Here are ten anti-inflammatory meals and snacks that are both delicious and nutritious:
Quinoa and black bean bowl with roasted vegetables: Cook quinoa according to package instructions and mix with black beans, roasted vegetables (such as bell peppers, zucchini, and eggplant), and a squeeze of lime juice.
Wild salmon with sweet potato and sautéed spinach: Grill or bake salmon and serve with a baked sweet potato and sautéed spinach.
Turmeric latte: Mix unsweetened almond milk, a pinch of turmeric, a pinch of cinnamon, and a dash of maple syrup in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat until hot, then pour into a mug and enjoy.
Blueberry smoothie: Blend frozen wild blueberries, a banana, a handful of spinach, and a cup of unsweetened almond milk until smooth.
Cold peanut noodles: Cook gluten free soba or rice noodles according to package instructions and mix with a sauce made from peanut butter, gf soy sauce or cocnut aminos, rice vinegar, and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Serve cold or at room temperature.
Grilled eggplant roll-ups: Slice eggplant into thin rounds, brush with olive oil, and grill until tender. Roll up with a filling of your choice (such as hummus, goat cheese, and spinach) and serve.
Avocado toast with cherry tomatoes: Mash avocado onto gf bread or a sweet potato slice and top with sliced cherry tomatoes and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes.
Mixed berry and chia seed pudding: Mix chia seeds with almond milk, a drizzle of honey, and a handful of mixed berries. Let sit for at least 20 minutes to allow the chia seeds to absorb the liquid and form a pudding-like consistency.
Grilled chicken with roasted vegetables: Grill chicken breasts and serve with a side of roasted vegetables (such as bell peppers, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes).
Lentil soup: Sauté onions, carrots, and celery in a large pot. Add lentils, diced tomatoes, and vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.