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

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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 […]

Healthy Eating on the Go! Part 2

Tweet Tweet Pin It Do you ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day or that you can’t find the time to prepare and cook a healthy meal, or even have time to actually sit down and eat lunch? If so, you are not alone! With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, people are on the […]

Healthy Eating on the Go!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Do you ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day or that you can’t find the time to prepare and cook a healthy meal, or even have time to actually sit down and eat lunch? If so, you are not alone! With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, people are on the […]

The Power of Anti-inflammatory Foods!

Tweet Tweet Pin It The Power of Anti-inflammatory Foods (Photo compliments of eatdrinkbetter.com) You may have heard that behind every nagging ailment  (illnesses, injuries, and chronic diseases) is long-term or “chronic inflammation,” but what exactly causes this long-term inflammation and what are some natural ways in which you can decrease chronic inflammation and decrease your risk […]

How to Become a Morning Person! Part 2

Tweet Tweet Pin It Guest Blog- By Kelly Puryear Hello, fabulous readers! My name is Kelly Puryear and I have been given the honor of writing a few “guest blogs” for Abigail as her intern dietetic student. I am a registered dietitian-in-training and I am finishing up my last semester as a distance dietetic student […]

Healthy Gluten-Free?

Tweet Tweet Pin It Guest Blog- By Kelly Puryear Hello, fabulous readers! My name is Kelly Puryear and I have been given the honor of writing a few “guest blogs” for Abigail as her intern dietetic student. I am a registered dietitian-in-training and I am finishing up my last semester as a distance dietetic student […]

Stay Motivated for your New Year’s Resolutions!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy happy day!!! This is such a word for me and I know for so many of you! I always think that I’m super woman but in all actuality, I’m not and I can’t do everything. Sad but true. But I LOVE how the quote is still inspiring… You can do […]

Reorganize Your Kitchen, Simply {Technique Tuesday}

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy Technique Wednesday?!? Confession: I accidentally went to bed too early last night to post this on Tuesday… Sooo this week it’s Technique Wednesday!!  Whoops! Luckily, it’s Caroline to the kitchen rescue!! She is sharing with us two amazing ways to simply reorganize our kitchens. Ohhh thank heavens. She must have […]

Cocktail Time – Sizzling Mojito!

Tweet Tweet Pin It What time is it??? It’s Sizzling Mojito time!! All weekend long, on my Facebook Page I’ve been having the coolest party (well I think it is) — A ‘Fresh and Fruity Cocktail Party’ in honor of the above cocktail – The Sizzling Mojito!! I wish I could say it was an original […]

Figgy Kale Salad

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy happy Friday Eve!! And what better note to end on than a Figgy Kale Salad, right? I pinned this salad  on Pinterest a few weeks ago and have been wanting to renovate/remake it since.  Finally the time was right.  My Fruit of the Vine Organics order had a lovely bunch of […]