The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple
Delicious Recipes to Reduce Inflammation for Lifelong Health
by Molly Thompson
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Pub Date 27 Jul 2021 | Archive Date 2 Aug 2021
Quarto Publishing Group – Fair Winds, Fair Winds Press
You’ve probably heard the term “inflammation” before, but you may not understand how it affects the way you feel every day. By reducing inflammation, your body can function at its full potential and reduce the symptoms of inflammation-caused issues like digestive problems, hormone imbalances, autoimmune diseases, and mood disorders.
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple makes following an anti-inflammatory diet easy and delicious by introducing the staples of the diet and explaining its benefits. With recipes featuring inflammation-fighting leafy greens, fermented foods, and healthy fats high in Omega-3, you will discover key ingredients that decrease chronic inflammation in your body and improve how you feel every day.
Creator of the popular blog What Molly Made, Molly Thompson, brings relief to your plate with delicious recipes like: Sweet Potato Waffle Breakfast SandwichMediterranean Quinoa Bowls with Roasted Red Pepper SauceSausage and Sage Pumpkin Pasta BakeTurkey-Sage Swedish Meatballs with Creamy Spinach GravyRoasted Carrot and Lentil Salad with Tahini DressingVery Berry Ginger SmoothieAnd, Maple Stewed Peaches with Coconut Whipped Cream Boost your lifelong health and diminish everyday symptoms with The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple.
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4 stars An interesting read.. I'm coming to this as I finish the menopause. I also have PCO but I wonder if my symptoms would have ben less if' in my twenties I'd have had access to such interesting recipes. The pdf reader is always a bit of challenge but I'm going to look out for this in hard copy I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
This book gave a good, but short, overview of chronic inflammation, its causes, and what people can do about it. As someone who is trying to take control of inflammation, I appreciated that this book took the time to cover this so that I was fully informed before starting out on any kind of anti-inflammation diet. I also liked that this section was short, which left lots of room for yummy recipes! Most books are 2/3 information, 1/3 recipes. I need ideas to know what to eat, not the complete science behind everything! So this was the kind of book that very much appealed to me. The recipes were broken down into categories, which is helpful when trying to find a recipe for a specific meal. The majority of the recipes looked like they would be great. They had ingredient lists that I would probably have on hand, so this book made the diet seem accessible to someone like me. The pictures were great, and showcased the food beautifully. I would highly recommend this book to people who are trying to improve their health and decrease inflammation. **I received an advanced copy of this ebook to read and review. Thank you NetGalley, the author and publisher for allowing me this opportunity **
Thank you NetGalley, publisher and author for this ARC! My husband and I have been trying new ways to reduce inflammation and was interested in reading this cookbook! So many great recipes. Can’t wait to try Banana Oatmeal Pancakes, Double Chocolate Banana Blender Muffins, No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars…and the list goes on! Easy recipes with healthy foods! Overall great cookbook!
Overall, the recipes in this cookbook look yummy and are healthier than most people consume. There are pictures for around half of the recipes, perhaps just slightly less. There are no nutritional facts and most of the recipes seem to replace sugar with honey. The thing about inflammation is that it is fairly subjective and condition dependent from person to person. Some people may not be affected, however, honey, for example, stimulates inflammatory cytokine production, so most people are, to some degree at least. For an anti-inflammatory diet, it would have been really nice to see sugar free. I was excited to see a vegan section, however, most of it appeared to be quite heavy in carbs, which doesn't work for me since I'm also insulin resistant. There are multiple paleo dessert options that looked very yummy and seemed to be pretty low in added sugars. I would probably rate this a 3.5 due to the lack of pictures for all recipes, nutritional facts, and some recipes falling short on the anti-inflammatory part, but rounding up to 4 starts since the pictures included look delicious and the recipes are still much healthier than most people eat!
