In our journey towards better health, food can be a powerful ally. Ayurveda, an ancient science, has long known that certain foods can help fight inflammation, which is good for overall well-being. If you’re an active person, like a runner or athlete, anti-inflammatory foods are essential to reduce muscle, nerve, and back pain. We will share 5 Ayurvedic recipes that are anti-inflammatory and suitable for keto and ketogenic diets.
- Boil some water and let it cool a bit so it’s not extremely hot.
- Stir in turmeric and ginger.
- Add a squeeze of fresh lemon and honey if you like it sweet.
- Sip slowly and let the elixir soothe inflammation.
- 1 cup of hot water
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of ginger powder
- A squeeze of fresh lemon
- Honey (optional)
- Put berries, bananas, spinach, and almond milk in a blender.
- Blend until it’s smooth.
- Sprinkle chia seeds on top.
- Enjoy this antioxidant-rich smoothie to help with inflammation.
- 1 cup of your favorite berries
- 1/2 ripe banana
- 1 cup of spinach
- 1 cup of almond milk
- 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
TIP: You can add your favorite protein powder. We used 100% Golden Whey Blueberry Muffin!
Lemon Garlic Broccoli
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
- In a bowl, mix broccoli, minced garlic, lemon zest, and olive oil.
- Spread it on a baking sheet and season with salt and pepper.
- Roast for 20-25 minutes until it’s tender and a bit crispy.
- Squeeze fresh lemon juice before serving for extra flavor and to fight inflammation.
- 2 cups of broccoli florets
- 2 cloves of garlic (minced)
- Zest and juice of 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Salt and pepper
Avocado Quinoa Salad
- Mix quinoa, avocado, cherry tomatoes, and red onion in a bowl.
- Gently toss them together.
- Add some fresh cilantro.
- Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
- Enjoy this tasty and anti-inflammatory salad.
- 1 cup of cooked and cooled quinoa
- 1 ripe avocado (diced)
- 1 cup of cherry tomatoes (halved)
- 1/4 cup of finely chopped red onion
- Fresh cilantro leaves
- Olive oil and balsamic vinegar
Dill Baked Salmon
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Put the salmon on a baking sheet.
- Season them with salt, pepper, and dill.
- Place lemon slices on top and drizzle with olive oil.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes until the salmon is done.
- Salmon’s omega-3 fatty acids help reduce inflammation.
- 2 salmon fillets
- Chopped fresh dill
- Sliced lemon
- Salt and pepper
- Olive oil
As we wrap up our journey through anti-inflammatory recipes, remember that a diet filled with anti-inflammatory foods can help you stay healthy, especially if you’re dealing with muscle, nerve, or back pain. We hope these recipes bring you closer to a life of well-being and health.