So you’ve indulged yourself over the holidays and are now feeling the effects on your body. You see, those tasty baked and fried goods you’ve been bingeing on and that red wine too can trigger inflammation in your body which can make you feel out of sorts. When there is inflammation in your body, you are putting yourself at risk from health problems like arthritis, cardiovascular problems, and the like. Fortunately, there are anti-inflammatory recipes that you can follow to bring back the natural order to your body. And what better way to start this diet than during breakfast? Here are a few recipes that you can prepare.
In this recipe, you will need a frozen banana, a tablespoon of almond butter, 1/8 to ¼ teaspoon of cayenne, half a cup of water, 2 handfuls of spinach or any leafy greens that you like, half a cup of frozen blueberries, ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of maca powder (optional), and half a cup of unsweetened almond milk. All that you have to do is combine all the ingredients in your blender then blend until you get your desired consistency. Serve afterwards.
Salad for breakfast? This is light but filling which is a great way to start your day. You will need 24 to 28 oz bag of sweet kale salad mix , 16 oz of cooked, cooled, as well as peeled beets which can be chopped or quartered, and 1 and ½ cup of fresh blueberries. For the dressing, you will need 1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil, a tablespoon of lemon juice, a clove of garlic grated, half a teaspoon of sea salt, 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, a teaspoon of turmeric, a teaspoon of fresh grated ginger, and ¼ teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper. Start by mixing or shaking the ingredients for dressing or you can blend them if you are into smooth salad dressings. Divide the salad mix in bowls then top them with blueberries, beets, as well as seeds or nuts mixture. Add the dressing and you are ready to have a fresh start for the day.
Coconut flour pancakes
If you are fond of pancakes this one is worth trying out. You will need ¼ cup of coconut flour, a pinch of salt, 2 tablespoons of organic coconut oil (cold-pressed), 1 to 2 tablespoons of honey, maple syrup, 1/8 teaspoon of baking soda, 1/3 to ¼ cup of coconut milk, 3 eggs, ½ teaspoon of pure vanilla extract, grass-fed butter which you will use for cooking. To make the pancakes, you will need to mix the eggs, honey, and coconut oil first. Add the vanilla extract and coconut milk then add the coconut flour, salt, and baking soda. Make sure that you don’t mix the batter too much. Melt some butter in your skillet then add a little batter using a measuring cup. You won’t see many bubbles at the top, so check the underside before flipping.
Sweet potato protein breakfast bowl
Prepare a pre-baked small sweet potato, a small banana (sliced), ¼ cup of blueberries, cacao nibs, hemp hearts, a serving of protein powder, ¼ cup of raspberries, chia seeds, favorite seed or nut butter. Remove the flesh of the baked potato then mash it with a fork. Stir the protein powder until it is combined well. Layer the blueberries, banana slices, and raspberries. Top it off with your desired toppings.
These are just a few anti-inflammatory breakfast meals that you can make to help cleanse your body from any inflammation. You will find that you will feel fuller and better when you add these breakfast meals to your diet.