Posts by Lisa Richards

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

Rutabaga Latkes

Rutabaga latkes

Latkes, or potato pancakes fried in oil, need not necessarily be made from potatoes. These Candida Diet versions use rutabaga (sometimes known as Swede) with hemp seeds for added protein. The latkes are fried in olive oil, then finished in a warm oven until crispy and ready to serve. You can enjoy these healthy snacks […]

Bircher Muesli

Bircher muesli

Developed around 1900, by Swiss physician Maximilian Bircher-Benner for patients in his hospital, Bircher Muesli is a popular breakfast dish based on raw ingredients. In this case we’re using coconut flakes, seeds and nuts, mixed with coconut milk and a squeeze of lemon. Bircher Muesli can be served right away or soaked overnight (this is […]

Getting Outside Can Reduce Your Stress Levels (And Improve Your Gut Health)

Getting outside can reduce stress

There is a clear link between chronic stress and gut health. Continued exposure to stressful situations can actually change the composition of your gut flora, affect your digestion, and lead to conditions like Candida overgrowth. By reducing your stress levels, you can not only boost your immunity and reduce the chance of Candida overgrowth, but […]

Pumpkin Seed Butter Energy Bars

Pumpkin Seed Butter Energy Bars

These simple no-bake bars are gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, and contain no added sugar. They are made with protein-rich pumpkin seed butter and quinoa to provide a healthy, sustained energy boost. They are perfect for an on-the-go breakfast or just as a lightly sweet snack to get you through the afternoon. With lots of fiber and […]

Chia Seed and Fennel Crusted Salmon

Chia Seed and Fennel Crusted Salmon

This recipe is a delicious way to get a double boost of omega-3’s from chia seeds and salmon as well as a double boost of vitamin C from yellow pepper and fennel. Also called anise, fennel is sweet and very aromatic. The addition of the fennel seeds and the fronds (the feathery tops of the […]

Gluten Sensitivities and Candida

Gluten intolerance

Is there a connection between gluten sensitivities and Candida Related Complex? They tend to appear together, and in fact gluten sensitivities are extremely common among Candida sufferers. But is this correlation or causation? Can a disturbed gut flora and Candida lead to gluten sensitivities? In today’s article, I’m going to explain the connection between these two […]

Thai Red Curry Chicken

Red chicken curry

Thai Red Curry Chicken is a colorful dish that combines fresh ingredients and aromatic herbs over a classic mix of spices and mellowed with rich coconut milk. Be sure to serve with the traditional accompaniment, Thai Cucumber Salad, as a refreshing side dish. Made in 30 minutes, Thai Red Curry Chicken is perfect for a […]

Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai cucumber salad

This tasty cucumber salad is so simple to put together, but its a wonderful accompaniment to any spicy, Asian dishes that you like to make at home. It works perfectly with my Thai Red Curry Chicken. The recipe calls for a little vinegar, but we can use Apple Cider Vinegar instead of regular white vinegar. […]

Candida and Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium tablets

Are you one of the millions of people who are deficient in Magnesium? This common mineral is essential for your energy levels, bone strength, mood, and much more. Yet the majority of us are not getting anywhere near enough in our diets. Chronic deficiency leads to a number of different diseases and conditions, and it […]

Sesame Cauliflower Rounds

Chicken liver pate with sesame rounds

The holiday season is over, and many of us have decided never to gorge on unhealthy crackers and biscuits again. Well, it doesn’t have to be that way! If you make your own crackers at home they can be an incredibly healthy, nutritious snack. These healthy cauliflower rounds incorporate sesame, chia and flax, in addition […]