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Joy McCarthy is the inspiring certified holistic nutritionist (CNP, RNCP) and founder of Joyous Health. Bestselling author of "JOYOUS HEALTH: Eat & Live Well without Dieting", she is also a faculty member at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, an international speaker and regularly contributes her health expertise to many North American publications, television and radio shows. Her journey to health began...

Discover your joyous health with one-on-one nutrition consulting services.


Joyous Health is an all-encompasing approach to helping you reach your wellness goals. It's not about quick fixes or fad diets. It's about long-term sustainable change.

Meet Joy in person at one of our upcoming joyous speaking events or workshops.

Joyous Workshop: Eating for Energy, Vitality and Beauty

Wednesday, April 29th 2015
Time: 10:00pm to 11:30pm

Everything that we consume is food for our body and our mind. What we choose can either energize us or drain us. In this seminar Joy will discuss the best foods and nutrients for energy and vitality and beauty, as well as the most common energy zappers that sabotage us. If you experience low energy, mood swings, lac... Read more

Joyous Health @ The Toronto Yoga Show!

Friday, April 10th 2015
Time: 2:00pm to 9:00pm

Joy Join and the entire Joyous Health team at the Toronto Yoga Show! We'll have all of our amazing Joyous Beauty Products on sale at special show pricing.  Whether you stop by to stock up, or simply say "Hi!", ... Read more


10 Essential Items to Stock in Your Kitchen + Giveaway!

A few weeks ago, along with Sobeys, we reached out to the social media community and asked this question... What is the one thing you want to know about stocking...

Mar, 25 2015 by Joy McCarthy



Kate’s Favourite Books for Historically Minded Foodies

March is National Reading Month, which is extra exciting for bookworms like me. I’m so excited about it, I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I don’t...

Mar, 23 2015 by Kate McDonald Walker


Inspiration, Wellness

International Day of Happiness: 8 things that make me happy!

Did you know that March 20th, 2015 is the United Nations International Day of Happiness (IDOH) - day?  Neither did I, and at first it struck me as a bit...

Mar, 19 2015 by Walker Jordan


Inspiration, Wellness


Chewy Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies

Have you tried tahini before? If not, you've likely had sesame seeds. Well it's the same thing -- essentially paste made from ground, hulled sesame seeds. In fact, you can...

Mar, 30 2015 by Joy McCarthy

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Dairy Free, Desserts,

Almond Joy Bites

If you're like me at all and have a sweet tooth but try to eat pretty healthy then you'll love these Almond Joy Bites! Back in the day I used...

Mar, 17 2015 by Lauren Lomsdalen


Dairy Free, Desserts,

Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe

Now this is a recipe you're gonna love... I don't know a single person on the planet who would turn down the quintessential comfort food -- mac and cheese. Well...

Mar, 6 2015 by Joy McCarthy


Dairy Free, Gluten Free,

Joyous Videos

Watch Joy's past TV appearances, take a peek at step-by-step recipe videos, or check out Joy's lifestyle and beauty tips and tricks.

10 Essential Items to Stock in Your Kitchen + Giveaway!



Joyous Health is an all-encompassing approach to helping you reach you wellness goals. It's not about quick fixes or fad diets - it's about long-term sustainable change.


Joyous programs help you learn, detox and feel fabulous with custom meal plans, DIY recipes and instructions, and support from the Joyous Community.



Well hello there, you natural beauty! Keep your beauty routine clean with Joyous Health Natural Beauty products and other Joy-approved goodies!