Dr. Joey's self-care blog

health, wellness, & self-care

Emotional Eating? Here’s How to Change Your Habits…

January 18, 2021

Emotional eating is something I see a lot in my practice. Eating during times of happiness, boredom, sadness and stress is common, but there is a fine line between emotionally eating sometimes versus making this a regular habit for yourself. If you find that emotional eating is holding you back from losing weight or maintaining […]

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Dr. Joey’s Grocery Shopping List

One of the questions I get asked all the time is “what do YOU buy at the grocery store”. I’m happy to share a complete list of my favourite grocery store items, but keep in mind that everyone’s needs are different when it comes to food and nutrition. The foods listed below are part of […]

January 11, 2021

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Dr. Joey’s 7 Game Changing Health Habits for Weight Loss

January 4, 2021

With January in full swing and New Year’s resolutions on the horizon, I wanted to share my top 7 game changing health habits to kick start 2021. We often think about making BIG changes to improve our health, but in reality, there are a lot of smaller changes we can make that are just as […]

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My Top 3 Favourite Healthy Smoothies

I love smoothies for an easy grab-and-go breakfast or a protein-packed snack. It’s so convenient to keep frozen fruit and chopped up veggies in the freezer to pop out and into the blender to create a healthy, nutrient dense meal in just a few minutes. Here are my top 3 favourite healthy smoothies that I […]

December 21, 2020

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Healthy Hot Chocolate Recipe – 7 different ways!

December 14, 2020

With the weather getting colder and snow accumulating on the ground, a warm hug-in-a-mug is about all we need to get through these next few months! This healthy hot chocolate recipe is both dairy-free and low in sugar making it a much healthier option than the traditional store-bought powdered mixes. If you’ve ever looked at […]

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Everything you need to know to make healthy pizza at home – gluten & dairy-free

I couldn’t wait any longer to share this pizza-themed blog post with you because I LOVE PIZZA more than anyone! I’m almost tempted to say that pizza is a staple food in my house because we love getting our hands messy making our own gluten-free, dairy-free version of a traditional pizza. The best part is […]

December 7, 2020

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My Favourite Healthy Cookies for the Holidays

November 30, 2020

This time of year calls for the smell of freshly baked cookies in the house so why not kick off this year’s holiday season with some healthy recipes that the whole family will love! I’ve shared my favourite holiday cookie recipes that are both healthy and easy to make with gluten-free and dairy-free options. Caramel […]

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A Healthy Holiday Charcuterie Board – Gluten & Dairy Free

Just in time for the holidays – a healthy version of a charcuterie board that the whole family will love! I’ve included gluten free (GF) and dairy free (DF) options here so all your guests can gather around your snacking board. Here are my suggestions for items to include on your healthy charcuterie board this […]

November 23, 2020

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Anti-Inflammatory Instant Pot Bone Broth

November 16, 2020

I’m sure by this point you’ve heard of bone broth and the buzz surrounding the benefits this nourishing golden liquid has for your body. If you’ve checked out the mason jars filled with bone broth in your local health food stores, you’ve also seen the high price point and likely turned your head the other […]

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Lets face it – sugar cravings are complicated! Whether we are at the grocery store, at a party, or at an event, sugar is usually there. Sometimes it’s right in plain sight and other times it’s hidden and harder to identify. If you are ready to finally kick your sugar cravings, here are some tips […]

February 14, 2020

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