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15+ Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

Are you struggling with inflammation after eating some food? Then it’s time you considered switching up your diet to an anti-inflammatory diet.

But wait!

What is inflammation?

Inflammation is a mechanism the body uses in its healing process. Basically, through inflammation, the body is able to fight illnesses and protect the body from harm.

What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Inflammation?

Acute inflammation is healthy since it means that your body is actually fighting these illnesses. For example infections, wounds, and tissue damages would not be able to heal without an inflammatory response.

Signs and symptoms of inflammation vary depending on if the condition is acute or chronic.

For acute inflammation, there could be pain, redness, swelling and heat on the inflamed area if it was on the skin.

Chronic inflammation  presents itself in fatigue, serious pain in the body and joints too.

A common type of inflammation is inflammation of the lining of the stomach- a condition called gastritis. The condition is a lifestyle condition due to our eating and drinking habits and it’s signs and symptoms include:

  • Gnawing or burning ache in your upper abdomen.
  • Vomiting.
  • Nausea.
  • A feeling of fullness in your upper abdomen after eating.

To combat the issue, it is important to not only take anti-inflammatory drugs and supplements. You should also consider having an anti-inflammatory diet. Good enoguh, there are lots of healthy anti-inflammatory diet recipes to prepare!

How To Get Started With An Anti-Inflammatory Diet 

1.Embrace a Mediterranean Diet

A Mediterranean diet includes eating lots of fish, fresh fruits and vegetables, and healthy fats. It also entails eating moderate amounts of nuts, very little red meat and drinking red wine in moderation.

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2. Include Healthy Herbs and Spices

From the top anti-inflammatory herbs and spices list, we have turmeric. You can easily make turmeric tahini or easy DIY spices blend to add to your food or drinks.

You can also make turmeric powder or roasted garlic dressing and add it to foods.

Herbs and spices can be very vital in stopping inflammation!

8 Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

3. Forget About Junks

Junk foods are known for having a high amount of unhealthy fats and high-calorie levels.

Thus, if you have to reduce inflammation, it’s time you forgot about those delicious junk foods from fast food shops. But hey, you can always have junk food the healthy way. How?

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    4. Avoid Foods That Cause Inflammation

    To start off, reduce your intake on the amount of foods that are high in saturated and trans fats, such as red meats, dairy products and foods containing partially hydrogenated oils.

    From the LiveScience Blog;

    You have to cut back on the use of cooking oils and margarines that are high in omega-6 fatty acids, such as corn, safflower and sunflower oils. In addition, limit sugary foods and refined carbohydrates, such as white rice and bread.

    Basically, the common foods and drinks that cause inflammation include:

    • processed meats.
    • high amounts of sugar like sugary drinks.
    • excessive intake of alcohol.
    • trans fats, found in fried foods.
    • a lot of refined carbs like white bread.
    • white pasta.
    • gluten.
    • soybean oil and vegetable oil.
    • processed snack foods and other packaged foods, such as chips.

    5. Eat More Anti-Oxidant Foods

    Antioxidants work by reducing levels of free radicals.

    Recommended Read:  9 Anti-oxidant Foods For Better Health

    6. Reduce The Amount Of Food Eaten At Once

    It’s so important for the body to take its time in proper digestion and this is limited when someone eats too much food at once. I mean, indulging.

    It is thus advisable to take smaller portions of food at a time. And most importantly, it is good to detoxify your body after indulging as it helps to clean up the system.

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    7. Get Enough Sleep And Fast Too

    Fasting is not just a religious act but can be so helpful for the health of your body in general. In fact, when we sleep at night, we are fasting. That is important in ensuring proper digestion too.

    It is better to start working on an anti-inflammatory diet, exercise regularly, take lots of water and have enough sleep ASAP!

    So how do you get started with an anti-inflammatory diet?

