Quinoa Salad with Buckwheat and Goji Berries

[This light and subtly spiced salad is a perfect side dish for any meal and is always a hit at potlucks and BBQs. It’s vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free and yeast-free. Suitable for Stage 2 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.]   I remember very clearly the first time I tasted quinoa:  there […]

Pan-Glazed Pear and Arugula Salad with Cashew Goat Cheese and Walnuts

[Beautiful and delicious, this Pan-Glazed Pear & Arugula Salad with Cashew Goat Cheese and Walnuts is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for Stage 2 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] My dad, now well into his ninth decade on this planet, is ridiculously proud of his salads. If […]

A Sweet Life Thanksgiving–and More!

One of the HH‘s favorite holidays is Thanksgiving (which is this coming Monday here in Canada!). Although his family did celebrate Christmas, too, when he was a kid, for some reason that holiday didn’t make its mark on his psyche in quite the same way as T-Day (I know, he was a strange kid. . […]

Anti-Candida Superstar Foods 3: Anti-Inflammatory Foods

We all know that an anti-candida diet is essential when you’re fighting the beast that is yeast, and there’s a whole list of “do not eat” comestibles. But I think there’s a special category within the anti-candida diet that I refer to as “Anti-Candida Superstar Foods.”  Superstar foods are the ones that can actively help […]

Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

[This Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas is the perfect mix of crunchy, crispy, creamy and  a little bit spicy. It’s vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, optionally nut-free, optionally yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for all stages on an anti-candida diet.] [My big plate of this super-satisfying salad!]. Although I enjoy salads all year […]

Magical Peach Arugula Salad

[Bright and enticing Magical Peach Arugula Salad is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for Stage 2 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] If you’ve ever been disappointed with answers from medical professionals about your chronic illness–whether candida, Lyme, rheumatoid arthritis or something else–then you likely have delved into more […]

A Sweet Life Thanksgiving

One of the HH‘s favorite holidays is Thanksgiving (which is this coming Monday here in Canada!). Although his family did celebrate Christmas, too, when he was a kid, for some reason that holiday didn’t make its mark on his psyche in quite the same way as T-Day (I know, he was a strange kid. . […]

Delectable Detox Slaw

They’ll never know this Cauliflower-Broccoli Slaw is actually good for detoxing! This crisp, fresh slaw with a slightly sweet dressing is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free,  nut-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for all stages on an anti-candida diet. Ah, my first time. . . You know, I remember it like it was […]

Butter Lettuce Wedges with Sunflower Seed Dressing, Pears & Tempeh Bacon from Crave, Eat, Heal

What a treat I have for you all today! As regular readers know, I have a lot of cookbooks. These days, in fact, I rarely accept offers for new books to review (not because I don’t want to, but because there just aren’t enough hours in the day!). But when Annie Oliverio’s new volume, Crave, […]

35+ Brunch Ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s almost Mother’s Day! Will you be celebrating this Sunday? While while the kitchen is no longer the sole domain of “Mother” nowadays, I bet she’d still love a break from cooking on her special day. Why not prepare one of these special recipes for your beloved Mama, and show her how much you care? […]