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10 nutritious recipes you should try when you’re feeling stressed

What we eat has a huge impact on how we feel, so it's important to fuel ourselves with foods that will benefit our bodies and minds. These 10 recipes are packed with ingredients that can relieve stress - perfect for when you need a mental boost.

In times of stress, it’s easy to find yourself reaching for something that will give you short-term satisfaction – which usually only leaves you feeling more drained, sluggish and cloudy.

Next time you’re feeling stressed, anxious or run-down, resist the urge to snack on anything that is highly processed, sugary or caffeinated and try one of these recipes instead. From dark chocolate, blueberries and nuts to avocado, spinach and salmon, these recipes are filled with ingredients that have been shown to relieve stress and will give your body and mind the boost that it needs.

Toasted chocolate muesli
Breakfast
July 30, 2019

Toasted chocolate muesli

This deliciously chocolatey and crunchy muesli is a must for your breakfast bar. If you’re feeling like a treat, it’s also delicious sprinkled over vanilla ice cream… or just eaten straight from the jar!
By Emma Boyd
Scroggin
Quick and Easy
November 21, 2018

Scroggin

You’ll never go hungry with this scroggin recipe on hand! Perfect for staying fuelled on outdoor adventures, or simply to keep in the drawer at work for any snacking emergencies, this mixture will never let you down.
By Woman's Weekly Food

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