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sugar replacement: possibly the best solution

You know I recommend only sparing use of any concentrated sweeteners. A while ago, I posted a recipe featuring COCONUT SUGAR. I’d been given a sample of it, and I was enjoying substituting it for Sucanat (my previous “standby” for baked goods). I didn’t realize how hard to find it was until y’all wrote me […]

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what I do every day, in my family

In a couple of interviews I’ve done for people lately, I’ve been asked, “What do you do in your family to ensure a healthy diet with lots of enzymes and nutrition?” I find myself thinking, “Really, you want that in a 30-second sound byte?” I mean, everything I do is about that. I’ve written whole […]

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First-ever Green Smoothie Girl franchises now open! Coupon here.

Holly is this gorgeous raven-haired woman I met at my Spanish Fork class a few months ago. She came up to me afterward and said, “We want to be your first franchisees.” So . . . drum roll please . . . you can now buy your daily quart of green smoothies, 15 servings of […]

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How to become a VEGETABLE ADDICT

You want to get your whole family addicted to raw vegetables? Even kids? I’ve got the secret key to that! Check out this video I did with Doug Holmes: You’re going to have a tough time shifting to a mostly plant-based diet unless you learn to make lots of salads you love. (Step 2 of […]

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$5 organic meal tonight in Orem

You know I love Jacob’s Cove, my friend Dale Allred’s new local year-round organic farm. Quite a few of my readers bought shares in his CSA, now supplying Pizzeria Seven Twelve, as well as the new La Jolla Gardens. Here’s a link about tonight’s dinner by Pizzeria Seven Twelve at Jacob’s Cove using their produce–it’s […]

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Effects of alkaline water for a GSG reader

Jenni forwarded me this email from GSG reader Linda who participated in one of our ionizer group buys. Jenni is my customer support lead, a GSG reader I met at Costco 2 years ago. She is thinking about getting a machine in her home in the current group buy, so I think she asked Linda, […]

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Consumer Reports on protein powders

Check out this Consumer Reports review of protein powders. I’ve said for a long time that 99 percent of them are anywhere from difficult to digest, to toxic. Here’s proof: http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine-archive/2010/july/food/protein-drinks/overview/index.htm If you feel you need extra protein, hopefully you’ve been disabused of the idea that you have to eat lots of animal flesh to […]

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baseball, apple pie, and . . . green smoothies?

I was asked recently for photographic evidence of my son Tennyson’s snacks in the dugout that radically differ from traditional standards. It wasn’t easy to capture boys sitting together eating (since they are usually PLAYING), and this isn’t the greatest photo, but here ya go. I love baseball, but I don’t love blue PowerAde and […]

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food and love, part 2

Gilbert went to an ashram in India and studied, meditated, and prayed as a follower of a Guru. At first I was skeptical of the Guru idea, but in Eastern traditions, a person is so committed to devotion to God that she may obtain a tremendous amount of education, and spend many hours a day […]

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xZubi Disc

The xZubi Disc

The xZubi Disc Your child’s brain is highly susceptible to damaging man-made radiation from his cell phone. He’s also getting exposure from the laptop, PC, TV, and microwave. Your brain is vulnerable, too. But your child’s brain is developing, and highly sensitive, and hard-headed as she may sometimes seem to you, her skull isn’t as […]

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