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About the Book
Clean up your diet and look and feel better than ever with this simple, beautiful cookbook featuring more than 100 recipes that make it easy and delicious to eat clean and green.
We all know we should eat more green foods, but after a few variations on the same salad, juice or smoothie, it’s easy to run out of ideas that excite our taste buds. In Clean Green Eats, celebrity chef Candice Kumai offers an answer to that dilemma, offering more than 100 simple, unique and delicious recipes made from whole foods packed with of nutrients that will help you lose weight, detox, and look amazing. All of her recipes are effortlessly gluten free (no complicated ingredients required!) and while a plant-based diet is the focus, the idea of “meat as a treat”—eating high-quality, sensible portions of animal protein—is also central to her plan.
Clean Green Eats kicks off with Candice’s one week cleanse, which includes juices, smoothies, and simple meals, and continues with a six-week plan to develop healthy practices that will last a lifetime. There’s no deprivation with Candice’s delicious drinks, breakfasts, snacks, soups, salads, sides, mains, and desserts. Start your day with a Coconut Almond Green Smooth or Cinnamon-Spiced Granola. For lunch, fill up on Farro, Edamame, and Pea Salad. Whip up Asian Ginger Garlic Steak Salad, Superfood Curry Salmon Salad, or Chili Lime Shrimp Tostadas for a delicious dinner. For a fabulous finale, she includes desserts like Vegan Dark-Chocolate Avocado Cake and Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ‘Ice Cream.’
Banish the processed food, sugar, and carb habits that lead to fatigue, belly bloat, poor digestion, and constant cravings—let Clean Green Eats help you look and feel better than ever, no deprivation required!
“Just opening this elegantly crafted book will make you feel cleaner and more alive.” —Mehmet Oz, MD, bestselling author, Professor and Vice Chairman of Surgery, Columbia University
“Candice and I share the same philosophy about food - that delicious food can be healthy, and healthy food can be delicious. This book shouldn’t be on your cookbook shelf, it should be on your kitchen counter!” —Seamus Mullen, award-winning chef/owner of Tertulia, El Colmado, and El Colmado Butchery, author of Hero Food
“Candice’s recipes are full of creative, clean, nutrient-packed ingredients that will leave you shining from the inside out. Clean Green Eats is your guidebook to eating clean!” —Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author of May Cause Miracles
“Candice’s approach and message is simple and spot on. Most importantly, she shows that crave-worthy and healthy can live side by side. Spend more time shopping for vibrant, beautiful veggies and less time slaving in your kitchen. The food in this book is simple, elegant and DELICIOUS!!” —Chef Marco Canora, James Beard Nominated Chef, Chef & Owner, Hearth and Brodo
“Clean Green Eats is my new favorite book! Not only is it filled with amazing recipes that will fit every diet, it also teaches us how to make the healthiest food choices. Candice has inspired me to get in the kitchen and cook!” —Kim Barnouin, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Skinny Bitch
“I LOVE each and every recipe in this book! Candice knows exactly how to make food that not only tastes incredibly delicious, but is also the most nourishing it can be for the body and even the mind! You just feel good eating her meals. —Keri Glassman, MS, RD, CDN, author of The New You Diet
“Candice Kumai, a prolific cookbook author, is one of the country’s most recognized clean-food chefs.” —Prevention magazine
“Once again, Candice Kumai shows us how deliciously simple it is to eat clean, wholesome foods. Her practical tips and her exquisite recipes will leave you feeling healthier, lighter and more energetic.” —Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, New York Times bestselling author, nutrition expert for NBC's TODAY show and founder of Nourish Snacks