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Birthday Season

Some people have a holiday season. I have that, plus Birthday Season. As I’ve mentioned, all four of my kids were born within a couple of weeks of each other. A primetime TV show made hay about me having a combined birthday party. (The producers cooked up something about an obsession I supposedly have with […]

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Green smoothies for birthdays?

So my 12-y.o. was sitting here with me, excitedly planning her birthday party next month. Making a list of girls to invite, foods she wants provided. We’re doing “Café Rio” type salads, a big platter of pineapple (her favorite thing), and she has asked for . . . green smoothies. No lie. And this is […]

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2 cake recipe contributions from a reader

These recipes were submitted by RuLea Taggart when I blogged about my kids’ birthday cake last August. (I have made healthier ingredient substitutions for these two recipes. Note that I have not tested the recipes, and any comments are welcome!) If you don’t have Original Crystal Himalayan Salt, read my report on it here with […]

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Healthy Holiday Recipes

Healthy Holiday Recipes for Rave Reviews

So today’s the day that the professionally photographed, professionally edited HOLIDAY recipe collection went live in the GSG store. We are getting wonderful feedback in emails already this morning–thank you! Desiree Ward (Kyra Sedwick lookalike) is a GSG reader and vegan nutrition aficionado with amazing kitchen talents. Katie Dudley is another GSG reader who amazed […]

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almond status, my dinner party, and a teaser about something EXCITING!

So lots of you have been getting your group buy items. It’s fun and the almonds JUST came out of the trees–you’ve probably never had them so fresh in your life! The one problem we’ve had this year is that almonds came out of the trees later than expected due to weather (Butte Padres, the […]

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think you’ll have too many almonds on your hands? a holiday idea for you!

You want to get raw almonds in the group buy (because you can’t get TRULY RAW anywhere else, and the price is awesome) but don’t know how MUCH to get. You love your friends and family. You find the holidays slightly annoying because of all the junk food, right when you want to be strong […]

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Birthday ideas…

My son is turning two in just a couple weeks. We have moved to the whole foods lifestyle as a family now. I have no problem breaking the rules on occassion, the problem is that my son cannot handle white flour. It consitpates him beyond words, he got that honest from Momma! So, I am […]

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Birthday 1

Birthday parties with whole foods!

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: What do you do for birthdays? So it’s my kids’ birthdays (yes, all of them–within three weeks of each other–go ahead and make your jokes about me and November).   And last night I had a family party.   Dinner was taco salad without the taco meat (though my mom brought BBQ chicken […]

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