Recipe: Pumpkin Parfaits

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner After selling out our annual Vegan Thanksgiving cooking class last week, I get the sense that there is some interest in learning how to prepare plant based holiday treats.  These pumpkin parfaits fit the bill…

Recipe: Pumpkin Risotto

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian, Personal Chef and Owner This recipe was inspired by one of our kid’s cooking classes, but tailored to meet the dietary needs of personal chef clients.  It couldn’t be simpler and is the perfect cozy recipe for…

Recipe: Sweet Corn Fritters

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner Yes, school has started, labor day happened and I am going to see the swifts tonight.  These are absolutely signs of fall but summer’s not over yet, people!

Green Curry with Chickpeas and Potatoes

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest       I made this for personal chef clients this week and wanted to share! It’s a tasty one!    Green Curry with Chickpeas and Potatoes Adapted from naturallyella.com   Serves: 4-6 Green…

All About Fiber

Guest post by Sophia Worgan, Nutrition Intern & Cooking Class Assistant Fiber: that which binds us, nourishes us and keeps us regular. We are told to eat it, hear about how important it is but often times people find themselves lost by all the…

I Tried Nourish NW’s 12-Day Cleanse and Here’s What Happened

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner, Registered Dietitian & Cooking Class Instructor at Nourish Northwest As a dietitian and a general balanced, healthy eater, sometimes I need to hit reset on my eating habits. After what seems like a longer than normal winter, that feeling has…

Recipe: Easy Curry Sauce

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner, Registered Dietitian & Cooking Class Instructor at Nourish Northwest Clients often ask for quick weeknight meals that can be prepared with kitchen staples. Bonus points for healthy and budget-friendly meals. I have just the recipe. If you have an onion…

Recipe: Winter Smoothie

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian & Cooking Instructor at Nourish Northwest In the winter, I generally crave warming foods. Hearty bean and vegetable stew, slow cooked meat, gooey casserole, tea…But lately, I’ve been dreaming about a smoothie. I have a stash of…

Project Husband Continues

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest One month ago, I wrote a post on starting a gluten- and dairy-free diet for my husband, Owen. And oh, what a project is was. Owen did an impressive job of avoiding free pizza,…

Roasted Cauliflower in Tahini Sauce

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Where were roasted vegetables when I was growing up? I feel like they were just invented in the last ten years. My mom, who did a good job of almost always putting a…

Spiralized Sweet Potatoes 2 Ways

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest My mother in law loves kitchen gadgets. She has gifted me several kitchen items that I would never buy for myself (but happily use!).  I am generally a minimalist in the kitchen; a good sharp…

Recipe: Arugula Hazelnut Miso Pesto

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest So, yes, this is the second recipe for pesto I have written  in a month.  The reason why is because I keep finding variations that I love and want to share. Traditionally, pesto is made from…

Sweet Treat Recipe Roundup

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest   Sugar has been on my mind lately. It has also been a hot topic in the media and the subject of scientific scrutiny in the last couple years. Today, we presented our…

Recipe: Stuffed Chard Rolls

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest This is the time of year when I start to get local produce fatigue. Spring is technically here, but we will not see the results from the farms for weeks or months to come….

Quick Weeknight Meal: Noodle Bowl

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Pasta has always been my quick default weeknight meal. It serves as an excellent base for fridge clean-out meals, too. I usually start with 100% whole wheat fusilli or penne pasta and add the remains…

Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Marinated Pomelo

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Last weekend, I decided to host a dinner party using three recipes from Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More cookbook. I’ve posted a recipe from this cookbook before when I tried to follow a recipe. I learned…

Recipe: Crunchy Thai Cashew Quinoa Salad

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest I have to say, I had gotten sick of quinoa awhile ago.  There are so many things I love about it; its high protein content, quick preparation time, subtle crunch, versatility.  But it became…

The Best of Packaged Foods

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest I quietly envy those homesteaders who have self-sustaining gardens, churn their own butter, and collect eggs every morning. I have frequently made my own bread, yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, granola, etc., and it is immensely…

Recipe: Nursing Nuggets

Post by Paula Jahn, Registered dietitian and Co-owner at Nourish Northwest A few friends of mine recently had babies. Some new moms worry about their milk supply. An exclusively breastfed baby is a mysterious creature. While there are many ways to verify a baby is…

The Case of the Exploding Apples

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Nourish Northwest now has two harvest traditions: peach picking in the summer and apple picking in the fall. The past two years, Olivia and I have gone apple picking at Draper Girls farm….