Dr. Joey's self-care blog

health, wellness, & self-care

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

April 11, 2021

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 […]

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5 Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Avocado Toast

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 […]

April 4, 2021

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

March 28, 2021

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 […]

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Snacks to Promote Weight Loss – 3 Ingredients or Less!

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. […]

March 22, 2021

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Top 5 Breakfast Recipes for Weight Loss

March 15, 2021

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 […]

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Healthy Easter Cookies the Whole Family Will Love

Check out these healthy, gluten-free Easter cookies that are fun for the whole family. Using whole food ingredients, these cookies are healthier and lower in refined sugar than what you typically find in the stores around this time of year! Frosted Lemon Easter Cookies Recipe makes 15 cookies. Ingredients: 1 cup + 1 tbsp Bob’s […]

March 8, 2021

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