I did not read The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple by Molly Thompson as an educator. The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple by Molly Thompson is short and to the point, filled with delicious and easy to follow recipes. The beginning matter on inflammation was short, to the point and helpful. The recipes were filled with easy to access ingredients and easy to follow directions. I would have loved to see more photography. This cookbook will be one that I will purchase and recommend to friends.
As someone who needs to have an anti-inflammatory diet, this cookbook is the best! The recipes were so simple and easy. The illustrations were beautiful and I would highly recommend.
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This book was full of really helpful information. It also had some delicious recipes.
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple explains what an anti-inflammatory diet is and why it can be helpful for digestive issues, diseases, and mood problems. As I've been having blood work done quarterly after a routine check showed some "weird" numbers and I've been struggling with acid reflux and mood issues, I hopped on the chance to receive this book early. I hadn't heard of Molly or her blog but have since started following it. I have noticed increased issues when I have some of the foods she lists as contributing to inflamation, but I liked her approach to this way of eating. She acknowledges that food is not good or bad and if you really want to have something, do it but be mindful of what foods make you feel best. The Caramelized Banana Oatmeal, Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sausage and Cream Sauce, Veggie-Filled Coconut Noodle Soup with a Soft-Boiled Egg, Cucumber-Mint Celery Refresher, and Dark Chocolate-Cashew Butter Cups are high on my list of recipes to try. I know a lot of people have mentioned some of the ingredients being hard to find but I have not had that issue (I also recently gave up gluten for about 6 months so had already done a lot of research on weird ingredients). I requested and received a temporary digital Advance Reader Copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Coming this month…19 July 2021 The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple – Delicious Recipes to Reduce Inflammation for Lifelong Health By Molly Thompson For fans and followers of the highly popular healthy-eating websites, “What Molly Made” (that she began at age 13), founder Molly Thompson is publishing a tasty collection of her favorite recipes in “The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple – Delicious Recipes to Reduce Inflammation for Lifelong Health” coming out in July 2021 by Quarto Publishing Group – Fair Winds. In the introduction to the book, Thompson explained that her eating habits, and subsequent recipe creations, took a dramatic change towards more healthy eating after she was diagnosed with a painful autoimmune disorder caused by chronic inflammation. With guidance and support by a nutritionist nurse, Molly learned that much of what individuals typically eat results in inflammation in their bodies—often creating disease and pain. Two of the worse inflammation triggers, she explained in her book, are dairy products and alcohol. Molly offers a wide variety of substitutions for dairy in her recipes.. Alcohol is a matter of willpower. Creating extra appeal for her healthy creations are the color photographs of the completed recipes that are beautifully presented. The cookbook covers everything from smoothies, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and desserts. Molly’s prep and cooking tips are also offered throughout the book, and many are rather ingenious. I never knew that rice could be prepared in the oven starting with hot water.. She gives the instructions, and that's going to be the first “Molły-ism” that I try. Looking at pictures of gorgeously prepared food while reading their accompanying recipes is always a hunger-inducing task. Be assured that this isn't a starvation diet of celery and carrots. Molly has transformed all-time favorite foods. They're now prepared with lots of fresh vegetables and fruit rather than processed ingredients. Protein is plentiful. Many of the recipes include either chicken, shrimp, beef or pork. As a Southerner, I’ve always been a grits girl. Molly has me covered with Chipotle Shrimp and Grits. Yummy! She also features a wide spectrum of recipe varieties. Some of my other favorites in her book are: Pad Thai Spicy Rice Noodles; Chicken Tortilla Soup; Southwest Stuffed Peppers; Everything Bagel Chicken Salad; Dark Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups; Maple-Stewed Peaches with Coconut Whipped Cream; and the ultimate breakfast—indulgent, yet healthy—New Orleans Bananas Foster-inspired Caramelized Banana Oatmeal. Be looking to see "What Molly Made” in Author Molly Thompson’s new cookbook and guide to healthy eating to reduce inflammation for lifelong health, out soon. The Book Maven’s Journal—Reviews for Word Connoisseurs REVIEWER: J.Hunt STAR RATING ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ My Sincere Appreciation to NetGalley, Author Molly Thompson, and Quarto Publishing Group – Fair Winds for Providing an Advance Reader's Copy (ARC) for Review. You can find more than 300+ additional Book Reviews that I've posted on Goodreads under my pen name, TheBookMavenJoy.