    See these delicious anti-inflammatory diet recipes you can always start with…

    8 Anti-Inflammatory Food Recipes To Try Now!

    1. Yellow Turmeric Rice (Vegan + GF)

    8 Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    2. Spicy Golden Sauerkraut (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

    8 Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    3. Cabbage Rice With Indian Spices

    8 Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    4. Easy Ginger Coconut Detox Lentil Soup Recipe [Vegan]

    8 Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    5. Roasted Cauliflower Shawarma

    8 Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    6. Turmeric Roasted Eggplant & Chickpea Salad

    8 Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    7. Bone Broth – Easy and Delicious

    8 Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    8. Broth with Medicinal Mushrooms

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes You Should Be Drinking

    1.Spicy Golden Milk (Turmeric Tea)

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes

    2. Green Turmeric Lemonade

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes

    3. Coconut Autoimmune Paleo Smoothie

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes

    4. Anti-Inflammatory Golden Milk Smoothie

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes

    5. Ginger turmeric shots 

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes

    6. Detoxifying & Anti-inflammatory Herbed Olive Oil

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes

    7. Pomegranate Juice

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes

    8. Probiotic Rich Vegan Sour Cream

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes

    9. Healthy Pineapple Strawberry + Turmeric Smoothie

    9 Anti-Inflammatory Drink Recipes

    Chronic inflammation is terrible and can lead to tons of lifestyle diseases that you wouldn’t want! That’s why, as early as now, you should start having an anti-inflammatory diet and maintaining a good lifestyle!

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    15+ Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    15+ Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Recipes

    Anyway, have you experienced inflammation before? How did you reduce it? And also, which of the anti-inflammatory diet recipes are you willing to try out first?

    Would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below…

    Disclaimer: This is a collaborative post featuring all the food bloggers who shared their anti-inflammatory diet recipes.



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    1. Jen says

      Wow, these are great recipes for inflammatory. I’d like to try them all but I know my favorite would be the ‘Pineapple Strawberry + Turmeric Smoothie’. Grabbing these recipes I know someone would benefit these big time. Thanks for sharing.

    2. Viano Dee says

      I agree with you on the need to go on a Mediterranean diet, incorporate herbs and spices and cut off junk food. Most times, junk food is the main culprit. I haven’t tried any of these recipes but they look like they are worth the try.

    3. Jade Braham says

      This is so fascinating! I didn’t know much about this problem beforehand but your information, style of writing and pictures have convinced me I need to try these foods/drinks out. I especially love the Pomegranate juice and the Yellow Tumeric Rice. I am also going to pin it on Pinterest. Thank you so much for sharing.

      • Dalene Ekirapa says

        I really appreciate that Jade. Time to have fun with healthy, yummy recipes! I love yellow turmeric rice and I’m always cooking it whenever I have to go plain with rice.

    4. Anna says

      I was just researching this diet. Glad I came across your site, Handy info right here, thanks

    5. Gervin Khan says

      Nice post! I like a recipes that are delicious and healthy and I wanna try these recipes for my daily diet. Thanks for sharing!

    6. Natonya says

      Dalene this post is awesome sis!!???? This reminds me that, balance is key. I definitely find fasting as a great way to clear your head and gain some self-control with eating. Fasting is a chance for me to become closer with God and the opportunity to let my mind catch up with my stomach. I also want to make sure I take my time when I eat and just enjoy my food. Thanks for the healthy reminders sis!!??????

      Natonya |

    7. Samantha Carraro says

      Wow this post is so informative and helpful! I’m definitely going to try some of those recipes and the ginger and tumeric shot., they all look so yummy and healthy. Thank you so much for sharing!

    8. Ourliveswithbella says

      Very informative post! It is always good to learn about ways we can be healthier and improve our health. I never really looked too much into inflammation but you have explained it beautifully here! These are all great to keep in mind to fight inflamation.

    9. Rosey says

      I have a friend who has to watch what she eats. The wrong foods do cause inflammation and then she has a hard time functioning.


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