Pantry Staples + Recipes

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian Having a stocked pantry is more important than ever these days but before I say much more I just want to remind everyone not to start hoarding food! Just get what you need plus maybe a little more…

Feeding Kiddos: Healthy Habits from the Beginning

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian My career as a dietitian started 11 years ago at a WIC (Women’s Infants and Children clinic) counseling pregnant and postpartum women and their small children. My subsequent career choice led me to a pediatric obesity clinic in…

Recipe: Citrus Salad with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian I went into the vaults of our old cooking class packets and found this recipe from our Healthy Holidays class that I absolutely love! Have you ever had creme fraiche before? It is truly a special ingredient and…

Recipe: African Bean Soup

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian It’s definitely, soup season! It seems like it’s really cold across the country right now, but luckily I have a recipe to keep you warm! This soup is one of my staples. It’s easy, flavorful and nutritious. I…

Recipe: Winter Squash and Mushroom Risotto

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian This is another recipe from my favorite cooking class we used to offer, Autumn Harvest. We served this risotto alongside the roast chicken and veggies. We added some parmesan cheese in at the end but I have included…

Recipe: Apple Muffins

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian Lately, I have been doing a lot of baking for my daughter and since she is only one, I want to avoid adding any added sugars to the foods that she eats. I have been playing with blending…

Recipe: Banana Bread (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Free of Added Sugars)

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner Here is my new favorite banana bread recipe! It suits many dietary restrictions/preferences and is super moist and naturally sweet.  I added dark chocolate chips, which does add a tiny bit of sugar but also…

Recipe: Salted Chocolate Pudding

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner I have been making a lot of this pudding lately for our Corporate Wellness Lunch and Learns.  It’s super simple and it covers a lot of the principals we discuss in our classes: limit added…

Recipe: Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner This is a super simple and very delicious recipe that I make for my personal chef clients.  Feel free to experiment with different non-dairy milks. I have used cashew and coconut milk (full fat) and…

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‚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…

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…