Recipe: Pizza Dough

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian It’s time to give away another one of our secret cooking class recipes! Our recipe for pizza dough is so simple but it’s SO good and it’s just not fair to keep it to myself. Our pizza class…

Recipe: Vegan Mexican Fudge

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian One of my new personal chef clients just requested desserts and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Making vegan desserts is really fun and they always turn out so satisfying. I made this recipe for them this past week,…

Recipe: Heirloom Tomato Tart

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian If you are like me and your tomatoes are finally just now getting ripe, you need to act fast and figure out how to eat them at every meal! This yummy tomato tart is dinner in my house…

Recipe: Mongolian Soy Curls

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian I made this dish for personal chef clients this week and was asked to post the recipe. I love working with soy curls both for their nutritional value (they are a great source of protein), their versatility and…

Recipe: Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Dill

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Personal Chef This salad is a favorite of my personal chef clients. It’s very simple and quite tasty. I love to use rainbow carrots if I can find them and if you’re not vegan, crumbled goat or…

A Letter to Clementine (and recipe for her first Birthday Cake)

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner Dear Clementine, One year ago today you were born. That’s 11 excruciatingly long days after you were due.  We were so anxious to meet you and I remember how disappointing it was to wake up every…

Recipe: Summer Vegetable Curry

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner This recipe couldn’t be simpler! Feel free to substitute whatever veggies you have on hand for a quick and easy pantry dinner!

Recipe: Beet Burgers

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitan and Owner By request, here is a recipe from our All American Vegan cooking class. These beet burgers are perfect for summer BBQs since they will hold up well on the grill. Think you don’t like beets? I…

Recipe: Cashew Red Lentil Burgers

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner This recipe is one of my favorites for personal chef clients. The burgers are nutritious, packed full of flavor and are perfect from a culinary perspective, as they form into patties easily and reheat well. Enjoy!

Recipe: Cauliflower Lentil Tacos

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner Now that we no longer teach regular cooking classes, I just have to share some of our favorite recipes… it would be a shame to keep them all to myself! These tacos were made in our…

Recipe: Cauliflower Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Zucchini Ribbons

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner Hooray! It’s a blog post! It’s been awhile and if you have been following along with our business transition, then you know why. A friend recently posted something on facebook about how he was searching for…

The End of An Era

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Owner It is with a heavy heart, that I have to announce the closure of our space on Hawthorne as we enter our eighth year here.  Throughout our time here we have seen a lot of change and growth…

Vacation?! Make sure to include a hike!

Post by Lily Gil, Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor at Nourish Northwest Winter is certainly upon us, and while I definitely prefer a nice chill in the air to sweltering 90 plus degree days, it can certainly put a damper on those outdoor activities. As…

Cold Soups for Hot Nights!

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest I don’t like cold soups.  There’s just something about using a spoon to eat (drink?) a savory liquid that I can’t wrap my brain around.  But these are desperate times, people. With temperatures reaching…

Recipe: Vegan Frittata Cakes

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest I have been using flax eggs in vegan baking for years and eating tofu scrambles for even longer. In fact, we make a wonderful huevo-less rancheros in our brunch cooking class. But, for some…

The Arm Challenge

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest   I love all of our group fitness classes at Nourish Northwest. With my 1 year old with me at work most days, I’m lucky to make it to one class a week. Sure,…

How to Videos: The Many Faces of the Burpee.

Post by Olivia Martino, Certified Personal Trainer  and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest We all let out a groan when told we have to perform this exercise, yet deep down we know it’s going to be better for us in the long run.  It’s true, it’s…

Top Food & Nutrition Trends 2013

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest It’s time again to take a look at the year in food. While some of 2012’s food and diet trends gained strength in 2013, some (thankfully) fell to the wayside. Our top picks from last…

How to Video: Using an Immersion Blender

Post by Olivia Martino and Paula Jahn, Registered Dietitians and Co-owners of Nourish Northwest http://youtu.be/nucsQedGU08   The immersion blender (or stick blender) is another kitchen tool that meets our criteria of being multi-use, small and easy to clean. Its uses go beyond pureed soup, although that is…

Take Your Workout Outside!

Post by Olivia Martino and Paula Jahn, Registered Dietitians and Co-owners, Nourish Northwest Several years ago, while we were both living in Seattle, attending grad school we used to work out together at a gym at the very bottom of Capital Hill.  If you…