Candida Corner 2: Which Prepared or Packaged Foods Can You Eat on a Candida Diet?

Even when you have a full list of foods you can or cannot eat on an anti-candida diet, it’s sometimes difficult to know whether a particular packaged food is actually permitted or not. To some extent anyone on a special diet needs to learn how to be an ingredient detective. In today’s Candida Corner hangout, […]

Top Ten Delicious Ways to Use Leftover Sauerkraut Juice

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 […]

9 Common Herbs & Spices that Reduce Inflammation

[You can fight inflammation with common ingredients from your own kitchen. Here’s a list of the top nine anti-inflammatory herbs and spices, plus some of my favorite recipes using them.] You may think that “inflammation” only occurs after a bee sting, when you scald your hand on a hot pot, or when you unwittingly walk […]

Foods to Detox: My Top Six Choices

Now that the holidays are firmly behind us, I’ve started to notice a bit too much evidence of the holidays, er. . .behind me.  And as the year begins in earnest, I’m right there with everyone looking to eat cleaner and detox all the excesses of the season. It’s only natural to look ahead with […]

Flours on the ACD and Glycemic Index

Are you ready to start an anti-candida diet? The Candida Kick-Start cam help!here! Kickstart your diet and pave the way for success on your anti-candida journey! Find more information and nab your spot here.     [Fluffy Fruited Pancakes from Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free, made with Ricki’s All-Purpose Gluten-Free Flour Mix.] A reader asked about baking […]

Eight Tips for Cooking Whole Foods from Scratch–Quickly and Easily (Part 1)

Way back in this post, I asked you all if you’d be interested in tips on speeding up the process of cooking whole foods from scratch. Today, I’ll begin to answer that question. I realized there is so much to say on this topic that I’d need to split it up into two smaller posts. […]

Mum’s Original Review and Giveaway

[Yes, these Raw Caramel Cupcakes with Banana-Cacao Frosting are bursting with superfoods ingredients!] As many of you know, I spend some quite a bit a crazy amount of time every day on twitter. I love that I’ve been able to strike up acquaintances with other bloggers, writers, nutritionists and companies that way. Well, several months […]

Flash in the Pan: All-Purpose Gluten Free Flour Mix

[Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so simple to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).]  […]

Why I Love Gluten-Free Baking* and How to Do It Right

* No, seriously.     [No Gluten, Get Happy: The easiest way to bake gluten-free is with no flour at all! How about  Happy Hemp Two-Bite Brownies?] Baking, gluten-free. Whew!  I think my hair just got a new ‘do after the breeze that whooshed by as hoards of you ran for the exits!  For those of you still here, […]

Last Minute Recipe Suggestions

Who’s ready to celebrate?  With all of my 175 students’ assignments, exams and final marks finally submitted–I am now officially on holidays until 2011–whoo hoo! That makes me one very celebratory gal.  Par-tay, I say!  And how about having everything all ready to start cooking my big holiday meal? Um, no. (Insert sheepish expression here).   “Mum, did […]