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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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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 Tips

Resilient & Simple Japanese Beauty Tips

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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Quinoa and Crab-Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers

Quinoa and Crab-Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers

July 24, 2015

Stuffed with fluffy quinoa, sweet crabmeat, fresh basil, and fragrant saffron, these stuffed peppers are a far cry from bland and heavy rice-loaded peppers. Plus, red bell peppers are a great source of lycopene, an antioxidant that could potentially …

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Clean Green Your Whole Pantry! 

Clean Green Your Whole Pantry! 

July 20, 2015

“Growing up, my family’s mantra was always to achieve health and wellness by eating whole foods,” says Candice. “That’s why my favorite recipes make the most of these ‘power foods,’ like almonds and avocados!” What can you find in Can…

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Clams in White Wine Sauce over Linguine

Clams in White Wine Sauce over Linguine

July 17, 2015

This slightly spicy take on 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. Makes 2 servings Ingredients: 2 dozen ha…

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3 Must Try Summer Superfoods

3 Must Try Summer Superfoods

July 16, 2015

A clean, colorful diet that incorporates a variety of superfoods will keep you healthy, sexy and energized. Check out the video below for my top three summer superfoods for a smokin’ summer bod, including … A traditional Japanese ingr…

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Radish & Watercress Detox Salad + Lemon Tahini Dressing

Radish & Watercress Detox Salad + Lemon Tahini Dressing

July 15, 2015

Photo by Candice Kumai Serves 2 Ingredients: For the almond tahini dressing: 3 tablespoons tahini paste 3 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons Tamari soy sauce   For the salad: 1 cup cooked and cooled …

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Candice's Delish Sweet Potato Fries!

Candice's Delish Sweet Potato Fries!

July 14, 2015

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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