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: 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…

The Cruciferous Concern

Post by Paula Jahn, Registered dietitian and Co-owner at Nourish Northwest As a dietitian and cooking instructor, I sing the praises of cruciferous vegetables both for their nutritional benefits as well as for their flavor and culinary uses. The family of vegetables that includes broccoli,…

Fridge Clean-Out Meals

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest I tend to get overzealous at late summer farmers’ markets. Everything is bursting with color and ripeness. I jubilantly fill my bag with fruit and vegetables that look good, without having a particular…

Kitchen Cabinet Meals

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest Awhile back, I wrote a post on how to keep a well stocked kitchen pantry.  It’s funny how this is not always something we think of as important, but as soon as the warning…

Recipe: Korean Chicken Soup

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest   It seems as though every single person I know is sick right now.  It’s that post-holiday, travel, worn out sickness that is resulting in lots of sore throats, stuffy noses and even fevers….

How to Video: Using an Immersion Blender

Post by Olivia Martino and Paula Jahn, Registered Dietitians and Co-owners of Nourish Northwest http://youtu.be/nucsQedGU08   The immersion blender (or stick blender) is another kitchen tool that meets our criteria of being multi-use, small and easy to clean. Its uses go beyond pureed soup, although that is…

Recipe: Kale, Squash and Sausage Soup

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest The rain in Portland won’t let up and the best thing we can do is learn to embrace it.  Many of our clients have been telling  us that they have really enjoyed making soups…

Recipe: Fish and Corn Chowder

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest I think we are temporarily slipping back into soup season here in Portland, and from what I hear in many other places around the country as well.  This soup perfectly bridges the gap between…

Winter Survival Skills: Movement and Soup

Post by Olivia Martino, Co-Owner and Registered Dietitian  As I look outside the window, I see a scene that is similar to that of yesterday’s.  And the day before. And the day before that.  It’s winter in Portland and it’s grey.  The rain is…