To kick off this diet I made an avocado tofu diet, that was very filling and delicious. 2 tablespoons … Ingredients: 8 oz extra-firm tofu (non-gmo) 2 teaspoons olive oil ¼ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon sea salt 1 cucumber, chopped 1 spring onion, thinly sliced 1 avocado, chopped ¼ cup cilantro, chopped Dressing Place on a single layer on baking sheet. Antibiotics destroy the friendly bacteria in the gut. Eliminate all cheeses, processed or smoked meats, Eliminate caffeinated drinks including green, black, white tea, coffee, chocolate, sodas, fruit juices, all alcohols including wine, rum, vodka, gin, whiskey, beer. Bread, biscuits, muffins, cakes, cookies and all other baked goods. This manifestation of yeast overgrowth can take a few years to many years later to cause problems depending on the individual diet. Vegetables such as asparagus, artichoke, cabbage, celery, garlic (raw), broccoli, kale, zucchini, summer squash, Brussel sprouts, Bok choy, okra, spinach, onion, herbs and spices. I need to do a spring detox too and cut down on the sweets! I have been craving sweets lately and although I only use maple syrup, coconut palm sugar, and stevia as extra sweeteners. Eliminate processed foods and packaged foods including white flour, white sugar. They really enjoyed it. © Copyright 2020 - HealthierSteps. Most fruits and in severe cases all fruits. Drain and press tofu for 30 minutes. This looks vibrant and amazing, perfect for spring :). Consuming too much sugars and starches in the diet, basically increase the overgrowth of yeasts by feeding the yeasts. I love avocado and the addition of tofu sounds great! Preheat oven 400°F. Please keep checking back daily for the recipes I create and if you would like, you are more than welcome to join me. Combine dressing in a small bowl. Add tofu to vegetables. This avacado salad looks great !! I never knew it could be a cause of weight gain. Eliminate all vinegar, pickled products, condiments, fermented sauces, soy sauce, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, pickles, relishes, barbecue sauces, Worchestershire sauce. Thank you. The things I hope to gain from this cleanse are, are elimination of my cravings for sweets, clearer mind, more energy and an overall feeling of heightened well being. View all posts by Michelle Blackwood, RN →, 2 tablespoons lemon juice½ teaspoon ground cumin. I’m going to try it this week. Subscribe to Receive FREE GLUTEN-FREE RECIPES Delivered to your Inbox. Friendly bacteria in the gut are helpful in preventing problems by securing the gut balance and keeping yeast under control. Unprocessed oils such as olive, coconut, sesame and flax oil. After all it’s spring so I’m doing a modified kind of spring cleanse. but I’m excited to give this recipe a try and have pinned it for later. Thanks for posting! Place cubes in a bowl and toss with olive oil, cumin and sea salt. Eliminate all sweeteners including sugar, honey, maple syrup, maple sugar, molasses, corn syrup, rice syrup, agave, dextrose, glucose, sucrose, fructose. The idea of a candida diet is to starve the yeast and no longer provide the foods like sugars and starches that feed the yeasts. 2 cloves garlic, minced Thanks! Basically, if you have taken antibiotics in the past, you are at a great risk in developing candida albicans. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious. Vegetables I’ll be eliminating are mushrooms and starchy vegetables including, parsnip, sweet potato, yams, yucca, corn, winter squash, beets, carrots, peas.