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Kabocha Squash Pie

Kabocha Squash Pie

September 30, 2016

This delish pie, made of my favorite fall squash, kabocha is just as good as any pumpkin pie, with a twist! Loaded with vitamin A, beta carotene and iron, this pumpkin squash is also amazing sliced, seeded and steamed. Or try roasting kabocha squash …

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Live on Coffee & Flowers

Live on Coffee & Flowers

September 29, 2016

Throughout life’s struggles, may we all manage some healthy and happy habits that keep us going. I now share my two favorite healthy habits with you: Coffee & Flowers. Do more of what makes you feel alive.  And for all of those people th…

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Carob Spirulina Power Bars

Carob Spirulina Power Bars

September 29, 2016

I started to become a bit obsessed with these bars while traveling all over the country on my last book tour. Make a batch ahead of time and pack them up before you travel! This nutrient-packed snack has the perfect level of crunch with nuts and seed…

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10 Ways to Get Unstuck

10 Ways to Get Unstuck

September 27, 2016

Life isn’t always going to be a grand finale of unicorns and butterflies…sorry dude. For those of you who are feelin’ me, I feel you. These low times can strain us emotionally, mentally and physically, and it’s easy to get tra…

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Creamy Amaranth & Fresh Berry Porridge

Creamy Amaranth & Fresh Berry Porridge

September 24, 2016

I spy a new trend arising from ancient times: grain porridge aka hot cereal in the am. Try everything from quinoa to sorghum to amaranth and beyond. Just cook your grains with a delicious coconut or almond milk, add a touch of honey, some berries an…

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Pumpkin Macaroni & Cheese

Pumpkin Macaroni & Cheese

September 23, 2016

Once you make this there’s no turning back. Believe me when I say it’s going to be your new go-to mac and cheese recipe. With creamy, velvety pumpkin and decadent, rich coconut milk, there’s a new way to indulge in mac and cheese! I love us…

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Real Beauty We Love!

Real Beauty We Love!

September 22, 2016

This week I had the honor to work with the talented, inspiring and strong duo: Deepak Chopra and Kimberly Snyder! We helped to host their incredible launch of their new book, Radical Beauty! (book is out now!). I whole-heartedly agree with their in…

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The Pumpkin Spiced Horchata

The Pumpkin Spiced Horchata

September 19, 2016

This absolutely delicious recipe was developed for my crew with our beloved California in mind. With cinnamon, pumpkin spice, organic pumpkin and almond butter, this creamy and satisfying smoothie will give you happy energy. All smiles bae bae. xx Se…

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Candice's Delish Sweet Potato Fries!

Candice's Delish Sweet Potato Fries!

September 17, 2016

These delicious classic sweet potato fries are filled with vitamin A, beta-carotene, and filling fiber. YUM. share with a friend and serve with some homemade curry ketchup from my new book, Clean Green Eats!  Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients: 2 pounds swee…

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The Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

The Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

September 17, 2016

Wakie-wakie with this super delicious smoothie, and head out for a meditation or yoga session. I highly recommend cleansing all areas of your life: mental, physical, and spiritual. Green tea will get you there. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups unswee…

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Lemon-Soy Edamame Barley Bowl

Lemon-Soy Edamame Barley Bowl

September 17, 2016

The distinctive flavors of lemon, sesame oil, soy sauce, and oregano combine beautifully in this perfectly balanced “power meal.” I love to use fiber-rich barley as a base for hearty bowls-it has such a great texture and is really filling…

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Chocolate Almond Butter Protein Bites

Chocolate Almond Butter Protein Bites

September 17, 2016

Hello heaven (and protein!) in a bite! Simple to make as a raw to-go treat, energy boost or after-work/school snack! YUM! xx ck Makes approximately 1 dozen, 1.5 inch  balls Ingredients: 1 cup almond meal flour 1/3 cup unsweetened almond butter…

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Watch: The Berry Beauty

Watch: The Berry Beauty

September 17, 2016

Yass! It is time. I finally started my venture on shootin’ food videos after much thought. And of course, they had to be done in a cinematic, CK style! Enjoy and love, you are beautiful! xx ck http://www.candicekumai.com/wp-content/uploads/201…

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Roasted Sweet Potato Bowl with Carrot-Ginger Vinaigrette

Roasted Sweet Potato Bowl with Carrot-Ginger Vinaigrette

September 16, 2016

If you want sparkling, beautiful eyes, I’d dash to your local grocer, not the beauty supply store. No makeup, cream, or miracle salve will nourish your eyes like the vitamin A and beta-carotene you’ll get from sweet potatoes and carrots! I love t…

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Epsom Salt Bath Soak

Epsom Salt Bath Soak

September 16, 2016

Simple, thoughtful and memorable: I love making these amazing epsom salt bath soaks for friends and family. And after a long week, indulging in a soothing bath soak is the best gift anyone can give to themselves! With these easy steps, you’re m…

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Classic Caramel Apples with Lavender Rose Petal Sugar and Coconut

Classic Caramel Apples with Lavender Rose Petal Sugar and Coconut

September 15, 2016

I don’t know about you all, but here in NYC, it feels like fall is coming a bit early this year — which means it’s almost time for apple season! These classic caramel confections are the perfect treat to welcome the new season. Top …

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Avo Toast!

