Looking Back on 2011: It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Not-So-Best of Times*

*Or, a Tale of Two Rickis *Or, How About a Dickens Reference Other Than A Christmas Carol for a Change? [“Happy New Year, Mum!  A saner approach to 2012 sounds good to me, too.  Oh, and kudos on that atypical Dickens reference!”] Happy 2012, everyone! Hope you all had a great time ringing in the new year.  […]

Anti-Candida Update: Recalling My First Detox Diet–and Why I’m Ready for Another

Are you following a restricted diet and feel as if you need support? The Sweet Life Club helps you stay motivated, cook great food, and stick with it in a way that feels natural and normal. We’ll be opening up again soon, so be sure to get on the waitlist! Some Personal Sharing: My Detox Experience […]

Living with Candida, Twenty Two Months Later: The Ugly, the Bad–and the Good

Are you ready to start an anti-candida diet? The Candida Kick-Start can help! Kickstart your diet and pave the way for success on your anti-candida journey! Find more information here.   Grrrr! Candida can be pretty scary.] The Ugly: The Monster Returns Here it is, 2011, and it’s already time for a confession (don’t worry, […]

My Way of Eating*

*[Not to be confused with Morris Dithers’ answer in this classic SCTV skit.] [The main course table from my recent holiday potluck with nutritionist friends, clockwise from top left: [out of the photo–Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts]; Southwest Brown Rice Casserole with Beans [white bowl behind cutlery]; Tempeh-Brown Rice Curry and Vegetables; Baby Spinach Salad; Rutabaga […]

All About Stevia*

* with apologies to Bradley Cooper and Sandra Bullock (though from what I hear about the movie, they should be apologizing to us). [Stevia-sweetened giant baked apple pancake] How did it get to be Sunday already, and five days since my last post?  Well, I haven’t been lounging around watching soap operas and eating bon-bons, […]

It’s Here: Anti-Candida Feast Digital Cookbook!

When I first thought about the holidays this year, I resigned myself to the usual ACD fare:  hummus, salads, lots of greens and maybe some veggie patties.  But then I thought, why shouldn’t I have a great holiday dinner, too?  I set to work coming up with a delicious menu that both the HH and […]

Anti-Candida Update: Holiday Edition

Are you ready to start an anti-candida diet, but worried about how you’ll stick with it? The Sweet Life club can help. Get the tools and information you need–plus ongoing support from others on the diet (and me!) so that you can really succeed. Find more information here. I rarely post non-recipe entries these days, […]

ACD Update: A Return to Sweetness

[Recent ACD-friendly dinner:  Gena’s Raw Cream of Zucchini Soup]. It’s now been over ten years since I began this round of the ACD. These days, I no longer even think about my food as “different,” and never worry about what I can or can’t eat. But it wasn’t always that way. It took a series […]

There’s Good News, and There’s Bad News: Quick ACD Update

[Simple dal with basmati rice on dandelion greens. . . definitely ACD friendly!] I have a recipe in the works for later today, but after my last muffin post and all the questions I received about my anti-candida diet, I thought I’d post a quick update.  First, thank you all for your ongoing support and encouragement–it […]

Flash in the Pan: Almond-Crusted Root Vegetable “Fries”

[Good news! This recipe, along with more than 100 others, is now available in my cookbook, Living Candida-Free. Everything in the book is free of gluten, eggs, dairy and sugar–and all suitable for an anti-candida diet!] [Rutabaga “fries”–who’d have ever thought?] [Sometimes, you just want to eat something now.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post […]