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Baby Emery a “Green Smoothie Girl in Training!”

Carrie in West Jordan, Utah, is a young mom with two little boys, plus baby Emery, pictured here, her “green smoothie girl in training!” Carrie wrote us about how she has watched her mother struggle with autoimmune problems her entire life, and recently lost her father to a heart attack. Even Carrie’s older siblings already […]

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Xylitol as a sugar alternative, banana bread recipe, part 2 of 2

Here’s an example of a recipe using XyloSweet, a brand name for xylitol available at health food stores that does not use chemicals to extract the sweetener from corn cobs, birch trees, or coconut shells. You can substitute this ingredient for sugar, 1:1 or use slightly less xylitol, in any recipe.  Xylitol has 40% fewer […]

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blendtec

A story about Marlena in Redding

The folks at Blendtec are a blessing to me, and to lots of others, too. They give me a $435 blender to give to one lucky attendee at each of my classes. Once, to an audience of 400 in Dallas, I said: “This amazing machine is a game-changer for your health. I really wish I […]

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Don’t eat GMO’s, part 3 of 3

  Check out this Natural News cartoon. Don’t count on our grocery-store foods having labels like “heart-disease spread” and “diabetes drink” or “colon cancer dogs” anytime soon. Coach Jeanette’s a more fiery person than me. (She’s our GSG-certified health coach in So Cal and Florida.) After a day of listening to Expo West sales staff […]

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Coach Cathi and the Cute Cupcakes

This here is Cathi Waalkes, our Certified GreenSmoothieGirl Health Coach in Michigan. She is one of our most passionate, and most successful coaches, so far, just 6 months past her certification. She was just able to quit her full-time job in order to focus on building her GreenSmoothieGirl coaching business and is thrilled for the […]

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Split Pea Soup! part 4 of 4

Split pea soup got a bad rap in some classic horror flick I can’t remember, but just wait a little minute, here, because it deserves another look. It’s yummy, it’s cheap, it’s filling, and it digests by the time you go to bed. And that lets you rest, rebuild, and repair all night. Which tends […]

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Top 10 legumes, part 3 of 4

Here’s a primer on using some of my favorite whole foods with a weird name, pronounced “lay-gooms.” Eating a lot of these, along with lots of greens, vegetables, and fruits leads to finding your ideal weight. Everything about them is perfect for weight loss! They are bulky, high in fiber, low in calories, and high […]

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Everything you need to know about legumes, part 2 of 4

Matthew wrote me and said instead of telling people to eat legumes, I need to tell people what legumes are, and what the best 10 are. That last part, the best 10, is somewhat subjective. I will tell you, nonetheless, 10 great legumes, because this whole class of food is HIGHLY UNDERRATED. That’s my next […]

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Why I’m in love with legumes, part 1 of 4

Matthew texted me after a recent newsletter I sent out: Matthew:  I just read your article on protein. I had to look up what a legume is. Dumb it down a little! Is there a lot of protein in peas? Me:  Yes, in split peas, there is. Matthew:  Is that different from regular peas? Me: […]

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Supply Side Expo: my reactions to ingredients in “health food” products

I went to Supply Side West in Vegas in November. It was the same night that my family, the Romney clan, was SUPPOSED to be having a Mitt Romney victory party at the Venetian. That’s where I was staying and where the trade show was being held. As you know, the party didn’t exactly work […]

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