I’ve researched the relationship between food and mood for 5 years now and here’s the summary of my findings: Eating great makes you feel great and eating outside the home usually packs us with unwanted fats, sugar and salt, which can bring us down. Home cooking is the way to go if you want to REALLY know what you’re putting in your body. I know you’re busy, me too. I make a bit of time to get in the kitchen, not in an apron wearing, humming, slowly stirring way like I used to- now I go so fast it could almost count as a cardio workout. Instead of preparing one meal at a time, I get several dishes prepped and only have to clean the kitchen once. This allows me to save money, eat healthier than I would at a restaurant and spend less time in the kitchen.
Here’s what I did in 1 hour:
If you’d like to read more about food and mood, check out The End of Overeating by David Kessler.