Stories from Expo WEST 2015!


My Good Food Friends –

Expo WEST is the World’s largest natural, ORGANIC and healthy products Event: Over 3,300 Exhibiting Companies with a crowd of 71,000+ FILLING the Anaheim Convention Center and the Conference Centers of the Marriott and Hilton Convention Center Hotels.

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At THIS Trade Show, you can actually gain weight. No need to eat anything other than ALL the generous samples offered  and continuously handed to you for eight hours a day … EVERYDAY!

The Anaheim Convention Center is so BIG, that I swear the horizon bends inside of it!


And in EVERYONE one of those little blocks is an EXHIBITOR!


Expo WEST is produced by New Hope Natural Media, the leading Media Resource and Information Provider for the natural, ORGANIC and healthy products industry, with print, in-person/event, and e-business products and services.

EVERY morning I had to put up WITH THIS!


Oh, YES, we in The Press Corps are quite well pampered!


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But, THIS is HOW MANY PowerPoint presentations I had to endure for YOU!

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PSAV® Presentation • Ben Carson, Project Manager, Specialty Exhibits • • 407.456.4570 • Coppell, TX


I really wanted to put my FACE in it!


naturepedic® • Lisa Jilbert • • 800.917.3342 • Chagrin Falls, OH

 The FIRST DAY these Organic CLIF® Bars were ever offered to the Public.


 Just THERE for the taking, and they gave away THOUSANDS! “Thanks for my four!”


A new take on sugar.


BIG TREE FARMS Rooted in goodness™ • 541.488.5605 • Bali, Indonesia • U.S. Headquarters, Ashland, OR

Organic Gluten Free Baking Mixes made with Ancient Grains. “Make your Home smell like a Bakery!”


AMAZING FOODS  for • Vicki Leide • •530.276.8598 • Redding, CA

 You’ve heard of Yogurt and Greek Yogurt … well, NOW  ICELANDIC Yogurt is IT!

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I generally write my own stuff, but I really liked what SMÁRI wrote:


SMÁRI Organic ICELANDIC Yogurt has more protein per serving than any other yogurt in the US. It’s thicker than most other yogurt. Creamier, also. It’s thick because we strain off most of the water, and leave the yogurt. It’s concentrated. It takes four cups of whole milk to make one cup of SMÁRI. Spoons speak of it in awe. According to legend, people in remote Iceland villages eat it with a knife and fork. *Icelandic for ‘thick’”

SMÁRI® • Jess Campbell, Accounts & Events Manager • • 707.766.0802 • Petaluma, CA

An appropriate AWARD for a refreshingly DELISH  Lavender Lemonade!


Lori’s Original Lemonade® • Lori Volk, CEO • • 805.794.8292 • Ventura, CA

A RAINBOW  of Organic Juices!

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purity. organic® • Bernadette Aguirre, Director of Marketing • • 415.940.9924 • San Francisco, CA

Organic Soda Syrups! NOW, you can have an ORGANIC  SodaStream®. How about THAT for MOMS! Instead of a “NO!”, it can now be an, “OF COURSE!”

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ORGANIC FAIR Small Batch • Kent Goodwin, President & Founder • • 250.733.2035 • Blaine, WA

YEA for ME! Organic smoked meat! Grass-fed Organic vs. WHAT’S in those Slim Jim® ‘Meat’ Sticks on the front counter of EVERY Convenience Store!

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ORGANIC PRAIRIE® Farmer-Owned • 608.625.6328

Seaweed Rice Chips! “Sea the Future of Chips.”  Get it?


gimMe™ • Stephen Broad, CEO • • 415.479.8272 • San Rafael, CA

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 Their spectacular, two-story conversation piece. BEST on the Fair Grounds!


 COOL idea!

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BOXED WATER® IS • Laura Sauls Martin, Marketing Manager • • 310.272.6600 • Grand Rapids, MI

 The UNCLE MATT’S® Booth BEATS granola samples!!!!!


The HOME of The Mango Tango!  Ms. UNCLE MATT herself!!!  So, I walk into a BAR …


You’ll want to move to Orlando for THIS!


And I THOUGHT  we had gotten waaaaaay past this!

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THAT’S how you SELL The Good Food Life!  The MOM Chef-Inventor herself!


pure® • Veronica Bosgraaf, Founding MOM • • 888.568.7873 • Newport Beach, CA

Little tossed green salads! Inventive presentation for their new green garden® Salad Dressings.

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green garden™ by LITEHOUSE® • Alison Kellogg, Brand Manager • • 208.920.2048 • Sand Point, ID

If you go to you’ll SEE what we think of Dave Dahl and his DAVE’S KILLER BREAD™. BIGGEST section on our GOOD FOOD FRIENDS  Page! And be sure to click on that ‘Listen Now’ in red just under that old-fashioned Radio graphic. It’s a FUN couple of minutes.


Celeste Souza, our Publisher Pal, Natural Awakenings, San Francisco East Bay Area Edition • fought through the crowds and got herself a pic with Patricia BRAGG – one of THE ORIGINAL GOOD HEALTH GURUS! If you go to you’ll see pages AND pages AND PAGES of pictures of people wanting a pic with Mrs. BRAGG. So when I say Celeste fought her way through THE CROWD …


Just halfway though the second day, on break after workin’ hard for her Readers!


Nice bounce back, though!


You’ve SEEN how hard WE’VE worked for you, well then, we DESERVE to ROCK under the STARRY SoCal Nights!

