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Candida Diet Recipes

The best Candida diet recipes are very simple and consist of only a few ingredients. When you look at your plate, it should be animal protein, fat, and carb, in that order. Three square meals no more than five hours apart to help keep your blood sugar and hunger under control. Snacking should be limited. If you do partake, it should be in the form of animal protein and fat.

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Steaming is always the preferred method for cooking vegetables because it retains more nutrients that way. Don’t use Teflon-coated pans, as they contain substances that are harmful to our health. Glass or stainless steel should be used.

It is my opinion, that we should stick as closely as possible to the Paleolithic diet not only for addressing Candida but for optimal health all around.

Potatoes, grains, legumes, alternative grains, and any other high-carb food should be avoided because they break down into sugar and feed yeast.

Here are a few candida diet recipes as an example.

Candida Diet Dinner Recipes

Ground Beef with Green Beans

  • ground beef
  • green beans
  • oil of your choice (I prefer walnut, but olive oil or avocado is a nice change)
  • sea salt
  • spice of your choice (optional)

Cook ground beef and steam green beans, mix together in a bowl and sprinkle with oil. Add sea salt and spices if desired.

This recipe can be done with ground buffalo instead of beef.

Ground Buffalo and Cucumbers

  • ground buffalo
  • cucumbers
  • oil of your choice
  • spice of your choice (optional)
  • sea salt

Cook ground buffalo, slice cucumbers in a bowl. Mix them together. Sprinkle with oil of your choice and sea salt. Chill and serve.

This is a good meal on a hot summer’s day. Can use beef instead of buffalo if desired.

Fried Cabbage and Ground Beef

  • buffalo
  • cabbage
  • sea salt
  • spice of your choice (optional)

Cook ground beef in skillet, steam cabbage. After the cabbage is steamed, then fried it lightly in some butter or oil of your choice. Then mix cabbage and cooked beef together. Add sea salt and spices if desired.

Can use buffalo instead of beef if desired.

Eggs, Spinach and Peppers

Stir fry or steam spinach for a few minutes. Scramble eggs in a bowl. Slice peppers on a plate. Stir in eggs and peppers and cook until done. Serve with sea salt and spices if desired.

Sometimes I like to buy Applegate Farms’ sliced turkey bologna, cut it into pieces, and throw it in with the eggs too.

Ground Turkey and Spinach

  • ground turkey
  • spinach
  • oil of your choice
  • sea salt
  • spice of your choice (optional) (is particularly good with onion powder)

Cook ground turkey in a skillet. Steam spinach in a steamer. Mix them together and sprinkle with oil. Add sea salt and spice of your choice.

Fried Cabbage and Organic Beef Hot Dogs

  • cabbage
  • organic beef hot dogs
  • (Applegate farms organic hot dogs)
  • sea salt

Steam cabbage. Then fry in skillet for a few minutes with butter. Cook hot dogs in pan. Slice them into little pieces and mix with the cabbage. Add sea salt to taste.

It’s important that you use organic hot dogs. Traditional hot dogs from the standard grocery store contain all kinds of unhealthy items and should not be eaten.

Baked Chicken Breast with Steamed Veggies

  • chicken breast
  • California blend style veggies (includes cauliflower, broccoli, carrots and sometimes zucchini.)
  • sea salt
  • olive oil, butter, or ghee
  • spice of your choice (optional)

Bake chicken breast until tender. Steam California blend vegetables. Cut chicken up into bite-size pieces. Toss them together and add olive oil, sea salt, and spices. Can be eaten warm or cold.

Candida Side Dishes

Zucchini soup

  • zucchini
  • leeks or onions
  • oil of your choice
  • sea salt

Steam the zucchini and leeks or onions in a steamer. Then put in a blender and add a couple of tablespoons of oil and sea salt. Blend until desired consistency. Pour in bowl.

Cauliflower Soup

  • cauliflower
  • leeks or onions
  • oil of your choice
  • sea salt

Steam the cauliflower and leeks or onions in a steamer. Then put in a blender and add a couple of tablespoons of oil and sea salt. Blend until desired consistency. Pour in bowl.

This recipe can be done with broccoli as well.

Cucumbers with Oil

  • cucumbers
  • oil of you choice (olive is a nice Italian flavor and walnut is a nice sweet flavor)
  • sea sat
  • spice of your choice (optional)

Slice cucumbers in a bowl, sprinkle with oil of your choice. Add sea salt and spice if desired.

Cucumbers with Avocado

  • cucumbers
  • avocado
  • sea salt
  • spice of your choice (optional)

Slice cucumbers and avocado in a bowl. Sprinkle with oil and spices. For a little variety, you can mash the avocado.

Candida Diet Dessert Recipes

Dessert should not be eaten every day on the Candida diet. These types of recipes should be used for special occasions only, like birthdays and holidays or as special treat

.Banana Ice Cream

  • banana
  • nut butter
  • cinnamon

Put a banana in the blender. Add a Tablespoon of your favorite nut butter. (Almond, Cashew, Macadamia, etc.) Blend until smooth. Add a sprinkle of cinnamon. Put in freezer for several hours or until it reaches desired consistency.

Strawberries and Crushed Walnuts

  • 5 or 6 fresh or slightly thawed frozen strawberries
  • 1/4 cup crushed walnuts

Slice the strawberries and sprinkle with crushed walnuts.

Cherries and Almond Butter

  • cherries. (I like to buy frozen ones and then let them thaw, because they have a softer texture.)
  • almond butter

Put cherries and almond butter on a plate or in a bowl. Dip the cherries into the almond butter or drizzle the almond butter across the cherries. The two flavors together really complement one another and is exquisite.

Frozen Banana

Take banana out of the skin and wrap in foil or plastic wrap. Freeze for more than 24 hours. Will keep for several months.

Good as a Popsicle alternative.

Alternatively, you could put the frozen banana in the blender with a spoon of nut butter and a dash of cinnamon and turn it into ice cream. This has a slightly different texture and flavor than the banana ice cream I mentioned earlier.

Frozen Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Peaches etc.

Freeze any desired fruit and then eat as desired in a bowl. Can leave them in whole pieces or you can crush them into a sorbet.

Fruit Salad

  • 1 bag of frozen cherries
  • 1 bag of frozen blueberries
  • 1 bag of frozen strawberries
  • 3 fresh bananas

Mix all these together in a bowl and let them sit covered in the fridge for several hours so their juices can combine.

**Remember that recipes that include sweets should be eaten in very minimal amounts and only occasionally.

*All items in the candida diet recipes are organic.

More Candida Diet Recipes

Here are some more of my favorite recipes that go into more detail:

A quick, easy and delicious Meat Loaf

Paleo Breakfast Ideas

Easy No-Bake Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free Peach Cobbler

Paleo Pizza

What to Eat for Breakfast on the Candida Diet

Strawberry and Coconut Smoothie

Sugar-Free Holiday Desserts

Sweet Potato Delight

Healthy Halloween Treat

Peach and Almond Smoothie

Sugar-Free Carob Fudge

Managing Candida During the Holidays

Healthier Holiday Fudge

Cool and Healthy Summertime Sweets

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