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Eating Healthfully on a Budget—Homemade Smoothies

By Fredrica Syren: My life is crazy busy sometimes, and that’s when I find myself forgetting to eat or having to eat on the fly. Food on the fly is not a good idea by any means and, at the same time, it’s hard to make something that’s fast and …

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Things To Do with Zucchini

By Fredrica Syren: If you ever have grown zucchini, you know that it tends to produce A LOT. This year I have only one plant but it’s been giving us many beautiful zucchinis, and then a friend of mine came over with loads of them from her garden. We eat …

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Acai Smoothie Bowl

Most morning we eat blueberry oatmeal for breakfast but once in a while I like to change it up and we eat something else. This morning it was acai bowls just because I miss San Diego (where they are very common) and I just found frozen acai (yay). Acai is …

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Kale: the New Beef

By Chef Centehua Kale is a gorgeous dark green or purple leaf form of cabbage. Kale is  part of the brassica family, as are brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and collard greens. A protein-rich food, kale is also high in iron, potassium, manganese, calcium, copper and other vitamins such as …

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Fig Milk Shake

By Fredrica Syren We finally got my food blog moved onto this site, so from now on you will also see some food recipes. I have one tiny fig tree in my front garden that we planted when my daughter Bella was born. The tree produces a lot of figs …

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Kids Smoothies

My friend Chef Centehua has written an article posted today on my web site Green-Mom.com. It’s about smoothies for kids and fun ways to add nutrition to a smoothie. Check it out!!! 

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Smoothies for Kids

By Chef Centehua I began adding smoothies to my diet when my first born was around one year old. He really wasn’t interested in food, and I was breast feeding and making fruit smoothies with spirulina. He loved them, and the spirulina provided essential protein and minerals for us both. …

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Nectarine and Berry Green Smoothie

I’ve been enjoying eating tons of nectarines lately since it’s in season along with strawberries. We have a few strawberry plants in our garden and thanks to my dear friend’s dad who gave me some advice on how to care for them, this year they’ve been producing a lot of …

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Think Green, Think Health and Drink Greens

By Fredrica Syren: A couple a years ago after the birth of my daughter, I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto’s disease. It’s a chronic disorder that affects the thyroid, a part of the endocrine system, which produces hormones that coordinate many of the body’s activities. Two major …

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Acai bowl

I promised Bella an acai bowl and I mostly (I try) keep my promises so for afternoon snack she got her acai. Acai is a berry and can be bought in many shapes and forms; juice, frozen and dried. It’s known for it high antioxidant capacity, even more than blueberries. …

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