Whether you are experiencing bloating, stomach aches, or soreness, having inflammation is a real pain.
Having high sugar, trans-fats, and oils in your diet can trick your body into thinking it’s under attack, causing the insides of your body to inflame. If inflammation happens too often, it can lead to some very severe health consequences. Luckily, inflammation can be remedied with diet, by both reducing your consumption of foods that cause inflammation, as well as eating foods rich in antioxidants.
But it’s not just enough to eat foods to fight inflammation. You have to have a tasty time doing it! Dark chocolate is wickedly good at fighting inflammation, as is apple cider vinegar, seeds, berries, leafy greens, and plenty of other lesser-known ingredients the following scrumptious recipes will keep inflammation-fighting foods on your plate and in your body. For even more recipes, check out The Food Monster app.
1. Green Tea Soba Noodles With Roasted Vegetables and Herbs
Emily von Euw’s Green Tea Soba Noodles With Roasted Vegetables and Herbs contains inflammation-reducing green tea noodles. Also full of tasty, nutritious vegetables!
2. Quinoa Bread
Source: Quinoa Bread
Lera Krasovskaya‘s Quinoa Bread is rich in whole grains, another food to fight inflammation. This bread is gluten-free, nutrient-dense, and delicious. It’s a fabulous alternative to your typical supermarket bread and even better still. This bread is ideal to toast, so enjoy it with lemony smashed avocado.
3. Chia Pudding With Blueberries
Source: Chia Pudding With Blueberries
Blueberries and chia both fight inflammation in Judy Moosmueller‘s Chia Pudding With Blueberries. When left to soak, chia seeds release absorb liquid which softens them while thickening the liquid they were soaking in. This results in a pudding consistency, with all of the benefits of chia seeds! This recipe is sweet and nourishing while also being highly customizable.
4. Wild Rice Salad With Sweet Potato, Cherries and Pecans
Cherries and whole grain rice are both great for reducing inflammation. Annie Oliverio combines them in her Wild Rice Salad With Sweet Potato, Cherries and Pecans.
5. Red Lentil and Spinach Coconut Curry Soup
6. Berry and Fennel Salad With Coconut Yogurt
7. Teriyaki Cauliflower and Kale Stir Fry
8. Roasted Red Pepper, Chickpea, and Spinach Curry
9. Green Tea Soup With Roasted Eggplant
10. Cauliflower Pâté
Source: Cauliflower Pâté
11. Cucumber Quinoa Salad With Blackberries
While quinoa is a great replacement for rice in savory dishes, it’s also a wonderful grain to incorporate into sweet dishes! in this Cucumber Quinoa Salad With Blackberries, It’s especially great with antioxidant-loaded blackberries. By Taylor Kiser.
12. Black-Eyed Peas and Kale Chili
Source: Black-Eyed Peas and Kale Chili
13. Roasted Purple Cauliflower with Kale Pesto
14. Baked Spinach and Bulgur Veggie Balls
15. Rye Blueberry Muffins
Source: Rye Blueberry Muffins
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Lead Image: Chia Pudding With Blueberries