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Fava Bean Soup with Spicy Greens for Arthritis

Fava beans are a Mediterranean favorite due to their buttery texture and nutty flavor, and they make this simple soup creamy and delicious. They also add arthritis healing power, as does the bone broth, which is unsurpassed for its ability to regenerate cartilage, and the greens ease aching joints with their a spicy kick!

Joint-Cooling Coq Au Vin (Red Wine Chicken Stew)

In the French countryside, a tough old bird will spend hours simmering in red wine to transform it into succulent, tender and richly flavored meat. You won’t need old birds or hours of cooking to get the same great flavor in this recipe, which adds the arthritis-healing boost of onions and garlic to the omega-3 anti-inflammatories in grass-fed chicken.

Caramelized Onion and Bean Soup with Parmesan Cros...

Caramelized onions are succulent, sweet, and an arthritis superfood. Add the fiber and protein of beans and chondroitin-rich bone broth and you have a healing scrumptious winter soup. The crispy Parmesan crouton is a great accompaniment.

Experiment with different herbs such as tarragon or basil or kick it up with some red chili flakes. Add extra veggies such as carrot, celery, or spinach.

Strawberry Soup

This easy chilled soup has five arthritis healing ingredients, and can be made in just minutes. Probiotic-filled yogurt and antioxidant-rich strawberries combine with healing and flavorful basil and mint to create a satisfying soup perfect for a hot summer evening.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Lamb

Get ready for fall with this savory pumpkin soup topped with crispy lamb. The pumpkin is loaded with carotenoids that help put out fires in inflamed joints. If you use bone broth instead of stock, your joints will be even happier, because they’ll have high quality glucosamine and chondroitin.

Broccoli Soup with Leeks and Yogurt for Arthritis

This is a quick, simple and delicious soup that is perfect for chilly weather and those days when you need a hearty meal that’s a snap to prepare. The anti-inflammatory properties in onions, garlic, broccoli and yogurt soothe achy joints, while the bone broth is a cartilage-healing superfood that adds deep flavor and nutrition. I know your joints will love this as much as mine do!

Blood-Sugar-Stabilizing Squash Soup

Did you know that low carotene levels promote wacky blood sugar swings? Winter squash are loaded with carotenes, while onions reduce insulin resistance. And that makes this a great meal for diabetics! So enjoy this piping hot, gingery-sweet soup all winter long.

Bone Broth

My grandmother was on to something with her bone stock . . . Here is an easy to make, top-quality bone broth recipe that’s a joint healer and pain reliever that is far superior to the supplements found in health food stores – and you can make it for free! Crustaceans like crab, shrimp and lobster are chock full of glucosamine; the cartilage in bones is rich in chondroitin, while eggshells provide calcium and natural relief for aching joints.

Blues-Banishing Squash Soup

Gorgeous color lifts my spirits, and so do the nutrients in this vibrant soup. The squash and onion increase brain levels of serotonin, while the milk provides an energizing boost of vitamin B-12. And talk about tasty—the rich, spicy heat of ginger contrasts beautifully with the sweetness of the squash and the pear.

Thai Green Curry Soup with Dumplings

Arthritis-Soothing Squash Soup

Eat orange foods for pain relief! The stunning color of this soup indicates a whopping dose of squash carotenoids that are specialists in relieving inflammation in arthritic joints. You’ll love the combination of sweet squash and pear, which contrast nicely with ginger’s heat and its rich, sweet, woody aroma.

Arthritis-Abating Seafood Bisque

Delicate seafood flavors and a velvety texture grace this joint-healing bisque. Wild salmon and shrimp not only provide omega-3 oils, they also contain the powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant astaxanthin. Together these nutrients cool and heal your fiery knees (and backs and fingers too).