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chocolate: friend or foe?

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: Is chocolate actually good for me? Will you do a good/better/best on all the carob and chocolate options? I’m craving chocolate after having a baby and want to know what’s best. Answer: It’s a confusing subject because so many products have been made from cacao, the seed of the fruit, the whole food, […]

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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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Who you gonna call: Part V Really expensive candy that won’t make you healthy

Moving on to the Xocai chocolate people: they have a great sales pitch! They show the ORAC score of cacao (chocolate), and it’s way impressive.   Right up there with goji berries.   I like to use a little raw cacao for that very reason, in my recipes.   But, my friends . . . […]

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