Lucky Red Beans and Rice

If you started the New Year with a bowl of Hoppin John, you’re on the right track. Those black-eyed peas – and most beans for that matter – are chock full of protein and help reduce inflammation. They’re so good for you, the Arthritis Foundation recommends eating at least 1 cup, twice a week. Recipe 1 […]

Heart-healthy Peanut Butter Pumpkin-spiced Oatmeal

Pumpkin seeds contain both omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.  Both of these fats are considered essential because our bodies can not make them, therefore we have to consume them in our diet.  Omega 3s and 6s regulate our body’s response to inflammation making them a great food for someone living with chronic inflammation. […]

Anti-Inflammatory Red Apple Broccoli Salad

The skins of red apples and purple onions contain the antioxidant anthocyanins that help reduce inflammation.  Broccoli is a great source of antioxidants too but specifically sulforaphane which has awesome anti-inflammatory properties and has been shown to keep that heart healthy.  Greek yogurt is a great source of probiotics that will put good bacteria in […]