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this post is so NOT timely (hot cocoa in JUNE?!)

Nobody really wants to read a healthy hot cocoa recipe in June, huh. I’ll have more appropriate spring garden recipes for you Sunday. But I went for a bike ride at 7:45 p.m. up the canyon. My friend Jennie kept griping about the next steep hill: “I thought you said this was the last one!” […]

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Coconut oil benefits going mainstream, part 2 of 2

Dr. Newport talked to Dr. Richard Veech at National Institute of Health and studied everything she could find on coconut oil, fatty acids, human breast milk, and various disease states. She is an M.D. who clearly places a lot of faith, as all M.D.’s have been schooled to do, in the past century’s protocols of […]

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My Cousin Quinn’s Russian Cream Breakfast Parfait

My beautiful cousin Quinn is the middle child of my uncle I speak of often, in my books and lectures. (My 32-year old Uncle Gerald chose the medical route when diagnosed with cancer, at the same time my grandmother chose a 100% raw diet.) Just three years ago, Quinn’s husband was diagnosed with cancer at […]

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Making nut and seed milks

Jenni, my customer support lead, is gluten intolerant and taught me how to make coconut milk. Here’s my video on how to replace dairy milk with yummy and nutritious milks from sesame, almond, cashew, or even your shredded coconut from the group buy. Jenni makes coconut milk, and then, with the pulp left over in […]

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extra ingredients for green smoothies [part 5 of 8]

If you haven’t seen it, I put  my new  101 Fabulous, Healthy, Quick Lunch Ideas recipe collection in the store today: http://tinyurl.com/dxjezs Here are more ideas of additions to your smoothies–exotic stuff, more expensive, but adding variety and superfood qualities: Raw chocolate                         Organic […]

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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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