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Four Whole Grains You Need to Try!

Four Whole Grains You Need to Try!

April 28, 2016

Move over, meat: it’s time for protein-packed grains to take center stage. Studies show that eating more grains like quinoa, barley, farro, and amaranth can boost energy and have even been associated with longer lifespans. Replacing meat with grain…

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Golden Girl Blondies

Golden Girl Blondies

April 28, 2016

Making my delish, golden girl blondies this weekend, enjoy, love and bake fresh at home! Mega-bonus, these brownies just happen to be g-free and vegan! YASS! With love xx ck Makes 9-12 brownies in a 6-7” pan Ingredients: 1 cup almond meal2, 15 oz c…

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The Raspberry Mint Refresher

The Raspberry Mint Refresher

April 27, 2016

This fresh and delicious smoothie will have you feeling like sunshine all day with its blend of raspberries, mint, and a touch of banana. Go for it, gorgeous! Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk 2 cups frozen raspberries 1/2 fr…

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Nourish + Love

Nourish + Love

April 26, 2016

I hope you are relaxing, loving, enjoying and soaking up some gorgeous sun this beautiful afternoon! If you’ve got someone you are able to cook, cuddle, mingle, laugh with and love today, be grateful for them. Show them you love them, by cooki…

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Quinoa + Clean Greens Salad with Lemon Herb Vinaigrette

Quinoa + Clean Greens Salad with Lemon Herb Vinaigrette

April 25, 2016

No. 1 Quinoa fan, like, ever right here. You’ll almost always see it on my menus and as a favorite in all my salads. A complete protein, with a delicious nutty taste, why would you ever think otherwise?   Salad Ingredients: 2 cups uncooked qui…

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Your Cleanest Earth Day Ever!

Your Cleanest Earth Day Ever!

April 22, 2016

Happy Earth Day, green goddesses! Our planet is our baby! Here are 5 simple ways you can tread lighter, everyday: 1. Eat Clean! Eat more plants and less meat. A plant based diet helps to save on carbon emissions (cows=methane gas). You can commit to …

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The Vitamin C Immunity Booster

The Vitamin C Immunity Booster

April 21, 2016

With refreshing citrus and special immunity-boosting ingredients like bee pollen and probiotics, get ready for a magical blended surprise. And while you’re at it, toss in some spinach and kale. Clean and green. Serves 2 Ingredients: 1/2 cup cocon…

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Community is Wellness

Community is Wellness

April 20, 2016

Community. That’s what holds us all together. Without it, we have nothing. As I teach my community cooking and wellness classes and work to spread the truth, the message of clean eating and wellness from LA to NY, SF, SD (everywhere!) I always …

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Chipotle Salmon Burger

Chipotle Salmon Burger

April 19, 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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Pineapple Horchata Smoothie!

Pineapple Horchata Smoothie!

April 18, 2016

I love my creamy and delish horchata—a milky Latin American drink that can be made from seeds, rice, nuts, or dairy. We used to order these up all over my hometown of sunny San Diego. This delicious and good-for-you version uses a nondairy coconut…

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Clean Green Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

Clean Green Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

April 17, 2016

Now, I’m no doctor, but if you’re someone who pops a couple of anti- inflammatories a day to deal with pain or other issues, I would highly suggest trying out this smoothie. I created this delish smoothie after I needed an anti-inflammation kick…

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Strawberry & Toasted Coconut Morning

Strawberry & Toasted Coconut Morning

April 17, 2016

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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How to Make a Clean Green Smoothie, the right way...

How to Make a Clean Green Smoothie, the right way...

April 16, 2016

Hi friends! So I know there are a million choices out there on juices, smoothies, smoothie shops, cleanses, juice blends, books and websites that are devout to the topic. I just want to be clear & lend some of my tips that can help you to blendin…

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Sweet Honey Chèvre and Sardine Flatbread Pizza

Sweet Honey Chèvre and Sardine Flatbread Pizza

April 15, 2016

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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Homemade Cinnamon Vanilla Almond Butter

Homemade Cinnamon Vanilla Almond Butter

April 15, 2016

Once you make this simple homemade, delicious and nutritious nut butter, you’ll never go back to that super processed “peanut butter” again! Peace out processed p-butter, you’re so, like 1989. Be good to you and that gorge bod. xx Makes appr…

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Meditation is Wellness

Meditation is Wellness

April 12, 2016

This past Sunday, I joined my amazingly-talented and worldly-experienced meditation teacher, Tom Cronin, for his Mastering Your Mind Meditation event. It was the most powerful night, together, 30 of us, all in one room in NYC.  I’m constantl…

