How to Video: Dry Toasting Nuts and Seeds

Post by Olivia Martino & Paula Jahn, Co-owners and Registered Dietitians and Nourish Northwest   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHTFDUv4isw   In this how-to video, Olivia explains how to dry toast nuts and seeds. This is an extra step that is always worth the effort. The essential oils…

How to Video: Chopping an Onion

Post by Paula Jahn and Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitians and Co-owners of Nourish Northwest From soups and stews to sauces and salads, onions are one of the most common ingredients in everyday cooking. For those who have been to one of our cooking classes,…

Exploring the Wonderful World of Winter Squash

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest In the winter we crave starchy foods. ¬†There’s a reason for this. ¬†Carbohydrates trigger the release of insulin, which carries the amino acid, tryptophan into the brain where it is converted to seratonin. ¬†Seratonin…

A Guide to Winter Seasonal Eating

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Though it is not technically winter yet, the time change and the forecast remind us that, in Portland, it is in full swing. A great way to embrace these dreary, damp days is to…