Does Your Family’s Health
Need to Make a “U-Turn?”

by McKenna Gordon on August 20, 2011

Do you want to make the change to truly healthy eating, but don’t know where to start or who to believe? Well, you’re not alone…

The fact is, most Americans are in the same position. And I need to tell you that I know what it feels like to be exhausted all day, stressed to the max, overweight to the point of physical pain, and way too busy and/or depressed and/or anxiety-ridden to do a single thing about it. But after years of struggling to “make it work” in this busy world, as a working mom who does NOT have time to spend an hour in the kitchen every day to keep my family eating healthy, I finally made it work… and it’s now my passion and pleasure to help others do the same.

I’m living proof that it’s possible to replace all of the above with energy, vitality and happiness. And I’m going to help you do this:

  • SUPERCHARGE your energy
  • Give your kids the best gift you could ever give them: the gift of health
  • Lose weight
  • Look younger and make your skin glow and your hair shine
  • Fight heart disease
  • Boost your family’s immune system
  • Prevent diabetes and many types of cancer

…without spending hours in the kitchen fuddling with snobby, hour-long recipes.

I’m going to teach you how you can turn your family’s health around

in 5 delicious minutes a day.

As a busy-stressed-out-mom turned happy-holistic-nutritionist who wants to share this life-changing information, I am pleading with you to just go with me on this…

Give me one week. (ONE WEEK!)
…to really notice a difference in the way you feel.

Your journey begins NOW. You can start any time.
(No, with this lifestyle change, you don’t need to wait until next Monday ;)

Get your FREE eBook here!


Including 30 delicious 5-minute recipes like:

  • Mango-a-Go-Go
  • Raspberry Zinger
  • Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
  • Almond Berry Swirl
  • Mint Chocolate Chip


{ 51 comments… read them below or add one }

Robert Seth August 22, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Hi McKenna,

Very nice and convincing post! I’ll be signing up. By the way, I love your website header…very nicely done!


McKenna Gordon August 24, 2011 at 1:22 pm

Thank you, Robert! let me know how you enjoy those smoothies! ;)


Wil August 22, 2011 at 12:17 pm

Doesn’t everyone love a smoothie? I also do juicing now that my daughter gave me a juicer.
Great blog. Thanks!


Anastasiya Day August 22, 2011 at 4:19 pm

Great article and I love smoothies :)


Sharon O'Day August 22, 2011 at 4:45 pm

I bought spinach today, McKenna. And I was in the supermarket picking up hurricane supplies! See, you’ve got me “going green” already …


Jennifer Bennett August 22, 2011 at 6:46 pm

Love it McKenna! I just signed up! I can use all the help I can get in this area!


AJ August 23, 2011 at 6:44 am

Looks interesting McKenna, look forward to more info.


Krysten August 23, 2011 at 11:02 am

Luv you for this, McKenna!! So excited to get started! Thank you!


Krysten August 23, 2011 at 11:04 am

Oh my gosh–my profile pic! LOL! Ah, memories…


McKenna Gordon August 24, 2011 at 1:23 pm

Hahaha! Oh, that just made my day. :)


Olga Hermans August 23, 2011 at 11:00 pm

We just did a 10 days juice fast to detoxify our bodies! I had such a heavy headache! But now I am as clean as possible..:) So, yeah I love to go with green recipes. I signed in for the smoothies; we make a lot of smoothies and juices. Thanks!!


McKenna Gordon August 24, 2011 at 1:24 pm

Detox headaches are the worst! But then a few days later, don’t you feel amazing? It’s like the clouds part and the sun starts shining through!


denny hagel August 24, 2011 at 8:44 am

Just signed up!! Thanks!


Lori Thayer August 24, 2011 at 10:12 am

I love green smoothies. I’ve been adding some orange or grapefruit essential oil into mine.


McKenna Gordon August 24, 2011 at 1:25 pm

Delicious, Lori! I do that as well, and also like 1 drop of peppermint sometimes!


colormeroo August 26, 2011 at 9:43 am

This describes me to a T. I just downloaded your ebook. Thank you!