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Baachan's Miso Soup

Baachan's Miso Soup

April 11, 2016

For 98 years (and counting!!!!), my Baachan (Japanese grandmother) has been making this soup. She raised four beautiful daughters through World War II – so she knows a little something about comfort food. My big sis and I sought out BaachanR…

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Coconut Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

Coconut Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

April 7, 2016

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 + coconut will get you there.   Serves 4   Ingredients: 1…

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The Raspberry Beauty Elixir

The Raspberry Beauty Elixir

April 6, 2016

Love your beautiful skin, love your girlfriends, and love spa days? Combine all three for a spa-cuisine day with the girls. Prepare some delicious treats, decorate with some gorgeous floral arrangements, and blend up some goodness. All the gossip an…

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Baked Falafel Plate with Dill Tzatziki and Cuke Salad

Baked Falafel Plate with Dill Tzatziki and Cuke Salad

April 5, 2016

It’s a bit of a shocker to realize that those unassuming little falafel balls at your favorite Middle Eastern restaurant are deep-fried in a vat of oil! Baking the little guys offers up a much healthier take without sacrificing any flavor. I prefer…

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Hearty Vegan Quinoa + Black Bean Chili

Hearty Vegan Quinoa + Black Bean Chili

April 4, 2016

This super hearty, spiced & surprisingly-meatless chili is perfect for a #MeatlessMonday dinner night-in. + With the addition of my favorite grain-like-seed quinoa, this simple one-pot meal is packed with plant-based protein! xx Serves 6 Ingred…

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Creamy Shiitake-Peanut Noodles

Creamy Shiitake-Peanut Noodles

April 3, 2016

This sweet, spicy, and nutty recipe is better-than Chinese take-out that you can make right at home. So, dig in today and save some for lunch tomorrow. YUM! xxx ck     Serves 4 Ingredients: 1/2 pound whole wheat spaghetti 1 1/2 teaspoons s…

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Get Your Stretch Goals On

Get Your Stretch Goals On

April 1, 2016

Hiya Beautiful! It’s le spring and it’s time to get out of that winter slump + on to a good ass spring re-boot! Each morning I’ve been focusing on giving more love and receiving more love. I think to myself where can I give more of …

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Le Classic Pizza

Le Classic Pizza

April 1, 2016

Classic pizza with homemade marinara sauce + a sprinkle of chili flakes and basil to top? Perfect for the freakin’ weekend! xx ck INGREDIENTS 1 pound store-bought pizza dough (regular or gluten-free) 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 tsp se…

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Roasted Tomatillo Salsa + Home-Baked Chili-Lime Tortilla Chips

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa + Home-Baked Chili-Lime Tortilla Chips

March 31, 2016

Growing up in California, I enjoyed the best Mexican cuisine, including tomatillos—a sadly underused vegetable in most other states. They’re easy to roast, season, and puree. This is a simple way to hit the Mexi-Cali border and bring it back hom…

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The Carrot Ginger

The Carrot Ginger

March 30, 2016

If you love carrot-ginger soup, you will love this delicious combination of sweet and hot! Enjoy this juice alongside a healthy breakfast or with a satisfying Clean green dinner. you’re gorgeous, you carrot-ginger-lover, you. Serves 2   Ingred…

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Candice's Life Hacks: Food

Candice's Life Hacks: Food

March 29, 2016

These hacks are so easy, you’ll wonder why you’ve wasted so much money buying pre-made at the store which are full of additives and preservatives. Save yourself money + feel really, really good doing it! xx ck Make Your OWN Nut Butters! …

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Lemon-Soy Edamame Barley Bowl

Lemon-Soy Edamame Barley Bowl

March 28, 2016

The distinctive flavors of lemon, sesame oil, soy sauce, and oregano combine beautifully in this perfectly balanced “power lunch.” I love to use fiber-rich barley as a base for hearty lunch bowls-it has such a great texture and is really …

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Candice's Vegan G-Free Carrot Pineapple Cake

Candice's Vegan G-Free Carrot Pineapple Cake

March 27, 2016

Love delicious, sweet and super moist carrot cake!? This super amazing, g-free, vegan, dairy-free and naturally sweet version is perfect for an Easter treat this holiday! Be good to you and your loved ones! xxx Candice   Makes: One 8” or 9” …

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Clean Green Breakfast on the Go!

Clean Green Breakfast on the Go!

March 26, 2016

This breakfast burrito is packed with superfoods like sweet potatoes, asparagus, and arugula, so it will leave you satisfied without the guilt. Enjoy them fresh with friends over Sunday brunch, then wrap up those leftovers and freeze them – y…

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