I am looking to incorporate the anti-inflammatory lifestyle into my everyday life. So I've been reading and researching a lot lately. This book helped explained the diet or lifestyle. A great resource.
Super yummy and easy to cook recipes fill this book. The layout is pretty to look at and the instructions are easy to follow. Nice selection of different meals.
As someone who benefits from being on an anti-inflammatory diet - I have Hashimoto's - I couldn't wait to dive right in to this book! Aesthetically, the photos are beautiful. The layout and format of the book is easy to follow, and you can easily find the recipes that you want to try. I enjoyed how there are recipes for various methods of cooking - slow cooker, pressure cooker, etc. I appreciated the quick run down of the benefits of an anti-inflammatory diet, and the helpful list of kitchen tools, and cooking essentials. The book is broken down into meal categories (Breakfast, Snacks, etc.) and also by types of food (Beef, etc.) I highly recommend for easy to follow recipes, and yummy food! Enjoy!
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Very nice cover and great idea… a cookbook to help reduce inflammation! I enjoyed looking at the wonderful pictures and bookmarked a few recipes to try. What did I like? The book is very basic and simple like the title would have you believe. It has information on what to eat to reduce inflammation and what triggers it. The pictures are gorgeous and the recipes every day food. An ingredient here and there may need to be added to your staple list. Would I recommend or buy? If your looking for a way to reduce inflammation then this book may help. Never trust any diet without asking a doctor first. I’d recommend to anyone looking for some simple anti-inflammatory recipes or guidance. I received a complimentary copy to read and voluntarily left a review!
An interesting anti-inflammatory cookbook which appealed to me particularly as I have an auto-immune disease (Rheumatoid Arthritis). A general introduction about foods that can exacerbate conditions plus simple to follow recipes with colourful photographs to accompany most of them. Being a UK based reader I was pleased to see that the recipes included the quantities in grams as well as cups. Quite a few interesting and tempting recipes although I was a little concerned to see quite so much coconut oil being used as I know this is slightly controversial in it's usage, plus many sweet elements. RA is often triggered by Deadly Nightshade plants (potatoes, tomatoes and peppers/capsicum, etc) so seeing these items included grated a little, but it was good to see some recipes which didn't include these and these I shall try..
This book is educational and a great book for those who are health conscious or looking to improve their health. The food looks delicious in the colour pictures and all the recipes seem easy to follow.
The first time I heard of anyone doing an anti-inflammatory diet was Michael Symon years ago on The Chew, but I thought it was basically just putting turmeric in everything (don’t judge). However, I have heard such good things about it but didn’t know how to start (besides buying turmeric). This book is so much more than that. I learned so much during the intro about foods that help reduce inflammation and those that cause it. I also didn’t realize how close Paleo is! There are a TON of recipes for all the meals of the day and guess what… no turmeric!! Anti-inflammatory bulletproof coffee?? Yes please!! The stuffed sweet potato and stuffed acorn squash are SO GOOD! I recommend this book as a start for cleaner eating. I voluntarily reviewed this after receiving a free copy.
This recipe book explains the reasons for following an anti-inflammatory diet in a simple, straight forward format. The author's diagnosis of PCOS led her to follow the diet and her personal experience lends authority to the book. Many of the recipes use a slow cooker or are 1 pan bakes so they are less time consuming to prepare. The only negative is that the book is better suited to an American audience as some of the ingredients such as grits are not readily available in the UK. Overall a good introduction to an anti-inflammatory diet with a good variety of recipes.
