Posts by Lisa Richards

Lisa Richards is the creator of and the author of the Ultimate Candida Diet program.

Baked Eggs Skillet With Red Peppers And Onions

Baked eggs

If you’re anything like me, then a late weekend brunch is your absolute favorite meal of the week. But what can you do if you’re following a low carb diet like the Candida diet? Well, luckily there are lots of options. Our avocado pancakes and breakfast muffins are super-healthy options, and the baked eggs recipe below […]

Candida Subspecies: Which Ones Are More Concerning & Why

Candida Albicans

Many people struggling with yeast infections or gut dysbiosis often just refer to themselves as just having a problem with ‘Candida.’ But in reality there are over 150 subspecies of Candida! Thankfully only 6 are typically associated with problematic infection in humans. These are: Candida Albicans: by far the most commonly known, typically accounting for […]

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie

When you think of comfort food, what comes to mind? Chicken Pot Pie of course! It’s warm, rich and creamy, loaded with vegetables and chicken and topped with a tasty golden crust. Its a perfect meal for events or large family gatherings. And this dish makes for excellent leftovers too, if you’re lucky enough to […]

Fermented Foods: A Shortcut To A Healthy Gut


Are all fermented foods good for your health? This is a question that often comes up when people begin to overhaul their diet and introduce foods they may not have tried before. The category of fermented foods includes things like sauerkraut, apple cider vinegar, kombucha, kefir, and yogurt, along with foods like kimchi or kvass that […]

Pumpkin Seed Oat Biscuits

Pumpkin oat biscuits

These savory biscuits are inspired by Southwestern cuisine. Pumpkin seeds, dried thyme leaves and cayenne pepper are three of the earthy, pungent flavors that make their way into the mix. You can use the pumpkin seeds raw, or toasted for an extra crunchy biscuit. These biscuits make a healthy alternative to tortilla chips, so serve with soups, stews, […]

Avocado Lime Tart

Avocado lime tart

Avocados are rich in healthy fats and other nutrients, plus they have a rich, creamy texture that adds a new dimension to many desserts and side dishes. A delicious way to reap the benefits of this versatile fruit is by making it the star ingredient of a beautiful tart. This simple Avocado Lime Tart is […]

Almond Coconut Tart Crust

Avocado lime tart

There are lots of tasty desserts to enjoy on a low sugar diet like the Candida diet. This tart crust can be used with many different combinations of ingredients, but one of my favorites is an avocado lime tart. The crust is just slightly sweet from the stevia, and has some wonderful nutty flavors from […]

Candida & Oral Contraceptives

Contraceptive pills

While the modern oral contraceptive for women has come with many benefits, such as freedom from unwanted pregnancy (with a 99%+ effectiveness rate) and increased sexual freedom, unfortunately it has come with some downsides too. In recent decades, we have discovered that one of these may be an increased risk for developing Candida infections. In […]

Quinoa Falafel with Tzatziki Sauce

Quinoa falafel

This Candida Diet-friendly version of falafel, the popular Middle Eastern street food, replaces the traditional chickpeas with cooked quinoa. These falafel are seasoned with the smokey flavors of cumin and coriander, then quickly deep fried to crispy perfection in olive oil. They can be eaten as a mezze, an appetizer before the main dish, alone […]