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Foods Not to Order on a Romantic Date

Valentine’s Day 2013 has just recently been celebrated but I still can’t get over with looking for food recipes that could make a Valentine’s Day at home even more romantic than celebrating it in a high-class restaurants or the like. But instead of having recipes with me, I ended up giggling while having stumbled upon Foods Not to Order on a Romantic First Date from Reader’s Digest.

1. Spaghetti and Meatballs. Though I don’t eat pasta, I just can’t imagine myself eating spaghetti on a romantic date with my best dress on and accidentally spill some spaghetti sauce in my gorgeous dress. Smiley

Spaghetti and MeatballsSpaghetti and Meatballs (image from tumblr.com)

2. Bigger burgers than your mouth. Think of it, you are on a date and you eat like you haven’t eaten for how many days just to accommodate the bigger burger in your mouth? Smiley

Big BurgersBigger Burgers than your mouth (image from michaelwitzel.com)

 3. Spicy Foods. I love spicy foods. I guess, this is just alright but not the spiciest food to serve; maybe just the mild spicy foods for me.

Spicy FoodSpicy Foods (image from blogger.com)

4. Soup. Do you want to hear your date slurping your soup with a sweet sound? Smiley

Soup Soup (image from blogger.com)

5. Fast food foods. Reader’s Digest name this food as ‘Dollar Food’ and advised if one prefer to have a date with you in a fast food chains, then order up a bigger size menu. But for me, I don’t prefer fast food foods a good idea for a romantic date especially on Valentine’s Day. I still prefer a date at home or in a more conducive  romantic places or restaurants.

Fast Food FoodsFast food foods (image from efoodsdirect.com)

6. Beans. If you didn’t know it yet, beans are good source of polysaccharides that can cause flatulence. If you want your romantic date ending up blowing horns from down there, then order up beans, radish, potatoes, onion, garlic and lentils.

BeansBeans (image from cloudfront.net)

7. Platter of Lobster and Crab. Have you tried eating these mouthwatering dish with a spoon and fork? If yes, then try this out on your next romantic date. Smiley

Platter of Lobster and CrabPlatter of Lobster and Crab (image from grubstreet.com)

8. Spinach. This foodie is just one of my favorites to eat AT HOME. Of course, in a romantic date, I don’t think so, but if it’s just at home, no worries for me; else I will end up looking for dental floss or toothpicks.

SpinachSpinach (image from simplyrecipes.com)

9. Herb Garlic Bread. I love garlic bread! And I don’t care if this is being served on a romantic date. Do you?

Herb Garlic BreadHerb Garlic Bread (image from lifesambrosia.com)

10. Wings and Ribs. Ah oh! I seldom eat pork but I love chicken wing-recipes. But in a romantic date, I might as well have extra napkins with me!

Wings and RibsWings and Ribs (image from blogger.com)

Have you experienced even one of these foodies being served on your Valentine’s Day date this year? How has it been? Were you’ve been serenaded with a romantic songs by a flock of guys while playing their Martin guitars? Oh well, if you want to be more adventurous on your next date, then you can try these foods I’ve mentioned above.

Alugbati

One of the most common leafy vegetables in the Philippines is Alugbati.

Alugbati

Alugbati is also called Malabar Night Shade in English and Basella rubra Linn., its scientific name. It is considered one of the most common leafy vegetables because it can grow in any areas; be it settled or cultivated or even in hedges. In the country, it is a good substitute to spinach.

Alugbati is a succulent leafy vegetable. It is a herbaceous vine when it grows with a twining stem that usually reaches several meters in length. Varieties of Alugbati is identified according to the stem color which usually are either green or purple. Its leaves are fleshy and heart-shaped with a pointed tip.