31 Anti-inflammatory Dinner Recipes

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I primarily eat a high anti-inflammatory diet, and sometimes I forget that the rest of the world is not doing that! I think having more anti-inflammatory foods is just generally good for your body, your skin and your well-being.

So, why not incorporate more meals like that into your diet? Thus, if you are just trying to eat healthier, choosing anti-inflammatory dinners is a great start.

That said, it’s not always easy to make the healthiest choice when you’re tired and just want something tasty. Never fear, that’s what this list is for!

recipes for Anti Inflammatory Dinners

Stick with me as we take a tour through thirty-one of my favorite anti-inflammatory dinner recipes. There’s something for everyone on this list, so make sure to stay to the end!

1. Baked Salmon with Avocado Mash

Baked Salmon with Avocado Mash

Source: allnutritious.com

First thing’s first, I want to kick off this list with one of my go-to anti-inflammatory dinners. This baked salmon is so easy to pull together, packed with protein, and low on histamines.

The avocado on top ensures this is a well-rounded dish that will keep you full well into the next morning.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 463

• Fats: 35g

• Protein: 28g

• Carbs: 12g

• Fiber: 7.5g

• Sugar: 1.6g

2. Stuffed Butternut Squash with Pork

Stuffed Butternut Squash with Pork

Source: allnutritious.com

Stuffed butternut doesn’t get enough love in my opinion. But that’s alright, because this recipe is here to fix that! Packed to the brim with lean, flavorful pork, this butternut is a must-try.

The best part about this recipe – apart from the protein content – is how easy it is to prepare. Great for the whole family!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 681

• Fats: 41g

• Protein: 26g

• Carbs: 60g

• Fiber: 11g

• Sugar: 18g

3. Air Fryer Salmon

Air Fryer Salmon

Source: allnutritious.com

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve embraced the power of the air fryer already. This super convenient appliance makes creating delicious low-histamine dishes a breeze.

Case in point, this air fryer salmon. You only need about fifteen minutes to bring it together.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 287

• Fats: 17g

• Protein: 26g

• Carbs: 7.2g

• Fiber: 0.6g

• Sugar: 4.5g

4. Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

 Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Source: allnutritious.com

Sweet potatoes are well known for a being a low-histamine alternative to standard potatoes, which are a nightshade. Nightshades unfortunately encourage inflammation, so they don’t work here.

No matter, because you won’t miss the potatoes at all! These bean stuffed sweet potatoes are protein-packed and deliciously filling.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 479

• Fats: 19g

• Protein: 16g

• Carbs: 67g

• Fiber: 20g

• Sugar: 11g

5. Salmon Meal Prep with Veggies

Salmon Meal Prep with Veggies

Source: allnutritious.com

Looking to prepare for the week ahead? My salmon meal prep recipe is the perfect thing for you. Low in histamines and high in protein, this is a simple dish you can customize to your heart’s content.

The best part? It’s easy to prepare this dish in batches, so you don’t have to make a new dinner every night.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 806

• Fats: 45g

• Protein: 54g

• Carbs: 53g

• Fiber: 13g

• Sugar: 16g

6. Celery Carrot Soup

Celery Carrot Soup

Source: allnutritious.com

When cooking for anti-inflammation, soups are a real game-changer. They help preserve the natural goodness of their ingredients, offering a lot of room to customize and tweak.

This celery and carrot soup is a light and bright choice ideal for dinners with the whole family. Enjoy with the side dish of your choice for a well-rounded meal.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 79

• Fats: 4.8g

• Protein: 1.2g

• Carbs: 8.6g

• Fiber: 2.4g

• Sugar: 3.7g

7. Chicken and Sweet Potato Meal Prep

 Chicken and Sweet Potato Meal Prep

Source: allnutritious.com

Chicken and sweet potato are an unbeatable combination, especially when you’re aiming for anti-inflammatory meals. High in protein and fiber, this is a must-try for healthy home cooks.

