Calico Salad

All salads can’t consist of lettuce and tomatoes. Creativity and innovation help you break out of a rut to see foods differently. You won’t know how you feel about this combination until you try it!

Find these and dozens of other delicious yeast-fighting recipes in The Yeast Connection Cookbook, available in our store.



  • 4 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash
  • 1 green or red pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 T lemon or lime juice
  • ½ t salt
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1 ½ t fresh oregano
    - OR -
    ½ t dried oregano

Steam or bake the squash until tender, but not mushy. Cool. Add peppers and parsley.

In a small bowl, combine the oil, juice, salt and oregano for the dressing. Pour over the vegetables and chill. Make several hours ahead and let marinate. Garnish with nuts, if desired, just before serving.

You’ll find these tips and dozens of delicious Yeast-Fighting recipes in The Yeast Connection Cookbook.


The Yeast Connection Cookbook

William G. Crook M.D.; Marjorie Hurt Jones, R.N.

The first 100 pages of this book were written by Dr. Crook and include a discussion of yeast - related problems, diets and the important role proper diets play in helping people control yeast. The second part of the book is written by Marjorie Hurt Jones, R.N., an experienced cook and an authority who has written a number of other books which deal with diet, including a popular book, The Allergy Self-Help Cookbook published by Rodale Press on food allergies, and Baking with Amaranth.
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