July 19, 2022

Do You Eat Your Feelings? Here’s a Food Mood Guide

If you are feeling sad, stressed, exhausted, hangry, or bored, it’s comforting to eat dishes you love and crave. But Lindsey Smith shows how simple it is to make those same meals and snacks with mood-boosting ingredients that will physically nourish instead of processed foods. In Eat Your Feelings: The Food Mood Girl’s Guide to Transforming Your Emotional Eating With Recipes, Lindsey Smith, the Food Mood Girl, will look at ways to eat healthy food based on what people tend to crave the most during heightened emotional states, introducing recipes with crunchy, cheesy, creamy, sweet, and salty themes and drink […]
September 25, 2018

Can Supplements Truly Lift Your Mood?

Mood is one of those human experiences that’s difficult to quantify, tricky to change. You know when you’re in a good mood and when things are sour. But what’s at work physiologically in determining your mood? Can transitory events, like a baby shower, cause mood swings? Can you change your mood with a simple shift in outlook? Can supplements help? When it comes to shaping your mood, it might help to think of it like building a house; you start by fortifying the foundation with more bricks and mortar. For the brain—your body’s cornerstone—that means fat. The brain is composed […]
August 28, 2018

9 Superstar Mood-Lifting Ingredients

Need a pick-me-up without resorting to energy drinks or caffeine? Add these 9 ingredients to your next dish to get an all-natural mood booster.   Use in a recipe: Nutty Lentil Burgers   Use in a recipe: Berry Crisp   Use in a recipe: Beet-Raspberry Lentil Bowl   Use in a recipe: Leek, Mushroom and Zucchini Noodle Soup   Use in a recipe: Kale-Stuffed Portobellos with Millet   Use in a recipe: Warm Millet Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts   Use in a recipe: Cherry-Walnut Bites   Use in a recipe: Walnut-Crusted Salmon with Edamame Mash   Use in a recipe: Chinese 5-Spice Shrimp with Mango-Carrot Slaw […]