Keto, Candida and a Vegan Diet, with Leanne Vogel


Join me as I chat with blogger, nutritionist and cookbook author Leanne Vogel about her transition to a keto diet, and how she works with vegans who want to follow the keto lifestyle. (You can leave your questions in the chat box below, just under the video).

The video was broadcast LIVE at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

If you have questions for me and Leanne, please feel free to type them in the Chat box below!  

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Mentioned during the video:

Leanne’s blog

The Keto Beginning (Leanne’s book)

Other offerings from Leanne

Leanne on Facebook

Cocoa Caramel Bars (candida diet maintenance; from Leanne’s Dessert Freedom ebook)

Caramel Ice Cream (candida diet Stage 1 without the apple topping; and use stevia or xylitol in place of coconut sugar/nectar)

Candida Kick-Start (my anti-candida group program)


Grain-Free Peppermint Nanaimo Bars (vegan and sugar-free)

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Chocolate + mint. Could there be a more divine combination?

I’m kinda partial to chocolate + caramel as well, come to think of it. And chocolate + cherry rocks pretty well, too. Oh, and chocolate + pumpkin. And what the heck–chocolate and chocolate is always a winner, isn’t it?)

But yeah, chocolate + mint is way up there.

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NuNaturals Stevia Giveaway!

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[Peppermint Nanaimo Bars coming up next time! Sweetened with NuNaturals Peppermint Stevia.] If you’ve been following my blog for any amount of time at all, you know that stevia is my go-to sweetener (yes, I use xylitol, and yes, I use coconut sugar/nectar, but for most of a candida diet, stevia still trumps them all). […]

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Whole Foods Knockoff Kale and Beet Salad (aka the Easiest Kale Salad You’ll Ever Make)

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It’s kind of a cliché already; you’re probably familiar with “Whole Paycheck Market” (aka Whole Foods).  Or maybe you’ve heard it referred to as the grocery store where they accept “Yuppie Food Stamps” (aka twenty dollar bills). Where eco-conscious, health conscious, modern parents shop (aka rich folks. Or food bloggers). Tweet Pin It

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Chocolate Granola from Sweet Eats for All

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Today I’m thrilled to share a recipe from my friend Allyson Kramer’s new book, Sweet Eats for All. Anyone who knows Allyson knows that she’s a spectacular vegan and gluten-free baker (and cook in general!) with three bestselling cookbooks under her belt. And anyone who knows me knows that books full of delicious sweet treats suit me […]

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Spectacular Simple Smoky Split Pea Soup

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Before I get to today’s post, I’m excited to tell you about the free live webinar series I’m offering–starting tonight! (Thursday, February 19, 2015).  Based on reader questions, I’ll begin talking about candida and why it’s more than just sugar cravings; then move to other topics such as how to deal with cravings or stick […]

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Grain-Free, Vegan + Sugar-Free Chocolate Berry Swirl Cheesecake

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Are you a romantic? I’m pretty sure I’m what you’d call a “hopeless romantic.” Did I cry at Titanic? Let’s just say I felt responsible for at least 50% of all that gushing water that swept Jack away from Rose while I was watching that movie. Do I hoard  save mementos from my former beaux? […]

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40+ Sugar-Free Sweets for Valentine’s Day (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

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It’s almost time for Chocolate Day  Long-Stemmed Roses Day  Cheesy Greeting Card Day Valentine’s Day, which means eating way more sweet stuff than you may be used to. Ever since I started an anti-candida diet back in 2009, I’ve sought out healthy, low glycemic treats for the Day of Love each year. I mean, if […]

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Top Ten Delicious Ways to Use Leftover Sauerkraut Juice

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If you follow a whole-foods or traditional diet, you’ve probably eaten your fair share of lacto-fermented sauerkraut (in fact, it’s probably fair to guess that you’ve even made some from scratch, right?). Lacto-fermented sauerkraut–and other naturally fermented foods, like kimchi–are staples on most anti-candida diets, too. They’re bursting with healthy probiotics and taste great as […]

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Blogs, Books and Business: A Discussion with JL Fields

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Some of you are no doubt already familiar with powerhouse blogger, speaker, consultant and vegan advocate JL Fields. On January 29, 2015 at 8:30 PM EST (5:30 PM PST), JL and I will have a lively chat about our blogs, how we became book authors, how that morphed into our current businesses (plus all that […]

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