This is a beautifully presented book. After a brief introduction to inflammation there are plenty of delicious looking recipes. I’m certainly tempted to try some though I’d have to search for some of the ingredients in the supermarket. I would recommend this book and am grateful to Netgalley, publisher and author for the digital copy provided in exchange for my review.
This is a useful, appealing cookbook. The recipes sound tasty, accessible, and nourishing. I appreciated the equipment and ingredient guide at the beginning. I was also very happy to see quantities in grams as well as standard volume measurements—that always feels more precise. The photographs were vibrant and tempting. The book ventured a bit into health information/medical advice and I would have liked to see some research citations to back up the assertions. Nothing sounded outlandish or improbable, but it would have been nice to present the recommendations as evidence-based. Many thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for the opportunity to read and review!
I was so interested in Reading this book as I’d previously read a lot on the benefits of anti inflammatory foods and herbs/spices to use. I suffer with autoimmune conditions and read a lot how these can be reversed with the correct foods and to avoid the nightshade vegetables. I would of preferred if this could be downloaded to kindle but I think I’ll order a copy anyway when it’s released as I’m sure I’ll come back to it time and time again. Well worth a read! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
This fab recipe book gives a great explanation behind the anti inflammatory diet. It is full of wonderful, delicious recipes. Most of which are supported with a photo and the recipe instructions are simple and easy to follow. With it being an anti inflammatory diet book, some of the ingredients were not necessarily known to me, but I imagine they would be easy enough to find. I liked that it clearly pointed out whether the recipe was gluten/free, dairy/free, nut/free, etc. It had a good variety of recipes, sectioned into groups such as, breakfast, pasta dishes, snacks, meat free, etc. With lots of information at the beginning of the book to help you get started. For me, being in the uk, it would have been better if it had our metric measurements alongside the ones used but with a quick search on google, it wouldn’t take long to find our measurements. **I received an advanced copy of this ebook to read and review. Thank you NetGalley, the author and publisher for allowing me this opportunity **
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple is a nutrition guide with recipes included by Molly Thompson. Due out 20th July 2021 from Quarto on their Fair Winds Press imprint, it's 176 pages and will be available in paperback format. Recipes are arranged by category: breakfast, dips spreads & snacks, pasta & grains, poultry & pork, beef, seafood, meatless meals & sides, beverages, and desserts. They have their ingredients listed bullet style in the sidebar. Measurements are given in US standard, with metric measures in parentheses (yay!). There is no nutritional info provided. Special tools and ingredients are also listed, along with yields and step by step cooking directions. Special features such as dairy-free, gluten-free, low carb, paleo, vegan, vegetarian, and refined sugar-free are noted in the headers for each recipe. The ingredients are mostly easily sourced at any moderately well stocked grocery store, and esoteric ingredients can be found online. Roughly half the recipes are pictured (by my quick estimate). The photographs which are included are clear and appealing and serving suggestions are appropriate. The food is styled attractively but not overdone. This book would make a great gift/housewarming for someone cooking for themselves or family members with special dietary needs, with appealing recipes, and fans of food-prep planning / batch cooking. These are healthy and appealing. I was impressed that the book avoided huge comprehensive lists of DO and DON'T eat foods. One of the biggest reasons I hesitated for so long to begin with an anti-inflammatory diet (despite psoriasis flare ups, a long history of PCOS, and moderate inflammatory joint pain (right knee) was because it seemed so darned -difficult- and there was so much forbidden. This book will make it a lot easier. Four and a half stars. Disclosure: I received an ARC at no cost from the author/publisher for review purposes.
The cookbook is stunning and laid out perfectly. The images are so enticing. I was worried that the recipes would be overwhelming, but they worked well and were fairly easy. I am excited to pursue eating a healthier diet and am excited to utilize this cookbook!
