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5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Foods You Can Eat Every Day And Not Gain A Pound

April 1, 2019 by Lisa Fogarty
shefinds | Food

Make the most of breakfast by incorporating anti-inflammatory breakfast foods into your diet that will heal your gut, reduce disease-causing inflammation, and keep you on track to meet your weight loss goals.

Here are five anti-inflammatory breakfast foods you can eat every day and not gain a pound.

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Breakfast is the first chance you get to feed your body nourishing, protein-rich meals that will provide enough energy to sustain you for hours. Instead of wasting this golden opportunity on refined carbs like waffles, pancakes, processed cereals, and other sweet treats, look to these five anti-inflammatory breakfast foods, which will keep your gut health and weight in check.

pineapple

A Pineapple Smoothie


This pineapple smoothie recipe is perfect for anyone who never has time to sit for a proper breakfast. In just a few seconds, you’ll whip up a vitamin-rich smoothie that contains a secret weapon called bromelain (thanks to pineapple). Bromelain is a an enzyme that fights inflammation in your body. The addition of turmeric and ginger are equally amazing at combatting inflammation.


Here’s what you’ll need:


Brewed and cooled green tea

Spinach or kale

Frozen pineapple chunks

Cucumber

Frozen mango

Banana

Ginger

Turmeric

Mint leaves

Protein powder

Chia seeds

Ice Cubes

quinoa

Chia Quinoa Porridge


A great idea if you’re tired of the same-old oatmeal, chia quinoa porridge recipe has anti-inflammatory ingredients and a wealth of protein, which stabilizes blood sugar levels. It’s also rich in fiber, which will get your digestive system up and running even when you feel like going back to bed for a few more hours.


You’ll need:


Cashew milk

Quinoa

Organic blueberries

Walnuts

Cinnamon

Raw honey

Chia seeds

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Eggs In An Avocado


You won’t even need toast with this dish. Split open an avocado and add a poached or soft-boiled egg, a dash of salt, pepper, and turmeric, and voila, you have a meal that contains omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants that fight inflammation, and enough protein to power you through to lunchtime.

omelette

Vegetable Omelette


The best thing about morning omelettes is that they provide a chance to get in a percentage of your daily intake of veggies early in the day. Include anti-inflammation leafy greens like kale and spinach, as well as a handful of antioxidant-rich tomatoes, and you’ve got yourself one healthy, delicious omelette.

overnight oats

Matcha Overnight Oats


Healthy steel-cut oats meet matcha green tea, an excellent source of antioxidants, in this rich, creamy matcha overnight oats recipe. Prepare this meal before you go to sleep and you’ll wake up to heaven.


Here’s what you’ll need:


Steel-cut oats

Chia seeds

Protein powder

Matcha powder

Yogurt

Milk

Author:

Lisa Fogarty is a lifestyle writer and reporter based in New York who covers health, wellness, relationships, sex, beauty, and parenting.

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