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Birthdays don’t have to be corn syrup hell

This summer has been a whirlwind. Lots of activities and travel, and, oh I don’t even know why. BIRTHDAY SEASON has snuck up on me. That’s the three weeks of August where ALL FOUR of my kids seem to require some attention, gifts, and a party. The only pregnancies that “stuck” were the ones that commenced in […]

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Birthday Season

Some people have a holiday season. I have that, plus Birthday Season. As I’ve mentioned, all four of my kids were born within a couple of weeks of each other. A primetime TV show made hay about me having a combined birthday party. (The producers cooked up something about an obsession I supposedly have with […]

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Class in Midway, part 1 of 2

I taught a class in Midway this week and will tell you more about it tomorrow, including about my accident two hours before the event.   It was the most well organized class I’ve ever done thanks to Leslie, who put it together.   She is amazing, one of those people who eat “high raw” […]

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Birthday parties with whole foods!

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: What do you do for birthdays? So it’s my kids’ birthdays (yes, all of them–within three weeks of each other–go ahead and make your jokes about me and November).   And last night I had a family party.   Dinner was taco salad without the taco meat (though my mom brought BBQ chicken […]

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Chocolate Beet Cake and Frosting

  Chocolate Beet Cake This cake is great for birthdays and parties.   My kids beg for this decadent but nutritious dessert.   I also have other fabulous uses for beets in the Jump-Start recipe collection and 12 Steps to Whole Foods chapters. 3 eggs (organic, range fed) 1 ½ cups Sucanat (unrefined cane sugar) […]

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