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Anti-Inflammatory Recipes that are Yummy and Gut-Friendly

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Anti-Inflammatory Recipes that are Yummy and Gut-Friendly

Food is associated with gut health and most chronic diseases. It’s true. So go ahead and give yourself some healthy and yummy meals that will make your gut happy!

A healthy gut can result in feeling better inside and out, together with properly dealing with chronic health concerns. Did you know that chronic inflammation is usually associated with chronic illnesses, triggering pain and several other symptoms all through the body?

The good news is that we may assist the ability of our bodies to feel good. How? By consuming whole foods! Whole foods are packed with beneficial nutrients that are able to lower and even prevent inflammation.

Let me share with you a few healthy and yummy meals that will make your gut oh-so-happy!

 

Avocado Basil Spaghetti Squash

You may create this recipe as a main meal or just a side dish. Believe me, it’s just like your favorite bowl of spaghetti!

This particular recipe adds in various nutrient sources!

Main Ingredients:

  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 1 lb. of chicken breast (cooked)
  • 1 bundle of asparagus (steamed, chopped into tiny pieces)
  • 1 cup of grape tomatoes (cut in half)
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt

Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of olive oil (extra virgin olive oil is ideal)
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 cup of basil leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 clove garlic

Directions:

  1. Heat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Prepare the spaghetti squash by cutting it in half. Take out all the seeds inside. Pour a very small amount of olive oil. Add in a pinch of salt. On a baking sheet, place the squash facing down..
  3. Place into the oven for 50 to 60 minutes. Bake for a longer period of time if necessary. Make sure that the skin could be pierced easily. The insides of the squash must also be soft enough to be shredded easily.
  4. You may prepare the asparagus and chicken while waiting for the spaghetti squash to cook. Steam the asparagus and then slice. Cook the chicken breast and then cut. Cut all the grape tomatoes in half.
  5. For the meantime, prepare to make the sauce by adding the avocado and olive oil into a blender. You may also use a food processor if you want. Mix everything together, add in the salt, basil leaves, and garlic. You may also add more olive oil if necessary
  6. Take out the spaghetti squash and shred the insides. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  7. Mix in all the ingredients you prepared earlier, together with a teaspoon of salt and a tablespoon of olive oil. Mix well.
  8. Drizzle the sauce over the dish. Enjoy.
     

Pan-seared Turmeric Chicken Salad with Lemon

For years, turmeric has been a well-known spice used medically, particularly in Ayurvedic medicine. The powerful substance in turmeric that gives a significant decrease in inflammation is Curcumin.

If you want an easy way to spice up your food with an anti-inflammatory agent, mixing in turmeric to your dish is the best choice!

This recipe is even made better with the addition of lemon, another powerful anti-inflammatory fruit abounding in vitamin C.  The combination of turmeric and lemon surely aids in treating digestive disorders.

Ingredients:

Salad:

  • 1 lb. chicken breast
  • 1 medium-sized sweet potato (roasted)
  • Lemon zest (using 1 lemon)
  • Lemon juice (using 1 lemon)
  • 1 cup of fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 6 cups of fresh spinach
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of. turmeric powder

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • Lemon juice (using 1 lemon)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper (freshly cracked)

Directions:

  1. Season the chicken breasts with sea salt, lemon zest, lemon juice and turmeric powder.
  2. Place a large pan over medium heat. Add in the olive oil and the chicken to the skillet once hot.
  3. After 10 minutes, flip the chicken and then cook for additional 10 minutes. Once cooked, cut into strips.
  4. Slice the fresh strawberries.
  5. Place the spinach in a large bowl. Mix in the chicken, sweet potato, and fresh strawberries.
  6. Prepare the dressing. Add 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and freshly cracked pepper in a bowl. Squeeze in the lemon juice. Mix thoroughly.
  7. Drizzle the sauce over the salad. Serve and enjoy.

With these recipes, you can say goodbye to an unhealthy gut!

Here are some more recipe ideas:

Grilled Chicken with Pineapple Salsa



The best ingredient in this dish is the pineapple.

Pineapples contain high levels of B vitamins and minerals. It is also rich in vitamin C and contains a very nutritious enzyme known as bromelain. Bromelain has been proven effective in supporting proper digestion.

 

Grass-fed beef, veggie burgers


 
Veggie burgers have been making its scene to the health industry right now. Grass-fed beef burgers too.

Cows are designed to consume mostly grasses. Sadly, the present agricultural system turned to low-cost ways of nourishing cows such as corn, wheat, soy, and by-products. Doing so makes the cows bigger more rapidly. However, consuming foods that are not designed for them makes them unhealthy.

That’s the simple reason why grass-fed beef is the best choice rather than your favorite fast food burger.

 

Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Soup



Do you love cream-based soup? How about a delicious soup that makes use of dairy-free coconut milk? Broccoli cauliflower soup is included in most healing diets such as the Paleo Diet.

Both ingredients are members of the brassica family, which are known to be a nutritious food group. These “cruciferous veggies are loaded with carotenoids—the forerunner to building vitamin A.

But another amazing ingredient in this recipe is the bone broth, which is very soothing to the digestive system. It is filled with minerals, amino acids, collagen, and many other elements that assist in the repairmen of the gut.

 

Crispy Chicken with Balsamic Fig Sauce

In most countries, fresh figs are not available all year round. That’s why you should make the most of them whenever possible.

Figs is a great source of potassium, fiber, and essential minerals that helps in proper digestion. Whether you slice them up in salads or used in a different recipe, you will love it.

 

Broiled Salmon


 
Not a great cook? You can make a simple recipe using salmon as your main dish. Salmon provides numerous health benefits, such as high levels of omega-3 fatty acids. If you are suffering from a chronic illness, Omega-3s are perfect for you due to their anti-inflammatory effect.

Serve this dish with a delicious side dish and you’re good to go.

With these recipes, who said that eating healthy is not fun and delicious?

Disclaimer: The content is purely informative and educational in nature and should not be construed as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical or healthcare professional.

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