Pantry Staples + Recipes

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian Having a stocked pantry is more important than ever these days but before I say much more I just want to remind everyone not to start hoarding food! Just get what you need plus maybe a little more…

Feeding Kiddos: Healthy Habits from the Beginning

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian My career as a dietitian started 11 years ago at a WIC (Women’s Infants and Children clinic) counseling pregnant and postpartum women and their small children. My subsequent career choice led me to a pediatric obesity clinic in…

Recipe: Smoky Lentil Soup

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian One of my menu planning methods for personal chef clients is to look through my photos to remind myself of what I have made in the past. All of those food photos actually do serve a purpose! I…

Recipe: African Bean Soup

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian It’s definitely, soup season! It seems like it’s really cold across the country right now, but luckily I have a recipe to keep you warm! This soup is one of my staples. It’s easy, flavorful and nutritious. I…

Recipe: Simple Roast Chicken (and the yummiest veggies ever!)

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian Nothing screams fall like a chicken roasting in the oven! While this recipe is so simple, roasting a chicken is a pretty important cooking skill to know. Once you have done it a few times you will no…

Recipe: Apple Muffins

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian Lately, I have been doing a lot of baking for my daughter and since she is only one, I want to avoid adding any added sugars to the foods that she eats. I have been playing with blending…

Recipe: Pizza Dough

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian It’s time to give away another one of our secret cooking class recipes! Our recipe for pizza dough is so simple but it’s SO good and it’s just not fair to keep it to myself. Our pizza class…

Recipe: Heirloom Tomato Tart

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian If you are like me and your tomatoes are finally just now getting ripe, you need to act fast and figure out how to eat them at every meal! This yummy tomato tart is dinner in my house…

Recipe: Mongolian Soy Curls

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian I made this dish for personal chef clients this week and was asked to post the recipe. I love working with soy curls both for their nutritional value (they are a great source of protein), their versatility and…

Recipe: Roasted Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Dill

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Personal Chef This salad is a favorite of my personal chef clients. It’s very simple and quite tasty. I love to use rainbow carrots if I can find them and if you’re not vegan, crumbled goat or…

Recipe: Summer Vegetable Curry

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner This recipe couldn’t be simpler! Feel free to substitute whatever veggies you have on hand for a quick and easy pantry dinner!

Recipe: Beet Burgers

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitan and Owner By request, here is a recipe from our All American Vegan cooking class. These beet burgers are perfect for summer BBQs since they will hold up well on the grill. Think you don’t like beets? I…

Recipe: Cashew Red Lentil Burgers

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner This recipe is one of my favorites for personal chef clients. The burgers are nutritious, packed full of flavor and are perfect from a culinary perspective, as they form into patties easily and reheat well. Enjoy!

Recipe: Cauliflower Lentil Tacos

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner Now that we no longer teach regular cooking classes, I just have to share some of our favorite recipes… it would be a shame to keep them all to myself! These tacos were made in our…

Recipe: Banana Bread (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Free of Added Sugars)

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner Here is my new favorite banana bread recipe! It suits many dietary restrictions/preferences and is super moist and naturally sweet.  I added dark chocolate chips, which does add a tiny bit of sugar but also…

Recipe: Salted Chocolate Pudding

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner I have been making a lot of this pudding lately for our Corporate Wellness Lunch and Learns.  It’s super simple and it covers a lot of the principals we discuss in our classes: limit added…

Recipe Roundup: Trader Joe’s Meals

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner One request that I have gotten numerous times from clients is for ideas for simple recipes. I have always had some trouble accomodating this because I personally love spending time in the kitchen and it…

Recipe: Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner This is a super simple and very delicious recipe that I make for my personal chef clients.  Feel free to experiment with different non-dairy milks. I have used cashew and coconut milk (full fat) and…

Recipe: Protein Power Balls

Post by Olivia Martino Blogett, Registered Dietitian and Owner It’s been awhile since I have written a blog post and the reason is because I had a sweet little baby girl 6 weeks ago.  My whole life has changed and my days of spending…

Recipe: Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Sautéed Zucchini and Burst Tomatoes

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner It doesn’t get much more summery than this! Make use of the abundance of  tomatoes, zucchini and basil that the season provides us with! Enjoy!