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.


We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

Check out these 15 recipes that include all of these great ingredients.

1. Green Pea and Avocado SpreadGreen Pea and Avocado Spread

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Julie Van den Kerchove‘s 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!


2. Onion and Bell Pepper Masala Onion and Bell Pepper Masala

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Kushi‘s Onion and Bell Pepper Masala recipe is a deliciously spicy and complex-tasting addition to any alkaline-friendly dinner table.

3. Raw Vegan Meltaway BallsRaw Vegan Meltaway Balls

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Karielyn Tillman‘s Raw Vegan Meltaway Balls can be eaten for breakfast or as a snack throughout the day.


4. Broccoli Mushroom Rotini CasseroleBroccoli Mushroom Rotini Casserole

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Vegetables like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower are alkaline-promoting foods. So try this delicious Broccoli Mushroom Rotini Casserole by Veronica Grace for the perfect dinner.

5. Kale and Golden Beet SaladKale and Golden Beet Salad

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Greens like kale, spinach, lettuce, and collard greens are great alkaline foods to incorporate, so Jessica Walker‘s Kale and Golden Beet Salad will make the perfect light lunch or side dish.

6. Spanakopita: Greek Spinach PieSpanakopita: Greek Spinach Pie

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Jennifer Strohmeyer‘s Spanakopita: Greek Spinach Pie has the feta from the traditional recipe removed, in favor of healthier ingredients.


7. High Protein Spinach and Rice Ballshigh protein spinach balls

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For another dish packed with spinach, try this High Protein Spinach and Rice Balls recipe by Philipp Ertl. They’re easy and fun to make and also great way to get your greens in, kids will love them.

8. Lime and Coconut Panna CottaLime and Coconut Panna Cotta

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Lemon and limes are acidic, right? Well, yes they are, but they become alkaline within the body. This Lime and Coconut Panna Cotta by Rithika Ramesh has a light, mild lime flavor which still manages to overpower the coconut.

9. Creamy Lemon Herb DressingCreamy Lemon Herb Dressing

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You can also use this Creamy Lemon Herb Dressing by Julie West on your spinach salad, for the ultimate alkalized dish.

10. Minced Tempeh Salad With Lemongrass, Sesame, and CashewsMinced Tempeh Salad With Lemongrass, Sesame, and Cashews

Source: Minced Tempeh Salad With Lemongrass, Sesame, and Cashews

Nuts, such as almonds, cashews, macadamia, and chestnuts are another great alkalizing food group. Catherine Dorrell‘s Minced Tempeh Salad With Lemongrass, Sesame, and Cashews will help you add them into your diet easily.

11. Energency Protein BarsEnergency Protein Bars

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These Energency Protein Bars by Taralynn McNitt 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.

12. Traditional ‘Beef’ Stew RecipeTraditional ‘Beef’ Stew Recipe

Source: Traditional ‘Beef’ Stew Recipe

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.

13. Lentil-Stuffed Potato CakesLentil-Stuffed Potato Cakes

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Maya Sozer‘s Lentil-Stuffed Potato Cakes include 2 alkaline foods; lentils and potatoes. Beside being really, really good for you, they taste really, really delicious too.

14. Savory Sweet Potato Breakfast BowlSavory Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

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Amy Height‘s 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.

15. Thai Green Vegetable CurryThai Green Vegetable Curry

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For the perfect lunch, opt for Ella Suihko‘s Thai Green Vegetable Curry bowl. For extra protein, you can add tofu or a variety of different beans.

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.

For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, plant-based, vegan and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.

Here are some great resources to get you started:

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