Candice Kumai Dishes to E! News About the Hottest Juice and Smoothie Recipes to Feel Healthy and Get That Summertime Body

The celebrity chef, food editor at Shape Magazine is giving all the sweet details

By Jeffrey Wisenbaugh Apr 22, 2014 10:33 PMTags
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Candice Kumai, Celebrity Chef, Food Editor at Shape Magazine and author of the highly anticipated cleansing book, Clean Green Drinks, shows us her favorite ways to cleanse for into a hot swimsuit-ready body this summer! Remember, summer bodies always start in the spring! 

She's here to show us her CHEF and RD approved uber-delicious, recipes from her new book Clean Green Drinks, available TODAY! 


The Chocolate Morning Wake-Up 
Banana, Green Superfood, Protein 
Serves 2 
Anything chocolate does a body good. Just look at all of the benefits that cocoa powder can bring you! Anti-aging, feel-good benefits, and a good mood! Slim that waist naturally every morning, the natural and organic way! ? let's take out this line and have her hit this in the second drink. 

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 cup baby spinach

1 frozen banana

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tablespoon superfood greens

2 tablespoons protein powder

1 cup ice

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately



The Spicy-Ginger Pineapple Green 
Baby Spinach, Cucumber, Pineapple 
Serves 1-2 

Enjoy this delicious and satisfying cleansing juice to make you feel-amazing and detoxified throughout the day! Packed with Ginger and Pineapple to help with digestion and flatten that belly so you can slim down just in time for summer!

3/4 cup fresh pineapple

3 cups baby spinach

1 tablespoon fresh ginger root

1 medium cucumber


In a high-powered juicer, carefully add the pineapple, baby spinach, ginger and cucumber.



The Sweet Potato Peach Smoothie  

Sweet Potato Pure, Banana, Peaches 

Serves 4

Sweet potato, with loads of vitamin A, beta carotene and vitamin C, this smoothie is totally, nourishing and soothing for beautiful skin!

2½ cups unsweetened almond milk

½ frozen banana

¾ cup sweet potato purée, or steamed sweet potatoes

3 cups frozen, organic peaches

¼ teaspoon pumpkin spice

¼ teaspoon nutmeg

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

1 scoop (4 tablespoons) protein (optional)

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.