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Favorite Thing: Girl Scout Thin Mints (sort of)

Last week I was walking out of our local Sprouts grocery store and I saw the girl scouts selling cookies and I felt conflicted.

I don’t feel right giving the cookies to my family. The other option is buying cookies to donate to our troops, I would not feel right about that either. Trans fats, GMO wheat flour, and sugar won’t help improve PTSD.

Here are two solutions I found that I wanted to share with you.


Solution #1 (If you want to support the girls) – Donate

I love the organization, my daughter was active when she was little. I could not agree more with their saying:

Invest in girls. Change the world. girl-scouts

We believe that when girls succeed, so does society.

Just click the picture to learn more.


Solution #2 (If you want cookies) Thin Mints Shake Recipe


  • Essential Pro protein powder – 1 serving
  • Organic essential oil of peppermint – 1-3 drops (start low and test)
  • Organic raw cacao nibs – 1 tbsp food-thin-mints-shake
  • Unsweetened flax milk – 1 cup
  • Dry roasted unsalted cashews – 2 tbsp
  • Liquid chlorophyll – 1-2 drops (makes it a lovely green)
  • Ice – 1 cup


  • Pour everything but the cashews in your blender
  • Blend on high power 2-3 minutes
  • Add cashews
  • Blend 5-10 seconds
  • Enjoy!
Daily Reset Shake - Dr. Alan Christianson