Now that we’ve reviewed anti-inflammatory foods, let’s take a look at some recipes that incorporate these foods. You can easily add these into rotation to keep fighting inflammation.
Easy Veggie Lentils
These make a great side dish, but you can also enjoy them over a salad.
2 C red lentils, cooked
3 C fresh spinach, packed
1/2 small sweet onion
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 Tbsp coconut oil
Add coconut oil to pan
Add minced garlic and onion
Stir until onions are translucent
Add spinach and lentils
Saute until spinach is slightly wilted
Serve over salad with chicken breast, add to quinoa for a vegetarian dish, or enjoy as a side dish.
This is a great breakfast scramble that’s easy to prepare and packs plenty of nutrients.
1/4 C leeks, sliced
1 C baby bok choy, sliced
2 green onions, chopped
1/2 small avocado
coconut oil or butter as needed
Add coconut oil or butter to pan
Saute all veggies in pan
Add eggs and let firm
Fold over to make an omelette
Slice avocado and place on top of omelette
Need some other great ways to incorporate other anti-inflammatory foods? Try these:
Buy fresh berries and wash them immediately. Store in 1/2 C servings to have throughout the week.
Roast sweet potatoes before your week begins so you can pull them out and heat up as needed.
Portion out a handful of plan mixed nuts for a snack each day.
Add onions, garlic, turmeric and other herbs and spices to flavor your foods, rather than using additional salt and condiments.
How do you incorporate anti-inflammatory foods into your diet?