Abigail Joy Dougherty: Registered Dietitian, Nutrition Expert & Lover of Life

Archive for the ‘2016’ Category

Thankfulness!!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Ohhhh happy day to you!! Today, I’m trying something new. I love inspiration. Yes, I’m sure most of us do but I find if I start out my mornings with a little inspiration, it changes everything. So, instead of just reading it (since I’ve been doing that for quite some time), […]

Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix

Tweet Tweet Pin It I am absolutely in LOVE with pumpkin right now!! It’s a million degrees in Florida with a trillion percent humidity with no sign of fall and I don’t care!! I’m still in love with the idea of fall and all things pumpkin!  This morning, I got a fabulous idea for a […]

Ditch the Diet Mentality for Good!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Hello my friends!! Do you tend to feel guilty after eating and feeding your kids? Well, beating yourself up over every chocolate morsel or box of mac & cheese is not going to help! I have three tips for creating a healthier mindset towards food: 1) Don’t focus on the weight […]

What are Calories?

Tweet Tweet Pin It “OMG, do you know how many calories are in that?” We hear the word “calorie” ALL THE TIME; but do we really know what it means? A simple definition of a calorie is a unit of energy – meaning, the food you are eating is your bodies energy source.  When you […]

Back to School: Healthy Lunches!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Whaaaaaaa? Summer is over? Well, at least it is on this side of the country and although it may seem WAY too soon, school is here. For many this means to bed and to rise earlier, school pick up lines, back packs, stricter routines and yes, school lunches! If you struggle creating […]