Should I go gluten-free?

One of the latest food fads is the “gluten-free” craze. Should we follow this, or is it a pointless fad? Should we keep eating wheat, which the Bible refers to as the “staff of life”? What if you love bread? Are “gluten-free” foods worth your money? How do you avoid gluten? After 20 years of…

Expo West 2012…..learning about Genetically Modified Organisms in our food

I met Grant Lundberg, principal and third generation in the Lundberg Family Farms Company. I sought him out and asked for an interview because he’s a leader in organizing against, and speaking out about, genetic engineering in our food supply. Virtually all other first-world countries are way ahead of us, in protecting their populace. I…

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl for Arizona, part 3 of 4

Jenny B: I feel sick if I eat ANY cooked food. (She catalogues her diet and laments how difficult it is to stay almost all raw.) Will I always have to be this careful? Do you ever see people as food-sensitive as me? Will my health problems ever turn around? GSG: I have seen documentation…

KRISTIN ACCIDENTALLY TURNS VEGETARIAN

Kristin is my closest friend and just came on working for GSG full-time on June 1. She was here all the time anyway, putting in nearly FT hours, especially with all the traveling we’ve been doing. She has made my classes SO much more efficient and effective. I love her–she’s the best thing that has…

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…

Naturally Leavened Bread Made with Kamut

12 Stepper Darlene in Canada sent me these gorgeous photos of the whole-grain, 100% naturally leavened bread she made with Kamut rather than wheat, for her gluten-intolerant daughter. Hope this inspires those of you working on Ch. 9 of 12 Steps to Whole Foods, or thinking about doing so!   I will tell you that…