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Blendtec Soup

Robyn, I finally broke down and bought a Blendtec at Costco the other day.   I love it!   They were making soup.   I made some today and liked it but I’m wondering if I’m killing the live enzymes.   I   start with a small amount of cool water and run it through […]

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extra ingredients for green smoothies [part 9 of 9]

Bee pollen Bee pollen has been a fascination of European researchers for a long time.   The dust from the stamen of blossoming plants collected from bees is fairly well documented to improve a lot of things most of us care about.   First of all, it increases your energy throughout the day and stamina […]

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extra ingredients for green smoothies [part 1 of 7]

Many health food nuts like me have a mental list of ingredients they know are nutritional powerhouses, and we want to get them in our diet but often fail to do so, because we don’t know how or don’t fit it into the day’s menu. Green smoothies are the perfect way to do that–just toss […]

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take the poll–contribute to OFFICIAL GREEN SMOOTHIE RESEARCH!

Here it is, the official questionnaire, which will tabulate responses and be reported in my upcoming book.   Please take the poll now if you’ve been doing green smoothies for 30 days or longer.   If not, come back when you have! Answer these questions completely honestly, thoroughly if possible, and THANK YOU in advance […]

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Getting off meds on a GSG diet

Hal, can’t WAIT to see that written up in the questionnaire!   You have made my day!   (Everyone else, see the response to yesterday’s blog entry.) That’s the BEST kind of evangelizing there is, the EXAMPLE kind.   Just do what you do, and people will ask–no lectures or persuasion needed.   I was […]

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benefits of drying food . . . part 2 of 3

So what are the benefits of drying food?   Pressure cooking preserves food, too, but kills all the enzymes at 240 degrees.   Canning also destroys water soluble vitamins.   Freezing is the other best way to keep your fruit and vegetables, but nutrients are lost over time, and most people just can’t keep much […]

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the best food dehydrator on the market . . . part 1 of 3

Today I’m telling you about one of my favorite tools for incorporating fantastic plant-food nutrition into your diet.   This is my favorite appliance, second only to the BlendTec Total Blender.   It’s the Excalibur dehydrator, my “oven,” the best rated food dehydrator in the world.   See if the person who loves you most […]

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Vitamix vs Blendtec

I am in the market for a blender and I came upon your blogs.   It seems that you would recommend a Blendtec over a Vitamix as do other bloggers.    I was  reading on another site that the Blendtec doesn’t stand up to blending frozen fruits and/or ice and so now I am wondering […]

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The Essential GreenSmoothieGirl Library . . . part 4

Two more of my favorite books, with links to  obtain them.   As you can afford to own these books, you’re building your arsenal of tools to quit or massively reduce refined foods and animal products forever: James and Colleen Simmons’ Original Fast Foods is so pure in its intent, to help others experience the […]

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how to make that amazing coconut-milk ice cream

So I’ve been a little obsessed with duplicating the Turtle Mountain chocolate “ice cream” I blogged about recently. Obsessed enough to dig the ice cream maker we got as a wedding present 20 years ago out of the basement.(It got used once. By my sister-in-law.) Using the ice cream maker, the result was fabulous.Only problem […]

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