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Avocado Pesto Recipe

Avocado Pesto Recipe

September 4, 2015

I am kind of obsessed with pesto, who isn’t? I could eat this all day! Here is my take on a simple kale pesto with avocado! Drench your pasta, your wraps, and your veggie noodles in this! Feel fab without all the guilt! Makes 3⁄4 cup pesto In…

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DIY Juice Shots

DIY Juice Shots

September 2, 2015

Priorities. A healthy and nourished, glowing Mind, Body, and Soul. I choose to nurture myself + give my body a natural-boost with homemade juice shots! Juice shots are a fun and delish way to give yourself a quick pick me up, load up on vitamins, …

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Vegan Dark Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes

Vegan Dark Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes

September 1, 2015

My two fave things, avocado + chocolate, all wrapped up into a perfect cupcake. The icing’s got a rich touch of avocado and dark Dutch cocoa powder! + Vegan and GFree for all your hippie friends! xx ck Makes 16 cupcakes Ingredients 1 3/4 cups g…

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DIY Beauty Hacks with E! News

DIY Beauty Hacks with E! News

September 1, 2015

With winter here and red carpet madness getting ready to start… Former model-turned-wellness guru, author of the upcoming book Clean Green Eats, Candice Kumai, E! Style Collective’s resident health expert, to give you some simple & cl…

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DIY Homemade Vanilla Nut Milk

DIY Homemade Vanilla Nut Milk

August 31, 2015

Kick your “non-dairy creamer” or half & half habit in the am. Save on calories, sugar, tummy-trubs, lactose and antibiotics (in some dairy!) and opt for delish, crealy, fresh homemade nut milk! They are the perfect alternative for pe…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

August 29, 2015

Two of your faves, together at last! Pumpkin + Chocolate! This super yummy G-free (low sugar) recipe uses nutritious, rolled oats, organic pumpkin, cinnamon spice and dark, decadent chocolate chips. I’d like to think these are safe for breakfas…

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Sweet Honey Chèvre and Sardine Flatbread Pizza

Sweet Honey Chèvre and Sardine Flatbread Pizza

August 28, 2015

Sardines might be on of the loves of my life. They’re quite stunning on top of this flatbread pizza, all dressed up with honey chèvre, capers, and arugula—my kind of flashy fish! Makes 4 servings Toppings 1⁄4 cup + 2 tablespoons chèvre (g…

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The Slimming Pumpkin Smoothie

The Slimming Pumpkin Smoothie

August 27, 2015

One of my most popular smoothies to date, starring delicious, vitamin-A-loaded pumpkin puree. you are hooking yourself up here, hon. Whip up an extra glass for your man or a girlfriend at work, and share the satiety and nutrition together. 1 1…

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Live on Coffee & Flowers

Live on Coffee & Flowers

August 26, 2015

Throughout life’s struggles, may we all manage some healthy and happy habits that keep us going. (Oh wait, and some people, yes, they can pick up some not so healthy habits! Which you should seriously kick!) Well, lucky you. I now share my two …

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Cleansing Cucumber Soup

Cleansing Cucumber Soup

August 26, 2015

This refreshing, delicate cucumber soup is a perfect pairing to a gorgeous and sunny day. It’s also a great palate cleanser for anyone looking for that clean, cleansing feeling, not too full, not too deprived, but juuust right. Cleansing Cucumber S…

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5 Ways to Turn a Setback into Success

5 Ways to Turn a Setback into Success

August 25, 2015

After any setback in life passes, you’ll feel like you got to the top of a mountain, you’ll thank God its over and you’ll begin to appreciate every moment where you once felt you were at a total loss. My whole life has been a story.…

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Lavender Coconut Body Scrub

Lavender Coconut Body Scrub

August 24, 2015

Want to get all of that dead/dry skin off this weekend for a warm, sunny glow? I’m sharing my secret recipe for a simple Homemade Lavender Coconut Body Scrub. Try an inexpensive At Home Spa Day this weekend! For best results, body brus…

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7 Clean Green Tips to Try for 7 Days

7 Clean Green Tips to Try for 7 Days

August 24, 2015

Ladies, you can be the healthiest, most beautiful you imaginable, now! In my quest to finally find this place for myself, I’ve created a few tips to share my lifestyle with you. It takes just 7 days, try this for the next week and see if i…

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Cold Sweet Pea Basil Soup

Cold Sweet Pea Basil Soup

August 24, 2015

This perfectly-green and clean, creamy and sweet cold Cold Sweet Pea Basil Soup is the perf way to go meat-free this Monday. Slim down this summer. Keep that belly happy and flat, naturally with clean eating. Serves 4  Ingredients: 2 tablespoons e…

