In this chilly season, sinus issues are right around the corner as we all get the sniffles and colds. Sinus pain and congestion is a terrible feeling, so we’ve gathered up some recipes from our Food Monster App to help clear your sinuses and let you breathe easy! To learn more about why these particular recipes will help your sinuses, read about the spices that are included in them in Spices That Clear Out the Sniffles and Do the Body Good!
1. Sriracha and Garlic Pulled Jackfruit with Mint and Cilantro
You’ve got to try this Sriracha and Garlic Pulled Jackfruit with Mint and Cilantro from Nancy Montuori. This super easy and healthy dish pairs pulled jackfruit with a spicy Sriracha and garlic sauce topped with cooling herbs for a delicious flavor combination. If you have never used jackfruit before, this pulled jackfruit recipe is a good place to start!
2. Spicy Honey Mustard
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This spicy condiment will be the perfect addition to sandwiches, salads, a dip for french fries, whatever you need it to be! Spicy Honey Mustard from Jennifer Harmon is an awesome recipe to add a little kick to your daily dishes.
3. Roasted Beets and Kale Salad with Horseradish Crema and Hazelnuts
Roasted Beets and Kale Salad with Horseradish Crema and Hazelnuts from Viktoria Radichkova – sweet and earthy, with a spicy kick, and lots of toasted nuts and seeds. This fall salad packs a ton of flavor and a festive look, perfect for a special occasion.
4. Red Lentil and Mushroom Soup with Garlic and Ginger
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This Red Lentil and Mushroom Soup with Garlic and Ginger from Jenny Marie is a relaxing and cozy dish for chillier days! The ginger gives it a lovely ‘spicy’ kick, and there’s a great peppery lentil taste. Blend the whole lot up into a very comforting thick and creamy soup! It’s super easy and comes together in no time at all, which will make it your go-to sick day recipe.
5. ‘Honey’ Mustard BBQ Brussels
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These ‘Honey’ Mustard BBQ Brussels from Gabrielle St. Claire are one of our faves for countless reasons! They’re easy, affordable, packs flavor, a hint of sweet, a hint of heat, puts a modern spin on classic Brussels sprouts, perf for any season, and are non-vegan approved! If you love classic veggies with a modern spin, you have to try this recipe for vegan “Honey” Mustard BBQ Brussels.
6. Roasted Parsnip and Horseradish Dip
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Parsnips soften significantly when roasted, making them the perfect candidate for being transformed into dips. Blended together with horseradish, their subtle flavor gets a kick of spiciness. Serve this Roasted Parsnip and Horseradish Dip from Ashley Smyczek alongside crackers, chips, or fresh cut veggies!
7. Crispy Lemon Ginger Tofu with Broccoli
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This Crispy Lemon Ginger Tofu with Broccoli from Dana Sandonato is an elegant take on a stir-fry with a sauce that will blow your mind. The tofu is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside while the al dente broccoli shoots are tender and savory. Then both of these are tossed in a sticky lemon and ginger sauce that is bursting sweet floral flavors and fiery spices.
8. Mustard Grilled Potato Salad
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This unique Mustard Grilled Potato Salad from Silvia Ribas proves that with herbs and a little creative flavoring, you can make a super simple and plain dish like potato salad, into something truly extraordinary. In this particular recipe, fingerling potatoes are boiled until tender, tossed in creamy vegan mayonnaise, zesty mustard, and herbs and spices, and then grilled. It’s a flavorful side dish that can be enjoyed warm or cold.
9. Shooter’s Sandwich: Mushrooms and Kale With Homemade Horseradish-Dijon Sauce
The shooter’s sandwich is a popular British dish that got its name from the fact that is a sort of portable Wellington. Between two crispy slices of bread is traditionally steak, mushrooms, horseradish, and mustard. The sandwich is pressed overnight so that once cut into, nothing falls out. In this healthier veganized version of a Shooter’s Sandwich: Mushrooms and Kale With Homemade Horseradish-Dijon Sauce from Zsu Dever, mushrooms and kale are the base of the sandwich that is then topped it with crunchy cucumber slices and slathered it with horseradish-Dijon sauce.
10. Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Creamy Garlic Thyme Dip
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Relatively simple if you have a high speed blender, plus it comes together in under 30 minutes! These Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Creamy Garlic Thyme Dip from Caroline Ginolfi cook quickly and the dip is thick, creamy and mmmm so garlicky!
Need more ideas for sinus-clearing recipes? Check out our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has over 8,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes for you to explore, and subscribers also gain access to ten new recipes per day! Let us know if you give it a try!
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