What to Eat This Week: February 10th-14th

What to eat this week- happy meals

Good news, friends: Happy meals aren’t just for kids. A few months ago, we featured a video created by the folks over at POPSUGAR Fitness, singing the praises of mood-boosting foods like avocado, salmon, nuts, leafy greens, egg yolks and more. Now, it’s not news that these dinner-time staples are good for you. But what you might not know is that these foods are basically Mother Nature’s happy pills: They’re loaded with brain-protecting omega-3 fatty acids, along with Vitamin D, B-12 and folate, which help to regulate mood disorders and prevent depression.

Now, I don’t know about you, but Punxsutawney Phil’s recent predictions of a long, merciless winter made me want to crawl under the covers and stay there. Forever. Or at least until, like, June. And I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in this sentiment. If you’ve got some S.A.D. going on, then these delicious, healthy happy meals are just what the doctor ordered. And if you’re a winter-loving snow-bunny (I will never understand your kind, by the way) these meals are sure to rock your world, too.

Kale salad

Photo via The Roasted Root

Kale Caesar Salad with Garlicky Chickpea Croutons via The Roasted Root // Get the grocery list

Photo via Mom.me

Photo via Mom.me

Prosciutto, Egg and Avocado Pizza // Get the grocery list

blackened salmon

Photo via Against All Grain

Blackened Salmon with Mango-Avocado Salsa // Get the grocery list

Photo via Health

Photo via Health

Chicken Tacos with Pomegranate and Guacamole // Get the grocery list

Photo via Lemon and Mocha

Photo via Lemon and Mocha

Kale and Walnut Pesto Pasta with Lemon Shrimp // Get the grocery list

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