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…

Raw Almond Prices DOWN! + many pantry staples, in our Group Buy kicking off today!

If you haven’t participated in the GreenSmoothieGirl Group Buy before…you’re in for a treat! We get you some pantry staples that no one serious about their nutrition and wellness should be without. And almond prices are DOWN! Walnuts too. (When does THAT happen?) Truly raw almonds are NOT available in stores. In this short video,…

{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.…