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…

Recipe: Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest With less than two weeks until my due date, I have the sudden urge to stockpile food. Maybe it’s the nesting instinct, or maybe I realize that after the flood of post-baby casseroles, I…

A Dietitian’s Perspective on Wellness

As a dietitian, I am in a specialized field of wellness. It is common as an expert in the field to emphasize nutrition as the priority.  This bias is arguably necessary in order to help clients with food issues, just as other health professionals…

Shamrock Run Wrap-Up

Post by Paula Jahn and Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitians and Owners of Nourish Northwest We had so much fun at the Shamrock Run Fitness Fair last weekend! Thanks to LifeWise for sharing a booth with us. We made and handed out samples of our…

5 Nutrition Tips for Endurance Athletes

Post by Paula Jahn, Dietitian and Co-owner of Nourish Northwest The Shamrock Run is approaching! This year, we are teaming up with LifeWise of Oregon for the pre-race Fitness Fair at the Convention Center. Stop by the LifeWise booth on March 15 or 16…

The Pressure’s On

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Do pressure cookers intimidate and mystify you and make you fear for your life? Did you miss our Pressure Cooker Basics class yesterday but still have questions about how to work the gadget? Read…

Kitchen Equipment Essentials

Post by Paula Jahn, Dietitian and Co-owner at Nourish Northwest A few weeks ago, we did a post on pantry staples. It is true that in order to set yourself up for success in the kitchen, you need healthy, basic ingredients. In order to turn…

Rx for Health

Guest Post by Abby Bliss White, Yoga Sculpt and Boot Camp Instructor at Nourish Northwest As a Holistic Health Coach and Personal Trainer, I love the month of January because HOPE is in the air.  Everyone is finished celebrating the holidays and ready for…