Foods to relieve stress, elevate mood, and boost your brain are necessary. All Eat Burn Sleep recipes will help you. Good gut health equals good mental health.
Chicken is immune and nervous system-strengthening and contains all the B vitamins so your body can produce energy and form red blood cells.
Chicken’s white meat is high in phosphorus and potassium, aiding teeth, bones, and healthy tissues. The darker meat contains double the amount of zinc and iron, which enhances our immunity.
Of course, the tryptophan in chicken is calming and good for reducing anxiety, depression, and stress and promoting sleep.
Combined with all the anti-inflammatory ingredients in this mouthwatering recipe, you will promote calm and good mental well-being.
Of course, anti-inflammatory foods eaten every day are a powerful force in assisting you with reducing stress.
- 4 chicken legs
- 150g prunes (around 15 prunes)
- 3/4 cup or 150g green olives
- 2/3 cup or 125ml apple cider vinegar
- 2/3 cup or 125ml water
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 tbsp of honey
- 1 crushed garlic clove
- 1 tsp of sea salt
- A scrunch of black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
Preheat your oven at 350 F / 175 C (fan oven).
In a baking dish, place the chicken leg and add all the other ingredients.
Give the dish a gentle shake and bake in the oven for 45 minutes.
It’s ready to serve! I love having this with some warm-cooked quinoa and a green salad.
Cooking tip: remove the chicken skin before eating but leave it on for cooking as it adds flavor!
It keeps in the fridge for up to 5 days.