Salad With Steak and Avocado The consumption of salads and vegetables is encouraged on the candida diet. To turn a salad into a meal, add a protein source and some healthy fats. For example, accompany a serving of leafy greens with a 3-oz. piece of sirloin beef and half an avocado. Prepare a simple dressing with 1/2 tbsp. of extra-virgin olive oil, 1/2 tbsp. of your favorite vinegar, salt and pepper.