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 Roundup: Trader Joe’s Meals

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner One request that I have gotten numerous times from clients is for ideas for simple recipes. I have always had some trouble accomodating this because I personally love spending time in the kitchen and it…

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…

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: 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!

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…

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!

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…

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…

Recipe: Chocolate Orange Chia Pudding for One

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitan and Owner When I first learned how to make chia pudding, I was obsessed.  I made it so often for a snack, breakfast and even dessert that after awhile I naturally got sick of it.  Well, it’s…

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: Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan + GF!!!)

Post By Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner These cookies are simply the best.  We feature them in our Vegan All American Cooking Class, but since we haven’t offered this class in awhile, I felt that it was unethical for me to keep…

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…

Recipe: Kale and Butternut Squash Curry

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner The temperatures in Portland have been quite chilly lately and comfort foods are on the menu; it’s the season of warm dishes and hearty vegetables and this curry fits the bill.  The best thing about…