25+ Easy Anti-Inflammatory Recipes
These anti-inflammatory recipes contain ingredients like dark leafy greens, beets, broccoli, and more. Because inflammation can have a lot to do with it Diabetes, Weight And even Your sleeping habitsAdding anti-inflammatory recipes to your routine is a great addition to a healthy eating pattern. Recipes like this delicious Chickpea and Spinach Stew and Spinach and Artichoke Casserole with Chicken and Cauliflower Rice are delicious, veggie-packed ways to end the day — and require only 20 minutes of active time or less.
Minestra maritata (Italian wedding soup)
Forget the marble-sized meatballs you find in many versions of Italian wedding soup. In this easy recipe, they’re full-bodied, full of flavor, and packed with loads.
Roasted veggie tacos and black beans
These delicious vegetarian tacos are quick and easy to make, perfect for busy weekends. They are so delicious no one will miss the meat or dairy.
Spinach and artichoke pasta
If you want to make a meal out of a warm spinach and artichoke dip, this creamy pasta is for you. Here’s what’s almost as good as the flavor of this comfort dish: the fact that this healthy dinner only takes 20 minutes to prepare.
Delicious chickpea and spinach stew
This satisfying soup comes together in a flash. Mashed chickpeas add body to the gravy, and tomato paste adds delicious flavor without accumulating sodium. To simplify the preparation process, look for fresh chopped onions, grated carrots or soup mix in the produce section.
Pasta with mushrooms and spinach for 20 minutes
This 20-minute vegetarian pasta dish is delicious, thanks to the meaty mushrooms, while the natural sweetness from the balsamic vinegar, basil, and pistachios brighten this quick, healthy vegetarian dinner.
Coleslaw and avocado salad with blueberries and edamame
Packed with nutrient-rich produce, this California-inspired salad is a delicious and satisfying way to get your vitamins. We love the unique combination of blueberries, edamame, and goat cheese.
One bowl of lentil and vegetable soup with parmesan
This lentil and vegetable soup is packed with kale and tomatoes for a flavor-packed main dish. If you have it, the Parmesan cheese rind adds a nutty flavor and gives the broth some body.
Spinach and Artichoke Casserole with Chicken and Cauliflower Rice
This high-protein chicken casserole contains about 400 calories to help you end your day feeling satisfied — not hungry or overly full.
Chili quinoa with sweet potatoes
This spicy vegetarian quinoa with sweet potatoes has subtle spices from poblanos and green peppers. Chili powder, cumin, and garlic provide classic chili flavor.
Creamy spinach pasta
This may be one of the lightest, creamiest pasta dishes I’ve ever had! Mascarpone cheese adds unexpected richness to spinach pasta — especially in a healthy pasta recipe.
One Bowl Lemon Broccoli Pasta with Parmesan
This delicious pasta dish with a bright, fresh flavor is perfect for busy weekends. The Parmesan adds welcome saltiness and umami flavors and you get extra texture from the slight crunch of the broccoli and whole wheat noodles. Add some shredded grilled chicken, grilled shrimp, or crunchy chickpeas for a protein boost.
Egg soup with instant noodles, spinach and green onions
Whisking beaten eggs into simmering broth is a quick and easy way to add creaminess and protein to your noodle soup mixture. Add freshness with a handful of baby spinach at the end. This recipe can easily be doubled to serve two people and uses the entire package of pasta. To reduce sodium, look for pasta varieties with less than 600 mg of sodium per serving or use a smaller amount from a seasoning packet.
Chicken slices with salt and vinegar and Brussels sprouts
A strong vinegar, such as malt or sherry, gives this baked chicken recipe a crunch factor reminiscent of salt and vinegar chips. Everything is cooked in one pan, making this chicken dinner perfect for weekend getaways when you want big results for little effort (so, almost every night!).
Salmon and avocado bowl
Poke (pronounced poh-kay), the bite-sized marinated fish salad popular in Hawaii, is so popular that it is sold by the pound in supermarkets. Now it has crossed the Pacific to become the main meal of the day, served in restaurants from Los Angeles to New York. But it’s easy to make at home with this quick recipe. Sriracha and Chinese-style mustard add a touch of heat to the classic dressing of soy sauce and sesame oil. Serving it over a brown rice salad makes it a meal.
Buffalo cauliflower tacos
The avocado and ranch help lighten the flavor of the roasted cauliflower, and it’s tender and absolutely delicious in these vegetarian tacos. The toasted corn adds some sweetness and the romaine is fresh and crunchy.
Spinach, lima beans and crispy pancetta pasta
We’re opting for fresh spinach pasta here—it cooks quickly and adds a pop of color. Cooking lima beans in pancetta stock adds flavor.
Roasted root vegetables and greens over seasoned lentils
This earthy bowl of lentils is packed with Middle Eastern flavors topped with leftover roasted root vegetables from a large batch for an easy weeknight dinner. Make it vegan or add a drizzle of plain yogurt for extra richness.
Chicken and white bean stew in a slow cooker
This slow-cooked chicken recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. Serve this Tuscan-inspired dish with crusty bread, a glass of Chianti, and a salad.
Chicken Fajita Bowls
Skip the tortillas in favor of warm fajita salad, which contains a nutritious mix of chicken with roasted kale, bell peppers, and black beans. The chicken, beans, and vegetables are cooked in the same pan, so this healthy dinner is easy to prepare and easy to clean up, too.
Mediterranean diet stew in a slow cooker
With an emphasis on vegetables and legumes rich in fiber and healthy fats, this slow cooker soup is suitable for those following a Mediterranean diet. Replace chickpeas with white beans for a different flavor, or try kale or spinach instead of kale. A drizzle of olive oil to finish off the flavors of this easy vegetarian soup.
Chicken Adobo and Kale Enchiladas
Prepare your favorite toppings for these quick and healthy layered enchiladas. We love the cilantro, sour cream, guacamole, and jalapeños.
Baked eggs in tomato sauce with cabbage
You can make these three-ingredient tomato poached eggs using things you probably already have in your refrigerator and pantry. To make these baked eggs more like egg purgatory, look for a spicy tomato sauce and don’t forget some whole wheat bread for dipping.
Chicken and kale soup
This easy chicken and kale soup will keep you warm on a cold, rainy day or any day that calls for a simple, hearty soup. For convenience, you can make this soup with frozen cabbage without having to thaw it beforehand.
Black Bean and Quinoa Bowl
This black bean and quinoa bowl has many of the usual hallmarks of a taco salad, except for the stir-fried bowl. We packed them with pico de gallo, fresh cilantro, and avocado, plus an easy chickpea sauce to drizzle on top.
Mediterranean Quinoa Chickpea Bowl
Quinoa and chickpeas round out this vegetarian grain bowl with plenty of plant protein. Make a batch of these Mediterranean meals and pack them into containers with lids to store in the refrigerator for easy, healthy lunches throughout the week.
Parmesan chicken and peppers stuffed with quinoa
Chicken Parm gets a fun low-carb, gluten-free twist with these cheesy stuffed peppers with chicken and quinoa. Serve with salad for a healthy dinner that’s also easy to prepare.
Sheet pan shrimp and beets
For this easy dinner, start the beets in the oven while you prepare the shrimp and kale. For a prettier presentation, leave the shrimp tails intact. Serve this one-pan recipe with a cold glass of rosé.