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

Posts Tagged ‘Holidays’

Healthy Grilling

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy Weekend!!!! Looking for a healthier way to grill out this summer? Search no more!! From burgers to sides, I have compiled some of my favorite tips & recipes on how to “healthify” your next BBQ! I also take a special interest because my husband and I just bought a new […]

It’s the Holiday Season!!

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy first day of the Holiday Season!! I’m beyond excited! I LOVE this time of year! I’m sorry I’m not sorry… how bout that?! 😀 Why do I love this time of year so much? 1.  The Holiday Movies!!! My husband and I started watching Christmas movies in early November this […]


Tweet Tweet Pin It   Happy happy Sunday!!   We can talk alllllllll we want to but until we show it or act, it means nothing. Don’t just say you love someone, show someone you love them! Be a light through your actions; because actions truly do speak louder than words. That’s all I have […]

No Bake Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy happy Wednesday!! Thought for the day (on Facebook): Build yourself up, think positive thoughts and encourage others! Don’t spend your time being miserable!! Pumpkins are absolutely everywhere this time of year and I’m having a blast trying new recipes and lightening up old pumpkin stand by recipes! This No Bake […]

Healthy Holiday Survival Tips

Tweet Tweet Pin It Happy Tuesday!! Question of the day: Is it too early for Holiday decorations and Christmas music or are you ready?!? If you know me well, you know I. Am. Ready.  It helps my cause that last week The Salvation Army of Tampa/Hillsborough County had their Annual Tree of Lights Breakfast! It […]

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 […]

For the Love of Pumpkins :)

Tweet Tweet Pin It Alas, pumpkin season is here again!! I feel like all I’ve been seeing is pumpkins – I love it! But did you know pumpkins are full of nutrition?!  They are rich in vitamins and minerals as well as high in antioxidants.  While this is the time of year that our pumpkin intake […]

Spiced Pumpkin Carrot Muffins

Tweet Tweet Pin It Fall, lovely fall!!  Makes me think of Thanksgiving, Halloween, family time, pumpkins, leaves falling, gourds, apple cider, and yes now, Spiced Pumpkin Carrot Muffins – These muffins are so going to be a staple in my fall/winter baking routine.  They are that good!! As any baker would do, I had to taste test […]