Glorious Green Salad (vegan, candida-diet friendly)

Considering all the greens I’ve been eating lately, you’d think there must be a figurative alignment between my food intake and an equally green explosion of foliage splashed across the springtime landscape here in the Toronto area. You’d think. But, ah, you’d be wrong. You see, after the record-breaking cold, back-breaking bouts of shoveling snow, spirit-breaking endless […]

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

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).

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

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 […]

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 […]

20 Fabulous Recipes for Your 2014 New Year’s Eve Party!

If you’re looking for my roundup of best New Year’s Eve recipes, it’s been updated and republished here.  Happy New Year!  

Winter Greens with Fennel, Grapefruit and Beet

[Winter Greens with Fennel, Grapefruit and Beet is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, nut-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for Stage 2 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] There are just some things that get better with age. No, I don’t mean as they age (like a fine wine, or George Clooney); […]

Six Degrees of Marni Wasserman–and Sweet Pea Guacamole

 [This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with cookbook authors, bloggers, women entrepreneurs and home chefs whose work I enjoy and admire. If you’ve got someone in mind you’d like me to approach for an interview, please shoot me an email at ricki@rickiheller.com, or leave a comment here and let me know! […]

Super Quick & Easy Raw Porridge Bowl

[Super Quick & Easy Raw Porridge is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, nut-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for Stage 2 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] The love affair with raw foods continues! This recipe for Super Easy Raw Porridge will likely be the last recipe in this impromptu “raw series” […]

Top Eight Best No-Cook Breakfasts

[Clockwise from large photo: No-Cook, Grain-Free, Allergy-Friendly Almost Instant Porridge; Raw Pink Breakfast Bowl;  High-Protein, No-Bake Breakfast (or Snacking) Orbs; Carrot Cake Smoothie; Peach Soft Serve Overnight Oats Parfait.] I love summer not only because it’s warm and you can head outside any time without having to consider your coat, mitts, boots, scarf and any other outerwear; […]

Watermelon Gazpacho & The Blender Girl Cookbook Review!

[Watermelon Gazpacho from The Blender Girl cookbook is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, nut-free, yeast-free and suitable for Stage 3 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] There’s a new cookbook out that’s been causing all kinds of buzz. If you listen closely, you might hear it. . . it sounds like a […]