17 Ways to Chop, Whisk & Knead for Less Stress

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Stress. Ugh. To heck with it! Good riddance to the headaches; the eye twitches; and the lack of sleep, appetite, and general good feeling that come along with it.

You know what you can do with stress? Chop. Whisk. Stir. Knead. Get all those feelings out—and food on the table. Feel better. Eat something you made with your own hands. Smile at it. Do it all over again.

Here are 17 stress-relieving recipes:

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Shades of Green Chopped Salad

Shades of Green Chopped Salad by fortheloveofyum

Lacinato Kale and Mint Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

Lacinato Kale and Mint Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing by dymnyno

Crisp and Tender Roasted Root Vegetables

Crisp and Tender Roasted Root Vegetables by Merrill Stubbs

Green Curry Porridge à la Heidi Swanson

Green Curry Porridge à la Heidi Swanson by Sarah Jampel

Beef Vegetable Soup Bourguignon

Beef Vegetable Soup Bourguignon by Waverly

whisk (or stir) it real good

Blueberry Almond Breakfast Polenta

Blueberry Almond Breakfast Polenta by One Hungry Mama

Roasted Mushrooms with Sherry + Creamy Polenta

Roasted Mushrooms with Sherry + Creamy Polenta by Alexandra Stafford

Celery Risotto with Asian Pear and Shiso

Celery Risotto with Asian Pear and Shiso by gingerroot

Sean Brock’s Southern Grits

Sean Brock’s Southern Grits by Kenzi Wilbur

Yogurt Whipped Cream

Yogurt Whipped Cream by Genius Recipes

Crunchy Almond Butter Meringue with Berries and Cream

Crunchy Almond Butter Meringue with Berries and Cream by Alice Medrich

Burnt Caramel Pudding

Burnt Caramel Pudding by Midge

knead with speed

Deep Dish Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

Deep Dish Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza by Erin McDowell

Beet Casunsei

Beet Casunsei by Sara Jenkins

Beet Ravioli with Goat Cheese, Ricotta and Mint Filling

Beet Ravioli with Goat Cheese, Ricotta and Mint Filling by bethmichelle

(Nothing Better Than This) Fried Pizza Dough

(Nothing Better Than This) Fried Pizza Dough by Sarah Jampel

Cinnamon-Sugar Cardamom Rolls

Cinnamon-Sugar Cardamom Rolls by Posie Harwood

Do you have a go-to stress-less recipe? Tell us about it in the comments.

This article was written by Riddley Gemperlein-Schirm from Food52 and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.