Arthritis Pain Relief with Salmon and Asparagus

Arthritis Friendly Dinner

Arthritis pain relief salmon dinner

Joint health is only achieved when we figure out all possible agents that cause arthritis. What you put in your body as a huge impact on your health and the health of your joints. This is perhaps, one of the easiest things we can change. To help you achieve that ultimate level of overall joint health, we cooked up an arthritis friendly dinner.

This dinner features several ingredients that have powerful arthritis-fighting properties. Salmon, almonds, olive oil, and red bell pepper are all anti-inflammatories, which aid in reducing inflammation that comes along with arthritis. The complete list of the most beneficial ingredients and their arthritis-fighting properties can be found at the bottom of this page.

Almond and Red Pepper Encrusted Salmon

Time: 30 minutes (active), 1.5 hours total

1/2 cup chopped almonds
1 tbsp olive oil + 1 tsp
1 red bell pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1 tsp honey
3 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
4 4 oz salmon fillets
Serves 4.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

In a skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil.

  • Add chopped almonds, stirring constantly for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the red bell pepper and cook for another minute, until the red bell pepper is semi-soft.
  • Remove from heat.

In a mixing bowl, combine the red bell peppers and almonds with parsley, salt, pepper, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, and honey. Cover and set in refrigerator for 1 hour.

First, lightly oil a shallow baking dish. Secondly, place salmon, skin side down onto the dish. Lastly, spoon out almond and red bell pepper mixture onto the salmon.

Bake for 12-14 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through.


Arthritis Friendly Sautéed Asparagus

Time: 15 minutes

1/2 bundle asparagus
1 tbsp olive oil
1/8 tsp salt
sprinkle of pepper
dash of white wine

  • Wash the asparagus and break off the tough white parts of the stems.
  • Heat oil in a skillet on medium. Add asparagus, salt, pepper, and white wine.
  • Stir frequently until the asparagus is tender but still bright green, about 8-10 minutes.

Beneficial Ingredients:

  • Salmon – High in healthy Omega-3 fatty acids as well as Vitamin D. (Omega-3 is an anti-inflammatory and Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to arthritis). 
  • Almonds – Contains anti-inflammatory micronutrients and Vitamin E, which is an antioxidant.
  • Olive Oil – Contains oleocanthol, which helps fight inflammation. 
  • Red Bell Pepper – High in Vitamin C – getting the right amount of Vitamin C is key for preventing inflammatory arthritis and maintaining healthy joints.
  • Asparagus – Asparagus is a good source of dietary fiber, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin B6, and several minerals.

Certainly, Using healthy ingredients that promote anti inflammatory properties is very effective in joint care. Above all, adding a liquid supplement such as Synflex to your heathy eating habits has been known to add an extra boost in keeping you happy and healthy.