Recipes: Rhubarb Two Ways

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Chef and Registered Dietitian One of the really fun things about moving into a new house is discovering what plants the previous owners left behind for you.  Our garden just sprouted the most beautiful tulips, rhodenendrun, daffodils and…

Top 5 Tips To Be Your Best You This Spring

Top 5 Tips To Be Your Best You This Spring Written by Miah Williamsen, MScN  (August 2018) Miah is a nutrition graduate student at  National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR and intern at Nourish Northwest. She is passionate about teaching others how…

Recipe: Chocolate Orange Chia Pudding for One

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitan and Owner When I first learned how to make chia pudding, I was obsessed.  I made it so often for a snack, breakfast and even dessert that after awhile I naturally got sick of it.  Well, it’s…

Recipe: Teriyaki Salmon Rice Bowls

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner I’m a big fan of the poke bowl trend that has invaded Portland.  I love bowls, fish, fresh veggies and lots of flavor and these bowls deliver all of those things.  I wanted to try…

Recipe: Quinoa Tahini Ginger Granola

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner It’s not often I stray from my favorite granola recipe  but I thought I’d give something else I try.  I doubled this recipe to make 3 large jars of granola that will last me a few…

Recipe: Baked Mushroom Risotto with Caramelized Onions

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Chef, Registered Dietitian and Owner Risotto is a dish that I make often for personal chef clients, and although the stirring really isn’t as laborious as some think, I have to admit it is pretty nice to just…

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan + GF!!!)

Post By Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner These cookies are simply the best.  We feature them in our Vegan All American Cooking Class, but since we haven’t offered this class in awhile, I felt that it was unethical for me to keep…

Recipe: Kale and Butternut Squash Lasagna

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian, Personal Chef and Owner This recipe is not my creation but it is one that I make often for my personal chef clients.  They abosolutely love it so I thought it would be a great one to…

Recipe: Kale and Butternut Squash Curry

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner The temperatures in Portland have been quite chilly lately and comfort foods are on the menu; it’s the season of warm dishes and hearty vegetables and this curry fits the bill.  The best thing about…

How to Throw a Tamale Party

Post By Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner Every year when we plan our staff holiday party we know that it must include one thing: good food.  The first few years we took a cooking class as a group and had a great…

Recipe Roundup: Thanksgiving Dishes

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner If you’re like me, you usually know what you’re making for Thanksgiving sometime in the summer prior.  My favorite thing in the world is cooking for and sharing a meal with people, so Thanksgiving is…

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…

Recipes: Jackfruit 2 Ways

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian, Personal Chef and Owner I first had jackfruit at a vegan restaurant and was shocked and intrigued by it’s meaty texture.  Since I cook and eat vegan the majority of the time, I am always looking for…

Recipe: Matcha Latte

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner It feels like ages ago that I was bragging about how mellow my summer was.  Fall and winter are always our busy times of year at Nourish and I am definitley in the thick of…

Summer Squash Surplus: A Collection of Recipes!!!

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner If you grow summer squash, than you are most likely drowning in it right now and if you are like me, there’s nothing more you hate than letting food go to waste.  I have pretty…

Galettes Galore!

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner I have never made a galette before in my life but somehow I ended up making two this week, one sweet and one savory.  I am hooked!  They have all the taste benefits of a…

Recipe: Salmon Nicoise Salad

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner This recipe was inspired by my garden.  The first of many green beans just started popping up and I have to be honest, I don’t love green beans but I do love nicoise salad! Always…

Recipe: Pasta with Salmon and Blueberry Sauce

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner This is a wonderful summer recipe that is passed down from my mother-in-law.  My husband first made it for me last summer and we took advantage of a rare afternoon off together this year to make it…

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…