Have you ever heard of anti-inflammatory foods? Well, if you haven’t, you will be glad you clicked on this article! Basically, anti-inflammatory foods are those which reduce inflammation. These foods actually increase the beneficial bacteria in your gut and turn off any inflammatory genes that are causing you to become bloated or unable to lose weight. Some great anti-inflammatory foods are blueberries, salmon, turmeric and beets. Below are some easy meals you can incorporate into your diet this week to increase all those good bacterias in your gut. So let’s get eating!

 

1. Tumeric Oatmeal

Start your morning with a beautiful bowl of cleansing oatmeal! You’ll be glowing after polishing this off.

http://laurencariscooks.com/turmeric-oatmeal-glowing-breakfast-bowl/ Photos and Recipe By: Lauren Caris Cooks

2. Beet and Cherry Smoothie

Beets? You bet! It’s a subtle flavor that is masked by sweet sweet cherries and will infuse your bod with so many nutrients.

http://www.spinach4breakfast.com/anti-inflammatory-beet-and-cherry-smoothie/ Photos and Recipe By: Spinach 4 Breakfast

3. Buddha Bowl

Buddha bowls are always an amazing option to get tons of nutrients, but this bowl is extra special because it not only fills your body, but cleanses it.

https://awhiskandtwowands.com/anti-inflammatory-buddha-bowl/ Photos and Recipe By: A Whisk and Two Wands

4. Ginger Turmeric Lemonade

Lemonade is often packed with sugar, but not this time! Fill up a water bottle with this amazing drink on a hot day to cool down and feel amazing.

https://aseasyasapplepie.com/ginger-turmeric-lemonade/ Photos and Recipe By: As Easy As Apple Pie

5. Turmeric Chickpea Cakes

They look too good to be healthy, especially with the dip. But don’t worry, you can dig in with no regrets!

http://pureella.com/turmeric-chickpea-cakes-burgers-gluten-free-vegan/ Photos and Recipe By: Pure Ella

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6. Healing Turmeric Cauliflower Soup

Need your creamy rainy day soup fix? This soup is going to hit the spot and warm your soul.

https://www.simplyquinoa.com/healing-turmeric-cauliflower-soup/ Photos and Recipe By: Simply Quinoa

7. Turmeric Latte

No Starbucks lineup. No guilt. No problem.

http://wholeheartedlyhealthy.com/2016/04/turmeric-latte.html Photos and Recipe By: Whole Heartedly Healthy

8. Turmeric Maple Roasted Beets and Carrots

Hosting supper tonight? Help everyone eat some anti-inflammatory foods with this scrumptious side dish.

http://realsimplegood.com/turmeric-maple-roasted-beets-and-carrots/ Photos and Recipe By: Real Simple Good

9. Gut Healing Vegan Broth

Having a sick day? Or just came off a weekend of serious cheat days? Sip your problems away with this broth.

http://wallflowerkitchen.com/gut-healing-vegetable-broth-better-bone-broth/ Photos and Recipe By: Wallflower Kitchen

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10. Curried Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

Are you coming home after work starving?! Pause for a moment. Stay away from all the foods you’d usually indulge in and cook up this no regrets meal!

http://www.beautybites.org/curried-chickpea-lettuce-wraps/ Photos and Recipe By: Beauty Bites

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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