Pain Relief & Inflammation Fighting Smoothie with Pineapple, Cherry and Turmeric



I don’t know anyone who hasn’t had to deal with pain and inflammation in their body at one time or another.

I have experienced numerous injuries over the years to my back, shoulders, and neck from years spent cooking professionally and I know from personal experience that the pain from these injuries has been very uncomfortable and at times almost unbearable!

In this article we’ll dive into healing with food, specifically- pain relief, and look at some fantastic remedies that are easy to make at home.


Shelley Alexander is a holistic chef; certified healing foods specialist; food writer; recipe developer; and owner of the holistic health company, A Harmony Healing, in Los Angeles, California. Shelley has always had a great love for eating delicious, locally grown, seasonal foods, and she grew up in Ohio eating ripe, juicy, vegetables and fruits fresh from her grandparents’ extensive garden and the local farmers’ markets. A Harmony Healing provides Alcat Testing, Cooking Classes, Health Consultations, Workshops, Radiance Wellness Parties, and Company Health Seminars. To find out more about Shelley and her company’s services, follow her holistic blog at Shelley’s healing foods cookbook Deliciously Holistic will be available for purchase on April 30, 2013. This beautiful cookbook demonstrates with 154 mouth-watering recipes that good nutrition never has to be at the sacrifice of great taste!