Avo Toast!

September 14, 2016

Avocado Toast! A truly simple way to keep your guests busy before a big brunch party! EVERYONE loves avocado (or, they should), so this weekend, why not have your friends over and skip the expensive brunch pre-fixe menus. Keep your wallet heavy this …

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Banana Pancake Love

Banana Pancake Love

September 14, 2016

Women love three things in the morning: cuddling, being served breakfast in bed, and hot morning sex. if you can accomplish just one of these golden feats, you’re a winner. if you want her to brag to her girlfriends? Go for the trifecta. After a sn…

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Candice's PureWow Shoot!

Candice's PureWow Shoot!

September 13, 2016

Candice’s shoot with Pure Wow on their “Age of Elegance” features, in tandem with CoverGirl’s Simply Ageless 3 in 1 Liquid Foundation.  Candice joins an exciting list of women (including Arianna Huffington!) to talk to Pure W…

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8 Superfoods for a Fall Refresh!

8 Superfoods for a Fall Refresh!

September 13, 2016

Fall is a time for change, and if there’s one thing you can put on your table this fall for positive change, make it some deliciously healing foods. Below are eight of my absolute favorite clean eats that make a regular appearance on my dinner tabl…

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Heirloom Tomato & Chevre Basil Salad

Heirloom Tomato & Chevre Basil Salad

September 12, 2016

Clean Eating. Naked. Organic. Real. Raw. That’s what food should be. Many fruits and vegetables are far easier to digest raw rather than cooked, leaving you with more nutrients and fewer added calories and less added fat. Try going raw for just ha…

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Do More of What you Love

Do More of What you Love

September 12, 2016

Do what you love + you’ll never work another day in your life. You are blessed with talents + When you utilize those talents to your best ability, that’s when you truly shine. We live in a time where we are able to do more of what we lov…

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5 Graceful Ways to Shine

5 Graceful Ways to Shine

September 12, 2016

The graceful, brave and positive woman gets back what she puts out. If you want to attract more good in your life: Love, business, happiness, harmony, peace, then you can attract just that. Be resilient, be kind, be authentic and glow. No matter wha…

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Women We LOVE: Julie Morris

Women We LOVE: Julie Morris

September 8, 2016

I love my community of powerful female chefs, and I’m super excited about my amazing friend Julie Morris’ new book, Superfood Soups! If you haven’t seen her Superfood series of books, go buy them now! Julie’s recipes are amaz…

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Meet the Vitamix Instagram Takeover Winner!

Meet the Vitamix Instagram Takeover Winner!

September 7, 2016

Hope you caught my instagram takeover with Vitamix last weekend! It was so great teaming up with my favorite company to give away a beautiful Vitamix 5200 along with some of my most recent cookbooks, Clean Green Eats and Clean Green Drinks to a luck…

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Clean Soba Noodle Soup

Clean Soba Noodle Soup

September 3, 2016

I grew up on delicious buckwheat soba noodles. We ate them with everything from a simple miso broth to tofu, fish, and veggies. Soba is still one of my favorites because it’s gluten-free, high in protein, and also has calcium and iron. You can’t…

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Simple Ways to Fill Your Home with Positive & Relaxing Energy

Simple Ways to Fill Your Home with Positive & Relaxing Energy

September 2, 2016

The weeks are so busy here at CK.com. Recipe testing, working out, emails upon emails! Well, treat yourself right this weekend and just RELAX. Living in NYC is such a hustle, so I try and keep my living space a retreat from the city noise and crowds.…

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Vegan Dark Chocolate Avocado Beet Cake

Vegan Dark Chocolate Avocado Beet Cake

September 1, 2016

This incredibly moist and decadent-appearing cake is made from two secret healthy ingredients: avocados and beets. Avocados are rich in healthy fats, fiber, potassium, and vitamin B6. Beets are a good source of potassium, fiber, and vitamin B6, and t…

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Luscious Peach Raspberry Sorbet

Luscious Peach Raspberry Sorbet

August 31, 2016

If you can make a smoothie, you can make sorbet, and you don’t even need an expensive ice cream machine to do it—just a little bit of time, a whisk, and a freezer! The best part is that you can indulge in this peach sorbet any time of year becaus…

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Sustainable Eats That Keep Giving

Sustainable Eats That Keep Giving

August 30, 2016

Stop throwing your hard-earned cash in the trash! Here’s a list of tasty morsels you should be using, not trashing. Beet tops/radish tops: Use in place of Swiss chard or spinach. Broccoli stems: Taste amazing sliced into sticks for snacks,  used…

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