Recipe: Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Sautéed Zucchini and Burst Tomatoes

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner

It doesn’t get much more summery than this! Make use of the abundance of  tomatoes, zucchini and basil that the season provides us with! Enjoy! Read More

Recipe: 5 Minute Blackerry Chia Jam

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner

This past weekend I picked a bunch of blackberries on the Washougal River.  It’s hard to believe that such a delicious treat is an invasive species here in the Pacific Northwest. My freezer is literally stuffed full to the brim with frozen berries, and I only have so many days to eat them fresh, so I decided to make a jam.  Read More

Recipe: Oatmeal Almond Butter Cookies

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner

I hate to keep a good recipe to myself, so now that the Group Spring Cleanse has come and gone, I’m ready to share one of the recipes from the meal plan.  What I love about this recipe is that it’s a filling, balanced snack without any added sugar, but it satisifes a sweet tooth.  The trick is blending soaked raisins with water to produce a whole foods sweetener.  This is one time you can truly feel satisfied and nourished from a cookie! Read More

Recipe: BBQ Soy Curl Sandwiches with Creamy Cabbage Slaw

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner

Do you know about soy curls? If not, it’s time you do!  Soy curls are a high protein, minimally processed meat alternative made by a company called Butler Soy Curls in a town not far from Portland.  They are made by dehydrating whole non-GMO soybeans and do not contain any other ingredients!  A 3/4 cup serving contains 10 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber and 15% of your daily value of Iron.  Most importantly, I love the taste, texture and ease of preparation!   Read More

Staying Active While Pregnant

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Trainer and Owner

Before I became pregnant I had some pre-conceived notions about what this would mean for my fitness regimine. Although I have seen a few close friends go through pregnancy in a much different manner, the movie version of a pregnant woman ensued in my mind; the one where the woman is too uncomfortable to get off the couch and do anything besides raise a spoon from the pint of ice cream to her mouth.  Common birthing books, website, apps and even my peers just perpetuated this perception.  Read More