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Candida Diet Recipes

Finding candida diet recipes that offer variety in your menu can be difficult to find. This is because the best anti-candida diet is one that is very simple and consists of only a few ingredients.

Your meals should be at least three meals a day or 4 or 5 small meals a day 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 meat, veggies or nuts if these are tolerable.

Most of my typical meals consist of three very basic and plain items. Meat, vegetables and healthy oil. In some meals I include a small serving of nuts and/or low sugar fruit and occasionally a serving of yogurt.

This may consist of ground buffalo, ground, turkey, ground beef, beef patties, chicken patties, chicken breast, chicken thighs, turkey patties, chicken patties etc.

The largest portion is meat, then vegetables are almost equal, then a very small amount of fruit or nuts. Most meals contain no nuts or fruit.

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 use.

It is my opinion, that we should stick as closely as possible to the Paleolithic diet for optimal health.

The best candida diet recipes contain very few ingredients.
  • 6 to 8 ounces of meat
  • 6 to 8 ounces of vegetables
  • Small serving of low-sugar fruit and/or nuts

Potatoes, brown rice and any other grains be avoided and reserved only on special occasions, because they break down into sugar, but if you include them, then your serving should be restricted to 1 or 2 tablespoons of potatoes or rice, or half piece of spelt bread, kamut bread or brown rice bread.

Sometimes I allow myself a couple ounces of fruit and half cup of yogurt or fruit and nuts.

Once in a great while or on holidays and special occasions I may indulge in a special dessert from the choices you see below.

Here are some of the candida diet recipes that I eat regularly.

*All items in the candida diet recipes are organic.

Candida diet recipes for the Main Course

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 bowl. Mix them together. Sprinkle with oil of your choice and sea salt. Chill and serve.

This is a good meal on a hot summers 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 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 bowl. Slice peppers on plate. Stir in eggs and peppers and cook until done. Serve with sea salt and spices if desired.

(On one of your cheating days, you could slice up some potatoes into small pieces and add them as well.)

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 skillet. Steam spinach in 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
  • - 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 Diet Recipes - Side Dishes

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

Steam the zucchini and leeks or onions in steamer. Then put in a blender and add a couple 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 steamer. Then put in a blender and add a couple 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 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 Recipes for Desserts

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 compliment one another and is exquisite.

Bananas and Dates

Slice a banana into slices. Put into a bowl with some dates. This is very good for satisfying intense cravings for carbohydrates.

Frozen Banana

Take banana out of 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 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.

Dates and Macadamia Butter

Slice your dates in a bowl and add a tablespoon of macadamia butter. Dip the dates in the butter or drizzle across. This is also a very satisfying treat when having an intense craving for carbohydrates. Alternatively, you can slice the date in half, and spread the nut butter in the middle, like a sandwich.

Orange Carob
  • - unsweetened carob chips
  • - orange extract

Melt carob chips in pan, add orange extract. Put in freezer until hard. Turns into a orange candy bar. You can use any flavor extract you desire for a change. Peppermint, almond, vanilla etc. This can be eaten warm or put in the fridge or freezer for a cold treat.

Pineapple Cream Cheese
  • - 1 can of unsweetened pineapple
  • - 1 stick of butter
  • - 1 package of cream cheese
  • - 1/2 cup of walnuts
  • - 1/2 cup of coconut
  • - 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
  • - dash of stevia

Let cream cheese and stick of butter get soft. After soft, beat together in bowl with mixer until smooth. Add vanilla and stevia blend again a minute or so. Fold in pineapple, walnuts and coconut. Put in fridge for several hours. Better if you leave it sit overnight.

Serve in dish as is. (The pineapple can be replaced with cherries or blueberries for a different flavor. Blueberries is actually my favorite.)

Yogurt Pudding
  • - 1/2 cup or 1 cup of yogurt
  • - 1 or 2 Tablespoons of your favorite nut butter
  • - stevia
  • - cinnamon

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. You can eat this immediately or chill it in freezer for 10 minutes for a colder treat.

Carob Fudge
  • - unsweetened carob chips or carob powder
  • - favorite nut butter

Melt carob chips and add favorite nut butter to desired consistency. If you're using carob flour, just add a tablespoon to a half-cup of nut butter. Eat warm or stick in the freezer for hour or so and it's like fudge.

Yogurt and Frozen Fruit
  • - 1/2 cup or 1 cup of yogurt
  • - 4 or 5 frozen berries (strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, blackberry,) peaches or cherries.
  • - stevia to taste
  • - crushed nuts (optional)

Mash or slice frozen fruit in a bowl. Add yogurt, nuts and stevia and stir. Ready to eat. Great on a hot day.

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

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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