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Xylitol as a sugar alternative, banana bread recipe, part 2 of 2

Here’s an example of a recipe using XyloSweet, a brand name for xylitol available at health food stores that does not use chemicals to extract the sweetener from corn cobs, birch trees, or coconut shells. You can substitute this ingredient for sugar, 1:1 or use slightly less xylitol, in any recipe.  Xylitol has 40% fewer […]

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New video: Eat Cancer-Fighting Chocolate Mousse!

Want to learn how chocolate mousse may be part of a cancer-reversal strategy? And by the same logic, a cancer-preventative one too? In November, I studied with Dr. Lloyd Jenkins, who runs the Budwig Clinic in Malaga Spain, on the southern coast. He is the only doctor endorsed by seven-time Nobel Prize-nominated Dr. Johanna Budwig. […]

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Patty’s Raw Italian Feast……we say goodbye to Mary Poppins

As you might now, for a couple of months we’ve had the pleasure of Patty Maher living with us and working for us. She just got offered a $100k/year job here locally, and I can’t compete, so the kids are saying goodbye to our very own Mary Poppins. You don’t have to say goodbye to […]

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Nutrition for pregnant moms, babies, toddlers…..part 2 of 5

Breastfeeding versus formula is our topic today. First of all let’s talk about how long to nurse your baby. We’ve over-sexualized breasts in our culture. We’re squeamish about the use of breasts for feeding babies. Cover it up, don’t let anyone know you do it, get your boobs back as fast as you can for […]

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Five-Minute Chocolate Frosting

IMPORTANT NOTE:  I REMOVED THE  MUFFIN RECIPE BECAUSE PATTY APPARENTLY WROTE SOMETHING DOWN WRONG WHEN SHE MADE THE MUFFINS. PLEASE FORGIVE ME! I will re-post if we re-make the recipe and I have more confidence in it. Thanks for your patience as I make mistakes sometimes. Five-Minute Chocolate Frosting: 2 cups Cocoa MoJo 2 cups […]

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Half-Raw Vegan Reuben Sandwich Recipe

Here is the recipe—coaches loved it, and my kids gobble Patty’s Reuben sandwiches (with my raw sauerkraut). Patty’s Half-Raw Vegan Reuben Corned Beef Patties In a high-speed blender combine: 2 cups of black beans 3 cups of veggie pulp (I used the pulp from cucumber/beet/carrot juice) 1 cup of sprouted sunflower seeds 3 Tablespoons caraway […]

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The most delicious carrot soup, you’ve gotta try this!

Here’s another fabulous garden recipe that is helping me thrive on my mostly-liquid diet. You will LOVE it, and it’s all raw! Thank you to Patty, who made it for me. I met her at CHI in Michigan a year ago, and brought her out to work for us full-time. I am so thankful, since […]

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It’s Tomatoes Galore at my house: RECIPES for you

Juan, my handyman-garden-guy, said, very proud: “We didn’t plant a variety of big tomatoes– they were supposed to be small, according to the seed packet. But look at these!” He brought the first 12 in to show me, rivaling the Texas grapefruit in size. The tomatoes benefited from our rich compost pile. At the moment […]

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Jeanette makes a healthy “black licorice”

From San Diego GreenSmoothieGirl coach Jeanette, who is a naturopath and who healed her daughter of autism with holistic means and a whole-foods diet: My kids asked me, “What is that kid eating?” I told them it was licorice, and then I went home and created it for them.  This is what I came up […]

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BlenderBottle winners….and a yummy quinoa recipe for you!

Congrats to Melanie Wright of Katy, TX Afton Blakely of Ankeny, IA Ian Regis of Farmington, UT who won a BlenderBottle by being the first to write us yesterday. Get on an RSS feed because I have a goal to do a lot more giveaways on my blog, and you have to act fast when […]

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