Making Healthy Holiday Treats & Memories!

GSG Almond Joy Fudge

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I’m sharing some tips for how to make delicious holiday treat recipes below! I was supposed to be in Thailand for Thanksgiving but a work emergency kept me home. So, I had Thanksgiving dinner in Eden, Utah, with friends including the filmmaker, Jeff Hays, who filmed Breakthroughs. Breakthroughs is a…

The Delicious Things in our Annual Group Buy

Einkorn Wheat

Nov. 30—TODAY—is the END of our Annual Group Buy. People write us all year round, asking when it is so they don’t miss out. It’s a unique opportunity to get….. Chia Seeds! Organic Chia seed is a superfood because of the Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, minerals, and fiber it contains. One ounce of chia seed…

2015 Group Buy Ends Nov. 30 at midnight!

2015 Annual Group Buy

Every year at GreenSmoothieGirl, we curate a Group Buy of some GREAT whole-foods pantry staples for you to stock up on for the year. These staples come from our favorite suppliers who give us wholesale pricing. We believe in preparedness and we believe in helping you eat more whole foods inexpensively, deliciously, and easily. It…

The Paleo Diet…..what is it, really?

Paleo Diet, Debunked!

I’ve never gotten more hate email than when I wrote, last year, about why the Paleo Diet isn’t even relevant to paleolithic man’s diet, and isn’t particularly healthy in some ways. I must have a masochistic streak, writing about this again. Wow, people who love that diet LOVE it. Thing is, it’s my job to…

Are we non-conformist “sheep?”

non-conformist kale juice

I always laugh to myself when adolescents start a movement to show how non-conformist they are. Lately, Goth. Emo. Hipster. Ironically, they all dress alike to show how different they are. I thought this infographic was entertaining. Hopefully being a health nut doesn’t always equate to smug self-righteousness. Hopefully we don’t line up behind everything…

Will drinking store-bought kombucha heal my gut?

will kombucha heal my gut?

The really short answer: I really don’t think so. I’ll explain. I do like the trend in health food stores of offering raw, fermented food products. I don’t love the price tag. A small package of raw sauerkraut costs, literally, 30 times what I spend making mine. I have 8-year old RAW sauerkraut in my…