I know that finding satisfying snacks while on the Candida diet can be a challenge. But fear not; I've got you covered. I have put together a list of FIFTY candida diet snacks ideas that not only support your dietary restrictions, but also are delicious and can cater for any number of cravings.
You’re sure to find something you’ll love; be it sweet, savoury, crispy, crunchy, carby, sweet or sour. So, whatever your craving might be, say farewell to snack decision fatigue and hello to flavoursome, Candida-friendly snacks!
🥑 Savoury Snacks on a Candida Diet
In this section, we'll introduce you to a collection of savoury snack ideas that not only fit perfectly into your Candida diet but also focus on essential elements - proteins, vegetables, and healthy fats.
Why prioritize these components in our savoury snacks? Well, it's all about keeping you satisfied between meals. Hunger can lead to impulsive food choices, and on a Candida diet, it's essential to make considered decisions at mealtimes.
These savoury snack options are thoughtfully curated to stave off hunger, ensuring you have the energy and mental clarity to make mindful choices when it's time to sit down for a full meal.
Let's explore these savoury delights and keep those cravings in check:
1. Sliced cucumber with homemade chunky guacamole
2. Hard-boiled eggs
3. Baked chicken drumsticks
4. Vegetable crudités with tahini dip
6. Celery sticks with almond butter or tahini
8. Raw mixed nuts (such as almonds, walnuts, and Brazil nuts)
9. Roasted chickpeas (seasoned with herbs and spices)
10. Red pepper hummus with sliced bell pepper
11. Baked kale chips with nutritional yeast
12. ½ an avocado with lemon juice
13. Baked broccoli florets with dairy-free ranch dressing
14. Seaweed snacks
16. Grilled chicken and cucumber slices
17. Seed crackers with tomato salsa
18. Cold meatballs – beef, lamb, or turkey
19. Edamame beans with sea salt
20. Roasted brussel sprouts with lemon and pine nuts
21. Sugar snap peas and pumpkin seeds
22. Spiced roasted almonds
23. A slice of nut and seed bread with sunflower cream
25. Olives and cherry tomatoes
26. Vegetable frittata bites
27. Mint and pea hummus with celery sticks
29. Green smoothie with spinach, avocado, and unsweetened almond milk
🍫 Sweet Snacks on a Candida Diet
Sometimes, life calls for a sweet treat. And when you're on a Candida diet, you can still indulge in those moments of sweetness without compromising your dietary goals.
In this section, we'll delve into a selection of sweet Candida diet snack ideas that are designed to provide comfort and nourishment while staying true to your dietary restrictions.
These sweet treats are all about satisfying your cravings without wreaking havoc on your blood sugar levels or providing fuel for Candida overgrowth. They are dairy-free, sugar-free, and gluten-free, making them the ideal companions for your Candida diet journey.
So, if you're in need of a bit of sweetness in your life while staying committed to your health, let's explore these guilt-free, delectable options together.
31. Sugar-free coconut yogurt topped with chia seeds and fresh berries
35. Gluten and sugar free cinnamon pecan granola with almond milk
37. Sugar-free protein balls made with almond butter and coconut flakes
42. Brown rice cakes with almond butter – tastes just like a Pink Panther wafer... IYKYK!
47. Toasted coconut flakes with sea salt – similar vibes to sweet and salty popcorn
49. Blueberry and lemon tofu yogurt with toasted nuts
50. Green apple with sunflower seed butter
✨ Bonus - Healing Desserts Cookbook
If that’s not enough and you’re looking for even more sweet treats on a candida diet, why not check out some of the desserts from my cookbook!
Some of the snack-friendly recipes you will find include:
- Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Vanilla Coconut Macaroons
- Raspberry Pie Cookies
- Strawberry smoothie jell-o
- Mixed Berry Crumbles Bars
- Lemon Coconut Bars… to name a few
So remember, embarking on the Candida diet doesn't mean you have to bid adieu to snacking pleasure. With this extensive list of 50 Candida diet snacks, you have an array of tasty options to keep your cravings at bay while staying in line with your dietary goals.
Remember, a Candida-friendly lifestyle can still be a flavourful one. Let me know your favourite candida diet snack in the comments below! Happy snacking!