Dr. Joey's self-care blog

health, wellness, & self-care

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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7 Steps to a healthy microbiome

July 4, 2022

When I wrote my second book The Natural Makeover Diet years ago, I included a section in the book that detailed how “you are only as healthy as your pipes”. In other words, you are only as healthy as you are absorbing, digesting and excreting. Symptoms such as bloating, reflux, stomach aches and constipation are […]

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4 Simple Routines to Improve your Health

Are you looking to feel your very best? Try these simple daily routines to improve both your physical and mental health!

June 30, 2022

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Cilantro Lime Salad Dressing

June 28, 2022

Of all my favorite herbs – cilantro is one of my favorites.  Cilantro has long been used for medicinal purposes and has been shown to have some impressive health benefits that may include: Balancing blood sugars Ridding the body of toxic metals Reducing anxiety Reducing stomach upset May help to reduce neurological inflammation Prevention of […]

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Turmeric, lemon and ginger water

We all know how good lemon water is for you -but…have you heard of the powerful benefits of turmeric? This is a very powerful anti-inflammatory drink I learned from my sister (it is literally always in her fridge). A delicious anti-inflammatory drink to enjoy all year round! WHAT IS TUMERIC? Turmeric is a popular spice […]

June 24, 2022

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My superfoods smoothie

June 22, 2022

I am a huge smoothie fan. I find smoothies are the best way to pack a ton of supefoods into one delicious meal. Keep in mind -food is not like medicine – it IS medicine! Incorporating the right ingredients into your daily diet can help with the aging process, with reducing inflammation and in improving […]

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How to naturally reduce inflammation in the body

INFLAMMATION AND HEALTH Inflammation tends to be a big buzz word lately. In short – the more we can keep the body in an anti-inflammatory state, the better. The issue is not when the body experiences a short burst of inflammation. In fact, that is a protective mechanism in our body that is necessary. The […]

June 19, 2022

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The classic – chocolate banana smoothie

June 17, 2022

I am a huge smoothie lover. I find it is the quickest and easiest way to have a superfoods start to the day. Enjoy this classic chocolate banana smoothie rich in fibre and protein. 1 cup of non dairy milk (oat or almond milk) 1 frozen banana 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder 2 tbsp […]

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6 Healthy High-Fat Foods To Add To Your Diet Today

A common myth when looking to lose weight and improve your health is that you need to cut out high-fat foods from your diet. In fact, there are many healthy high-fat foods that will lead to satiety and weight loss when used in the right portions. Moderation in your diet is key when looking to […]

January 10, 2022

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