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

The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Post By Miah Williamsen, Nourish Northwest Nutrition Intern

Olivia‚Äôs recent trip to Sicily (and all of the amazing photos she shared on Instagram of the meals that she ate while she was there) got me thinking about the Mediterranean diet. Most people have heard of the Mediterranean diet and may even know that it emphasizes using large quantities of olive oil and encourages the drinking of red wine. However, what most people do not likely know is that the Mediterranean diet is also one of the most health-promoting dietary patterns in the world, and thousands of research studies have demonstrated its numerous health benefits.  Read More

Recipe: Golden Milk Chia Pudding

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner

Looking for a snack that is easy, healthy and delicious, not to mention low in sugar, anti-inflammatory, vegan and satisfying?  Look no further and make a batch of this chia pudding today! Read More

Recipes: Rhubarb Two Ways

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Chef and Registered Dietitian

One of the really fun things about moving into a new house is discovering what plants the previous owners left behind for you.  Our garden just sprouted the most beautiful tulips, rhodenendrun, daffodils and lilacs.  Read More