10 Best Anti-Inflammatory Recipes
Beet Chips with Turmeric-Yogurt Dip
Antioxident-rich beets, probiotic-packed yogurt, and turmeric (famous for its anti-inflamatory properties) makes this easy appetizer an inflamation-fighting triple-threat. A lighter, more colorful take on the usual chips and dip, these beet chips crisp up in a flash in the microwave. Keep close watch on them to make sure they don't scorch.
Blender Olive Oil Hollandaise Sauce
This recipe is like a mother sauce’s healthy sister: Using olive oil, which has been compared to Ibuprofen for its inflamation-fighting abilities, instead of butter in hollandaise slashes saturated fat by 70% but still makes a wonderfully flavorful and super versatile sauce. It pairs nicely with salmon, another powerul anti-inflammatory food.
If you're looking to reduce inflammation, try this flavorful meal that's packed with leafy greens and healthy fats. This Spinach-Salmon Salad is easy to whip up quickly for an energy-boosting weekday lunch.
Easy Roasted Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes and White Beans
A rich source of lycopene and vitamin C, tomatoes are one of the best foods you can eat to reduce inflammation. If you like, you can add in or substitute other olives or vegetables such as Brussels sprouts and onions—whatever fits your palate.
Crispy Sheet Pan Salmon with Lemony Asparagus and Carrots
This heart-healthy and anti-inflammatory sheet pan dish features both minimal prep time and simple cleanup thanks to its setup. Flavor wise, tangy Dijon mustard and fresh dill perk up fresh, tender salmon, while panko adds a nice crunch. A fresh squeeze of lemon after the dish bakes adds just the right amount of tanginess.
Create a fresh, flavorful citrus salad with our favorite slow-cooked salmon, seasoned with an aromatic blend of lemongrass, fennel, scallions, and dry white wine. Our homemade citrus vinaigrette steals the show with its crisp combination of orange juice, honey, Dijon mustard, and orange zest. All these healthy, flavorful ingredients work together to fight inflammation.
Fermented foods help balance the gut biome, which in turn helps fight infamation elsewhere in the body. Kimchi, one of our favorite fermented foods of all time, is a probiotic-packed powerhouse. Use this recipe to learn how to make this traditional Korean side like a pro.
Matcha Green Tea
Grean tea has long been lauded for its anti-inflammatory properties. Matcha, a traditional Japanese tea, is one of the most nutritious beverages you can consume. Bonus: It's pretty yummy, too.
Pineapple-Mango Breakfast Bowls
Pineapple contains bromelain, a protein-digesting enzyme that's famous for its anti-inflammatory properties. Take your taste buds to the tropics with these fruit-and-yogurt-filled pineapple boats.
Slow-Cooker Tuscan White Bean and Lentil Soup
Looking for a tasty way to up your anti-inflammatory intake? Look no further than lentils and beans. Pantry staples boost the fiber to cover more than half your daily goal.