Dr. Joey's self-care blog

health, wellness, & self-care

Do I need to go gluten free?

August 5, 2023

In my clinics, I have helped hundreds of clients follow a proper elimination diet. Of all the food irritants in the diet, I believe gluten is one of the major disruptors to gut health and can also heighten the inflammatory response and worsen neurological symptoms. To clear up some of the gluten confusion that might exist […]

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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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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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Everything you need to know to make healthy pizza at home – gluten & dairy-free

I couldn’t wait any longer to share this pizza-themed blog post with you because I LOVE PIZZA more than anyone! I’m almost tempted to say that pizza is a staple food in my house because we love getting our hands messy making our own gluten-free, dairy-free version of a traditional pizza. The best part is […]

December 7, 2020

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A Healthy Holiday Charcuterie Board – Gluten & Dairy Free

November 23, 2020

Just in time for the holidays – a healthy version of a charcuterie board that the whole family will love! I’ve included gluten free (GF) and dairy free (DF) options here so all your guests can gather around your snacking board. Here are my suggestions for items to include on your healthy charcuterie board this […]

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These nutritionally dense coconut energy balls are packed full of healthy fats, proteins and fibers, making them the perfect mid-day snack!

September 1, 2017

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June 23, 2017

Hosting a summer BBQ or just looking to change up with dinner routine? This fully loaded sweet potato is the perfect side for any summer BBQ!

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I love using rice paper wraps, especially in the summer time! They are refreshing, light in calories, and low GI, making them a perfect alternative to heavier grain wraps. Plus, they are fun to make!

June 9, 2017

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May 12, 2017

This fruity avocado salsa is super easy to make and is filled with healthy fats and delicious flavours. The perfect appetizer for BBQ entertaining that everyone will absolutely love!

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Looking to change up your usual salad routine? This quick and easy kale salad recipe is chock full of nutrients and is absolutely delicious – a sure crowd pleaser!

May 5, 2017

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