Mushroom and Spinach Risotto Recipe

While looking for recipes that included some mind healthy foods, I found some really cool sites. Foodwise.com and others allow you to click the ingredients that you want in a meal and it finds a recipe for you. Here is one that widened my eyes and got my mouth watering.  Mushroom and Spinach Risotto  Ingredients For the risotto... Continue Reading →

Turkey and Cashew Stir-Fry Recipe

During this time of year, we always seem to be overflowing with turkey. Good thing turkey is a great way to boost our mood and help fight depressive symptoms. It's also a good thing that there are plenty of websites that provide turkey recipes. Here is a quick stir-fry recipe from Good Housekeeping that also... Continue Reading →

Stress Relieving Green Smoothie

There has been a lot of blogging lately about how certain seasonal and comfort foods may temporarily boost your mood. In these posts, we also explored some of the science behinds this and roughly broke down what goes on in your brain to make this happen. From this, we can discern that food undoubtedly has... Continue Reading →

Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Depression

In the pursuit for understanding the link between food and mental health, research has turned to investigating the role that inflammation plays on depression. Many of the modern diets focus on anti-inflammatory foods as a way to decrease inflammation in chronic physical illnesses. We are now finding that inflammation also has a negative affect on... Continue Reading →

Foods and Moods

Everyday we are bombarded with diet related information. Most of this information comes at us with the promise and hope for a "better looking" body according to the standards of today. There are countless diets being advertised and it is easy to become overwhelmed trying to navigate through it all. We often look to food... Continue Reading →

Keeping Chili Inside

          For many, comfort foods are not just to satiate our palates and fill our bellies, it’s a state of mind. It takes us back to a place and time or brings us a feeling of happiness, safety and well, comfort. While anyone can indulge in these foods at any time,... Continue Reading →

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