My favorite thing about this recipe is how easy it is to make big batches! Cook for the whole family or prepare your lunch for the week to come with ease.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 728

• Fats: 37g

• Protein: 56g

• Carbs: 43g

• Fiber: 8.6g

• Sugar: 12g

8. Sheet Pan Chicken and Cauliflower

Sheet Pan Chicken and Cauliflower

Source: allnutritious.com

If you know anything about me by now, then you know I love a good sheet pan recipe. They’re easy, ideal for busy weeknights, and don’t leave you with a mountain of dishes to do.

Best of all, they’re easy to customize! This anti-inflammatory version includes cauliflower, a low-histamine vegetable with plenty of fiber to keep you healthy and regular.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 583

• Fats: 39g

• Protein: 47g

• Carbs: 14g

• Fiber: 4.7g

• Sugar: 4.1g

9. Herb Crusted Salmon

Herb Crusted Salmon

Source: allnutritious.com

Salmon is one of the best protein choices out there for low-histamine diets. Rich in omega-3 and healthy fats, this is a protein-packed option that easily slides into a variety of dishes.

This herb-crusted salmon is very easy to make in either an oven or your air fryer, so give it a try!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 333

• Fats: 20g

• Protein: 27g

• Carbs: 11g

• Fiber: 2.7g

• Sugar: 6.2g

10. Lemon Chicken Thighs

Lemon Chicken Thighs

Source: allnutritious.com

Baked chicken thighs are so easy and versatile. I love having a few variations to call on throughout the week, transforming this affordable protein into a next-level dish.

Case in point: these lemon chicken thighs. The lemon helps to keep the chicken tender and moist, making for a delicious low-histamine meal.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 505

• Fats: 29g

• Protein: 25g

• Carbs: 39g

• Fiber: 6g

• Sugar: 7.7g

11. Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potatoes, Apples and Brussels Sprouts

Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potatoes, Apples and Brussels Sprouts

Source: allnutritious.com

Here’s another sheet pan dish for your consideration! Packed with sweet potatoes, apples, and brussels sprouts, this dish is fall on a plate. Rich with earthy notes and so, so tasty.

The best part is that all these ingredients contribute to an anti-inflammatory diet!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 471

• Fats: 16g

• Protein: 48g

• Carbs: 37g

• Fiber: 8.4g

• Sugar: 16g

12. Spinach Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese

Spinach Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese

Source: allnutritious.com

If you’ve been here for a while, then you know I can’t stand a boring salad. That’s why all my salad recipes have something unique that makes them a little extra special.

In this case, it’s a generous handful of feta and a low-histamine dressing that will make your tastebuds sing!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 315

• Fats: 27g

• Protein: 5.8g

• Carbs: 13g

• Fiber: 2.7g

• Sugar: 7.9g

13. Mediterranean Lentil Soup

Mediterranean Lentil Soup

Source: cookingorgeous.com

Next up, a Mediterranean lentil soup that should be in every home cook’s recipe book! Lentils are so high in protein, affordable, and easy to cook with.

This soup uses classic regional ingredients to create a unique, flavorful experience like no other.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 313

• Fats: 8g

• Protein: 15g

• Carbs: 46g

• Fiber: 17g

• Sugar: 4g

14. Turmeric Chicken Soup

Turmeric Chicken Soup

Source: getinspiredeveryday.com

Turmeric is well-known as being the spice to lean on if you’re aiming for an anti-inflammatory meal. It naturally combats inflammation in the body, helping to bolster your immune system all the while.

That’s why this chicken and turmeric soup is such a triumph. Just one mouthful of this, and you’ll see why it’s one of my favorites.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 254

• Fats: 6.7g

• Protein: 22.5g

• Carbs: 27g

• Fiber: 5.3g

• Sugar: 11.3g

15. Butternut Squash Quinoa Bowl

Butternut Squash Quinoa Bowl

Source: throughthefibrofog.com

Next up, a winter-style Buddha bowl designed for comfort. This is rich, warm, and oh-so-tasty. Great for families who need something to tide over a cold winter’s night.

