13 Top Raw Almonds Nutrition Benefits (And How To Get Truly Raw Almonds)

Raw Almonds in a tree

Got your eye on raw almonds in this year’s Group Buy?  The most potent nutrition benefits and best taste come from truly raw almonds. But unless you have a direct connection to an almond trees grower (and we do!), truly raw almonds are impossible to buy because of regulations that require pasteurization and fumigation of…

Forget CALORIES. Let’s talk about the VIBRATIONS of food!

Forget CALORIES. Let’s talk about the VIBRATIONS of food!

The way you’re thinking about food is all wrong. And I have something special for you today. It’s not your fault that you’ve been chasing down bunny trails, with the way you evaluate your food choices. The food industry wants you counting calories, and grams of proteins, fats, and carbs. (They sell more processed, manufactured,…

Mindful Mavericks Magazine: VIBE with GreenSmoothieGirl, Robyn Openshaw!

Mindful Mavericks Magazine: Vibe with the GreenSmoothieGirl, Robyn Openshaw

I was recently interviewed by Jen Wittman of Mindful Mavericks Magazine. Although business owners read this magazine, we got very personal about my successes, failures, and the best piece of advice I was ever given. Longtime readers know that the GreenSmoothieGirl mission has always been personal. I think you’ll enjoy this inside view into how…

Low Libido and Nutrition: 10 Health Hacks For A Better Sex Drive

Low Libido and Nutrition: 10 Health Hacks For A Better Sex Drive

If you’re GreenSmoothieGirl, many people know you’re single, some people know you’re a former sex therapist, and everybody knows you know a lot about nutrition…..my point is, people tell me stuff. Turns out, lots of women, and some men, too, are suffering with sexual dysfunction, or just a lack of interest in sex, period. Why…

Bone Broth Protein: Why You Should Try It

Bone Broth Protein: Why You Should Try It

I don’t eat very many animal products, but collagen-rich bone broth is a whole food that may be a missing link even for people like me who eat mostly plants. I’m excited to tell you what’s in it that makes it so special, and why you should try it! What’s In Bone Broth? Bone broth…

How To Eat Legumes

Legumes

Here’s a little quiz: what do mesquite, beans, carob, peas, soy, peanuts, lentils, and even alfalfa and clover all have in common? Say it with me: “lay-gooms.”  Legumes–the food group with a weird name–are plants whose seed grows inside a pod. I love legumes! This whole class of food is highly underrated. I’m going to…