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health, wellness, & self-care

All-Natural Popsicles To Beat The Heat

June 20, 2021

Here are some easy, refreshing all-natural popsicle recipes to make this summer to beat the heat! These popsicles are healthier than store-bought ones where you will see a lot of unnatural additives. Using natural sweeteners is important when making treats at home and these popsicles will satisfy any sweet craving. Get yourself a popsicle mold […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has been popping up at health food stores over the past few years and there has been a lot of talk about its health benefits. It is a popular kitchen staple, but it has many uses beyond salad dressings. For example, many people take a shot of ACV before meals to […]

June 13, 2021

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Quick Lunch Ideas for Busy Weekdays

June 6, 2021

We all know how busy weekdays can get and having quick, nutritious lunch ideas on hand is key. Check out these nutrient-packed quick lunch recipes to make in between meetings or you can even prepare them the night before. The whole family should love these recipes! Tuna & Avocado Sandwich Recipe makes 1 serving. Ingredients: […]

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Foods That Help Fight Bloating

Feeling bloated is a common problem for many people and can be caused by issues such as irregular bowel movements or excessive gas. The foods that you eat and the beverage you drink have the potential to affect gas and bloating. Here are my favourite foods to help fight bloating and get you feeling your […]

May 30, 2021

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Delicious Game Changing Tofu Recipes To Make This Week

May 24, 2021

If you’ve never tried tofu before, these recipes are for you! Tofu is a great source of vegetarian protein that can be part of a well-rounded diet. Half a cup of tofu contains 10 grams of protein. It is important to shop for organic tofu that has not been genetically modified. Tofu easily absorbs the […]

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Healthy Barbecue Favourites to Kickstart Grilling Season

By this time, you may have already taken the cover off your barbecue and fired up the grill. Barbecuing is one of my favourite ways to cook and there are so many healthy recipes you can put together for a family dinner. Check out these healthy barbecue recipes to kickstart grilling season this year! Healthy […]

May 16, 2021

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Food Hacks That Actually Work!

May 8, 2021

Here are some of my favourite food hacks that actually work! Whether you’re trying to keep your herbs fresh or stop an avocado from over ripening, check out these suggestions below that are tested and true! Keep your avocados ripe One way to keep your avocado half from browning is to keep the pit inside […]

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I’m Tired of Being Tired! Dr. Joey’s Natural Energy Boosting Solutions

Did you know that fatigue is the number one complaint in the doctor’s office?! If you are someone who constantly struggles with fatigue, this article is for you! Today we will talk about natural ways to improve energy levels to get you to feeling your absolute best. There are many reasons why you may feel […]

May 2, 2021

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Is Stress Affecting Your Digestion? Here’s What To Do…

April 25, 2021

Have you ever had butterflies in your stomach before making a big decision? When you’re stressed do you feel like a bottomless pit when it comes to snack foods? This is because the gut and the brain are connected and constantly in communication with one another so what you eat affects how you feel and […]

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Nutritional Yeast – What’s the hype and how do I use it?

You’ve probably heard of nutritional yeast before and wondered how to use it. Nutritional yeast is a popular food product that is used in many vegan dishes. It gets its popularity from its antioxidant, vitamin, mineral and protein content and there are studies that have shown its wide range of health benefits. Keep reading for […]

April 18, 2021

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