Category: Anti-Inflammatory

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon, Tomato, and Cucumber Salad

This nutritious salad is very refreshing on a hot day and great for a easy lunch or even a quick dinner.

In addition, watermelon and tomatoes have a high content of antioxidants particularly lycopene (red pigment in red fruits and vegetables) which has protective properties that can reduce risk prostate cancer and heart disease.

Ryan Angel, Red Seal Chef & Holistic NutritionistBy Ryan Angel, Red Seal Chef & Holistic Nutritionist

Cabbage Apple Beet Chickpea Salad

Cabbage, Apple & Fennel Salad with Chickpeas

A quick and easy salad that is magnesium-rich and digestive friendly. Makes for a great lunch salad or serve with main dish as a side.

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Cauliflower Parsnip Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Parsnip Soup

This soup is a great light dinner on a cool evening. It is suitable for special diets such as vegan, paleo, gluten free and people with dairy allergies. In addition, cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin K, which acts as a direct regulator of our inflammatory response. Parsnips shine as a fiber source. They're high in soluble fiber, the type that helps lower cholesterol and keep blood sugar on an even keel.

Ryan Angel, Red Seal Chef & Holistic NutritionistBy Ryan Angel, Red Seal Chef & Holistic Nutritionist

Cauliflower & Pomegranate Salad

Cauliflower & Pomegranate Salad

A recipe from our Weight Management App that is loaded with many minerals, vitamins and is a thermogenic (metabolism-boosting) powerhouse. Cauliflower is an excellent source of thermogenic vitamin C, vitamin K, folate and even contains some choline. However, it's the sulfur compound called indole-3-carbinol (i3C) that gives cauliflower its thermogenic effects. Pomegranate contains many minerals and vitamins including potassium, magnesium, folate and a good dose of thermogenic vitamin C. Eating pomegranate fruit whole rather than in juice form, is most beneficial for weight loss.

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Balancing Beet

Balancing Red Lentil & Beet Soup

This hearty soup is not only a feast for the eyes, but also a delicious way to stay on track with your weight management goals. Chock full of anti-inflammatory, blood sugar balancing and thermogenic foods, this one pot meal will leave you feeling satiated and curb those cravings to raid the pantry after dinner.

Lawren MonetaBy Lawren Moneta

Bison Bites

Basil Bison Bites

Hosting or going to a party and looking for a healthier alternative to the traditional bite-sized meatball? Here is the perfect recipe with more nutrients than lean ground beef–lean Bison meat is a healthy source of protein, with less total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol. It contains higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids which are important in fighting chronic inflammation.

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Nutty Gingerbread Chews

Nutty Gingerbread Chews

These scrumptious cookies have just the right amount of sugar and spice to make them the perfect festive holiday treat. Not only are these little gems safe for those who cannot stomach gluten, but the traditional holiday spice cinnamon has been shown to help to keep blood glucose levels in check. Make sure to keep a batch of these on had in case of unexpected holiday guests or as a reward with a cup of antioxidant rich green tea once all the gift wrapping is done.

Lawren MonetaBy Lawren Moneta

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Black Bean Quinoa Sliders and Tahini Sauce

These quinoa sliders are filled with foods that help stabilize blood sugar. This is a great use for leftover quinoa and the sliders last for several days in the refrigerator. I like to make them at the start of the week to have on hand as an addition to green salads to boost protein, healthy fat & fibre.

Nicole Gimmillaro, Certified Natural ChefBy Nicole Gimmillaro, Certified Natural Chef