Dr. Joey's October Newsletter
October is one of the absolute best months of the year. Warming soups and stews make their return, leaves turn magical colors, and there is the perfect chill in the air. To help enjoy all the benefits the harvest season has to offer in good health, this edition of the Dr. Joey newsletter is filled with tips and tricks on how to ward off colds and flus, game changing health advice that really works and... how to drink your java in a healthy way (and who doesn't love that?).
We also wanted to remind our valued members at www.drjoey.com that October is breast cancer awareness month (see pictures of our participation at the CIBC run for the cure below!). Our goal is to help men and women focus on prevention through clean eating and healthy living. If you have any stories, clean eating tips or products you would like to share with us ? please... drop us a line! We always love hearing from you at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wishing you a healthy Fall season,
Dr. Joey Shulman DC, RNCP
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Dr. Joey's ALL GOOD bars
at the CIBC Run for the Cure
The Dr. Joey's ALL GOOD team was thrilled to be part of the CIBC Run for the Cure on Oct. 5th. Thanks to all the runners and walkers who stopped by the ALL GOOD booth to pick up their free bar full of protein, fiber and natural goodness. We met wonderful people, heard some great stories and were able to talk "clean eating" all day long (our favourite subject!). Check out some of our pictures below.
PRODUCTS WE CAN'T STOP LOVING!
Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts
Of all my favorite ingredients to put into my morning smoothie - hemp hearts tops the charts! In just 3tbsp of hemp hearts, you will benefit from 10 g of protein and 10 g of omega 3 essential fats (great for hair, skin and digestion). To top it off, one serving of hemp hearts offers close to half your daily recommended intake of magnesium. Check out my morning "hempolicous" smoothie below!
Kicking Horse Coffee
If you are like me and love your morning java (yes... I quit for 2 months but am now back to 1 per day!), Kicking Horse coffee is a brand you will want to know about. Kicking Horse uses only the finest, organically grown Arabica beans from certified Fair Trade sources. It is grown at higher altitudes than most other coffee beans, giving the coffee a bold and rich flavor. Grind just before using and mix 2 heaping tablespoons of ground coffee beans with fresh, cold, filtered water. Brew for about 4 minutes and store leftover coffee beans in a sealed container to keep it fresh! As a healthier sweetener ? try sweetening your morning cup of coffee with low glycemic coconut sugar or drink it black.
Sencha Naturals Green Tea +C Effervescent Drink Mix
This green tea and vitamin C drink mix is the perfect "immune boosting go-to" to have on hand during cold and flu season. The blend of sencha and matcha green teas offer more nutrients than standard tea bags and are the ideal immune supporting ingredients. Vitamin C and antioxidants are also found in the blend ? providing 300% of our recommended daily intake. Ginger, turmeric, and orange peel are also blended in for further general wellness and support. How to use - pour package into large mug, add 8-10 oz of hot or room temperature water, stir well and enjoy! Please note: liquid will bubble when powder is added in.
Oscillococcinum by Boiron
Oscillococcinum is a must have homeopathic remedy that should be taken at he first sign of flu like symptoms (chills, aches, fever or headache). I cannot tell you how many times it has saved me in the past! Simply place 1 vial under your tongue letting the small white beads gently dissolve. Of course, talk to your doctor for any health complaint.
Dr. Joey's ALL GOOD bars wins
ALIVE consumer choice award!
Thank you to everyone who voted for Dr. Joey's ALL GOOD bars. A special congratulations to Demi Paiken for winning the Dr. Joey basket valued at over $300! To learn more or to order your ALL GOOD bars or Skinnychews (which are now at a new lower price!), click here.
RECIPES WE LOVE!
Tomato and Zucchini Parmesan Bake
- 2 ripe tomatoes; Roma or plumb tomatoes works best; sliced into rounds (1/4" thick)
- 1 zucchini (1/4" thick)
- 1 small white onion
- 1 1/2 tsp extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil
- 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan Cheese
- 2 Tablespoons whole wheat breadcrumbs
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1⁄2 tsp Herbamare or sea salt
Slice onion and coarsely chop then sauté in 1⁄2 tsp oil till slightly golden.
