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so sad we have to cut off the Green ‘Stache photos!

Mason, Madison: Utah Charlie: North Carolina Asher, Lily: Texas Konner: United Kingdom Holly: New Mexico And with that (sniff! sob!) rounding it out, I have to cut off the photos that can be in The Big Book of Green Smoothies. We have soooooo many cute kids proving that children can, in fact, eat lots of […]

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My friend drinks green smoothies, loses weight, addresses diabetic issues

I have a close friend who rents my basement apartment. Jean is a 46-year old mom of 3 and a Type 1 diabetic since age 16. As with all of my friends, I never undertook to try to convince her to eat whole foods, but she’s in my kitchen a lot and sees what I […]

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drink your GS before you get in a freeway pileup

My son Tennyson was in a five-car pileup on I-15, and the car he was in (his baseball coach’s) was totaled. A few interesting points. One reason no one was seriously injured is that when the coach slammed on the brakes and barely missed the car in front of him, he then put the hand […]

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Some of you will outgrow me, and I HOPE YOU ALL DO!

In the recent Mercola/Campbell debate I called “Clash of the Titans,” a comment was made by a reader that you may not have noticed–but it really made me think. “John” said that the more he stays close to sun and soil, and the more he learns and empowers himself, the less attention he pays to […]

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Raw Mom, Cooked Dad

Having trouble getting your family’s buyoff on your enthusiastic plans to follow your much greener, more raw, more whole eating program? It’s one of the things we get the MOST email about, around here! My friend the Green Smoothie Queen has put together a Raw Mom, Cooked Dad summit, and I am one of her […]

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When Grandma Comes to Spoil the Kids, part 2 of 3

Momof3, I feel your pain. Been there. I could give you my usual responses, but I sense you’ve read the Intro to 12 Steps to Whole Foods, and my further comments on this topic, on this blog. You seem to know my ideas on this subject really well. What I hear is deep concern, anxiety […]

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Plans for first-ever GSG retreat in Feb.

So I am going to do the first-ever GreenSmoothieGirl.com retreat and it’s going to be a BLAST: Overthrowing the Standard American Diet One Family At a Time GreenSmoothieGirl Parents’ and Grandparents’ Retreat 2010 I spent some time brainstorming what the sessions will be, what I think you’ll want to learn about. (I’ve a pretty good […]

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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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ideas from readers, part 3 of 3

This was posted on my blog this week by “mgm” but was deep in an old thread. I like this idea a lot, so I’m re-posting it here. If you are “mgm,” feel free to take credit: I’ve been doing something at work to make the green smoothies look amazing to people, and I think […]

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the healthiest shopping cart in Costco

I was in Costco a few days ago and the lady behind me in line said, “That is the healthiest shopping cart I have ever seen!” I told her I write books teaching people how to eat whole foods and I have a site called GreenSmoothieGirl.com. I told her about GSG because she looked like […]

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