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple is exactly what it asserts itself to be- a cookbook that makes the anti-inflammatory diet easy to follow.. Filled with many delicious recipes, and gorgeous pictures of beautiful food, this is exactly the type of cookbook I like to have in my kitchen. There were a lot of adaptations of favorite recipes that I haven't seen before.
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple by Molly Thompson is just that! A simple and easy guide to incorporate or change your eating habits to ones that will possibly help with inflammation issues. This is a great cookbook for someone just trying this lifestyle or someone that has already incorporated it into their lives. There are pictures for most of the recipes and categories for everything you could want. Each recipe specifies if it’s GF, DF, V, etc., which I think is really helpful. I only wish there was nutritional information for the recipes, but that’s just a minor thing I like to see. A great addition to your cookbook shelf! Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group – Fair Winds for the opportunity to read this book for an honest review.
Beautifully photographed cookbook. Provides information on what to eat to reduce inflammation as well a what triggers it. Definitely will be trying some of these easy to follow recipes.
I received this book from the publishers via Netgalley for a review. Lots of information and recipes have tried a few all were tasty, it's to early to say if this will help my arthritis but enjoying the food
The anti inflammatory diet is something that has been on my radar now for a couple of years. HOWEVER, I can't ever find any recipes that are actually appealing... Until now. This cookbook was amazing. I've made several of the recipes (buffalo chicken stuffed sweet potatoes, banana oatmeal, California Cobb salad, etc.) And they've all been outstanding. I feel healthier but I don't feel like I'm craving bad processed foods like I have in the past on this diet.
This cookbook is amazing! First I enjoyed what the author shared about her own journey and that she had PCOS and knew she had to do something to help herself and found that anti-inflammatory foods helped so much. I too have PCOS so this is so encouraging to me. She goes over the basics of the diet and what foods to include and what tools you will need in the kitchen. The recipes sound absolutely amazing and I love the pictures- everything looks so good! I can't wait to try some of these recipes, starting with the Double Chocolate Banana Blender Muffins. Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group – Fair Winds for an ARC.
I got this book as I am interested in finding recipes which are both simple and healthy for reducing inflammation to aid health issues. . The book was a joy to read. The recipes are all super easy to follow and beautifully photographed. I dont think there was any that I thought I wouldn't like to try!! I enjoyed the way the author wrote as well. It was down to earth and felt very friendly. Thanks to Netgalley and Quatro Publishing Group (Fair Winds) for the ARC copy. My review is my own opinion. I will post to Amazon once the book is published.
Molly Thompson is a food blogger posting on What Molly Made (whatmollymade.com). She shares healthy recipes along with her personal story. In this cookbook, Molly takes you through the anti-imflammatory diet and provides you with lists of foods that help with inflammation. Also included are foods that can contribute to inflammation. In the following chapters are delicious recipes accompanied by lush photographs. Breakfast items like pancakes, lunch features chicken parm spaghetti squash casserole, seafood, meatless, drinks and desserts are included. If you struggle with inflammation and auto-immune issues, pick up this book and give the diet a try.
This is a great book on the topic of anti-inflammatory diets. It is filled with great recipes, many which I look forward to trying. The information about how different foods and ingredients affect the body is though provoking and provides more information to make choices in your diet. I also have a better sense of starting this and reintroducing some foods to really see which feel good and which just make you feel mehh.
Terrific, easy to follow recipes. You will not feel you are missing anything with the recipes in this diet. The pictures are gorgeous. Even the non-meat options are substantial and not just another salad recipe. There are even a few slow cooker & instant pot recipes too.
This book is very nice! I enjoyed all the recipes I tried, and my kids too! I liked the brownie it was so good!!! The only issue that I had with the recipes was some ingredients were not easy to find from where I live, and because of that I wish I can have some variant ingredients... I really recommend this recipe book to people who are looking for anti-inflammatory live style. Thank NetGalley and the publisher for the copy of the book.
