP ADVICE FOR PREPARING FOOD THAT WILL WOW AT CRITICAL MOMENTS.
BY MAUREEN CALLAHAN, R.D.
Breakfast the First Morning After
PERFECT MEAL TO MAKE:
Cinnamon-Vanilla French Toast with Bacon
This French toast fills the air with vanilla and cinnamon, two scents that can help trigger arousal (round two after breakfast?). Throw some bacon in the oven (splurge on a premium variety such as Dakin Farm, Niman Ranch, Benton's Hickory Smoked Country Bacon, or Nueske's) to add protein for stamina, as well as a salty counterpoint to the sweet. He'll be in hog heaven.
4 slices premium center-cut or thick-cut bacon
2/3 cup 1% milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp nutmeg
4 slices hearty whole-grain bread Cooking spray Berries or apple slices (optional)
2 Tbsp real maple syrup
1/ Preheat oven to 375°F. Place bacon on a baking sheet lined with parchmentRead More »from 5 Meals Every Woman Should Know How to Cook