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Candice Kumai on Tastemade Livestream!

Candice Kumai on Tastemade Livestream!

June 29, 2016

Wassup friends! I hope y’all got to check out Tastemade Nourish’s Facebook page for my livestream where I showed you all how to create delish Kale Fried Rice and my mom’s Tori No Kaarage Japanese Fried Chicken – yummmm. And n…

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Homemade Nori Rolls

Homemade Nori Rolls

June 29, 2016

FRESH SUSHI WAS A STAPLE in our household, and of course my mom made the absolute best. Ask her what her quick go-to recipe is and she will say, “Sushi. It’s so easy!” Mom, you are talented at everything you do. But for the rest of us, here’…

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6 Summer Post-Workout Smoothies + Juices

6 Summer Post-Workout Smoothies + Juices

June 27, 2016

Three smoothies and three juices that cleanse, refresh, revitalize and help you re-set after a tough summer workout, fresh from the gym! These recipes were featured in Men’s Fitness, which you can read here, but are for buff babes, too! 1) The…

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Watch: The Berry Beauty

Watch: The Berry Beauty

June 24, 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! http://www.candicekumai.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/BerryBeauty_LARGE.m4…

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5 Reasons Why We LOVE NUT BUTTER.

5 Reasons Why We LOVE NUT BUTTER.

June 22, 2016

When shopping for nut butters, be sure to go for the au naturel stuff, always. The ingredients should read: Dry roasted nuts and not much more. Sugar, sweeteners and oils can be added to nut butters, so be on the lookout for those necessary extras! A…

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Watch: Best Guac Ever

Watch: Best Guac Ever

June 22, 2016

Delicious, ripe, creamy, green, heart-healthy avocados—nature’s perfect food— just got a little more delicious with the pairing of home-baked chili-lime tortilla chips. With the sneaky addition of Greek yogurt in this dip, it is a fabulously de…

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Fish Tacos, California Style!

Fish Tacos, California Style!

June 21, 2016

What could possibly be better than fish tacos after the beach? Grill them on the barbie if the weather allows; if not, use a grill pan- it’ll be just fine. With a squeeze of lime and some tequila sauce, you’re all smiles, baby! For a shrimp taco …

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Grilled Summer Corn & Avocado Salad

Grilled Summer Corn & Avocado Salad

June 21, 2016

Summer at the greenmarket is always my favorite place – and it’s finally time for all the recipes where you can put to use your CSA box! All it takes is a quick batch of this corn salad to feel like I’m back in sunny California. There…

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Kashi GOLEAN Plant Based Protein Powders #GoTogether

Kashi GOLEAN Plant Based Protein Powders #GoTogether

June 19, 2016

My organic and special relationship with Kashi, starts in my hometown of San Diego, CA. Kashi is like home to me, I grew up eating their unsweetened cereals and eventually moved on to their delicious Go-Lean products, they always felt so ahead of th…

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Easy Peanut Noodles with Chicken

Easy Peanut Noodles with Chicken

June 18, 2016

This sweet, spicy, and nutty recipe is like Chinese take-out that you can make right at home. So, dig in today and save some for lunch tomorrow. It’s also great cold, so the leftovers from last night will be a delish picnic for the next day! In…

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Sweet Peach Basil Tea Cocktail

Sweet Peach Basil Tea Cocktail

June 18, 2016

Summer means sweet tea and cocktails on a porch, in my opinion! So I combined both of them, and bring to you a fabulous cocktail with a kicky and natural punch by adding Belvedere Peach Nectar Vodka! I let the vodka do the sweet talking, whereas a re…

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Rosemary-Lemon Mocktail

Rosemary-Lemon Mocktail

June 17, 2016

Sitting on a roof or a backyard with friends is a great way to pass a Saturday, but beers and wine can be too much on a hot day. Break tradition and stir up this refreshing mocktail for your crew! ROSEMARY-LEMON MOCKTAIL Ingredients: 1 cup fresh lemo…

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Meet the Next Trendy Green: Broccoli Rabe!

Meet the Next Trendy Green: Broccoli Rabe!