This cookbook has great sounding recipes to try. Making changes to anti-inflammatory lifestyle requires a lot of work but these recipes are a great place to start.
This is the cookbook I didn't know I needed. The introduction explains inflammation, why it is important to reduce it, and what foods help fight it. Then the author explains key ingredients that are in the recipes like coconut aminos and nutritional yeast which is very helpful for people like me that haven't heard of them before. There's even a color coded key at the top of each recipe showing which ones are dairy free, gluten free, low carb, paleo, refined sugar free, vegan, or vegetarian. I love finding simple, delicious, and healthy recipes and will need to buy a copy of this book after it is published because there are so many recipes I want to make. Thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for a temporary digital copy to use for my review.
As someone who has had success with an anti-inflammatory diet, I really enjoyed this book. It motivated me to get out of my current “I will eat a cupcake if I feel like it, dang it!” mentality and try to focus more on feeling better. As other reviews have mentioned, some unusual ingredients are called for but many, like maple sugar, sound like a better alternative to sugar to have on hand. The pictures and presentation are beautiful and I appreciate the focus on and awareness of chronic inflammation. I have not yet tried the recipes but they are not intimidating even for a beginner like myself. I also appreciate the flexibility of the recipes here if you are someone, like me, who has inflammation but can eat certain frowned-upon things like eggs. The pictures are beautiful abd this book makes healthy eating look and sound delicious!
Thank you NetGalley and the publisher for an advanced copy of this book. I was interested in this cook book as I eat Gluten free, and do suffer with some of the ailments. The book gives an overview of what chronic inflammation is and the symptoms that indicate you could be suffering; a few rang true with me, and so I will definitely be trying to eat the foods it recommends. The recipes split into sections; breakfast, dips spreads and snacks, pasta and grains, poultry and pork, beverages. The photographs are appetising and I inspire you to try the recipe. Some of the ingredients I’ve not got in my store cupboard but would need to buy, and some of the nut ingredients as a severe nut allergy sufferer I would leave out or substitute with another ingredient. The recipes are suitable for the whole family not just people looking to reduce their inflammation. Overall it’s a great recipe book and I will definitely be trying some of the recipes.
Lots of delicious-looking recipes here! The recipes use natural sugar-alternatives (maple syrup and coconut sugar, not sugar alcohols) and each emphasizes which is the anti-inflammatory ingredient-- helpful if you're looking to substitute problem/triggering foods. It's tough to eat anti-inflammatory+low-histamine+low-FODMAP! I wrote down more recipes than I have from a single book in quite a while. They look tasty and simple (although many require soaking time, resting time, etc.-- I'm used to that by now, but readers new to this level of home cooking should be prepared to plan ahead). The only thing that's distasteful is in the introduction, where the author explains that she received a diagnosis, and very quickly used anti-inflammatory eating to instantly "heal stubborn symptoms (not just PCOS, but headaches, joint pain, and more!)." This eating path is, like all these cookbooks, presented as an instant and complete treatment: "you're telling me I can reverse my symptoms and feel good again all while eating great-tasting food?" On my 3-fold eating plan, if I stick to it rigorously and if I ALSO take my 20 medications and supplements, I do feel better, but my symptoms are not "reversed"-- I still have to deal with them every day. It's hurtful to see book after book present a plan as a cure-all. It makes me feel like there must be something (else!) wrong with me if I'm not getting the same results. In actuality, good clean food does help a noticeable amount, and this type of diet is oversold in an attempt to make a buck. Useful for people who can see the realistic limitations of this diet.