In a Pyrex baking dish; layer bottom with sautéed onions, add on top with zucchini rounds alternated with tomato rounds.
Mix Parmesan cheese with Breadcrumbs, garlic powder and salt
Sprinkle over veggie mixture.
Bake at 380 degree for 30 minutes or until topping is golden.
Nutritional Analysis: 40 calories, 2g fat, 3.5g carbohydrates, 1.5g sugar, 2.5g protein
- 2-3 Tbsp hemp hearts
- 1/2 banana
- 1 Tbsp natural nut butter (i.e., peanut butter, almond butter, etc.)
- Sprinkle of cinnamon
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 3-4 ice cubes
Blend all the ingredients up and enjoy :)
Nutritional Analysis: 290 calories, 19g fat, 18g carbohydrates, 6g fiber, 8g sugar, 14g protein
Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie
- 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 2-3 Tbsp pumpkin puree
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
- ¼ tsp cinnamon
- ¼ tsp nutmeg
- ¼ tsp ginger
- 1 Tbsp ground flaxseeds or chia seeds
- Couple ice cubes
Combine ingredients into blender, blend and enjoy!
Sprinkle with some additional cinnamon.
Nutritional Analysis: 200 calories, 5.2g fat, 8.3g carbohydrates, 5.2g fiber, 2.1g sugar, 25g protein
Chunky Minestrone Soup
- 5 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
- 1 medium cooking onion, chopped finely
- 4 medium sized cloves garlic, chopped
- 2-3 stalks of celery, diced (about 1/2 cup)
- 3 carrots, peeled and diced into ¼-inch pieces
- 2 cups finely chopped kale
- 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes
- 1 Tbsp dried Italian herbs
- ½ cup navy beans, rinsed and drained very well
- Salt and black pepper to taste
Heat 1 Tbsp broth in medium soup pot. Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for 5 minutes stirring frequently. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute.
Add broth and rest of ingredients except beans and salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil on high heat, reduce heat to low and continue cooking, uncovered for 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Add beans, cook for another couple minutes, season with salt and pepper, and serve.
Nutritional Analysis: 131 calories, 1.6g fat, 20.3g carbohydrates, 6.3g fiber, 4.9g sugar, 9.5g protein
Pumpkin Spice Flourless Pancakes
- 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice
- 1 teaspoon coconut oil (1 tsp more for cooking)
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon maple syrup
- Pure maple syrup (for serving)
In a small bowl mix pumpkin puree with cinnamon, pumpkin spice, coconut oil, eggs and maple syrup and beat with a fork until well combined.
Heat a large pan over medium heat, lightly coat with coconut oil or butter and pour about 1/3 of the mixture onto the griddle for each pancake.
Cook for 3 minutes on each side or until pancakes are golden.
Makes 2-4 pancakes (2 large pancakes o4 4 small pancakes)
Nutritional Analysis (per pancake): 54 calories, 3.4g fat, 3.3g carbohydrates, 0.8g fiber, 1.9g sugar, 3g protein
DR. JOEY'S TOP 5
Top 5 things we love about... pumpkin!
- Pumpkins are filled with health promoting nutrients such as vitamin A and C.
- 1 cup of canned pumpkin offers 7 grams of fiber and 3 grams of protein.
- 1 cup of pumpkin contains only 49 calories but... because of the high fiber content, you feel fuller for longer!
- Pumpkin seeds are naturally rich in certain plant-based chemicals called phytosterols that have been shown in studies to reduce LDL or "bad" cholesterol.
- Pumpkin seeds are rich in tryptophan ? an amino acid that is necessary for the production of seratonin (your "happy" brain chemical), helping boost your mood naturally.
Congratulations to Ashley on her amazing weight loss success at the Shulman Weight Loss Clinic. She lost 28 pounds and 13 inches overall and she looks and feels great!
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