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Sharing What Matters

Sharing What Matters

August 21, 2015

After writing numerous books, for every mag under the sun and working in television/media the past decade +, I’ve had the honour to meet some of the greatest in the biz. And just this past week we began discussing what matters most. What we sha…

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Strawberry & Toasted Coconut Morning

Strawberry & Toasted Coconut Morning

August 21, 2015

Sometimes, you’ve gotta go pink. I developed this recipe for a bunch of my girlfriends hopping over for a brunch, I had to add a sexy topping to these smoothies! Why not toasted coconut? Sweet banana, tart strawberries and delicious, flavorful toa…

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5 Graceful Ways to Shine

5 Graceful Ways to Shine

August 19, 2015

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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Resilient & Simple Japanese Beauty Hacks

Resilient & Simple Japanese Beauty Hacks

August 17, 2015

After studying my beloved Japanese heritage over the past decade, I was always in awe of their beautiful skin, their naturally thin physiques and their ability to stay resilient and calm in any time of turmoil or stress. Here are 5+ free and simple …

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The Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

The Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

August 17, 2015

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 coco…

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Turkey Meatball Yakitori

Turkey Meatball Yakitori

August 14, 2015

These sweet and gingery-glazed yakitori turkey meatballs were inspired by family trips to Japan and the yakitori houses we’d visit. I Imagine, restaurants devoted to meat on a stick—heaven! I knew I had to come up with my own trim take on them. &…

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Kale Mushroom Gyoza

Kale Mushroom Gyoza

August 13, 2015

Once again, Mom inspires us all. Her gyoza in my first cookbook, Pretty Delicious, was clearly the fan-favorite. Well, Mom, I gave our prized family recipe a little bit of a change-up. With more shiitake mushrooms and chili flakes, and 80 percent lea…

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Daikon Pickles

Daikon Pickles

August 12, 2015

I’ve been eating these pickles since I was a li’l munchkin! With natural diuretic properties you can actually feel working, daikon radishes are packed with vitamin C, fiber, and potassium. Get ready to meet your new favorite veggie! Makes 12 serv…

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Summertime Cold Somen Noodles with Ponzu

Summertime Cold Somen Noodles with Ponzu

August 10, 2015

Cold noodles, you say? Why yes, it’s a Japanese treat! My mom grew up with these noodles as a child in southern Japan and made this dish for us kids on sweltering summer days back in San Diego. Now, I pass along this cool dish to you. Noodles have …

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Clean Miso Soup & Salad Combo

Clean Miso Soup & Salad Combo

August 9, 2015

Miso Soup and Salad Combo Makes 4 servings Ingredients For the miso soup 4 cups water 3 tablespoons miso paste (see the sidebar, below) 1 cup firm tofu cubes (about 1/2 of a 14-ounce package) 5 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced on a diagon…

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Pesto, Pea & Watercress Bowl

Pesto, Pea & Watercress Bowl

August 6, 2015

So simple, so fresh and so clean. This pasta fave of mine is a throw and serve recipe that you will die over! Enjoy, cook more and love you. xxxck Serves 4 Ingredients: pasta (gf or regular) bag of organic, frozen green peas 1 bunch watercress, trimm…

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Seven Must-have Pantry Staples

Seven Must-have Pantry Staples

August 3, 2015

When it comes to the basics, I’ve found that these seven incredibly versatile ingredients are must-haves for any well and good pantry. Here’s how to utilize each ingredient! + Not only will they add deep, rich flavors to your meals, but…

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10 Super Greens to Add to Smoothies & Juices

10 Super Greens to Add to Smoothies & Juices

August 2, 2015

These delicious greens deliver fresh flavors, mega nutrients, and a gorgeous hue to any drink! Enjoy! & make that smoothie the right way! xx ck   1. Arugula – My favorite salad and flatbread topping, arugula is simple to juice and blen…

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Candice's Lemon-Cran Scones

Candice's Lemon-Cran Scones

July 31, 2015

Whenever life hands me lemons, I make these lusciously lemony scones! They’re best served with a sip of tea, great goss, and your best friends—all the necessary ingredients to turn your day around in an instant. Makes 12 scones Ingredients: 3 cup…

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Swiss Chard with Golden Raisins and Pumpkin Seeds

Swiss Chard with Golden Raisins and Pumpkin Seeds

July 28, 2015

Swiss chard is loaded with vitamin A for bright, gorgeous eyes, vitamin K for strong bones, and vitamin C for antioxidants and glowing skin. What’s not to love about this sexy green? If you can’t find pumpkin seeds try sunflower seeds. Serves 4 I…

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The Chocolate Morning Wake-up!

The Chocolate Morning Wake-up!

July 27, 2015

Chocolate does a body good! Just look at all of the benefits that cocoa powder and cacao nibs can bring into your Clean Green life! Your taste buds can thank me later, hon. Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup baby spinach 1  fr…

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