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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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Where to get young Thai coconuts

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: I’m local and can’t find young Thai coconuts! Where do you get them? Answer: I get them at 1st Oriental Market, 286 North State Street in Orem (Utah), a case of 9 for $15.   (They also have inexpensive, interesting Asian greens, and cheap fresh ginger. Stay away from the Asian processed foods […]

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Bad Coconut?

I just bought my first case (9 ct) of Young Thai Coconuts.   The first one I drained had about 10 oz of brown tinged juice and there wasn’t any meat left in it.   It didn’t smell bad, but it definitely smelled and tasted different than the other juice, so I assumed this was […]

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Thoughts after BYU’s Education Week, and Hot Pink Breakfast Smoothie, Part 1 of 5

I was at Brigham Young University ’s Education Week most of this week, with my gorgeous sister and two favorite cousins.  (That’s saying a lot about how cool Rochelle and Quinn are, since I have 48 first cousins and they all rock out loud.) I got to see a few GSG readers here from out […]

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Young Thai coconuts

I watched the Youtube video on making Hot Pink Breakfast Smoothies (I am positively addicted, like you!!), and in the comments section, someone made a remark about how young Thai coconuts are dipped in formaldehyde to preserve them I guess, and if you go that route, you’d better scrub yourself down after touching them. I […]

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extra ingredients for green smoothies [part 5 of 8]

If you haven’t seen it, I put  my new  101 Fabulous, Healthy, Quick Lunch Ideas recipe collection in the store today: http://tinyurl.com/dxjezs Here are more ideas of additions to your smoothies–exotic stuff, more expensive, but adding variety and superfood qualities: Raw chocolate                         Organic […]

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What saves you time in your whole-food kitchen?

I would like to solicit the help of all you kitchen geniuses on a couple of topics for next year’s release of the printed version of 12 Steps to Whole Foods.   Today’s topic: what saves you time in your kitchen?   Some things may not be the absolute ultimate, nutritionally (see a few that […]

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High-nutrition items’ price points . . . part 2 of 2

THINGS I BUY AT COSTCO:   $25.50 olive oil (two 2-ltr. Bottles) or $13 for 1.5 ltr. bottle of organic $11 34-oz. balsamic vinegar $7.50 for two jars of 28-oz. natural, organic peanut butter $5.70   giant box of Grape Nuts (64 oz.) (for emergency or traveling breakfasts)   THINGS I BUY OTHER PLACES:   […]

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