Joy McCarthy, smoothie operator
5 QUESTIONS for holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy of Joyous Health
What’s your motto?
Eat and live joyously for a healthy, vibrant body and mind.
3 things you’d bring to the desert island.
My hubs, my baby girl and coconut oil. The cats no longer make the cut!
Why gluten free?
In my early 20s, I had so many digestive issues, anxiety, skin problems and hormonal imbalance. It wasn’t until I took a break from gluten that I finally freed myself from the prison of health issues.
What’s your go-to gluten-free breakfast?
A smoothie. I eat a smoothie every single day. Of course, it changes every day based on what ’s in my fridge, but it truly sets the stage for a joyous day.
Tell us a little-known fun fact about you.
I love pop music and I love singing but I have THE WORST voice of all time!
Green Beauty Smoothie
2 tbsp chia seeds
Thumb-size ginger root
½ cup frozen pineapple
Spoonful coconut butter
Water or nut milk to desired consistency
Blend, sip, enJOY!
Joy McCarthy will show you how to “Power Up Your Smoothie with Superfoods” at 11 am in The Stop at Gluten Free Garage!