Recipe: Strawberry Chia Jam

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner I have been waiting for strawberries to be in season for quite some time.  We had a long, rainy winter and they came almost a month later than they did last year.  Freshly picked strawberries are…

Recipe: Shaved Asparagus Salad

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest In preparation for a lecture we are giving tonight about eating in season, I started thinking about when I first learned of this concept when I was living in upstate New York.  I understood…

Recipe: Athenian Orzo Bake

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest You may have noticed that almost all of the recipes I post are vegan and gluten free.  While I don’t categorize my diet to be strictly under either of those labels, that tends to…

Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest If you haven’t yet gotten on the overnight oats bandwagon, then I don’t know what you’re waiting for! Overnight oats are EASY, require no morning prep and most importantly are so delicious.  There are…

Recipe: Chana Masala

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest The name of the game for me lately when it comes to making dinner is simple.  This is a huge change coming from an over achiever in the kitchen who usually finds pleasure in…

Recipe: Moroccan Stew

Post By Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest Sick of winter soups and stews yet? I have to be honest, I am getting there, but it’s more so the winter part than the soups part that I am sick of.  The cold,…

Recipe Slow Cooker Pumpkin Curry

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest I think we have all been longing for summer lately; the feeling has been intense for me.  It’s not just the warmth and sunshine I have been craving, although believe me, that does sound…

Recipe: How to Make Bean Dips

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest Every week I make a bean dip for one of my personal chef clients.  Similar to the veggie burgers I wrote about in my last post, the possibilities are endless for bean dips and SO…

Recipe: How to Make A Veggie Burger

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest Every week I make a different veggie burger for one of my personal chef clients.  From beet to bean to mushroom burgers, I have tried it all.  Occasionally, I hit a wall when trying to…

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…

Recipe: Whole Wheat Olive Oil Rosemary Crackers

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

Recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie

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

Recipe: Tom Kha Gai

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

Recipe: Pumpkin Coconut Bisque

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest I have honestly never been a huge fan of pumpkin/winter squash pureed soups.  Something about the sweetness and baby food texture just hasn’t appealed to me.  I have to say, after trying this recipe…

Recipe: Slow Cooker Squash, Chickpea and Lentil Stew

Post By Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest We are officially in soups and stews season and for many people this also means crockpot season.  I am constantly getting asked for crockpot recipes and truth be told, I have not had very…

The Fall Group Cleanse: FAQs

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest I have been getting a lot of questions about the upcoming group cleanse, meeting on November 5th, so I thought it would be best to address them all here.  If you are curious about…

Recipe: Homemade Yogurt

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest Why make your yogurt from scratch?  Because it’s delicious!  Also, it saves you money and it’s super easy.  To get your first batch started you will need to use a little bit of store…

5 Things to Prep on a Sunday

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest It’s the time of year when I see my clients wanting to cook a bit more.  This is so exciting for me!!!!  The weather is getting a little chillier and something about roasted squash…

Recipe: Coconut Red Lentil Soup

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest Sorry to say it but it’s true; It’s fall. What a beautiful start, though!  The sun is shining, the air is warm yet crisp and I am getting excited about making soup! I finally…

Recipe: Roasted Beet Hummus

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest Roasted Beet Hummus   Ingredients 1 small beet 1 15 oz. can (1 3/4 cup) cooked chickpeas, drained juice of half a large lemon healthy pinch salt and black pepper 1 large clove garlic, minced…