Dr. Joey's self-care blog

health, wellness, & self-care

Do detoxes really work?

September 14, 2022

Do detox and cleanses really work? You bet they do! Read on to learn how to optimize liver and gut health naturally.

read it

Food, mood and brain health

August 13, 2022 Have you ever noticed that the quality and quantity of food you eat impacts your mood? Do some foods leave you feeling foggy, tired, bloated, achy and a little down? If so- it’s not all in your head! Food, mood and brain chemistry is an emerging science that is clearly demonstrating the […]

August 14, 2022

read it

My Top 5 Superfoods for Health

July 28, 2022

Food is not like medicine…food IS medicine.  When it comes to nutrition and wellness, there are foods that contains such high nutrient density they are called superfoods. These foods offer incredibly powerful healing and anti-inflammatory benefits. While there are several superfoods that exist, the 5 listed below are the ones that I encourage you to include […]

read it

Bagel spiced crunchy tofu

I made you look didn’t I? How could I possibly combine the taste of a bagel with tofu and make it work? Well I must say….it works and it is delicious! Enjoy this easy recipe made in the air fryer that takes only 15 minutes. If you do not have an air fryer -no worries […]

July 23, 2022

read it

Grain free zucchini crust pizza

July 21, 2022

My absolute favourite food is pizza. But…being a gluten free, dairy free gal – I need to be creative and always find ways to enjoy my favourite dishes.  While I do eat gluten free pizza crusts from time to time -I also enjoy making my own. To feel my best, I avoid grains at most of […]

read it

Homemade croutons (grain free, gluten free or whole grain) 

I love having a bit of crunch on my salad but….I do better staying grain or gluten free. I make these croutons below in the air fryer and use almond flour bread (some may call this keto bread). A very easy recipe – enjoy!  Servings: 4  INGREDIENTS: 5 slices of gluten free bread, almond bread […]

July 18, 2022

read it

Grain free blueberry muffins

July 16, 2022

I love having healthy grain free muffins as part of a grab and go breakfast or an afternoon snack at the office. These muffins are naturally sweet, grain free and rich in fibre. INGREDIENTS 2 cups blanched almond flour 2 eggs 1/4 cup maple syrup or monk fruit sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon sea […]

read it

How to get enough protein on a plant based diet

I am often asked by my clients and readers if going plant based puts them at risk for being protein deficient.  Absolutely not! You can definitely get enough protein if you are plant based -but it is important to be aware of the basics.  Proteins are made up of building blocks called amino acids. Your body […]

July 15, 2022

read it

Kale Caesar Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

July 13, 2022

If you have followed me over the years – you know I am always beating the “eat your greens” drum. Why? Because greens are so rich of fibre and phytonutrients and eating them on a regular basis has been shown to prevent and even help to reverse various disease processes.   One of the staple green […]

read it

The benefits of collagen

Supplementing with collagen has become extremely popular in the past few years. But is all this excitement worth the hype? Research is pointing in the direction of yes!  Collagen is one of the major building blocks in skin, bones, tendons, ligaments, muscles, and blood vessels. In other words, collagen acts like the “glue” that holds […]

July 10, 2022

read it

older posts