Healthy Travel Food – The Ultimate Packing Lists for Eating Right on a Trip

Healthy Travel Food - The Ultimate Packing Lists for Eating Right on a Trip

I’m a busy single mom who does a lot of traveling, with and without my kids. Part of my journey to excellent health was learning habits and recipes that we enjoyed, that happened to also be really nutritious. But another major step was key to my being able to rehab my family’s health, many years…

The Good, Bad, and Ugly in SUGAR ALTERNATIVES! Which One Should I Use?

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: “What sugar replacement is the best?” I can’t even count how many times I’ve been asked this! I’ve written about the sugar industry before, and talked about my sugar addictions, and how sugar can ruin your health. Sugar is nasty stuff. The more people learn how deadly sugar is, the more sugar alternatives…

Should you be JUICING? Or BLENDING?

Health fads: The JUICING Craze!

My answer will shock you! It’s one of my all-time, MOST ASKED questions. Should I juice, like that Fat Sick and Nearly Dead guy did? (Juicing has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity thanks to his popular documentary.) Or should I blend? (i.e., make green smoothies.) My answer is going to surprise you! (And Chad, my…

Paleo Diet: The Good, Bad, and Ugly! {NEW VIDEO}

I’m talking about FOOD FADS for the next couple of weeks. I’ve written on it before. Now here’s my video.  I don’t have a vendetta against the Paleo Diet. I just think people should know that it’s a fad, that there are good and bad things about it, and that it has little or nothing…

The Paleo Diet…..what is it, really?

Paleo Diet, Debunked!

I’ve never gotten more hate email than when I wrote, last year, about why the Paleo Diet isn’t even relevant to paleolithic man’s diet, and isn’t particularly healthy in some ways. I must have a masochistic streak, writing about this again. Wow, people who love that diet LOVE it. Thing is, it’s my job to…