McKenna Gordon August 26, 2011 at 3:16 pm

You are SO welcome! Keep me posted on your progress with it, k?


Alexandra McAllister October 26, 2011 at 1:24 pm

What a lovely website McKenna! I love green smoothies as well. I’ve been eating, drinking healthy and exercising and smoothies are part of my daily regime! Love it! Will download your recipes as well! The more the merrier! Cheer to good health! Thanks so much!


McKenna Gordon October 26, 2011 at 2:02 pm

Thank you, Alexandra! So great to meet another GS enthusiast. So you know first hand the awesome benefits I’ve listed above :)


Sherie October 26, 2011 at 1:39 pm

McKenna, your website is fresh and lovely, just like a green smoothie!! I am looking forward to trying some of your recipes and seeing if I can get my picky eaters to start eating better!


McKenna Gordon October 26, 2011 at 2:04 pm

How sweet, Sherie, thank you! Good luck with those picky eaters! I have one VERY picky eater but he makes his own green smoothies at age 4. The smoothies have been the easiest trick for me. It’s the food he has to CHEW that has been a challenge. But at least I know he’s getting lots of great nutrition from his daily smoothie, which makes me worry less when he doesn’t eat ALL of his veggies at dinnertime :)


Solvita October 26, 2011 at 1:42 pm

Thanks for the offer! People have to look seriously at how they treat their bodies, and you give so much information about healthy options for FREE! This is just to great to be missed ~ I’m going to share this right now!! :)


McKenna Gordon October 26, 2011 at 2:04 pm

Thanks for sharing, Solvita!


Beau Henderson October 26, 2011 at 3:40 pm

Hey Mckenna, the smoothies are great because they are easy and portable. With a hectic life its important to find solutions that are as convenient as going through the drive thru. Thanks for sharing.


Ingrid October 26, 2011 at 7:03 pm

Hi McKenna! Healthy food is always on my mind. I have subscribed to your blog and look forward to reading and sharing your posts.


Norma Doiron@Health, Wellness & Weight Loss October 26, 2011 at 10:38 pm

Great post! Just signed up for your recipe book, looking forward to trying some!
Norma Doiron @ The LEARNED Preneur╰☆╮


Betty Nelson October 26, 2011 at 11:57 pm

Your site is like a breath of fresh air!


Wild Sage Homestead October 27, 2011 at 6:37 am

We could drink smoothies everyday (well, we practically do!) and will look forward to trying your recipes. Thanks for sharing!


Edwina Parker October 27, 2011 at 8:27 am

Thanks so much for sharing. I can’t wait to try them.


Dee Abshure October 27, 2011 at 8:48 am

Great job McKenna! I’m amazed at how much you have accomplished so quickly. The Smoothie ebook looks great. I just gave it a plug on the Liverguru FB Fan page. Hope it helps!


Lorrie October 27, 2011 at 9:36 am

Such great advice, thanks.


Colleen Kartchner October 27, 2011 at 2:07 pm

These sound great, thanks……….yum!


Susan Preston October 29, 2011 at 8:29 pm

Great article. I am definitely going to try some of these recipes. Thank you!


Rachel November 3, 2011 at 9:40 pm

I have been going to ask you for a while what to do to get started so I am super excited about the book. I definitely need to make some changes for my family. Thanks McKenna!


Jessica November 8, 2011 at 6:14 pm

I tried to sign up to get the book but perhaps since I’m already a subscriber I don’t qualify? :(


Jessica November 8, 2011 at 6:24 pm

Spoke too soon! I got it now, thanks McKenna!!! You can delete both posts lol.


Jaimie November 17, 2011 at 7:23 am

I can’t wait to try your smoothies. I’m very much into eating healthy already but I know I am missing certain components. Depression is definitely something that I am tackling in my life right now. It’s not fun. Thank you for all your research and help that you provide.


giant twist comfort cs November 17, 2011 at 1:08 pm

Enjoyed reading this, really excellent stuff, appreciate it.


