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defending that my diet’s not all raw

I read the raw foodists all the time (Patenaude, Wolfe, Boutenko, and lots more).   I think their diet is fantastic.   Sometimes I go all raw, for a few days, weeks, or even months.   I wouldn’t criticize anybody for a minute who wants to do it permanently, as some of my friends do–they […]

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The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . last part

For those wanting to grow a garden (the #1 way to save money eating a plant-based diet), these are my “bibles”–click on the link if you want to pick it up at Amazon:   Marian Morash’s The Victory Garden Cookbook is the definitive garden how-to, with hundreds of recipes on how to use each of […]

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The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 7

These are books important for parents to own: Randall Neustaedter’s The Vaccine Guide is the most science based, objective, and compelling look on the vaccine issue of all the books I read as I made the difficult decision not to immunize my children.   For instance, although the DPT shot seemed a no-brainer to avoid […]

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The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 6

If you want to do a colon cleanse, here is one of my favorite books on that topic, with a link to Amazon to buy it. Bernard Jensen’s “Dr. Jensen’s Guide to Better Bowel Care: A Complete Program for Tissue Cleansing Through Bowel Management” is a must-read for anyone willing to face the fact that the […]

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The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 5

These are the last three of my general nutrition Top Shelf. (Then we go on to the best books about CLEANSING, the best books for PARENTS, and the best books on VEGETABLE GARDENING.)   Again, if you want to buy the book, click on it for a link to Amazon.   Steven Arlin’s Raw Power, […]

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The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 4

Two more of my favorite books, with links to  obtain them.   As you can afford to own these books, you’re building your arsenal of tools to quit or massively reduce refined foods and animal products forever: James and Colleen Simmons’ Original Fast Foods is so pure in its intent, to help others experience the […]

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The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 3

Sorry I’ve been MIA (I somehow got locked out of my own blog, and my webmaster was off celebrating Diwali)!   Before we move on to more of my favorite books, announcements: tomorrow is the LAST DAY to order raw almonds in the group buy.   You must have your check postmarked tomorrow, Oct. 30. […]

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The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 2

Here are three more of my picks from my Top Shelf–the most pivotal books on health and nutrition: Dr. Robert O. Young and Shelley Young’s books and recipe books:   Sick and Tired, The pH Miracle, The pH Miracle for Weight Loss, Back to the House of Health I and II (containing many excellent recipes). […]

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The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 1

Don’t forget Tera’s Body Enlightenment System is available only until NOON TOMORROW (Saturday): http://tinyurl.com/5qt4ve If you missed it, you can write me and I’ll go grovel to her on your behalf, but I dunno, ’cause when she kicks it off, she’s paired everyone with a buddy and all that great stuff.   You will love […]

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what changed, when we switched to whole foods . . . part 2 of 2

My publisher for The Green Smoothie Diet, to be released next spring, wants me to tell my “story” in the beginning of the book.   I’ve been compiling a list of what happened as my family transitioned to a diet of whole foods.   It was certainly a sea change, to go into my pantry […]

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