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Green Bean Salad with Red Onion, Tomato and Dill Y...

Serve this super easy salad with a scoop of tuna or chicken salad. Make a pasta salad with the same ingredients by mixing in a cup of whole wheat low-carb macaroni or penne.

Joint-Fire-Fighting Spinach Salad with Grilled Pin...

Here’s an arthritis-healing salad that is bursting with flavor and color. It’s also jam-packed with joint-soothing anti-inflammatory ingredients, including spinach, flax, extra virgin olive oil, pineapple, ginger and garlic. And the exquisite combination of flavors and textures is simply divine: a hint of coconut, sweet orange, tart pineapple and pungent garlic with warm ginger – all on a bed of crisp spinach, and topped with chewy, flax-crusted tofu.

Romaine Salad with Curried Nuts and Sweet Potato f...

The more color in your veggies, the more abundant the nutrients, making this crunchy rainbow-colored salad a super arthritis healer. Turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and all the other spices in curry are powerful anti-inflammatories. Romaine’s selenium fights those free radicals that damage cartilage and sweet potato is the queen for both taste and bountiful beta-carotene.

Cartilage-Quenching Farmers Market Salad with Bals...

What an exquisite way to “drink” your arthritis-easing extra virgin olive oil! Buy whatever is fresh at the local farmer’s market for crisp, crunchy, spicy-sweet and super-fresh flavor. Vegetables, salad greens and olive oils are at the heart of this joint-healing diet for good reason: The olive oil is a potent anti-inflammatory, while carrots and leafy greens are chock full of joint-protecting antioxidants.

Tropical Salmon Salad with Hearts of Palm and Braz...

Bok Choy Salad with Warm Green Onion Dressing

Reminiscent of a hot bacon dressing, this warm vinaigrette is packed with flavor but not fat. Warm and hearty this salad is a full meal all by itself.

Avocado Beet Salad with Grapefruit and Thyme-Infus...

This beautifully colored composed salad has both a variety of textures and flavors. The creaminess of the avocado contrasts with the earthiness of the beets, brininess of the olives and sharpness of the crumbled Mexican cheese. What brings it all together is the pungent aromatic infused olive oil. Two tablespoons a day provides wonderful heart protection that is vital during menopause.