The Virtues of Coconut Water

Coconut Water

What is coconut water? You probably already know a lot about the uses and benefits of coconut oil–but what about coconut water?  Coconut “water” is the sweet, translucent liquid inside young green coconuts. It takes 9 months to draw the water up from the earth through the trunk, into the nut and develop. Interestingly, it…

Another Food Fad? Bone Broth!

Bone broth cafes are popping up everywhere, and my friend Dr. Kellyann just released her book, The Bone Broth Diet. So what do I think about it? Check out my new video.

“It’s Never Just One Thing”—On How I Became PAIN FREE

Culminating several short videos on things I’ve done to get rid of my back pain, I hope this is a great summary for you. Back pain is NO FUN. I lived with it for DECADES of my life. Until this PAST decade! I hope my ideas, the things that have helped me, are helpful to…

When Female Hormones Go Wacko!

GreenSmoothieGirl reader, Sanford Harvey, developed this really simple and helpful infographic on female hormones and shared it with us. Have you always wondered why you are already experiencing signs and symptoms similar to menopause regardless of age? Have you felt like you could go head-to-head in a mood swing competition with your menopausal mother? Although female hormone…

My very favorite supplement, a game changer!

I’m a supplement snob. Because most supplements out there are made from materials the body can’t process. (Like chalk! rocks! metals!, Or highly processed ingredients. Or isolated nutrients that aren’t helpful when they’ve lost the synergistic properties of the whole plant.) When I did some lab testing 5 years ago, I was deficient in several…

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…