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Pumpkin Spiced Pancakes with Apple Butter

These pancakes capture the essence of fall. The pumpkin purée and applesauce work together to create tons of moisture and richness for fluffy, yummy pancakes. To make my apple butter, all you need is three ingredients and a little time. The result? An über-sweet and delectable spread that’s fantastic on these pancakes or on cinnamon […] Read More

  • Foods with Benefits

  • Sep 20 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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Mint and Cranberry Quinoa Salad

This incredibly flavorful and easy one-pot meal works great as a side dish with any protein, or pack it for lunch the next day at work. For even more flavor, cook the quinoa with low-sodium chicken stock instead of water. Ingredients: 2 cups quinoa 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon sea […] Read More

  • Clean Green Eats

  • Sep 19 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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Kale, Swiss Chard, and Butternut Squash Salad

With raw butternut squash ribbons, crisp kale, delicate Swiss chard, and an orange vinaigrette, this salad is simple and one of my favorites to enjoy in early fall! Kale, Swiss Chard, and Butternut Squash Salad Ingredients: For orange vinaigrette: 1 medium shallot, finely diced 1/4 cup pulp-free orange juice 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon […] Read More

  • Clean Green Eats

  • Sep 18 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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The Lean Pumpkin Shake

Good morning, beautiful. Fall is among us. Time to blend one of my favorite autumn smoothies! The Lean Pumpkin Shake 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 […] Read More

  • Clean Green Drinks

  • Sep 12 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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E! Special “Food Envy” with Candice Kumai and Jason Kennedy

Candice co-hosts a fabulous 30 minute cooking special Food Envy on E! with Jason Kennedy, that premiered last Thursday, August 21st. Watch a clip from the special of Shay Mitchell visiting the farmers market, and then check out this article! The special is focused on taking viewers inside the kitchens of Hollywood’s sexiest celebs (Shay Mitchell, Amare, Elizabeth Hasslebeck, Curtis […] Read More

  • Aug 26 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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Brussels Sprout Clean Green Salad

Brussels Sprout Clean Green Salad Serves 4 2 teaspoons honey 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2teaspoon sea salt 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, thinly shaved on a mandolin, or finely sliced 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup thinly sliced almonds, toasted 1/4 cup pecorino Romano cheese (use sparingly) 1. In […] Read More

  • Clean Green Eats

  • Aug 26 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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Clean Green Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Clean Green Roasted Spaghetti Squash Serves 4 as a side dish or 2 as a main course 1 large spaghetti squash, cut in half lengthwise 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, halved 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, to taste 1 tablespoon basil, finely chopped FOR SERVING: 3/4 cup organic marinara sauce 2 tablespoons hard […] Read More

  • Clean Green Eats

  • Aug 26 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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Clean Green Flatbread Pizza

Clean Green Flatbread Pizza Serves 8 If you say you aren’t a fan of pizza, I’ll say you’re a liar! Pizza can be green, fresh, and delicious, but don’t just take my word for it. Cook up a fresh, homemade batch of this delicious flatbread and taste how green, clean, and fresh it can be. […] Read More

  • Clean Green Eats

  • Aug 26 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


Clean Green Eggs Over Gluten-Free Toast

Clean Green Eggs Over Gluten-Free Toast

Clean Green Eggs Over Gluten-Free Toast This is a simple yet decadent treat for a weekend brunch. You’ll love the delicious combo of gluten-free toast with pesto and eggs. Add a little avocado and fresh heirloom tomatoes and you’re in Clean Green brunch heaven. 2 eggs, poached 1 tablespoon white or apple cider vinegar 2 slices […] Read More

  • Clean Green Eats

  • Aug 26 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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CK Favorite: Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happy Chocolate Chip Day! Cookie monsters! What better excuse than to whip up a batch of my  most popular recipe (beside’s my Mom’s Gyoza, of course!) my famous Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies — gooey, soft, and super tasty, you’ll go bananas for them! The potassium-rich bananas replace much of the butter (so you can have twice as many), while […] Read More

  • Clean Green Eats

  • Aug 4 2014

  • Posted by: Candice