Proponents of a high-alkaline diet believe that this style of eating can improve digestion and help prevent cancer, osteoporosis, allergies, obesity, fatigue, and other conditions. Although the scientific jury is still out on the exacts of this, many ‘alkaline foods’ are undeniably some of the healthiest around.
Alkaline foods include: Lentils, Lima Beans, Navy Beans, Avocado, Coconut (fresh), Figs, Rutabaga, Potatoes, Turnips, Yams and a few more! So, it’s a must to include these in your diet. Check out these 15 recipes from our Food Monster App that include all of these great ingredients.
This Green Pea and Avocado Spread has the sweet, refreshing taste of green peas combined with creamy avocado. Not only is it super healthy, it’s also alkaline and super-versatile!
This Onion and Bell Pepper Masala recipe is a deliciously spicy and complex-tasting addition to any alkaline-friendly dinner table.
These Raw Vegan Meltaway Balls can be eaten for breakfast or as a snack throughout the day.
Vegetables like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower are alkaline-promoting foods. So try this delicious Broccoli Mushroom Rotini Casserole for the perfect dinner.
Greens like kale, spinach, lettuce, and collard greens are great alkaline foods to incorporate, so this Kale and Golden Beet Salad will make the perfect light lunch or side dish.
This Spanakopita: Greek Spinach Pie has the feta from the traditional recipe removed, in favor of healthier ingredients.
For another dish packed with spinach, try this High Protein Spinach and Rice Balls recipe. They’re easy and fun to make and also great way to get your greens in, kids will love them.
Lemon and limes are acidic, right? Well, yes they are, but they become alkaline within the body. This Lime and Coconut Panna Cotta has a light, mild lime flavor which still manages to overpower the coconut.
You can also use this Creamy Lemon Herb Dressing on your spinach salad, for the ultimate alkalized dish.
Nuts, such as almonds, cashews, macadamia, and chestnuts are another great alkalizing food group. This Minced Tempeh Salad With Lemongrass, Sesame, and Cashews will help you add them into your diet easily.
These Energency Protein Bars are a perfect way to get some nuts into your diet, and are easy to take with you on the go or to eat on your ride home.
Root vegetables include sweet potatoes, potatoes, yams, and carrots. These alkaline vegetables are easy to incorporate. This Traditional ‘Beef’ Stew Recipe will warm your entire soul.
These Lentil-Stuffed Potato Cakes include 2 alkaline foods; lentils and potatoes. Beside being really, really good for you, they taste really, really delicious too.
This Savory Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl recipe is a great way to add sweet potatoes in for breakfast. It’s also very, very easy to make.
For the perfect lunch, opt for a Thai Green Vegetable Curry bowl. For extra protein, you can add tofu or a variety of different beans.
Whats that’s left for you now is to get the alkaline produce you’ll need to create all these great dishes. All of these recipes come from our Food Monster App, and you can get all of these and a ton of other comforting recipes for the weeknight!
Lead image source: Thai Green Vegetable Curry