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Roasted Corn and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Roasted Corn and Heirloom Tomato Salad

July 28, 2016

There is something nostalgic about roasted corn. Whether you grew up going to beach BBQs or picking it fresh from the farm, corn on the cob is a sweet and filling treat. In this recipe, the kernels are shaved fresh from the cob and into a delicious s…

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Broccoli Rabe all over NYC!

Broccoli Rabe all over NYC!

July 27, 2016

Hi Friends! I hope you caught my Broccoli Rabe NYC social media tour last week with my friends and farmers at Andy Boy! We visited some of the finest and most fun restaurants dishing up broccoli rabe on their menus! First we visited Maialino in Grame…

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The Spicy-Ginger Pineapple Green

The Spicy-Ginger Pineapple Green

July 27, 2016

You know when two things come together, and it’s just magic? That’s ginger and pineapple. Such a beautiful marriage! This cleansing juice is equally delicious and satisfying. Enjoy! Ingredients 3/4 cup fresh pineapple 3 cups baby spinach 1 Tb…

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Tequila-Lime BBQ Chicken

Tequila-Lime BBQ Chicken

July 26, 2016

When I lived in sunny San Diego, tequila with lime was always one of my favorite pairings. Serve this chicken with fresh mango salsa, chips, guacamole, and some margaritas, and you’ve got a recipe for the perfect summer party! Tequila-Lime BBQ …

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The Sweet Kale Melon

The Sweet Kale Melon

July 25, 2016

With a hint of refreshing honeydew melon, cucumber, and our dear friend kale, this Clean Green juice is a sweet hydrating way to nourish your beautiful body in the morning. Serves 1 Ingredients: 4 cups kale 1 cup honeydew melon 1 medium cucumber 1 ta…

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Spicy Shrimp Soba Noodle Salad

Spicy Shrimp Soba Noodle Salad

July 22, 2016

This fiery dish is definitely a metabolism booster and a delightful full-meal salad! Also great to make this weekend with the major heatwave sweeping the country! This spicy soba salad will cool you down and make you sweat at the same time! If you li…

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Clean Green Beauty Queen

Clean Green Beauty Queen

July 21, 2016

Eating clean and cooking green is your new beauty cream. Forget all of the oils and potions, you green beauty queen! Beauty is an inside job. Greens are packed with beauty benefits like antioxidants and vitamin C. Antioxidants are also nature’s sun…

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The Green Coconut Almond

The Green Coconut Almond

July 20, 2016

Almond butter is one of my absolute favorite treats. With two delightful scoops of it, a bunch of spinach, hemp seeds, and cinnamon this Green Coconut Almond smoothie is a perfect blend for a brain boost that can also make you sound really, really c…

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Grocery Shopping Tips

Grocery Shopping Tips

July 19, 2016

Sometimes you need a PLAN! Grocery shopping can be fun, but you don’t want to get caught into marketing traps in the aisles. A lot of the food out there pretends to be good for you, but here are some quick tips on how to shop smart, savvy, and …

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The Super Beet + Kale Cleanser

The Super Beet + Kale Cleanser

July 18, 2016

Turn up the beet! This “think pink” juice will get you feeling good after the first sip! Kale and cucumber are the perfect complements to this deep pink root, and a dash of cinnamon adds spice (not to mention some pretty fabulous health b…

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Toasted Almond Sticky Buns

Toasted Almond Sticky Buns

July 17, 2016

Looking for a recipe to make this am with less-guilt?! These hot buns are made with less butter, sugar and no eggs so there’s no need to overload your shopping cart or your calorie intake. Indulge without the worry, gorgeous! xxx Makes 12 dozen Ing…

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Watermelon + Feta Salad

Watermelon + Feta Salad

July 15, 2016

Growing up in SoCal where the sun shines year-round, biting into a giant smiley wedge of watermelon really made summertime something special. While my carefree days of watermelon juice dripping from my chin might be behind me, I still get that waterm…

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Tahini Avocado Chickpea Dip

Tahini Avocado Chickpea Dip

July 14, 2016

This is such a simple and delicious dip to throw together anytime company is coming over. I always keep canned chickpeas on hand just so I can make a quick hummus or dip in a pinch. If you like making hummus and guacamole, this dip is your new bestie…

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Blueberry + Oatmeal Crumble Cake

Blueberry + Oatmeal Crumble Cake

July 13, 2016

This low sugar, gluten-free & delish coffee cake is the perfect treat to enjoy and share all week long! Or try for an am bite to-go for work in the am, you lovely ladies, you, guilt-free and fabulous. Enjoy and love xx ck Makes 16 servings for …

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The Chocolate Morning Wake-up!

The Chocolate Morning Wake-up!

July 12, 2016

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 organic baby spinac…

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Go Greek!

Go Greek!

July 9, 2016

Because Greek yogurt has a richer consistency than regular yogurt—plus a lot more flavor—it’s one of my favorite ingredients to experiment with. Whether I want a more satisfying smoothie or a creamier bowl of soup, Greek yogurt gets the job don…

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Summer Squash & Mushroom Lasagna

Summer Squash & Mushroom Lasagna

July 8, 2016

Veggie lasagna is so delicious that you’ll never miss all that greasy meat. Mushrooms and summer squash plus my tofu marinara are the stars of this show. Get ready to convert your friends and family to the lighter, vegan side! Serves 8 Lasagna Ingr…

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The Best Fish Tacos, Like Ever

The Best Fish Tacos, Like Ever

July 7, 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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Honeydew and Mint Wine Pops

Honeydew and Mint Wine Pops

July 6, 2016

Frozen wine pops are sexy, sweet, and refreshing. Blend this version well with fresh mint, honeydew melon, and white wine, and you’ve got the perfect treat for the next warm afternoon! Makes 10 servings Ingredients: Infused Simple Syrup: 1 cup wate…

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6 Summer Post-Workout Smoothies + Juices

6 Summer Post-Workout Smoothies + Juices

July 5, 2016

Three smoothies and three juices that cleanse, refresh, revitalize and help you re-set after a tough summer workout, fresh from the gym! 1) The Peaches and Green Protein  If you haven’t experienced the wonders of pea protein yet, I suggest you g…

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Fresh Berry Quinoa Bowl with Coconut Cream and Almonds

Fresh Berry Quinoa Bowl with Coconut Cream and Almonds

July 3, 2016

Love fresh berries with cereal or oats in the am? Here’s your new favorite protein fix + amino acids+ antioxidants in the am. You’ll love the way this decadent pairing of sweet, tart, good-fat and crunch work together to nurture that beautiful-bo…

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Chipotle Salmon Burger

Chipotle Salmon Burger

July 2, 2016

This delicious omega-3, brain-boosting salmon burger is the tastiest way to have it all. Made from simple canned salmon (nothing fancy!), this is a budget-friendly way to enjoy all of the nutritional benefits salmon has to offer. The Creamy Chive Sau…

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Candice's Delish Sweet Potato Fries!

Candice's Delish Sweet Potato Fries!

July 2, 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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Life Happens

Life Happens

July 2, 2016

Holy Mole. Dude. If you’ve been having a summer like mine, it’s meant non-stop work + hustle. Since we last spoke, life happened; I have been working and traveling in London, Greece, Nantucket, Montauk, and of course, NYC! Image: Montau…

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4th of July Special + Delish Recipes!

4th of July Special + Delish Recipes!

July 1, 2016

In need of some Delish + Clean 4th of July Recipes!? You’ll love my red, white and blue love for this weekend! Muah! With love xx Candice Red White & Blue Salad Kale, Strawberries, Blueberries and Feta with Tahini Dressing Serves 4   …

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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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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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