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 headed out to the gorge with no plan in mind.  Somehow we found ourselves at Latourell Falls and ended up walking the loop trail. Read More

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 hours in the kitchen creating intricate meals are on hold for now, thus the inspiration for sharing this recipe.  Right now, I need my food to be easy, fast, filling and nutritious.  Preferably, my food choices are also something I can easily eat with a baby on my chest.  Read More

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! Read More

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 stuffed full to the brim with frozen berries, and I only have so many days to eat them fresh, so I decided to make a jam.  Read More

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 about this recipe is that it’s a filling, balanced snack without any added sugar, but it satisifes a sweet tooth.  The trick is blending soaked raisins with water to produce a whole foods sweetener.  This is one time you can truly feel satisfied and nourished from a cookie! Read More