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

Archive for the ‘Superfoods’ Category

Benefits of Coffee

Tweet Tweet Pin It Hello my friends!! Today, I want to talk all about coffee! As a dietitian nutritionist, I often get the question whether I drink tea or coffee in the morning. My answer is coffee and it usually comes with a surprised look! I have always loved my morning cup of coffee and […]

Vitamin D Boosters

Tweet Tweet Pin It Vitamin D Boosters! (Photo taken during Kelly’s (fabulous intern) Engagement Photo Shoot with Lauren Pauline!) Spring has officially sprung! And with warmer weather comes the brighter SUN (especially if you live in Florida)! While this is great news for beach-goers, it is even better news for individuals who are looking to […]

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 1

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 […]

Heart-Healthy Foods

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 […]

Abby’s Top Food & Nutrition Trends of 2015

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy happy hump day!! I love Wednesdays! It’s hump day and it’s also WFLA News Segment Day on First at 4 with the lovely Stacie Schaible!! Today, we are discussing the forecasted top food trends for 2015. 2014 was filled with juice cleanses, quinoa recipes, kale everything and healthy sources of […]

Roasted Butternut Squash, Quinoa, Cranberry & Pecan Salad

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy HAPPY Friday!!!   It’s a good day, friends, it’s a GOOD day!! I want to share this delicious recipe that I am absolutely obsessed with right now – Roasted Butternut Squash, Quinoa, Cranberry and Pecan Salad! This salad recipe came completely out of necessity. I had a cooking demo the […]

Beat Stress with Nutrition – Part 1

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy Monday!! What better way to start out the week than a post on STRESS!! With the upcoming holidays, the winter blah-zehhhs and life, sometimes it feels like stress can get the better of us! But have no fear, there are foods you can eat and behaviors that can really help […]

Healthy Broccoli & Carrot Slaw

Tweet Tweet Pin It I love this time of year – Mid summer FUN!! It’s a great time to be outside and grill out with friends and family! So, here’s a question, how do we do it in a healthy way?? Here is one of my favorite summertime  recipes that swaps some healthier ingredients for […]

Black and Beet Veggie Sliders

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy Friday my friends!!  That’s what I’ve decided. Yep, this is going to be the best day of my life and most likely tomorrow too!! 🙂  I heard that song at the gym this morning and decided that was the perfect sentiment to start the day out! Last night I had […]