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: Strawberry Avocado Caprese Salad

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest Finally, the outdoor temperature is just too hot to warrant turning on the stove.  Dinner needs to be quick, fresh and cool.  I recently made this recipe for one of our personal chef clients…

Healthy Eats for Summer Camping

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest I have been thinking about writing this post for a long time because many clients have asked me about this particular topic.  I personally do a lot of car camping, meaning that the possibilities…

Recipe: Bourbon Ginger Peach Pie Filling

Post by Olivia Martino, Owner and Registered Dietitian, Nourish Northwest This is the third in my series of recipes for pies I am making for my wedding.  The first one for strawberry basil can be found here and the second for balsamic black pepper…

Zucchini Noodle Lasagna and Other Ways To Use Up Your Summer Squash Surplus

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest Is anyone sick of zucchini yet?  Summer has just begun but if you are growing summer squash, you are probably already drowning in it! You can only make so much zucchini bread and fritters,…

Recipe: Balsamic Black Pepper Mixed Berry Pie Filling

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest Last month I talked about making pie fillings ahead of time for my upcoming wedding.  This method is a great way to preserve whatever is in season, when you are unable to eat it all…

Preserving the Seasons and A Recipe: Strawberry Basil Pie

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest I think I might be crazy because I have decided to make 25 pies for my own wedding, with the help of my amazing bridesmaids.  The only way to help make this less stressful…

How to Can Tomato Sauce

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest Let me start by saying I am no expert when it comes to canning.  Many people have been doing this for decades as a means of budgeting and preserving the season’s bounty.  There are…

A Mindful Meal

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest   Summer is a time when most people really get out of their routines. What was a carefully planned dinner in the winter is now an impromptu happy hour with friends, food cart…

Recipe: Arugula Hazelnut Miso Pesto

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest So, yes, this is the second recipe for pesto I have written  in a month.  The reason why is because I keep finding variations that I love and want to share. Traditionally, pesto is made from…

Storage Tips for Produce

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest   Farmer’s market season is here and good things are happening in backyard gardens. I see stray ripe strawberries in sidewalk garden boxes and know that we are about to emerge from our Pacific…

Recipe: Polenta Bites with Roasted Tomatoes and Vegan Pesto

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest If you were at our potluck this past weekend, you were lucky enough to taste these yummy bites (amongst many other delicious things you all made!).  This is a great recipe to wind up…

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…

More Peaches and a Recipe

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Last week, Olivia wrote about Nourish Northwest’s annual peach picking day. Third time’s a charm because we hit the season and the day just perfectly. Olivia treated her peaches sensibly with freezing, dehydrating,…

A Tradition in Peaches

  Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest Some traditions just naturally come to be and for the ladies (and little guy) of Nourish Northwest, peach picking is now in it’s 3rd year as an annual tradition.  Each summer we have…

7 Ways to Prepare Zucchini

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Fall is approaching, but not before bushels (bundles, scores, loads!) of zucchini and summer squash grace/burden us with their overabundant presence. Around this time of year, any acquaintance with a garden will start…

Recipe: Raw Nectarine Tart

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest Looking for an easy, impressive, delicious, and healthy dessert that you don’t even have to turn the oven on for?  Look no further for this is my new favorite summer dessert recipe.  Packed full…

Berries, berries, berries! (And some peaches, too!)

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest Summer fruit is in full swing and we couldn’t be more excited here in the kitchen of Nourish Northwest.  This is a time when the fruit is so sweet and flavorful that you really don’t…

A Recipe for Summer’s Bounty–Part 2

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest This recipe is a combination of everything good about summer. Last summer, I wrote a recipe post on how to use up all that extra zucchini and summer squash. This time, I decided…

It’s time to Detox!!!!!

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest It’s safe to say we are now officially in summer! Here at Nourish Northwest, I lead a seasonal cleanse, also known as a detox.  I love developing the seasonal recipes but I have to say the…