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…

Group Buy Kicking Off Today!

GreenSmoothieGirl Annual Group Buy 2017

Are you ready for this? This is BIG news. Many of our readers wait for this all year. Every year, we provide a way for you to get RAW, UNPASTEURIZED almonds in our annual group buy. (And more really special deals, including Buy 2 Get 1 Free on ALL GreenSmoothieGirl products!) You can’t get RAW…

What Are Anti-Nutrients, And Should You Worry About Them In Your Food?

What are Anti-Nutrients, and should you worry about them in your food?

One of the most confusing controversies in the world of health and nutrition is the debate about ANTI-NUTRIENTS. For example, hot issues about Anti-Nutrients include but are not limited to these compounds… Grains have PHYTATES. Spinach has OXALATES. Apple seeds have CYANIDE. Legumes have PURINES and LECTINS. Broccoli and cabbage have GOITROGENS. Recent scare tactics…

999 Cheap Plant-Based Meals You Can Make in 15 Minutes

Build-A-Meal Cheatsheet

You Don’t Need a Recipe For Healthy, Plant-Based Meals! I’m about to tell you exactly how I eat. Simply, inexpensively, and with endless variety. And then I have a free gift for you, so you can easily do the same! Except for salad dressings, I use few recipes. (And even those, I take liberties with!) The…

The Virtues of Coconut Water

Coconut Water

What is coconut water? You probably already know a lot about the uses and benefits of coconut oil–but what about coconut water?  Coconut “water” is the sweet, translucent liquid inside young green coconuts. It takes 9 months to draw the water up from the earth through the trunk, into the nut and develop. Interestingly, it…

My Thanksgiving Peanut Stew Recipe! + Annual Group Buy ends November 30

I’ve just got to share with you what I took to my large, extended-family Thanksgiving dinner. (I’ve got 6 little brothers, and 1 little sister!) It’s a vegan African Thanksgiving Stew, and it’s really delicious! I know that an African stew doesn’t sound right for an American holiday, but everyone loved it at TWO parties…

{GIVEAWAY!} {VIDEO!} Honey: friend or foe? And what to do with it!

Honey is a subject of a lot of controversy. Friend or foe? Let me share whether I think you should buy it, or not. Vegans don’t like it, because a bee toils her whole life to make ¼ of a teaspoon! (I’m in awe. I think of this amazing effort, every time I eat it.…

My Wholesome Granola

Robyn's Wholesome Granola

Try eating this granola every morning for one week and document what happens to your digestion. (I’ll give you a hint: it will clean you out!) Full of fiber and Omega-3 fatty acids, this is whole-foods nutrition perfect for children and adults! Kids won’t get hungry before lunch or nag for snacks. I double this…

Are you scared of “fermented” foods?

Twenty years ago, I learned about cultured, or fermented, probiotic-rich living foods. I was a total freak at the time. I was very alone. I knew a few older ladies who were “into” it, but I didn’t dare tell my peers what I was doing. Or my in-laws. I was slowly becoming an alien life…