Healthy Holiday Gift Guide!

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest

It’s really easy to get wrapped up in material possessions this time of year.  New clothes, jewelry, “I” devices (I say this cause I really have no idea what new apple products are all the rage this season), toys… all of these things can seem appealing/necessary as we are constantly bombarded with messages that we should be buying things.  In the end, typically by this time next year, these things have been forgotten and we have a new desire for the shinier version.  What’s the point, really? Read More

Recipe: Magic Sauce

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest

I was just talking with a nutrition client today about the concept of making a grain, a protein and some veggies on the weekend and then combining throughout the week to make bowls.  The key to not getting board with this method is all in the sauce, however, with this simple recipe for my favorite sauce, i can’t imagine how you would ever get sick of it.  Made up of what I believe should all be kitchen staples, this sauce is super versatile and works well on anything from roasted veggies to salads.  You’ll be hooked! Read More

Recipe: Whole Wheat Olive Oil Rosemary Crackers

Post By Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest

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Making your own crackers is ridiculously simple and affordable, plus you can get more creative than store bought varieties. This flaky cracker is full of fall flavor with fresh rosemary, hearty wheat and a hint of garlic.  This is the perfect contribution to any holiday party! Read More

Recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest

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Now that our Vegan Thanksgiving Cooking Class has already happened, I must share one of our favorite recipes for pumpkin pie.  Year after year we get numerous requests from clients to give their family favorites a healthy makeover.  We always tell these clients not to mess with Grandma’s recipe and to enjoy it as written, while being mindful of other unhealthy treats sneaking their way into their diet. Read More

Recipe: Tom Kha Gai

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest

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After many, many attempts, I gave up at trying to make this soup a few years ago.  There was just some missing secret that I couldn’t seem to figure out to make my homemade Tom Kha taste like it was straight out of a Thai restaurant.  I decided that some things were probably just better left unknown and resorted to various Thai restaurants around town when I got a craving for this delicious soup.   Read More