Certain foods can help reduce allergy symptoms by reducing inflammation and boosting your immune system. If the allergy season has you suffering with a stuffy, runny, or congested nose, itchy and watery eyes, scratchy throat, sneezing, sniffling, coughing and overall fatigue, try this recipe.
- Pineapple is high in Vitamin C which helps to optimize your immune system.
- Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain, an anti-inflammatory which can help with allergy symptoms.
- Ginger is known to reduce inflammation.
- Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids which can help us breathe easier and helps to reduce inflammatory reactions.
Salmon fillets, 2 serving sizes
Fresh pineapple cut into rings to go under each fillet
3 Tbsp melted butter
2 Tbsp chopped parsley
2 cloves minced garlic
2 Tsp. freshly grated ginger
2 Tsp. toasted sesame oil
Dash of cayenne pepper to taste
Season to taste with salt, pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, and chives.
Garnish with lime slices
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Arrange the pineapple sliceS on a baking tray.
Place the salmon fillets on the pineapple slices.
In a small bowl, whisk together the butter, parsley, garlic, ginger, cayenne pepper and the sesame oil. Brush mixture on the salmon.
Season each piece of salmon with salt, pepper, crushed red pepper flakes and chives.
Bake approximately 20 minutes, or until cooked through. Then broil on high for 2 more minutes.
Garnish with lime slices and enjoy!
Learn more about the drug-free options available at Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation that can help you alleviate seasonal allergy symptoms by exploring our alternatives to conventional allergy medications.
About the author:
Dr. Claudia Tamas is the Director of Women’s Health at Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation, coordinating a multitude of services and leading a team of clinicians to achieve a unique approach that holistically serves women throughout all stages of their lives.