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should you cut skin off fruits and vegetables?

My sons Kincade and Tennyson hate peaches because of their fuzzy skin. I tell them they’re crazy, because inside the fuzzy skin is one of the most fabulous foods on this planet, when they’re in season. (My mom soaked sliced fresh peaches in orange juice overnight–it’s wonderful, and even my peach-skin-haters love it.) I refused […]

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Gluten Free Live Granola & Breakfast

Jason, a 12 Steps to Whole Foods reader, shared the following recipes with us. They’re mostly raw, gluten free, and full of sprouted nutrition. He writes: When I first got the recipes for the 12 steps, I was a little disappointed that the Live Granola contained oatmeal (my wife is gluten sensitive). I know many on […]

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Agave Nectar

http://www.naturalnews.com/024892_fructose_food_health.html This is an article about agave nectar, saying it is not safe to use…. does anyone know anything about this?

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Alternative for Soy Milk

I have read the China Study and know that we should not consume animal protein or at least keep it at 5% of the daily intake.   I also have read that soy products are not what they seem, so if we should stay away from animal products and soy is not that good, what […]

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Intestinal Distress!

Please help with advise. I love green smoothies but they are not agreeing with my intestines. I have painful, very painful, gas and bloating about 2 hours after drinking one, and lasts until the next morning. I’ve made them for about a week now and I’m no stranger to greens. I love all dark greens, […]

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sometimes even GreenSmoothieGirl is “normal”

I went to the store with my kids last night to let them buy whatever they want to host a movie party  for their friends. They put the Starbursts, chips, and microwave popcorn on the conveyor belt. I was, of course, looking around furtively, hoping that no GSG reader (or neighbor, family member, or friend, […]

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Scuppernong/Muscadine Grapes

Has anyone tried these in a smoothie? After rinsing, I added quite a bit of them to my green smoothie -delicious! I am not sure about posting information from other sites – hope it’s acceptable here. The information below is rather interesting. “The oldest cultivated grapevine in the world is the 400 year old scuppernong […]

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Jack

Another cute little green smoothie drinker!

This is GSG reader Bill’s grandson Jack—does he look happy and healthy, or what?   Bill says it’s easier to get his grandkids to drink green smoothies than his adult kids!   True, that: start them young!

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Jack

Another cute little green smoothie drinker!

This is GSG reader Bill’s grandson Jack–does he look happy and healthy, or what?   Bill says it’s easier to get his grandkids to drink green smoothies than his adult kids!   True, that: start them young!

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raw food diet versus alkaline diet

I was having this conversation on Facebook today with a reader, and since I’m sure not all of you are my facebook friends or check in there regularly, I thought I’d share here part of the discussion: Dear GreenSmoothieGirl (condensed question): I was feeding my kids almond milk but read that overconsumption of nuts leads […]

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