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What baby sleeps on. And why it matters.

You do it 8 hours a day, if you’re the average American.  I do it 6 hours, since I converted to a whole-foods, plant-based diet. It’s all I need. Sleep. We think about it very little. Many Americans have accepted that even though they do so much of it, they rarely feel rested. The idea […]

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Why do I get constipated or not lose weight on green smoothies? Part 2 of 2

So, “cleansing reactions” can happen two months or six months or even six years later. They can even happen—on a much milder scale—when your engine is very clean because you’ve completely transitioned to a high-raw diet and eat 5% or less processed food and animal proteins. Personal example. I drank 4 oz. of wheat grass […]

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winner of katie thompson CD’s announced today :-)

Tomorrow, a photo journal of my OUTRAGEOUSLY AWFUL green-smoothie-drinking contest with Jillene last night! But today….I was inspired by your stories (to win 2 Katie Thompson CD’s from my blog on April 18)! Two of you wrote songs. Joni in Japan, 10 km from the tsunami, told us about her experience living through the disaster […]

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The rest of the story with Rich the Pharmacist. Part 1 of 2.

So here’s the rest of the story with Rich, my first high-school boyfriend. I told you how I ran into him on the plane on his way to pharmacists’ immunization training, and he helped us out in Seattle. I told him, as we reminisced, that before I straightened out my lifestyle, I was 26 and […]

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thoughts on SLEEP

Everybody knows sleep is critical. I’m going to hit just bullet points, in this blog, about what I’ve studied about sleep. This used to be a huge issue for me because I didn’t fall asleep, and I didn’t stay asleep, starting when I was about 10. Insomnia was a major problem whenever I was stressed […]

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what I’m eating on the detox

Patti wrote and said, “I hope you’ll be willing to share with us a bit about your detox experiences as well as a few ideas on raw meals for those of us who can only be with you in spirit as our budgets right now are overloaded.” When you detox, the liver, kidneys, lymph system, […]

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Green Smoothie Testimonials, Part 15

Well, my friends, I’m off to Anaheim for the Natural Products Expo, to see what’s new and cool in raw, whole foods and natural healing. While I’m gone, it’s time for another round of . . . are you excited? . . . I am! . . . GREEN SMOOTHIE TESTIMONIALS. I’ll do just a […]

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the raw food diet

I’m going to be talking for a while about the raw food diet.That’s the only “diet” I approve of (the very word is annoying, isn’t it?).Why?First, because it’s the biggest focus of this web site and the program of whole foods I promote: raw plant foods.Of the 9,000 new visitors to this site monthly, many […]

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Choose Green Smoothies/12 Steps to Eating Whole Food

There are so many food choices!   Sadly, a lot of us make the wrong choices; some out of ignorance, what taste good, what makes us feel good, what we think is good for us and etc… There are so many of us who are sick because of the lack of good nutrition.   There […]

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swine flu prevention: should you worry?

I hope you aren’t worried about the swine flu.   Like you, I’ve been reading all about it.   I am simply not worried.   Not because I don’t understand the risk, but because by following a few simple practices, you minimize your risk, and the rest is in God’s hands anyway, where we would […]

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