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Q:   Dear GreenSmoothieGirl, I can’t afford to eat the way you suggest. Any ideas? A:   Most people base their purchasing decisions on taste, convenience, price, appearance, and shelf life. Of course, what tastes good is dictated by our addictions, and you know if you read my blog that sugar is the most addictive […]

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In Defense of Food

Journalist Michael Pollan researched nutrition for two years to write his new book, In Defense of Food. If you don’t have time to read it, he sums it all up in seven words (I *love* this): “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” He suggests you shop the periphery of grocery stores (fruits, vegetables, and […]

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Some schools do care about nutrition

My friend Lisa just moved out of state and wrote me an email about her kids’ new school that included this:  ”We’re strongly encouraged to send snacks for our kids, but it must be raw fruit or vegetables, no dips; all bread products are whole wheat, and in the lunchroom, there’s always a fresh fruit […]

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Q&A

Questions I have been asked: 1. What constitutes RAW—does that mean that everything is not cooked?Uncooked plant food (vegs, fruit, seeds, nuts, grains) have excellent vitamins, minerals, and enzymes.  The minute you cook it, you alter it molecularly, destroy all the enzymes and some of the vitamins and minerals.  The only way to eat better […]

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Whole food green drink

I just pushed a 475-bottle order of a whole food green drink group buy up  my long driveway and tried my first glass—a local group buy I’m doing.   It tastes great!   I’m so excited about using this and putting it in my food storage, because the ingredient list is unbelievable! Not only does […]

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Whole Food Eating . . . Moms’ Retreat

I’m  planning a retreat for moms (and those rare dads who cook and don’t mind being with lots of women!) in Salt Lake City next summer.   You’ll  learn a ton, leave with lots of recipes and information,  and OF COURSE be well fed.   You’ll leave armed and ready to feed and teach your […]

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