Why I love Barre (works) + a joyous giveaway!

Sep, 22 2014 by Joy McCarthy

In May, my dear friend Candice and I did our first Barreworks class together (see "#barreworks selfie below). We were both pretty nervous wondering if we would be able to make it through a whole class but it was so much fun and yes, a killer workout! Admittedly, I was sore for a couple of days after, but fast forward to today and I'm totally addicted and it's as enjoyable as my first class 5 months ago. In case you've never heard of Barreworks, it's a unique exercise system inspired by the barre classes in NY and LA. Together with... Read more

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Why I love Barre (works) + a joyous giveaway!

In May, my dear friend Candice and I did our first Barreworks class together (see "#barreworks selfie below). We were both pretty nervous wondering if we would be able to...

Sep, 22 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Blending Vs. Juicing: Which is better?

Dear joyous readers, Probably one of the most common questions I get asked is.... Is it better to blend or to juice? This is a trick question! Because the answer...

Sep, 9 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Recipes, Smoothies, Sips and Juices

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Orange Honey Nut Granola

Maple Nut Granola

I've been travelling again this month and just arrived back from my eastern Canada book tour with my Genuine Health friends. While in Ottawa, I met the lovely Michelle, a...

Aug, 28 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Breakfast, Dairy Free

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Warm Beet Kale Bowl Recipe

I created the Kale Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl recipe two years ago and it's still one of the most popular (and a personal fave of mine) on Joyous Health! This...

Sep, 19 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Detox Recipe, Gluten Free

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5 Strategies to Improve Your Partner’s Health Habits

It is a very common complaint I hear from my clients who are making wellness a priority that their partner is simply not on board the health train with them....

Sep, 2 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Inspiration, Wellness

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5 Ways to Accomplish More By Doing Less

Until just over two years ago, the Joyous Health ship had one captain – moi. I often felt that I could use an 8th day of the week to get...

Aug, 25 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Joyous Tea

A JOYOUS tea and giveaway!

Dear joyous readers, As you might already know, I'm a tea drinker and have been recommending tea to my clients and on the blog for as long as I can...

Sep, 16 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Detox,

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Two-Bite Chocolate Chip Nuggets, Nut-free!

Hurray! A raw cookie recipe that is nut-free and gluten-free. I created these two-bite nuggets for all the joyous readers out there (and your kids) who cannot eat nuts but...

Aug, 29 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Dairy Free, Desserts

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Crunch-tastic Sauerkraut Recipe

Guest post by: Kathrin Brunner, For The Love of Body Finding joyous health with nutrition is not a quick fix. It’s not a magic pill or a single superfood. It’s...

Aug, 20 2014 by Joy McCarthy

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Dairy Free, Detox Recipe