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Baseball and green smoothies go so well together!

It’s turned beautiful here in Utah, just in time for baseball season.There’s nothing I love more than a double header, sitting in the sun, cheering for my boy and his buddies, booing bad ref calls, and trying to get Tennyson to drink his base-running green juice. The superleague Mojo has been winning tournaments (and losing, […]

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How I Talk to Baby Boy About Nutrition

One of the things I like best about the way I was raised is that my mom talked to us like adults. No down-talking. No dumbing down her rather formidable vocabulary. She figured if we didn’t know a word, we could ask what it meant, or look it up. Or just learn through exposure and […]

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What do you give a GSG for her birthday?

My 20-year old son is moving back in. He signed a year-long contract with his friends, and now, after 6 months, has that contract up for sale. He said, “I’m not sorry I did it. I needed to know I could live on my own. Now I know I can. Can I come back now?” […]

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Would you gain weight if you ate an entire car full of spinach?

My oldest son, Cade, 20 years old, came over to chat for a while and tell me about his luck with the ladies, a few days ago. We were shooting the breeze and had this completely pointless conversation, related to whether or not he has gained weight, since moving out into his first apartment away […]

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15 Common Themes from Parents Weighing in on “How to Raise A Healthy Eater”

For a few months, I’ve been researching and writing, and talking with GreenSmoothieGirl readers about their experiences. How to Eat Right In the Real World is my next book to come out January 1. Why write exclusively from my own experience, when I have thousands of genius readers whose ideas just jump off the page? […]

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Dr. Jorgenson tells the beautiful story of her “autistic” son Luke

This is a story by Dr. Michelle Jorgenson, a GSG reader in Highland, Utah, whose story is featured in the intro to How to Raise Healthy Eaters. I think you will find it inspiring: One of my pet peeves is when people say, “I try to help my family get healthy, but they just won’t […]

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Kids Know the Word “Hypocrite” and Aren’t Afraid to Use It! (book excerpt)

This is another excerpt from my new book How to Eat Right In the Real World coming out Jan., 2014, on the subject of raising healthy eaters: Of course, one of the most common tips I received from my parent-readers was to lead by example. Parents told me over and over, “Kids eat what their […]

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Avoiding Judging Others Who Eat the S.A.D. (book excerpt)

This is an excerpt from my book coming out Jan. 1 (available only at classes on my lecture tour, TBA soon), regarding How to Eat Right In the Real World. And raising healthy eaters without being condescending or superior while the S.A.D. is served all around us. Several parents in our recent contest, submitting their […]

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St. Louis young mama loses 40 pounds and raises a healthy eater!

  In our entries for the “Raising Healthy Eaters” contest was this sweet and amazing story from Ellen S. of St. Louis, Missouri. I love hearing that some of those who end up on my site, or in my lecture tour audiences, don’t just mix in a green smoothie to their Standard American Diet (which […]

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Dr. Jorgenson shares her tips on raising kids to be healthy eaters, part 1 of 2

Dr. Michelle Jorgenson, a dentist in Highland, Utah, is one of our three winners of the “How to Teach Kids to Eat Right” contest. Her comments here, and the recipes in my next blog, will be featured in my upcoming book, How to Eat Right In the Real World. I’ll share the inspirational story later, […]

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