You might be surprised to know some of the foods that actually decrease inflammation in your body and prevent inflammatory responses. Like hot peppers, for instance. Who would think something so spicy could decrease inflammation? But they do.
Many of the ingredients in this noodle salad are anti-inflammatory – garlic, chili peppers, cucumbers, sesame seeds, ginger, coconut, and cashews.
On Thursday, I’ll share the 20 best foods to fight inflammation
Until then, give this tasty Asian-inspired noodle dish a try and let me know what you think over on Facebook.
CUCUMBER SESAME NOODLES
Ingredients [Serves 2]
- 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked until soft (about 20 minutes), rinsed and drained
- 1 young Thai coconut, (separate into approximately 1 cup of coconut meat + 1/4 cup coconut water)
- 4 limes, freshly juiced
- 1 tsp. freshly grated ginger
- 2 tsp. cumin
- 6 hot chilis, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1/2 tsp. sea salt (Celtic Grey, Himalayan, or Redmond Real Salt)
- 1 date
- 1.5 tbsp. raw apple cider vinegar
Peel the cucumber. Spiralize with a veggie spiralizer or slice long with a mandolin. Set aside ½ cup of cucumber pulp from spiralizer to be used for the dressing. Place cucumber noodles in a strainer to drain while you prep the dressing.
In a blender place cucumber pulp and all dressing ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour over cucumber noodles and mix well. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, scallions, and sea salt. Enjoy!
GET OFF YOUR ACID!
There are lots more delicious smoothie and juice recipes in my best-selling book, Get Off Your Acid: 7 Steps in 7 Days to Lose Weight, Fight Inflammation, and Reclaim Your Health and Energy.
In fact, you’ll find more than 50 recipes in addition to all of the information about your alkaline health.
Here’s what global health expert Ocean Robbins had to say about it…