June 15, 2016

So excited to be featured alongside some amazing celebrities, food bloggers, and growers in the Wall Street Journal, on stands today! Digital readers feel free to click for the article! I am proud to have been at the forefront of this trend, and can&…

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The Cucumber Honeydew Melon

The Cucumber Honeydew Melon

June 14, 2016

Summer is upon us, as is fresh produce at your local farmers market!  Cucumber and melon – sounds like that lotion you used to smear all over your body circa 1992, right? Its actually a delicious combination, perfect for cooling and hydrating,…

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Clams in White Wine Sauce & Buttered Linguine

Clams in White Wine Sauce & Buttered Linguine

June 13, 2016

This slightly spicy take on the classic linguine and clams is hearty but won’t weigh you down. Once you see how simple it is to sauté, boil, and strain, you’ll come back to this recipe as a household classic. Perfect for those hot summer dinn…

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Asparagus Ribbon and Pom Vinaigrette Salad

Asparagus Ribbon and Pom Vinaigrette Salad

June 10, 2016

Who says that you have to go to fancy restaurant to have a gourmet meal? Serve this salad in small portions on salad plates rather than family-style in a large bowl to get that fine dining feel for a fraction of the price! Bonus: You control the quan…

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Watch: Matcha Love Smoothie

Watch: Matcha Love Smoothie

June 9, 2016

Good morning sunshine! My Matcha Love Smoothie is the perfect morning blend to any great start. Yes, I have started a collection of recipe vids I think you are going to love. I’m also working on a fabulous site re-launch (coming soon!) + a new …

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The Raspberry Beauty Elixir

The Raspberry Beauty Elixir

June 8, 2016

Love your beautiful skin, love your girlfriends, and love spa days? Combine all three for a spa-cuisine day with the girls. Prepare some delicious treats, decorate with some gorgeous floral arrangements, and blend up some goodness. All the gossip an…

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The Romaine Lemonade

The Romaine Lemonade

June 8, 2016

With fresh romaine, sweet-tart apple, and delicious lemon, this refreshing and rejuvenating combo will have you feeling like a million bucks this morning, and every morning! Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 head romaine 1 Granny Smith apple 1/2 lemon Directio…

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Tofu Pad Thai

Tofu Pad Thai

June 6, 2016

Pad Thai is served street-side in the extra hot temps of exotic Thailand, so it’s perfect for those summer nights! But watch out—this baby cooks up quick! The best tactic is to have all of the veggie mix-ins and the sauce ready to go in small…

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Avocado & Grapefruit Salad

Avocado & Grapefruit Salad

June 6, 2016

Treat yourself this weekend to a fresh and healthy salad! With the rich, creamy consistency of avocados (the most perfect fruit ever, in my California-girl opinion!) cut by grapefruit! It’s an unexpected yet completely delicious combination. Pa…

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Banana Pancake Love

Banana Pancake Love

June 4, 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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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites

June 3, 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: 5 Medjool dates, pitted 1 cup almond meal flour 1/3 cup un…

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Vanilla Green Almond Smoothie

Vanilla Green Almond Smoothie

June 1, 2016

Are you craving that creamy vanilla milkshake, but just finished at the gym? Ease your guilt and satisfy those cravings with all the goodness from a hearty salad thanks to the spinach, (and natural probiotics!) but with the taste of a sinful treat, t…

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DIY Fresh Spring Roll Bar

DIY Fresh Spring Roll Bar

May 31, 2016

A spring roll DIY bar is fabulous for parties and get-togethers—familiar yet a little exotic (kind of like me!). I’ve been known to use the pretty array of veggies—like bright peppers and green herbs—as a stand-in for flowers! Set out a varie…

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Homemade Apple Cider Quick Pickles

Homemade Apple Cider Quick Pickles

May 29, 2016

My delish Apple Cider Quick Pickles need to be the topping on every burger you grill this weekend! These simple and quick apple cider vinegar pickles are the perfect balance of acidity and add a little crunch to your clean green burgers and sandwiche…

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Sweet Peach Cobbler

Sweet Peach Cobbler

May 29, 2016

There’s just something so comforting about fresh summer peach cobbler! Combine the tartness of fresh peaches and the nutritional goodness from the organic oats, and you can’t go wrong. With half the fat and calories of a regular cobbler, t…

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Juicy Cremini Mushroom Sliders

Juicy Cremini Mushroom Sliders

May 27, 2016

A burger recipe for your Memorial Day weekend! Because, of course you are going to a BBQ! With this recipe, indulge with no guilt! While shooting a segment with Dr. Mehmet Oz, I mentioned that I got my burger fix on by swapping half of the lean pro…

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Clean Green Guacamole and Homemade Chili-Lime Chips

Clean Green Guacamole and Homemade Chili-Lime Chips

May 27, 2016

Delicious, ripe, creamy, green, heart-healthy avocados—nature’s perfect food— just got a little more delicious with the pairing of home-baked tortilla chips. With the sneaky addition of arugula in this dip, it is a fabulously delicious way to i…

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No-Sugar Coconut Mango Pops

No-Sugar Coconut Mango Pops

May 25, 2016

Baby, you deserve an ice-cold popsicle to toast summer, finally! My homemade coconut-mango pops are a rich, delish and sweet treat you’ll make a staple dessert!  If you haven’t cooked with coconut milk before, this recipe offers an easy…

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