GLUTEN & DAIRY-FREE CLAM CHOWDER THAT IS ALSO CANDIDA-DETOX FRIENDLY …WHAT??! Yep. You're welcome ;)
THIS CHOWDER IS BOMB & I am so thanking the Lord for downloading this recipe into my head!!
2 large celery roots (replaces potatoes)
5 Tbsp Grass-fed butter or coconut oil
5 stalks celery
1 white onion
10 whole carrots (I prefer extra)
4, 6.5-oz cans clams (Trader Joe's)
3, 14-oz cans unsweetened coconut milk (can sub 1 for coconut cream)
1 Tbsp Celtic sea salt (or pink sea salt to taste)
2 tsp white pepper
3 drops Nature's Sunshine Wild Thyme essential oil (1 Tbsp dried thyme)
Dice your celery root, onion, celery, and carrots. I use a food processor. Next, add your diced veggies to a pan w butter to sautee on medium heat until the onions are translucent. Cook until the celery root and carrots are slighty soft if you don't have a full 4+ hours to cook in the crockpot. While your veggies are cooking, chop your clams if you bought whole clams. Then add all your cooked veggies, clams and all other ingredients to a large crock pot. Cook on low at least 4 hours, and serve!
Don’t forget to add a heaping spoonful of coconut oil to your bowl of soup for added daily nutrition/medicine.
NOTE: Potatoes are no bueno if you are or recently have been on a Candida Detox; Whether you're a patient or not, I highly recommend doing my free, quick, at-home Candida Spit Test to see if you might have an underlying Candida albicans (yeast) overgrowth problem you didn't know about. MOST people do/did at one point & this is very serious. IF SO, you really need to avoid grains, potatoes & sugar in any form UNTIL this is under control & make an appointment with me or another holistic Doctor to get this under control (PRAY & ask the LORD who can truly help you. There's LOTS of confusing info out there).
This was my personal battle, as well as at least 80% of the patients I have the honor of helping. It is at the root of ALL your other health problems if you have this. You must KNOW Candida overgrowth is WELL under control before adding potatoes back into your diet as they are very starchy and break down into sugar, and sugar feeds yeast/fungus. God made that rule, not me. sorry. It’s not worth the setback, and Lord knows most of us could use far less sugar/starch in our diet.
I sure do LOVE a good bowl of chunky clam chowder, but I never eat it at restaurants because it is loaded with dairy, gluten (my body feels AWFUL with gluten) & all kinds of other garbage.