Thanks to the root vegetables and quinoa, this is a fiber-packed bowl that also happens to be low in histamines.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 758

• Fats: 28g

• Protein: 25g

• Carbs: 115g

• Fiber: 19g

• Sugar: 13g

16. Ginger Coconut Detox Lentil Soup

Ginger Coconut Detox Lentil Soup

Source: masalaherb.com

Next up, who knew putting so many anti-inflammatory ingredients together could produce something so delicious? This ginger coconut lentil soup is proof that it can happen!

Rich in protein and refreshing from the ginger, this is a simple, warm soup you can enjoy over many days.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 480

• Fats: 11g

• Protein: 24g

• Carbs: 71g

• Fiber: 30g

• Sugar: 11g

17. Sweet Potato Curry

Sweet Potato Curry

Source: organicallyaddison.com

Next up, a deliciously rich way to enjoy one of your favorite root vegetables. Once again, sweet potatoes are a great ingredient to rely on if you want to eat a low-histamine diet.

This curry is also rich with anti-inflammatory spices like turmeric that make it an ideal choice for our purposes.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 328

• Fats: 26g

• Protein: 4g

• Carbs: 24g

• Fiber: 6g

• Sugar: 7g

18. Mediterranean Salmon

Mediterranean Salmon

Source: cuisinewithme.com

Next up, what do you get when you combine one of the healthiest diets in the world with one of the richest, healthiest fish in the world? This delicious recipe!

Mediterranean salmon does beautifully on a bed of fresh vegetables, as a main, or even just enjoyed on its own

Per Serving:

• Calories: 310

• Fats: 18g

• Protein: 31g

• Carbs: 4g

• Fiber: 1g

• Sugar: 2g

19. Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Source: cravingsomethinghealthy.com

Speaking of salmon, here’s another option that won’t increase your body’s natural inflammation. Rather than crusting the salmon in carb-heavy bread crumbs, why not try pistachios?

Not only are the pistachios a great flavor counterpoint, but they’re also rich in healthy fats that your body craves.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 409

• Fats: 26g

• Protein: 33g

• Carbs: 13g

• Fiber: 3g

• Sugar: 8g

20. Keto Baked Chicken Breast

Keto Baked Chicken Breast

Source: homemadeheather.com

Next up, a super simple keto baked chicken breast you can rely on for any night of the week. This dish is proof that easy, delicious dinners don’t have to be boring!

Simply take half an hour – only five minutes of which is prep time – to cook this chicken and you’re away!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 273

• Fats: 12g

• Protein: 37g

• Carbs: 1g

• Fiber: 0g

• Sugar: 0g

21. Air Fryer Salmon with Orange Honey Glaze

 Air Fryer Salmon with Orange Honey Glaze

Source: killingthyme.net

One of the best ways to enjoy salmon is with a delicious glaze on top. The stickiness and sweetness of a glaze helps contrast the salmon’s richness.

That’s why I love this dish! Caramelized to golden perfection, it’s a perfect showstopper.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 383

• Fats: 17g

• Protein: 44g

• Carbs: 12g

22. Creamy Tomato and Turmeric Chicken

Creamy Tomato and Turmeric Chicken

Source: slowthecookdown.com

Next up, one of my favorite ways to enjoy some chicken – the anti-inflammatory way! Turmeric helps counteract the presence of any histamines in the meal, keeping your body in balance.

This is a creamy, comforting classic that I believe everyone should try at least once.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 583

• Fats: 39g

• Protein: 27g

• Carbs: 28g

• Fiber: 5g

• Sugar: 11g

23. Roasted Pumpkin Quinoa Salad

 Roasted Pumpkin Quinoa Salad

Source: gohealthyeverafter.com

Next up, yet more proof that salads can be as addictive as even the creamiest comfort food dish. This is an indulgent roasted pumpkin and quinoa salad, ideal for anti-inflammatory diets.

Make this salad your own with whichever vegetables you have on-hand.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 202

• Fats: 8g

• Protein: 5.9g

• Carbs: 28.5g

• Fiber: 3.7g

• Sugar: 4.7g

24. Nettle Soup

nettle soup

Source: simplybeyondherbs.com

Nettles are a slightly unusual ingredient, and not one many people have worked with. That said, this is your sign to give nettles a try! This soup is rich in iron and low in histamines.

