Should you be JUICING? Or BLENDING?

Health fads: The JUICING Craze!

My answer will shock you! It’s one of my all-time, MOST ASKED questions. Should I juice, like that Fat Sick and Nearly Dead guy did? (Juicing has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity thanks to his popular documentary.) Or should I blend? (i.e., make green smoothies.) My answer is going to surprise you! (And Chad, my…

Counting Bites Health Fad

Have you heard of the new diet “Counting Bites”? This is a new fad that has you obsess about counting bites instead of calories or grams of fat. We already know that counting calories leads to suppressing calories which leads to depriving yourselves of food in general. When we deprive ourselves of food, we experience…

Pink smoothie still rocks my world. And keeps your gut healthy!

It’s my most-requested recipe, and it’s not even green! My hot pink breakfast smoothie is loaded with root vegetables. Don’t forget about those ROOT vegetables that have such great carotenoid antioxidants with many health benefits in your diet. A fun side effect is that they give you a slight wintertime “tan” if you eat enough…

intelliBED Winner says “Thank You” for the best sleep of her life

I received this heartwarming email from Darlene, the winner of our intelliBED giveaway in the humanitarian BlendAid campaign this past September. It’s moments like these that make my job so worthwhile. I’ve told you before how much I LOVE my bed and how radically it has changed my life for the better. Now you get to…

Help! College student eating nothing but marshmallows!

My daughter Emma is a sophomore at SUU. Not too long ago, she texted, “Mom! Something must be done! Aaron is trying to save money at the end of the semester and won’t buy food! He is eating only what’s already in his cupboard. He ate these marshmallows for all three meals today!” I wrote…

What kind of fats do you eat?

GSG Healthy Fats

You know that omega-3 fatty acids are critical for brain health, heart health, and avoiding mood disorders. I talk about this all the time. Most people think you have to get them from salmon, sardines, mackerel, and herring. Likewise, the fish oil industry would have you think their products are the answer. Unfortunately, two major…