Looking for recipes that are not only low in carbohydrates, but can help support your immune system? We rounded up ten of our favorite low-carb recipes that can help give a boost to immune health.
These recipes include soups, stews, meat and seafood entrees, salads, appetizers, and side dishes. There are so many easy and delicious ways to incorporate immune-boosting ingredients into your meal plan.
You’ll notice some ingredients show up in multiple recipes. These are ones that we recommend always having on hand since they’re so versatile. They are a good source of vitamins and minerals that support immune health and reduce inflammation, which can help prevent you from getting sick or minimize the severity of any symptoms you experience.
- Bone broth
- Olive oil
- Avocado oil
- Bell peppers
All of our recipes can be made by cooks of all levels so don’t worry if you’re not super handy in the kitchen.
1. Oxtail Stew with Bone Broth
Immune-boosting ingredients: Bone broth, ginger, turmeric, garlic, bell peppers, lime
2. Southwest Avocado Steak Salad
Immune-boosting ingredients: Olive oil, avocado oil, avocados, tomatoes, cucumbers
3. Chunky Avocado Salsa
Immune-boosting ingredients: Avocados, avocado oil, tomatoes, onions, lime, garlic, apple cider vinegar
4. Lemon Herb Salmon Packets
Immune-boosting ingredients: Salmon, lemon, garlic, olive oil, parsley, fresh dill
5. Dutch Oven Cashew Chicken
Immune-boosting ingredients: Chicken, red bell peppers, onions, carrots, snow peas, garlic
6. Lamb Kofta Meatballs
Immune-boosting ingredients: Olive oil, onions, garlic, ginger, turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, mint, Greek yogurt
7. Paleo Chicken Salad
Immune-boosting ingredients: Chicken, kale, avocados, broccoli, tomatoes
8. Chili with Bone Broth
Immune-boosting ingredients: Bone broth, onions, avocados, olive oil, green peppers, tomatoes
9. Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Immune-boosting ingredients: Brussels sprouts, olive oil, onions, garlic
10. Broccoli and Cheese Casserole
Immune-boosting ingredients: Broccoli, garlic, olive oil
In general, to maintain optimal health and keep your immune system strong, eat a wide variety of vegetables and low-carb fruits so you get all the vitamins and minerals you need. Fortunately, foods that are good for you also happen to be delicious so it’s not difficult to eat healthy.Get more keto, paleo, and low-carb recipes in the FBOMB recipe section of our website.