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1,000 Cheap Plant-Based Meals You Can Make in 15 Minutes

I’m about to tell you exactly how I eat. Simply, inexpensively, and with endless variety. Except for salad dressings, I use few recipes. (And even those, I take liberties with!) The first few years in your journey to a whole-foods, plant-based diet, you follow a lot of recipes. (Longtime raw foodies call this “transitional eating.”) […]

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Pudding candy?

Our reader Britni wrote us: This picture was affectionately named “pudding candy” by my 5 & 3yr old children. I just saw your blog post about the bowl of candy.I used to love all of the candies in that bowl, and peanut butter cups as well. Here’s what I do now, instead, since I’ve learned […]

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Robyn’s answer to a famous doctor’s anti-green-smoothie claim

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn of the Cleveland Clinic is a hero of mine. Former President Bill Clinton cites Dr. Esselstyn, a proponent of a plant-based diet as a solution to cardiac problems, as one of his inspirations to go vegetarian. As you know, President Clinton was triple-bypass survivor who gave up fried foods and hamburgers to […]

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A Healthy Gingerbread House?

So much of what happens at the holidays is beautiful, and creative and fun–and brings us down, after we eat it, susceptible to colds and flu, and lower energetically. I started the GSG Detox early, on Dec. 27, due to my upcoming travel schedule. The live event starts Jan. 5! I eat healthier than 99% […]

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15 Ways I Optimize Health and Energy Every Day—Besides Good Food! (part 1 of 4)

At our Paracelsus retreat in Switzerland (I miss those lovely people who came, already!), we had a few evening seminars where I and Dr. Jared Nielsen (from Utah) spoke on a variety of topics. I asked those who attended to write down their questions. One was, “Besides good nutrition, what do you do to stay […]

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More Treat recipes from the GSG Coaches’ Retreat!

Here are two more super-yummy treats Melinda made for the coaches’ retreat that I think you’ll love!   Key Lime Truffles 1 c cashews 8 large pitted dates, chopped small 1 Tbsp vanilla 1/4 c unsweetened coconut 1/4 c hemp seeds juice of 1 lime Zest of 1 lime 1/4 c water Toast coconut under […]

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Raw Pecan Brownies and Tomato Soup at the Coaches’ Retreat!

Somehow I failed to post the best recipes from the GreenSmoothieGirl Coaches’ retreat, last month in Park City!   My very dear friend Melinda Slater made the food for the Park City retreat. Of course we had lots of 12 Steps to Whole Foods favorites. The ever-popular Hot Pink Breakfast Smoothie featuring raw beets and […]

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WHAT DOES GSG THINK ABOUT THE PALEO DIET? part 1 of 2

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: Will you blog on what is wrong with the Paleo diet? We have Crossfit fanatics all around us and they are pushing it. It would be nice to have something I could print off and refer to it. I know it’s bad, but I can’t explain why. The Crossfit teachers say they have […]

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Raw honey and more awesome stuff—GIVEAWAY!

Our friend Nature Nate’s is a family-owned business, and they sponsored my lecture in Austin. Be one of the first three to write us at support123@greensmoothiegirl.com and get this awesome giveaway package pictured here! The three winners are getting a 32-oz raw honey, a 12-oz raw honey, a Nature Nate’s apron, a BPA-free shaker bottle, […]

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Honest Abe, Cholera, and Fruits and Veggies

I am reading Team of Rivals right now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Abraham Lincoln by the eminent historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. The book tells the story of the four rivals for the presidency Lincoln brought in after he was elected the 16th President of the United States. Part of Lincoln’s singular genius was that  […]

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