Dr. Joey's self-care blog

health, wellness, & self-care

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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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

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Flourless chocolate cake

July 10, 2022

If you have read my blogs or watched me on Instagram – you may know my daughter Faith is celiac and I am gluten free. Does that mean we have no fun with food? Heck no! What it means is that we have become pretty darn great at gluten and dairy free cooking. In truth […]

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My favourite tahini salad dressing

When building a Buddha bowl at home, I love topping it off with tahini salad dressing. This easy and delicious dressing will last in your fridge for up to 3 days. If not used immediately, it may thicken and will need to be re-blended with an extra little bit of water. INGREDIENTS ¼ cup tahini paste 2 tablespoons lemon […]

July 4, 2022

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