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My friend Andrew writes Hershey about ingredients in their “high end” products

My friend Andrew wrote to Hershey to complain about the ingredients high-fructose corn syrup, and partially hydrogenated fats, in their high-end Brookside chocolate products. It’s astonishing that, in their response, they don’t address his actual concerns about the effects on the public health. They defend themselves by saying that corn syrup is easy and has […]

Raw Lemon Almond Macaroon recipe

GSGLife Instructor Amy Erickson in Provo, Utah says her friends and co-workers are raving about this yummy macaroon recipe! Enjoy! Raw Lemon Almond Macaroons 4 3/4 cups shredded unsweetened coconut 2 cups almond flour 1/2 cup cold pressed, organic coconut oil 1/2 cup sliced almonds 3/4 cup raw, light agave 1/2 cup 100% pure maple […]

Mike Murdoch’s amazing story!

I’ve announced it almost nowhere, so far, but we have a huge opportunity to make a living teaching green smoothie classes, soon to be followed by other nutrition education modules. Click “learn more” on GSGLife.com and watch my webinar there, to learn how to make $500 to $15,000 per month teaching the classes you may […]

Send me your best HEALTHY TREAT recipe!

I am updating the 12 Steps to Whole Foods manual for our 5th Edition, and I’d love some of your very best HEALTHY TREAT recipes. If it’s made from whole plant foods, no processed or animal products, and you’re willing to share and have it published, send it with your NAME and HOMETOWN, and we’ll […]

Pudding candy?

Our reader Britni wrote us: This picture was affectionately named “pudding candy” by my 5 & 3yr old children. I just saw your blog post about the bowl of candy.I used to love all of the candies in that bowl, and peanut butter cups as well. Here’s what I do now, instead, since I’ve learned […]

My daughter Libby writes this essay

What makes entrepreneurs tick?  By Libby Pay (my youngest daughter) I think that for an entrepreneur to be successful they have to be in it for success and not for money. My mom is an entrepreneur; she started her own business and what drives her is the desire to be successful in everything she does. […]

What happens when you boil Coke?

Once I wrote about the gluey globs from the tubes of my friend’s soda machines (she owns a convenience store). Now check out what happens when you boil off the water from a can of Coke, leaving just the sugar and chemicals. It looks similar to what my soda-fountain-owning friend described. It looks like tar! […]

I recommend you stock up on raw almonds!

The California drought may have long-term effects. This story is interesting, about the effect on groundwater of several years of drought. This year’s almond crop was actually quite high-yield, but some experts say that almond supply could drop sharply starting next year, and of course prices will soar. I keep mine in the freezer in […]