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4 Life-Changing Crock Pot Recipes That Get Rid Of Inflammation FOR GOOD

January 12, 2020 by Debbie Wolfe
shefinds | Food

Inflammation is your body’s natural healing system that’s triggered when you are injured. However, if you are not getting enough exercise or eating the right types of food, or have too much stress, the body responds by triggering inflammation even when you are not injured. The food you eat can help keep inflammation in check. Here are 4 crock pot recipes that will help you get rid of inflammation.

Turmeric chicken and potatoes

Turmeric Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

This dish’s star is turmeric. The spice is praised for its ability to reduce inflammation. It’s also a  great source of antioxidants and a natural mood-booster. This simple recipe can be made ahead and popped in the crock pot when you are ready. 

You’ll need:

  • Plain yogurt 
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Lemon
  • Turmeric
  • Garlic salt
  • Curry powder
  • Chicken breasts
  • Bell pepper
  • Green beans
  • Potatoes
  • Cilantro 

Roasted Red pepper soup.

Roasted Red Pepper Tomato and Turmeric Soup

This flavorful soup is packed full of flavor, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties. Also featuring anti-inflammatory powerhouse turmeric, the soup also features other anti-inflammatory ingredients such as garlic, peppers, and tomatoes. The soup is perfect on those days you want an easy, light meal. 

You’ll need:

  • White onion 
  • Garlic 
  • Coconut oil
  • Turmeric
  • Dried basil
  • Dried thyme
  • Pepper
  • Roasted red peppers
  • Crushed tomatoes
  • Vegetable broth

 

Chicken soup.

Chicken Soup

Nothing says comfort like a hearty bowl of chicken soup, especially when you are feeling under the weather. This cold-fighting chicken soup recipe features fresh herbs and anti-inflammatory ingredients such as turmeric and ginger. Double the recipe and freeze the other half so you always have some in stock during the cold and flu season. 

You’ll need:

  • Avocado oil or olive oil
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Carrots
  • Celery stalks
  • Fresh grated ginger
  • Fresh grated turmeric 
  • Sodium chicken broth
  • Boneless skinless chicken breast
  • Freshly chopped rosemary
  • Freshly chopped thyme
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Israeli couscous
  • Frozen peas 

Broccoli soup.

Broccoli Turmeric Soup

This anti-inflammatory soup features super healthy broccoli along with turmeric. It’s a better-for-you broccoli cheddar soup with a bold and trendy twist. Broccoli belongs to a family of vegetables called cruciferous vegetables. These vegetables contain sulforophane, a sulfur-containing compound with anti-cancer properties. Mix that with turmeric and you have a tasty soup with healthy superpowers. 

You’ll need:

  • Leeks, chopped 
  • Carrot
  • Fresh ginger
  • Broccoli
  • Turmeric
  • Cumin
  • Kosher salt
  • Crushed red pepper
  • Garlic
  • Vegetable broth

 

Author:

Debbie Wolfe is a home and lifestyle writer based in the metro Atlanta area. She covers a variety of topics including parenting, travel, DIY and shopping.

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