Jen Barlow December 6, 2011 at 5:45 pm

McKenna, it took me a while to commit but I am now on Day 2 of green smoothies for breakfast. I love how much energy I have and thanks to your recipe book, I have access to all kinds of delicious recipes for green smoothies I could have never thought up on my own. When I saw the Pina Colada one, I knew I had to try it. It is so absolutely delicious I could have that one for breakfast for the rest of my life! I can’t wait to try all your yummy recipes! Thanks!


Katie G March 9, 2012 at 6:34 pm

I am so glad that I finally took the time to see what you have been up to. Marvelous, wonderful and congratulatios on your success and very hard work.I just downloaded your smoothie recipe book and look forward to trying out your recipes.


McKenna Gordon March 10, 2012 at 11:25 am

Thank you, sweet Katie! Let me know how you like the smoothies!


Bonnie March 20, 2012 at 10:28 pm

I signed up and was not able to get your smoothie recipe book. It loads the first page and thats it, freezes my computer. Any suggestions Thanks much, Bonnie


McKenna Gordon March 20, 2012 at 10:54 pm

Hi Bonnie, a couple of people have had this problem and we discovered it’s due to not having the most recent version of Adobe Reader. YOu can get it here for free: Let me know if that doesn’t work, but it should!


Michelle March 23, 2012 at 10:17 pm

Hi MaKenna, This is Michelle Delgadillo. I subscribe to your Green Smoothies and tried to get the ebook, but it won’t download onto my PC. Is there another way I can get it?

I was truely inspired by your story & I too have slowly been changing how I see food & what I take in. I battled with chronic yeast infections. There’s sugar and yeast in SOO many foods, it was very difficult finding ways to eat that were good for me & wouldn’t cause more pain. Getting my family onboard is going to my challenge. My son is underweight & a picky eater to boot. My daughter likes everthing and my husband also will eat anything. Anyhow – I’m battling allergy symptoms & currently being treated for Labyrinthitis (inner ear infection) caused by a virus. Fun heh?
So – I would love to get to read your book & get my food on the right track! In the meantime, thanks for sharing your recipes. They sound delish! Take care & talk soon!
Michelle in WA.


McKenna Gordon March 24, 2012 at 11:47 am

Hi Michelle! Sorry about the issues with the eBook. Anyone who has had this problem in the past has told me they were able to get the PDF just fine as soon as they got the newest version of Adobe Reader on their computer… apparently Adobe came out with a critical update for opening certain types of PDFs. You can get it free from Adobe here:

It takes just a few seconds to install, and then you can try to open the smoothie book again. Hope this helps! If it doesn’t, let me know and we’ll figure it out together.


nancy March 29, 2012 at 10:49 am

i just received the ” Magic Bullet” as a gift. can i use this for the smoothies and i don’t have a blender of food processor?


McKenna Gordon March 29, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Nancy, you absolutely can. It’s smaller, so you’ll probably have to blend your smoothie in a couple of “batches” or just have smaller smoothies. You might have to blend a little longer, and it might not be AS smooth as using a high-powered blender, but you’ll still be able to get a lot more veggies in without having to sit down to an enormous plate of bitter tasting stuff :)


Jo October 20, 2012 at 7:32 pm

Just made our first smoothie while family was visiting. Everyone from our two year old to our 88 yo grandmother LOVED IT! Deciding what to make tomorrow!


Ashlee January 8, 2013 at 10:24 pm

Thank you for sharing these recipes! How often do you have a smoothie? Does it replace a meal? Is it just a snack?


McKenna January 9, 2013 at 10:55 am

Hi Ashlee!

I try to have one every day just because it’s such an EASY way to get tons more veggies/fruit in my diet, in addition to the veggies I munch on for snacks, dinner, etc. For me, usually it is a breakfast smoothie, but sometimes lunch. I usually drink about a quart per day, so that makes for a pretty large meal! I just recommend that people try to have one a day, whether it’s a meal replacement, or if it’s something you sip on throughout the day between meals. Whatever works best for you! The point is that you’re feeding your body more of what it really, really needs.


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