Recipe: Sweet Potato Hash

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Sweet potatoes are the common ground tuber of the diet world. They are loved by many, vilified by few. Even the Paleo people embrace them as their sweet-starchy fix. Nutritionally superior to the white…

Vegan Snack Solutions

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Most of my nutrition clients ask for healthy snack ideas. I always suggest making a mini meal instead of having just one of the three energy-providing nutrients: healthy fat, protein and slowly-digested carbohydrate….

Homemade Nut Thin Crackers

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Crackers don’t have to be processed, boxed and full of preservatives. These crackers are super easy to make and are every bit as crunchy and satisfying as the store-bought version. Call them Paleo-friendly, gluten…

Discovering New Foods: Sorghum

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest Here at Nourish Northwest, we cook  A  LOT.  Whether we are doing a private cooking lesson with a client, testing recipes for cooking classes, or making our own lunches, it seems as though we…

Vegan Main: A Cooking Class Favorite

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest What do meat-lovers serve as a show-stopping main course? Prime rib? Rack of lamb? It can be difficult to create a plant-based main course that is beautiful, delicious and worthy of a dinner party. After…

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…

New Discoveries

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian, Nourish Northwest I consider myself a fairly adventurous eater. I love to eat out, but since opening Nourish Northwest, Olivia and I cook too often to justify it. There are always delicious leftovers from cooking classes…

Recipe Series: A Month of Lunches #4

Post by Olivia Martino and Paula Jahn, Registered Dietitians and Co-owners, Nourish Northwest   This post wraps up our month of lunches series.  In case this is the first post you’ve seen, for the past four Mondays we have shared a recipe that we…

Recipe Series: A Month of Lunches #3

Post by Olivia Martino and Paula Jahn, Registered Dietitians and Owners, Nourish Northwest It’s week three of our lunch recipe series and we are getting sophisticated. (No more rice and beans this week). We made crepes! This thin French pancake is surprisingly easy to make and meets our…

Recipe Series: A Month of Lunches

Post by Paula Jahn and Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitians and Co-owners of Nourish Northwest Welcome to our lunch blog series! We are always preaching to clients about the benefit of setting aside one day of the week to cook in mass quantities. Many people…

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…

Top Food Topics & Trends 2012

By Paula Jahn and Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitians and Owners, Nourish Northwest Every year there are new absurd diets, interesting new food products and controversial food policies.  Nourish Northwest’s registered dietitians, Paula and Olivia, recap some of 2012’s top stories in food.   Gluten-Free Goes Mainstream Each year,…