Designed to fight inflammation in the body and bolster your immune system, this is the ultimate wellness brew.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 358

• Fats: 17g

• Protein: 12g

• Carbs: 45g

• Fiber: 7g

• Sugar: 5g

25. Pumpkin Carrot Soup

 Pumpkin Carrot Soup

Source: gohealthyeverafter.com

Pumpkins and carrots are naturally rich in sweetness, vitamins, and low in histamines. Paired with the lashings of ginger in this tasty soup, this recipe is an anti-inflammatory dream dish.

The best part about this soup is that it keeps so well for leftovers. Make a big batch and store the extras!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 127.8

• Fats: 4.9g

• Protein: 3.6g

• Carbs: 20.5g

• Fiber: 3.9g

• Sugar: 6.8g

26. Canned Salmon Salad

Canned Salmon Salad

Source: summeryule.com

Buying a fresh salmon fillet isn’t always the best or most affordable option. But don’t worry, you can still enjoy this healthy fish with a bit of help from a can.

This tasty canned salmon salad makes the most of the flaky canned salmon. The sesame orange dressing is what really makes it sing!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 331

• Fats: 17.7g

• Protein: 26.6g

• Carbs: 11.2g

27. Vegetable Stew

 Vegetable Stew

Source: 100daysofrealfood.com

Next up, a vegetable stew with all the fixings. You can’t go wrong with a classic, and this vegetarian dish tastes like it leapt straight off the pages of an English pub.

Despite its comforting indulgence, this is a healthy option that can feed your family for a couple of days!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 205

• Fats: 8g

• Protein: 5g

• Carbs: 25g

• Fiber: 7g

• Sugar: 14g

28. Roasted Broccoli Salad with Creamy Almond Dressing

Roasted Broccoli Salad with Creamy Almond Dressing

Source: thehealthfulideas.com

I’m a huge fan of roasted broccoli salads. They’re refreshing yet filling, offering plenty of fiber and protein to keep your system in balance. The secret? Always include a great dressing.

In this case, the creamy almond dressing is a nutty, delicious counterpoint to the roasted broccoli.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 549

• Fats: 44.1g

• Protein: 13.1g

• Carbs: 35.9g

• Fiber: 14.4g

• Sugar: 14.9g

29. Turmeric Black Pepper Chicken Roast

Turmeric Black Pepper Chicken Roast

Source: greedygirlgourmet.com

Next up, here’s another way to incorporate turmeric into your meals! This anti-inflammatory spice tastes amazing on the skin of a roast chicken along with some black pepper.

Easy to make and even easier to impress with, this is an ideal anti-inflammatory Sunday roast dish.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 505

• Fats: 36g

• Protein: 36g

• Carbs: 8g

• Fiber: 1g

• Sugar: 4g

30. AIP Chili

AIP Chili

Source: theroastedroot.net

Next up, a chili designed specifically for anyone on autoimmune protocols (AIP). Free of inflammatory ingredients like nightshades, this is a rich and delicious dinner option.

The whole family will get a kick out of the spice-filled dish, especially if you load it to the brim with your favorite vegetables!

Per Serving:

• Calories: 335

• Fats: 15g

• Protein: 24g

• Carbs: 18g

• Fiber: 6g

• Sugar: 11g

31. Chickpea Potato Curry

Chickpea Potato Curry

Source: watchlearneat.com

Finally, let’s cap off the list with a spice-rich curry. This chickpea and potato mixture is packed with protein and carbs to ensure you’re left feeling full and satisfied.

Make it your own with a unique spice blend, incorporating plenty of extra vegetables to bulk out the recipe for leftovers.

Per Serving:

• Calories: 369

• Fats: 8g

• Protein: 13g

• Carbs: 74g

• Fiber: 16g

And that’s thirty one! With all these anti-inflammatory dinner recipes in your arsenal, you’ll be ready to take on a busy week with no stress.

Remember, the key with eating healthy is to make it a part of your lifestyle. Finding meals that you genuinely enjoy is so important when shifting your diet in a certain direction, so feel free to experiment.

I’m cheering you on as you embark on your anti-inflammatory journey. Happy cooking,

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