raw food: try this Rainbow Salad (way to use your zucchini and squash)

Here’s a fun way (from Ch. 5 of 12 Steps) to use the zucchini coming out of your garden (or your neighbor’s).   Thought I’d share it with you since I’m making it for dinner tonight on top of quinoa that takes 10 mins. to cook.   My kids groan about all the ways I…

Thoughts after BYU’s Education Week, and Hot Pink Breakfast Smoothie, Part 1 of 5

I was at Brigham Young University ’s Education Week most of this week, with my gorgeous sister and two favorite cousins.  (That’s saying a lot about how cool Rochelle and Quinn are, since I have 48 first cousins and they all rock out loud.) I got to see a few GSG readers here from out…

It’s a long and winding road to good nutrition!

In my first newsletters, I told you a little about the rocky path to health that my family and I traversed.  It’s not very often clear and linear, that path, is it?  You try a lot of dumb stuff, yucky recipes you throw away, before you end up at the truth—and that’s if you’re lucky. …

Why does a green smoothie come FIRST as I change what I eat?

I teach classes to people who are beginners in nutrition, eating the Standard American Diet.   I teach intermediate classes to those who are more savvy, and even advanced classes in sprouting and fermented foods. Regardless of where you are, nutritionally, I have found that in every group, people experience profound health benefits by incorporating…

Green smoothies: they’re just a first step!

This is for you, whether you’re *a newbie to GSG trying to kick the SAD (standard American diet) or *you’ve been here plugging along since the start almost two years ago, or *you’re a lifelong die-hard earthy-crunchy who already knew everything I teach since before I was born   If all you ever did was…