Dr. Joey's Newsletter - August 2016
Reverse prayer pose. Why am I showing you this picture of reverse prayer pose? Well... two weeks ago my sister mentioned this pose and my response was -"Oh...that is not a pose I can do - I just skip it because my shoulders are tight." The second I said that - I knew I was in for it. Her immediate response "That is not okay JJ (my nickname) and we are fixing this like now".
My entire life she has this gentle yet effective way to push me to do more. So with some breath work my sister taught me, along with diligent morning practice, a miracle has happened! Each and every day I can feel my fingers crawl up my back a little bit more. This may not be shocking to you - but I literally could not touch my hands together just a short time ago.
So point being - where is your resistance and where do you want to push thru? Do you want more energy, lose weight, learn to cook, open a business or write a book? Whatever it is - big or small - go for it. Sky's the limit - just for you.
My team and I have some very exciting surprises, challenges and new content coming your way in the next few months - so stay tuned for the latest and greatest in natural health care to help you get to your next level.
Dr. Joey Shulman DC, RNCP
Congratulations to Yolanda who lost 17.5 pounds and 9 inches. She is feeling so much better, has greater energy and is looking fantastic. As the #1 weight loss clinic in the GTA and London region, my team and I pride ourselves on taking the very best care of our clients in a personalized and 1 on 1 approach. Our hormonally balanced and natural approach to weight loss can help you lose your weight and keep it off in an easy and delicious way - for life!. All you have to do is call us and book in for your free weight loss assessment. Locations listed below.
To book your free weight loss assessment please contact 1 of our 3 locations below.
Phone: 905.889.5326 (lean)
Phone: 416.962.5326 (lean)
Oh my yummies super kale crackers
These delicious vegan crackers are packed with so many superfood ingredients, they are hard to resist!
Not only are they a high source of protein, fiber, omega 3 and iron, they are also wheat-free, nut-free (kid approved and school safe), soy-free, sugar-free, dairy free, egg-free, and oil-free. Oh my yummies are made in Canada, using non-GMO ingredients, and are certified Kosher. Great with dips or goat's cheese spread.
David's Ice Pop Maker
For adults and for kids, Popsicle maker are a must. These ice pop molds from David's Tea are very easy to use, and feature a lip that prevents them from sticking when frozen.
They are made with BPA-free materials and are dishwasher safe and easy to clean. For kids, try an orange berry mix full to the brim with vitamin C. For adults, try freezing sweet herbals teas and enjoy a naturally sweet Popsicle when your next craving hits.
Mad Hippie Facial Sunscreen
The sun can still be strong in August and September. Keep your face protected with Mad Hippie's full spectrum face cream.
Mad Hippe uses zinc oxide in combination with raspberry seed oil, avocado oil, carrot seed oil, vitamin C, vitamin E, and furelic acid helping to keep your face hydrated, while providing antioxidants that help prevent against free radical damage from sun exposure.
Sunflower kitchen baba ghanouj
Feel good about snacking with this delicious, creamy eggplant spread that is made right here in Canada.
Low in calorie and rich and smoky in taste, sunflower kitchen has a variety of taste like homemade dips that are a perfect match with vegetables and crackers. Available in most grocery stores and health food stores.
Coconut Bounce Ball
One of my health and weight loss tips - always travel with food!
Try Bounce Balls delicious coconut ball that is high in protein, dairy free and gluten free. Made with only clean and natural ingredients, this bar definitely gets my stamp of approval.
Roasted veggie dip
- 1 medium eggplant-peeled and coarsely chopped into 1? cubes
- 2 red peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped into 1? cubes
- 1 red onion, peeled and coarsely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic peeled
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Pinch sea salt, ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Combine chopped eggplant, peppers, onion and garlic in a bowl and toss with olive oil and salt and pepper.
Spread on a baking sheet and roast for 45 min tossing once half way through baking.
Cool slightly then place veggies in a food processor and pulse 3 or 4 times-mixture should have a slightly chunky texture.
Nutritional Analysis: calories 84, fat 4g, carbohydrates 12g, fiber 5g, protein 2g
Peaches and cream popsicles
- 1 cup ripe peaches
- 1/8 cup agave
- 1 cup 2% Greek yogurt
- 3 tablespoons filtered water
Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth
Once blended, add into 6 popsicle molds and freeze overnight.
Nutritional Analysis: calories 83, fat 1g, carbohydrates 11g, protein 7g
Refreshing coconut smoothie
- ½ banana
- ½ cup frozen mango
- 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
- 3 tablespoons hemp hearts
- Shredded coconut
Place all ingredients, except shredded coconut, in blender and blend on high until smooth
Sprinkle shredded coconut on top of smoothie and enjoy!
Nutritional Analysis: calories 262, fat 12g, carbohydrates 33g, fiber 10g, protein 10g
Black bean burgers
- ½ cup onion, diced
- 1 large garlic clove, minced
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 cup brown rice or quinoa flour
- 1 cup grated carrots
- 1 cup cooked black beans, roughly pureed or mashed
- ½ cup finely chopped parsley
- 1/3 cup almonds, grated or finely chopped
- ½ cup sunflower seeds
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1 ½ teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350F. In large a skillet, sauté onions and garlic in ½ tbsp oil. Mix your flax egg together in a large bowl and set aside for at least 10 minutes while you prepare the rest of ingredients.
Add all ingredients (except spices and salt) to the egg and stir very well. Add seasoning and salt to taste.
With slightly wet hands, shape dough into patties. Pack dough tightly as this will help it stick together. Makes 12 small patties.
Bake for 25-30 minutes (15-17 minutes on each side) at 350F, until golden and crisp.
Makes 8 patties
Nutritional Analysis: calories 238, fat 7g, carbohydrates 34g, fiber 6g, protein 10g
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
The mega-talented creator of Greys Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away With Murder chronicles how saying YES for one year changed her life, and how it can change yours too.
With three hit shows on television and three children at home, the uber-talented Shonda Rhimes had lots of good reasons to say NO when an unexpected invitation arrived. Hollywood party? No. Speaking engagement? No. Media appearances? No.
Then Shonda's sister laid down a challenge: just for one year, try to say YES to the unexpected invitations that come your way. Shonda reluctantly agreed, and the result was nothing short of transformative. In Year of Yes, Shonda Rhimes chronicles the powerful impact saying yes had on every aspect of her life, and how we can all change our lives with one little word...YES!