Healthy Snack Ideas For the Candida Diet

healthy snacks for candida dietWhether you are on the go or have time for a long break, here are some delicious snack ideas to treat yourself to.

Whether you work from home or at an office, you should always make time for a snack break. Be it a leisurely one over the weekend or a quick one in between meetings, here are some ideas for snacks that you can indulge in without falling off the Candida Diet wagon.

 1. Oatmeal

Usually reserved for breakfast, oatmeal is a healthy and easy-to-prepare snack. Just pop some instant oats into the microwave at work and sprinkle some cinnamon over it to liven it up and you will have enough energy to power through the rest of the day.

2.Yogurt & Granola

Perfect any time of the day, open up a cup of natural yogurt and sprinkle a granola mix of flax seeds and unsalted walnuts and almonds into it. Give it a quick stir and you have a healthy snack that you can take with you on the go.

 3. Coconut & Almond Balls

In a food processor, mix one cup of unsweetened almond butter, half a cup of coconut flour, four tablespoons each of coconut milk and coconut oil and one tablespoon of stevia, a sweetener. Mold the mixture into small balls, or large ones if you prefer, and coat the balls in unsweetened shredded coconut. Place the finished balls in the fridge and let it sit for half an hour before indulging in them. This is perfect when you have some time on your hands over the weekend.

 4. Caprice Salad  

This Italian delight is delicious any time of the day. Slice either tomatoes or cherry tomatoes and arrange them on a plate. Slice some goat mozzarella and place them on each slice of tomato. Drizzle some olive oil, salt, pepper and sprinkle freshly chopped basil over it.

 5. Fish Crackers

Gather a tin of canned sardines in oil, two cloves of finely chopped garlic, one tablespoon of either unsalted butter or olive oil, a handful of fresh parsley, some lemon juice and a pinch of ground black pepper. Mix all the ingredients together and serve the mix on quinoa crackers. You can also substitute the sardines for salmon or herring.

6. Guacamole

This healthy and delicious dip contains a great mix of vegetables that are perfect for those on the Candida Diet. Dice two ripe avocados, half a red onion, two cloves of garlic and a handful of fresh cilantro. Mash the ingredients in a bowl and season with a pinch of salt and freshly squeezed lemon juice to taste. Enjoy the dip with some quinoa crackers.

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