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health, wellness, & self-care

Healthy Barbecue Favourites to Kickstart Grilling Season

May 16, 2021

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 […]

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Food Hacks That Actually Work!

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 […]

May 8, 2021

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

May 2, 2021

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 […]

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

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 […]

April 25, 2021

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

April 18, 2021

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 […]

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How to Make Banana Ice Cream (“Nice Cream”)

Banana ice cream was all the rage last summer as it’s a healthy dairy-free alternative to regular ice cream. It is quick and easy to prepare and has only 1 main ingredient – frozen bananas! This healthy snack will last you all summer long. There are so many ways to flavour your banana ice cream […]

April 11, 2021

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5 Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Avocado Toast

April 4, 2021

A few years ago, a breakfast of avocado toast was a treat. Nowadays, it’s become a mainstream staple for many people. I love this breakfast and there are many ways you can spruce it up to add some protein and flavour. See my favourite recipes below for nutrient-packed avocado toast ideas and check out my […]

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Are you suffering from Zoom fatigue? Here’s what you can do…

Most of us have transitioned from commuting to the office and in-person meetings to sitting at our home office desks and partaking in virtual meetings all day long. At this point, most of us are feeling the “zoom fatigue” effects and this looks like exhaustion, low energy and lack of motivation by the end of […]

March 28, 2021

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Snacks to Promote Weight Loss – 3 Ingredients or Less!

March 22, 2021

One of my recommendations when trying to lose weight is incorporating healthy snacks into your diet to increase satiety and boost metabolism. Choosing snacks that are well-balanced is important to ensure you are getting adequate nutrition into your diet without overdoing it on refined carbohydrates or processed sugars that are often found in packaged goods. […]

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Top 5 Breakfast Recipes for Weight Loss

A balanced breakfast is a great starting point to kickstart weight loss. It is important to include adequate protein at breakfast to help balance your blood sugar, boost your metabolism and ensure you are getting enough protein in your diet. Here are our top 5 breakfast recipes for adequate nutrition and weight loss to start […]

March 15, 2021

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