Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast Burritos
Did you know that the word burrito means donkey in Spanish? It’s irrelevant, but nonetheless amusing. Burritos are a tasty mexican dish, consisting of a wheat flour tortilla wrapped in a cylindrical shaped and enclosed at one end. The rest is up for filling. The traditional burrito has black refried beans, salsa, meat, guacamole, cheese, rice, sour cream…A bit too much for our stomach. For all you burrito lovers out there, we have come up with a recipe that takes shorter to cook and is a lot healthier to the gut, without having to opt for some other tasteless dish. [Continue reading]

Buckwheat Flour and Almonds Pancakes

Pancakes, am I right? Layers and layers of delicious hot pancakes, drizzling maple syrup and ice cold whip cream. Dreamy… But not that appealing to your flora and overall health. Contrary to popular belief, too much sugar is actually slowing us down. … [Continue reading]

Gluten Free Quinoa, Eggs and Baby Spinach Mini Muffins

We’re in love with mini muffins! They’re great for showers, parties  even midday snacks! But be careful! It can get out of control pretty quick and before you know it, you’ll be munching on mini muffins all day! You can make them out of almost … [Continue reading]

Poached eggs with Avocado and Broccoli

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Eggs are great in the morning. They are one of the best ways to start the day since they are packed with fiber and nutrients. Also, because the digesting process takes a while, it is not advisable to have them later in the day. Mixed with the rich … [Continue reading]

Asparagus and Leek Creamy Soup

We all agree that soups are amazing. They are a quick, hot meal that offers incredible health benefits. You can make a soup out of almost anything.The healthiest soup options include fresh, season vegetables and minimum of salt and artificial … [Continue reading]

Asian style Broccoli and Garlic Lemon Brussel Sprout

A good side dish should be able to stand on its own. This green recipe for Asian style Broccoli and Garlic Lemon Brussel Sprout can serve both as a complementary dish or a dish on its own. We will break this down in two sections, taking care of the … [Continue reading]

All Green Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it has to be rich and nutritious. But why not make it your favourite meal of the day?  Most people tend to opt for sugary meals, for an energy boost, others go for a high calorie, high cholesterol … [Continue reading]

One Pot Zucchini Noodles with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Pine Seeds

Who doesn’t love a full plate of pasta Bolognese or Carbonara? We know, they’re simple delish! But let’s just take a moment to go over what happens in your body when you eat it. For one, pasta is carb and are not gluten free which can only mean one … [Continue reading]

Spinach and Quinoa stuffed Tomatoes

When trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle, people think that veggies are the way to go, This is not wrong! However, there are certain vegetables that sometimes do more harm than well, by destroying the intestinal flora or causing … [Continue reading]

Vegetarian Candida Recipes

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So what is Candida Albicans? Do not be misled by the name albicans, which can be roughly translated as pure or innocent. Candida is the result of the extensive proliferation of an yeast-like fungus and it is one of the most common gastrointestinal … [Continue reading]

Homemade Kale Chips

To be fair, home made alternatives to store bought treats will always be healthier and friendlier. Potato chips ( or British crisps) are everyone’s favorite, but as we all know, rich in carbs and fat, they are not so friendly to our bodies. Their … [Continue reading]

The Dangers of Ice Cream for People with Candida Overgrowth

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Who doesn’t love ice cream? The one problem with ice cream for those with Candida overgrowth is that Candida LOVES ice cream. Ice cream can contain any number of flavoring ingredients, but the base is always made of milk/cream and sugar. It contains … [Continue reading]

Why Candida Sufferers Must Avoid Fast Food

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Have you ever really looked at what’s in the fast foods or junk food you like to eat? Fast foods contain high amounts of sodium, sugar and trans-fats. These ingredients can be harmful to even to healthiest person, but those with Candida overgrowth … [Continue reading]

How Does Meditation Affect Your Health and Candida

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Did you know that stress has a major effect on your health? Most people don’t think about stress as a possible cause for changes in their body, mood or behavior. The changes in our body that occur with stress are natural and help us in dire … [Continue reading]

Top Candida Fighting Foods

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The intestines are one of the main areas of the body that Candida normally lives, so naturally it is important we address the diet while fighting Candida. As the Candida Diet removes sugars, carbohydrates and other fun foods we all crave, it is … [Continue reading]

Period and Candida Overgrowth: What You Need to Know

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Many women find they are prone to Candidiasis (yeast infections) just before or during their period. A major component of vaginal health is the pH of the environment. In a healthy woman, vaginal pH is typically 3.5 to 4.5 which is slightly acidic. … [Continue reading]

Is Undecenoic Acid Good for Candida?

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Undecenoic acid has wealth of benefits as an anti-fungal, including fighting Candida. But, your first thought may be, what is undecenoic acid? Undecenoic acid is also known by the names undecylenic acid and 10-undecenoic acid. It is an unsaturated … [Continue reading]

Is Caprylic Acid Good for Candida?

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Sometimes the best solution to a problem is not one thing alone, but a combination of components that work well together. Found in food sources such as coconut oil, milk and palm oil caprylic acid is an anti-fungal fatty acid that is often used in … [Continue reading]

Is psyllium husk good or bad for candida yeast overgrowth?

Psyllium husk is the seed husk portion of the Psyllium plant (Plantago ovata). Medically, it is mainly used a bulking agent due to its high fiber content of 67-71% and as a mucilage agent with a content of 10-30%.1 While psyllium husk has not been … [Continue reading]

Gut Dysbiosis and Candida Connection

As a practicing naturopath of almost 12 years, I have become increasingly disillusioned with the way orthodox medicine manages a broad range of conditions utilizing a growing number of aggressive drugs. Although initially my interest was in how … [Continue reading]

Is Green Tea Good for Candida Yeast?

Green tea is rich in nutrients including antioxidants, also known as polyphenols, that may help fight yeast infections. A 2004 study published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy found that the catechins in green tea inhibited yeast growth … [Continue reading]