movie theme song, but it may have been a stretch! Anyhow, Sherri found this Yahoo health short article about foods that help you battle stress. Some of the foods are already in various heart-healthy/cholesterol-lowering/antioxidant-fighting super food categories, and now they can all add "stress-fighting" to their resumes.
So, if you find a way to combine skim milk + dark chocolate + oatmeal + walnuts + sunflower seeds + blueberries AND salmon + spinach, you're off to a stress free (or less) start! I searched for recipes on various combinations of ingredients from the first combo on epicurious (or try FoodNetwork) and found quite a few sweet suggestions. You can also be creative and substitute dried blueberries for raisins or cherries in a recipe. Try a handful of sunflower seeds in a spinach and blueberry salad...top your oatmeal with blueberries and walnuts...make a healthy trail mix...the combinations are endless...
What are some stress busting techniques you use?
For you foodies out there, what would you make with these ingredients?
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