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To Your Health! • Dennis L. Weaver, MBA, GFG • Founder/President • Change Your Food – Change Your Life!™ • 425.774.8971 • Dennis@ChangeYourFood.comVisit our Good Food Friends @ Organic Good Foods with


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My Good Food Friends –


We make it real easy for you to ENJOY Organic Good Foods all day, every day, even if you’re on the run, a single parent, a harried soccer Mom & Dad, a gourmet or an “I hate to cook” type.

Conducted by Dennis L. Weaver, Your Good Food Guide

The Personally  Guided Organic Good Food SHOPPING Tour introduces the concept of feeling good, by making Organic Good Food Choices, to people who are concerned about their health and lifestyle, but don’t know how or where to start.

We will recommend a Store in your neighborhood. We show you how to use the Store. We show you how to make very simple changes in your food choices that will help you look good and feel good.

With good-natured humor, solid information and real-life stories to inform, encourage, coach and inspire you, we open a whole new World of Organic Good Food Choices. You’ll learn how to choose foods that are life-giving, NOT life-diminishing … the ONLY foods that let you live with a zest and zeal for life. Feel the way you were designed to feel!

Because, what you don’t know about your food could hurt you!

The TOUR is designed to be FUNMEMORABLE … INFORMATIVEENCOURAGING. The TOUR is an Organic Good Food Choices SEMINAR on ‘two legs.’ It’s a walking, talking, tasting, having-a-good-time learning experience … POSITIVE, LIFE-CHANGING!

From non-organic

From non-organic Tully’s coffee to BRAGG® Liquid Aminos in one step! Now, THAT’S Tour POWER!

 Learn to spot label lies!

Linda, after being caught up in the DELISH FUN of The Tour, said, “This is going to be my  personal treat: A slice of MANNA© Organics Sprouted Whole Grain ‘Fruit & Nut’ Manna Bread® with ORGANIC VALLEY® Family of Farms Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese and topped with Italian bionaturæ® Organic Apricot Fruit Spread!”

And if we would have found a bottle of BADGER MOUNTAIN Organic Port, we would have continued the Tour over at Linda’s house!


 “Now, my Family is going to be living  The Good Food Life!” – Linda


 “I took notes until my fingers hurt!” – Hilda

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Dennis with his two Moms.

 “As advertised, Dennis opened a whole new world of Organic Good Food Choices!” – Linda

“THAT was the most FUN I’ve had with a grocery cart!” – Hilda

 ALL Organic Good Foods

  • Great Snacks • Easy School Lunches • Quick Dinners • Office Snacks
  • What to eat when you’re not at Home • On the commute 
  • Super Treats (even decedent chocolate!)
  • Meals for one or a whole Family • Entertaining
  • Beer, Wine and Liquor


“LOOK, LOOK at all our Organic Good Foods! YEA!”

 For Information, Registration and Reservations 425.774.8971


To Your Health!

Dennis L. Weaver, MBA, GFG


Change Your Food – Change Your Life!™


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An ADULT V8® Juice!

My ADULT V8 Juice!

My Good Food Friends –

Juicing Fresh, LIVE  Organic Good Food Fruits & Vegetables is the one best thing you can do for you and your family’s OVERALL GOOD HEALTH. PERIOD!

The Juice of Fresh, LIVE  Organic Good Food Fruits & Vegetables contains those wonderful enzymes you may have read about somewhere. And enzymes are the very spark of  LIFE itself!

That Fresh, LIVE  Organic Good Food Fruit & Vegetable Juice supports, sustains life. It’s your FUEL. It is your source of vigor and vitality… it’s life-giving. It’ll give you the vim and vigor to get on with life, to look forward to life, to be able to participate in life … rather than having to struggle to just simply get through life. If, by making non-organic, processed, poor food product choices you’re overweight, lethargic, you’re head hurts, your ears ring, your nose runs, your stomach is upset, your knees ache and you’ve got a sewer system for a blood flow… I’ll throw in with you, it’d be tough just gettin’ through  life.

The Juice of Fresh, LIVE  Organic Good Food Fruits & Vegetables is absolutely DELISH, and as they say, sooooooo GOOD for you, too! So, put down that contrived 5-hour ENERGY® drink and pick up your JUICE POWER  HOURS! Don’t jack your body, FUEL it!

You can smack a horse on the ass with a 2×4 and it’ll run … fast. You can do that over and over again, and the horse will run fast every time … for a while. Then it will die. No fuel.

My ADULT V8 Juice!

My ADULT V8® Juice!


Carrots – 2

Celery Stalks – 2

Broccoli Base – 3”

Beet – 1/3 Medium Red Beet

Kale – 3 big leaves

Wheatgrass – Cut 1/3 of Pint Container

Parsley – Small bunch

Filtered Water – 1 Cup

BRAGG® Liquid Aminos – 1/4 Cup

BRAGG® Raw Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar -1/2 Cup

THE WIZARD’S™ Worcestershire Sauce – 1Tbsp

Ice cubes – 8

In a Vitamix®, blend 1 minute

Makes 36oz of PURE FUEL, PURE LIFE!

TIP: If you ENJOY this 100% Organic Good Food Vegetable Juice about three times a week, you’ll grow up to be just like me!


O’s UP, Baby!

To Your Health!

Dennis L. Weaver, MBA, GFG • Founder/President/Producer

Change Your Food – Change Your Life!™, Inc.


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