Activated charcoal? 10 ingredients for your smoothie!

Activated Charcoal and GSG Sprouted Flax with Berries to take your green smoothie to the next level!

PLUS Sale on GSG Sprouted Flax w/ Berries! Activated charcoal is an interesting green smoothie addition, and I’m seeingmore people offer it as a supplement. It’s not the charcoal in your BBQ, don’t worry! (Never eat that.) But charcoal made from coconut husks (make sure you use a natural product) is used in poison control centers…

You can lose weight and SAVE MONEY too?

So many people think that to lose weight they have to spend a lot of money. And there are certainly ways to spend a lot in that process. It’s a mega-billion-dollar industry, and there are plenty of people lining up to take your hard-earned paycheck! But today, I wanted to share with you a few…

5 Ways To Lose Weight Without Dieting

I hate diets. I mean, I really hate them. The suffering. The deprivation. The obsession over portion size, calories, macronutrient ratio. I don’t love diets, because they’re all about deprivation. But oh boy, I’m so excited about what I’m going to send you in a couple of days. My focus is always on health, and…

Pediatrics Journal Disparages “Natural” Breastfeeding

"Natural" Breastfeeding

You better have a really brilliant reason to mess with Mother Nature. It’s not a goal at GreenSmoothieGirl to be a muckraker—calling attention to all the political issues and what’s wrong with the world. Mostly I like to inspire and educate you towards eating healthier. Towards eating more plants. Simply. Inexpensively. Deliciously. But as a mama…

Should you be JUICING? Or BLENDING?

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…

Food fads: What’s good and what’s bad about Weight Watchers?

I’ve been sharing with you my thoughts on food and diet fads and cults—and today I’m tackling Weight Watchers. “What!!” you say? “Weight Watchers is an American institution!” Sure. Millions have lost weight with Weight Watchers. And I acknowledge the good things about it. But it’s a bit of a revolving door. Let me explain.…