4 Scientifically Proven Recipes That Will Make You Happy
Chock-full of happiness-inducing ingredients, these dishes could be just the thing to help you shake out of a funk.
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A Sauce to Make You Smile
Kimchi, sauerkraut, kefir and yogurt are some of the most trendy foods right now. An added bonus: The probiotics in these fermented foods could have a positive effect on physical issues such as indigestion
—and may benefit your emotional outlook, as well. A small Dutch study
found that people who took a probiotic supplement for four weeks showed a significantly reduced "reactivity to sad mood" and fewer aggressive thoughts. This dipping sauce is a delicious way to incorporate two of these happy foods—yogurt and kimchi—into your diet. It’s great with the shrimp dumplings in this recipe.
Get the recipe: Lemony Shrimp Dumplings with Kimchi-Yogurt Dipping Sauce