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food and love: a really personal blog entry, part 1 of 2

I always talk, when I speak in public about my whole-foods lifestyle, about my research. It’s published in full in The Green Smoothies Diet. One of my biggest surprises was discovering that 54% of people who drink green smoothies regularly, in my study of 175 people, report a more positive, stable mood. Also, 20% experience […]

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The verdict on Idaho

So here is our class in Idaho Falls. Turns out, people in Idaho DO care about good nutrition. Tennyson is my helper in the photo. My favorite thing from this class was when I was asked if it’s expensive to incorporate whole-foods habits. I discussed my top two money-saving ideas (one, grow a garden; two, […]

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does anybody in Idaho care about nutrition?

My son Ten turns 10 in ’10 (I feel a theme for birthday posters coming on). He has, along with yoga, raw plant food, and “a little help from my friends,” gotten me through the toughest 18 months of my life. I can’t overestimate the power of his love and loyalty in healing me. He’s […]

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xZubi Disc

The xZubi Disc

The xZubi Disc Your child’s brain is highly susceptible to damaging man-made radiation from his cell phone. He’s also getting exposure from the laptop, PC, TV, and microwave. Your brain is vulnerable, too. But your child’s brain is developing, and highly sensitive, and hard-headed as she may sometimes seem to you, her skull isn’t as […]

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door-to-door meat salesmen

I just answered my front door and thought you would like this: Salesman: “Do you like chicken or beef?” Me: “Neither! We like to eat plants. We serve a more or less vegetarian diet here.” Salesman: “What if it’s only $2/lb.?” Me, big smile: “Even if it were free!” Salesman, face falling: “Oh. Sometimes people […]

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Best smoothie straw ever!

[this contributed by a guest–not Robyn] Has anyone tried the 7-11 metal Slurpee straws for their green smoothies?   My husband bought some last week and they are great.   I used to get frustrated trying to find good straws for my smoothies.   The regular ones at the grocery store were always too short […]

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