20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis

Proper nutrition can reduce arthritis symptoms such as pain, joint stiffness, swelling, tenderness, and disability.

When creating a meal plan for a client with arthritis, there are key nutrients you should focus on to manage symptoms including vitamin C, vitamin D, calcium, selenium, potassium, folate, fiber, and omega-3 fats. Today we are rounding up 20 meal ideas that contain these nutrients so you can create therapeutic meal plans and recipe books for your clients with arthritis.

1. Liquid Gold Green Smoothie

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Liquid Gold Green Smoothie

This thick and creamy smoothie is not only the perfect consistency, but it is also high in calcium, magnesium, and potassium which are all key minerals for bone maintenance.

Click here to add Liquid Gold Green Smoothie to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

2. Spinach Scramble with Fruit

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Spinach Scramble with Fruit

In just one serving of this hearty breakfast, there is more than the recommended vitamin C, which plays an essential role in collagen production and pain management.

Click here to add Spinach Scramble with Fruit to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

3. Spiced Salmon Kabobs

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Spiced Salmon Kabobs

Omega-3 fats play an important role in arthritis pain management, and salmon is one of the best sources. This recipe also meets more than the daily recommended selenium, which is an antioxidant that helps manage inflammation.

Click here to add Spiced Salmon Kabobs to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

4. Strawberries & Cream Oats

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Strawberries & Cream Oats

This simple and delicious breakfast comes together quickly and helps your clients reach their vitamin C requirements in just one serving.

Click here to add Strawberries & Cream Oats to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

5. Sweet Potato Nachos

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Sweet Potato Nachos

Not only is this a really fun recipe for your clients, but it also contains all of the major nutrients that should be focused on to manage arthritis pain. It is high in fiber, vitamin C, folate, potassium, omega-3s and more.

Click here to add Sweet Potato Nachos to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

6. Coconut Turmeric Cauliflower Bowls

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Coconut Turmeric Cauliflower Bowls

This vegan dish is high in vitamin C and contains calcium. The turmeric in this dish contains curcumin, which is a highly potent polyphenol to help with inflammation.

Click here to add Coconut Turmeric Cauliflower Bowls to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

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7. Scrambled Eggs with Peppers & Kale

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Scrambled Eggs with Peppers & Kale

Bell peppers are a rich source of vitamin C, so they’re a no-brainer to include in your client’s meal plan. This savory breakfast dish is also high in selenium and folate.

Click here to add Scrambled Eggs with Peppers & Kale to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

8. Chocolate Collagen Smoothie

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Chocolate Collagen Smoothie

This delicious smoothie hits all the notes! It’s the perfect treat for a snack or a great way for your clients to get their vegetables in early in the morning. This smoothie is high in vitamin C, calcium, vitamin D, folate, and magnesium.

Click here to add Chocolate Collagen Smoothie to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

9. Mexican Quinoa Wraps

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Mexican Quinoa Wraps

With 20 grams of fiber per serving, these Mexican Quinoa Wraps are filling and delicious. They are also high in folate, magnesium, selenium, and iron.

Click here to add Mexican Quinoa Wraps to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

10. 15 Minute Shrimp & Cabbage Stir Fry

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: 15 Minute Shrimp & Cabbage Stir Fry

This simple stir-fry is the ultimate weeknight dish as it comes together really quickly. The shrimp contribute to the omega-3 fats and the simple vegetables make this dish high in fiber, vitamin C, magnesium, and folate.

Click here to add 15 Minute Shrimp & Cabbage Stir Fry to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

11. Cherry Balsamic Glazed Yogurt

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Cherry Balsamic Glazed Yogurt

The dark color in cherries, called anthocyanins, are helpful in reducing swelling and inflammation. This snack, which also makes a wonderful breakfast, is high in calcium and contains magnesium.

Click here to add Cherry Balsamic Glazed Yogurt to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

12. Sardine Stuffed Avocado

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Sardine Stuffed Avocado

Sardines are a simple way to pack in loads of omega-3s to your client’s meal plan. Adding them to an avocado also makes a recipe that is high in fiber and potassium.

Click here to add Sardine Stuffed Avocado to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

13. Chickpea Tikka Masala with Couscous

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Chickpea Tikka Masala with Couscous

Coming in at a whopping 21 grams of fiber per serving, this Tikka Masala is packed with fiber. It is also high in magnesium, vitamin C, iron, and folate.

Click here to add Chickpea Tikka Masala with Couscous to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

14. Maple Walnut Millet Porridge

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Maple Walnut Millet Porridge

This delicious breakfast recipe is a great alternative to oats! The walnuts are a great source of omega-3 fats and the recipe is also high in calcium and magnesium.

Click here to add Maple Walnut Millet Porridge to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

15. Spicy Edamame Fried Cauliflower Rice

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Spicy Edamame Fried Cauliflower Rice

Our Spicy Edamame Fried Cauliflower Rice contains 100% of the daily recommended folate in one serving! It is also high in vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, and selenium.

Click here to add Spicy Edamame Fried Cauliflower Rice to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

16. Hummus Toast with Avocado

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Hummus Toast with Avocado

Adding humus to your client’s avocado toast is a great way to elevate a good recipe to great. This recipe is very high in fiber, high in magnesium, selenium, and potassium.

Click here to add Hummus Toast with Avocado to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

17. Blueberry Coconut Kefir Oatmeal

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Blueberry Coconut Kefir Oatmeal

Blueberries are full of antioxidants that are helpful in reducing inflammation. This recipe is also high in calcium, vitamin D, magnesium, and selenium.

Click here to add Blueberry Coconut Kefir Oatmeal to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

18. Sesame Trout, Bok Choy & Quinoa

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Sesame Trout, Bok Choy & Quinoa

We’ve coated trout in sesame seeds for even more omega-3 goodness in this recipe. When paired with quinoa and bok choy, it makes this recipe high in selenium, magnesium, folate, iron, and vitamin C.

Click here to add Sesame Trout, Bok Choy & Quinoa to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

19. Strawberry Kiwi Tropical Smoothie

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Strawberry Kiwi Tropical Smoothie

With 192 mg of vitamin C per serving, this smoothie packs way more than the daily recommended value. It is also high in fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, and folate.

Click here to add Strawberry Kiwi Tropical Smoothie to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

20. Turkey Bacon Omelette with Toast & Fruit

20 Meal Ideas to Help Clients Manage Arthritis: Turkey Bacon Omelette with Toast & Fruits

Not only is this breakfast hearty, it packs a punch of all the micronutrients needed for arthritis management including vitamin C, calcium, iron, vitamin D, magnesium, and selenium.

Click here to add Turkey Bacon Omelette with Toast & Fruit to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.


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