Dr. Joey's self-care blog

health, wellness, & self-care

Baked sweet potato French fries with tahini dressing

March 17, 2023

I love sweet potatoes! Filled to the brim with vitamin A and C and a good source of fibre -both soluble and insoluble which is ideal for gut health, blood sugar balance and weight loss. Sweet potato French fries are actually quite easy to make. Just peel the sweet potatoes, cut them into wedges or […]

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50 tips for optimal aging in your 50’s and beyond!

Yesterday was my birthday – I am 51.. As I get older, self care has begun to take top priority for me. A little more effort, more mindfulness and a few bio hacking techniques that really do help me feel my best. Simply put, there are a few “go-to” health principles that are so powerful […]

February 26, 2023

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5 Way to boost metabolism after the age 40 (without dieting!)

February 9, 2023

At my clinics, half of my practice is over the age 40.  Peri or post- menopausal – we have helped thousands of women feel their best and lose weight as they age.  What is the magic behind this success? Well…the first step is to finally put an end to overly restrictive, low calorie approaches that often […]

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Do detoxes really work?

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

September 14, 2022

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Food, mood and brain health

August 14, 2022

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 […]

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My Top 5 Superfoods for Health

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 […]

July 28, 2022

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Bagel spiced crunchy tofu

July 23, 2022

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 […]

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Grain free zucchini crust pizza

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 […]

July 21, 2022

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

July 18, 2022

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 […]

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Grain free blueberry muffins

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 […]

July 16, 2022

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