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Whole Roasted Go-To Chicken

Dressed to kill with a garlic rub, stuffed with fresh aromatic herbs, this recipe is a knockout. Now you just need to worry about what to wear! Ingredients: Makes 6 servings Garlic butter: 3⁄4 garlic head, peeled 1⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 fresh thyme sprigs, stems discarded 1 tablespoon butter, softened 3⁄4 teaspoon […] Read More

  • Dec 16 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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Warm Fennel Salad

One of my favorite change-ups on the dinner table is a warm salad. Trust me! With the right ingredients and know-how, you’ll impress your loved ones with this warm yet crisp and delightful mix. Makes 4 servings Ingredients: Pom vinaigrette: 1⁄4 cup POM juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt 1 […] Read More

  • Dec 16 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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The Slimming Pumpkin Smoothie

Good morning, gorgeous! It’s time to slim-down between those holidays with my favorite, Slimming Pumpkin Smoothie! Whip up this simple smoothie to stay slim, happy and satisfied for breakfast or lunch! xx ck   The Lean Pumpkin Shake One of my most popular smoothies to date, starring delicious, vitamin-A-loaded pumpkin puree. you are hooking yourself […] Read More

  • Clean Green Drinks

  • Dec 1 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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Mini Apple Pie Mugs

As if steamy apples perfumed with cinnamon and nutmeg served in cute little mugs weren’t fabulous enough, they’re healthy too! Topping the mini pies with flakey phyllo dough instead of heavy piecrust helps cut down the calories and fat. If you can’t find oven-safe mugs, 6-ounce ceramic ramekins work. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 8 […] Read More

  • Nov 7 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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Roasted Acorn Squash

Acorn squash isn’t only pretty to look at—it’s packed with good-for-you vitamins too. This autumnal vegetable is a goldmine of flavor and nutrients, and tastes absolutely delicious when roasted. Serve it as a side or with your favorite protein! Ingredients: 2 acorn squash, cut into thin half moons 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon […] Read More

  • Nov 6 2014

  • Posted by: Candice


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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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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