Victoria Boutenko’s Green Smoothie Song–and me, giving her props

When my book The Green Smoothies Diet came out, last year, I got an email saying, “Who do you think you are? Victoria Boutenko invented the green smoothie! You owe her some credit!” In fact, I give V. Boutenko, one of my heroes, credit every single time I speak. (Back me up here, if you’ve…

If you don’t hate your book by the time it’s published….

Today I dropped my high-school junior off at school with his just-completed, illustrated children’s book. The assignment was to find out the favorite and least-favorite things of a five-year old and write/illustrate a book about it. Considering the COMPLETE lack of artistic talent in this family, I was impressed with Cade’s final product. The book…

may I publish YOUR child’s green smoothie mustache photo?

My favorite emails of all time (right up there with stories from those of you whose health has turned around from the green-smoothie habit) are GREEN SMOOTHIE MUSTACHE photos, of your cute kids. We are in process of publishing on paper, with beautiful photography, these four books that have formerly been e-books: Healthy Holiday Favorites…

My friend drinks green smoothies, loses weight, addresses diabetic issues

I have a close friend who rents my basement apartment. Jean is a 46-year old mom of 3 and a Type 1 diabetic since age 16. As with all of my friends, I never undertook to try to convince her to eat whole foods, but she’s in my kitchen a lot and sees what I…

The ending of Junk Food Dude!

Here’s the end of my book, The Adventures of Junk Food Dude, with a little activity for kids to review what foods are positive and negative choices. And a review of what the consequences are of making positive nutrition choices. We will also be publishing a companion recipe book, Junk Food Dude’s Yummy Healthy Recipes My…