My Thanksgiving Peanut Stew Recipe! + Annual Group Buy ends November 30

50531967 - a delicious bowl of homemade african peanut soup with green onion garnish.

I’ve just got to share with you what I took to my large, extended-family Thanksgiving dinner. (I’ve got 6 little brothers, and 1 little sister!) It’s a vegan African Thanksgiving Stew, and it’s really delicious! I know that an African stew doesn’t sound right for an American holiday, but everyone loved it at TWO parties…

The Good, Bad, and Ugly in SUGAR ALTERNATIVES! Which One Should I Use?

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: “What sugar replacement is the best?” I can’t even count how many times I’ve been asked this! I’ve written about the sugar industry before, and talked about my sugar addictions, and how sugar can ruin your health. Sugar is nasty stuff. The more people learn how deadly sugar is, the more sugar alternatives…

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…

Exactly Why Artificial Sweeteners Are Terrible

Aspartame (or brand name Nutrasweet).  Joe Mercola says it’s the most dangerous substance added to foods. I might quibble with that, because mono sodium glutamate is a neurotoxin every bit as deadly. And the nitrates and nitrites in cured meats are potently carcinogenic. I’d agree that aspartame is a TOP THREE worst things, to avoid…

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl for Arizona, part 4 of 4

Chris: What’s the best way to combat diarrhea? GSG: If it’s chronic, it’s likely evidence of a degenerative colon issue. Start getting a probiotic-rich FOOD in your diet every day. (Not just a pill, which is inferior.) For example, kefir, yogurt, kombucha, homemade sauerkraut or other fermented vegetables. Eat whole foods, which have a lot…