JJ Virgin: How Food Intolerance becomes the REAL Cause of Weight Gain

JJ Virgin Diet paperback

Here’s a question for you: If you wanted to be your leanest, fittest self and follow the healthiest diet in the world, what would you eat? You’re probably thinking egg-white veggie omelets, maybe some Greek-style nonfat yogurt, low-calorie whey protein shakes, and perhaps a soy-based veggie burger on a whole-grain bun. Here’s the real bummer:…

GreenSmoothie Girl’s Christmas Gift Guide and SALE!

Up to 60% off 1st Edition 12 Steps to Whole Foods. GSG Holiday Gift Guide.

Christmas! Everyone brings you plates of sugary things that taste good but take your immune system down! I love when I find gifts that are THE OPPOSITE of that. Something that helps the people I care about. The antidote! It has to be something people will actually LIKE and USE for Christmas gifts. On that note, we have…

How does BONE BROTH fit in my healthy diet?

The Bone Broth Diet

I’ve sidestepped the raw / vegan debate all these years and watched these fads with a long-range view. Very frankly, I’ve eaten 60%+ raw, and 95%+ vegetarian, vegan for 20 years. Even my recipes tend to be 99% vegan. I figure you KNOW how to cook meat, but the habit of eating raw plants is…

Texas A&M Coach Changes His Life Drinking Green Smoothies

I got an email this week about this Houston Chronicle news story, about Texas A&M Coach Billy Kennedy and his wife reading my bestseller The Green Smoothies Diet. Check out how Coach Kennedy’s health has improved, after a scary diagnosis and then 2 years of drinking a quart of green smoothies a day. This gives…

1,000 Cheap Plant-Based Meals You Can Make in 15 Minutes

I’m about to tell you exactly how I eat. Simply, inexpensively, and with endless variety. Except for salad dressings, I use few recipes. (And even those, I take liberties with!) The first few years in your journey to a whole-foods, plant-based diet, you follow a lot of recipes. (Longtime raw foodies call this “transitional eating.”)…