Hiking: Latourell Falls

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Trainer and Owner My husband and I both have Wednesdays off and have decided to try and do something special that day, being as the rest of the week our schedules are really opposite.  This particular Wednesday, we…

Recipe: Protein Power Balls

Post by Olivia Martino Blogett, Registered Dietitian and Owner It’s been awhile since I have written a blog post and the reason is because I had a sweet little baby girl 6 weeks ago.  My whole life has changed and my days of spending…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Post By Miah Williamsen, Nourish Northwest Nutrition Intern Olivia’s 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…

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!

Hiking: Mosier Twin Tunnels

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Trainer and Owner My husband and I noticed that we had a warm sunny day coming up in the weekend forecast and decided that we needed to go camping. I gathered all our supplies, picked Matt up right…

Top 5 Tips To Be Your Best You This Spring

Top 5 Tips To Be Your Best You This Spring Written by Miah Williamsen, MScN  (August 2018) Miah is a nutrition graduate student at  National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR and intern at Nourish Northwest. She is passionate about teaching others how…

Hiking: McCall Point

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Diettian and Personal Trainer I’m aware that this statement might cause an outrage from Oregon Hikers but I don’t like Dog Mountain.  I know, I know, it’s everyone’s favorite go to for a kick ass workout, vast views…

Recipe: Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowls

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner I’m a big fan of the poke bowl trend that has invaded Portland.  I love bowls, fish, fresh veggies and lots of flavor and these bowls deliver all of those things.  I wanted to try…

Recipe: Quinoa Tahini Ginger Granola

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner It’s not often I stray from my favorite granola recipe  but I thought I’d give something else I try.  I doubled this recipe to make 3 large jars of granola that will last me a few…

Recipe: Baked Mushroom Risotto with Caramelized Onions

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Chef, Registered Dietitian and Owner Risotto is a dish that I make often for personal chef clients, and although the stirring really isn’t as laborious as some think, I have to admit it is pretty nice to just…

Recipe: Kale and Butternut Squash Lasagna

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian, Personal Chef and Owner This recipe is not my creation but it is one that I make often for my personal chef clients.  They abosolutely love it so I thought it would be a great one to…

Recipe: Kale and Chickpea Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Lemon Garlic Sauce

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian, Personal Chef and Owner   Spaghetti squash isn’t one of those foods that I always love, but when doctored up correctly, it can be part of one delicious meal.  It’s not pasta by any means and if…

Hiking: Neahkhanie Mountain North Trail

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Trainer and Owner Hike: Neahkhanie Mountain North Trail Date: December 30th, 2017 Hiking Buddy: Matt Total distance: 5 miles (Out and Back) Total elevation gain: 1450 feet Permit required: No

Hiking: King’s Mountain

Post By Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Trainer and Registered Dietitian Hike: King’s Mountain Date: December 23rd, 2017 Hiking Buddy: Liz Total distance: 5 miles (out and back) Elevation Gain: 2500 feet Permit required: None   After taking a break from hiking because of the…

Hiking: Falls Creek Falls

Post By Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Trainer, Registered Dietitian and Owner There is one thing I have learned about making it through the winter in the Pacific Northwest, which is that you have to go outside.  Growing up in upstate New York, winter meant…

Recipe Roundup: Thanksgiving Dishes

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner If you’re like me, you usually know what you’re making for Thanksgiving sometime in the summer prior.  My favorite thing in the world is cooking for and sharing a meal with people, so Thanksgiving is…