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Made Simple is not simply a recipe book for those living with the myriad Anti-inflammatory conditions that exist but it features many low-calorie options, too, so is actually super for helping you lose weight. As someone who has blood taken every 6 weeks due to chronic and often large spikes in inflammatory markers, I am always on the lookout for ways to dampen it down or eliminate it completely. An anti-inflammatory diet favours fruits and vegetables, foods containing omega-3 fatty acids, whole grains, lean protein, healthful fats, and spices. It discourages or limits the consumption of processed foods, red meats, and alcohol. Some foods contain ingredients that can trigger or worsen inflammation. Sugary or processed foods may do this, while fresh, whole foods are less likely to have this effect. An anti-inflammatory diet focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables. Many plant-based foods are good sources of antioxidants, which help clear the body of toxicity. This is a great book with a selection of tasty and varied dishes to choose from and luckily most can be made from cheap ingredients that are easy to get hold of, although some are certainly more exotic and therefore more expensive, if you don't have them already. This, in my opinion, is worth getting a hardback copy of and the great thing is thanks to all the blood tests I undergo, I will actively know if it is helping in any way or not. Highly recommended.
This cookbook really does what it says -make an anti-inflammatory diet simple. I’ve been incorporating anti-inflammatory meals into my diet for about 2 years now and the recipes in this book look yummy,relatively easy and not super time consuming to make, and not very excessive when comes to ingredients or process. Overall, this cookbook did exactly what it was set out to do.
In the Introduction, the author explains that her PCOS diagnosis encouraged her to search for a diet that reduced inflammation. In Chapter One, the author lists several foods that can cause inflammation or allergic reactions. She then provides a list of essential ingredients and cooking essentials that she recommends in order to prepare the meals in this book. The recipes are divided into nine categories: Breakfast, Dips Spreads and Snacks, Pasta and Grains, Poultry and Pork, Beef, Seafood, Meatless Meals and Sides, Beverages, and Desserts. Each section has many different recipes, most of which include pictures of the finished product. There are also “Pro tips” that the author adds, which give extra advice or information about the recipe. To give you an idea of what kind of recipes are included, here is a list of the recipes for a couple of the sections: Chapter 2 - Breakfast: Banana Oatmeal Pancakes, Chilaquiles Rojos with Eggs, Sweet Potato Toast 4 Ways, Blueberry Chia Jam, Roasted Cauliflower and Herb Quiche with Hash Brown Crust, Paleo Coffee Cake Doughnuts with Crumble Topping, Double Chocolate Banana Blender Muffins, Caramelized Banana Oatmeal, Berry-Almond Smoothie Bowl, Egg and Bacon Cauliflower Bowls, Sweet Potato Waffle Breakfast Sandwich, Rosemary-Sage Turkey Sausage Patties with Sweet Potatoes Chapter 5 – Poultry and Pork: Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies, Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup, Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti Squash Casserole, Caramelized Onion, Kale, and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash, BBQ Chicken Zucchini Boats, The Best Chicken Soup, Everything Bagel Chicken Salad, Dad's Best Turkey Chilli, Buffalo Chicken and Broccoli Quinoa Casserole, Slow Cooker Chicken Curry, California Chicken Cobb Salad, Tuscan Sausage and Cauliflower Soup, Turkey-Sage Swedish Meatballs with Creamy Spinach Gravy, Overall, this is a nice collection of recipes, most of which I hadn't seen before. Many of the recipes require some pretty exotic ingredients though, some of which might be harder to find or expensive. It seems like it might be difficult to plan an entire diet around these recipes, but there are a few I plan on trying out myself.
This is a helpful cookbook with stunning photos that explains the anti-inflammatory diet and provides creative and delicious recipes. I received a free, temporary digital copy of this book from the publishers. My opinions are my own.
I have endometriosis and I was told an anti-inflammatory diet would help with some of the symptoms. (there is no cure for endo and this diet might not work for everyone please talk to your doctor first.). The recipes were easy to follow and the pictures helped. I will be getting a hard copy of this book very soon.
Such a beautiful and well thought out cookbook! As someone with food allergies this is perfect for me since it includes a key at the top of each recipe. New fun ideas without being overwhelming or overcomplicated. I will definitely be purchasing once this is released! Excited to add to my kitchen rotation!