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: Sweet Corn Fritters

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner Yes, school has started, labor day happened and I am going to see the swifts tonight.  These are absolutely signs of fall but summer’s not over yet, people!

Green Curry with Chickpeas and Potatoes

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Owner, Nourish Northwest       I made this for personal chef clients this week and wanted to share! It’s a tasty one!    Green Curry with Chickpeas and Potatoes Adapted from naturallyella.com   Serves: 4-6 Green…

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: 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: Millet Pilaf + Intro to the Instant Pot

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner, Registered Dietitian & Cooking Class Instructor at Nourish Northwest It’s no secret that I am a proponent (cheerleader, demystifyer) of the pressure cooker. I’ve held workshops on how to use it, written blogs about it, and frequently use it in…

Recipe: Easy Curry Sauce

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner, Registered Dietitian & Cooking Class Instructor at Nourish Northwest Clients often ask for quick weeknight meals that can be prepared with kitchen staples. Bonus points for healthy and budget-friendly meals. I have just the recipe. If you have an onion…

Recipe: Winter Smoothie

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian & Cooking Instructor at Nourish Northwest In the winter, I generally crave warming foods. Hearty bean and vegetable stew, slow cooked meat, gooey casserole, tea…But lately, I’ve been dreaming about a smoothie. I have a stash of…

White Winter Soup

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian & Cooking Instructor at Nourish Northwest When people tell me they “don’t eat anything white,” I usually resist the urge to get technical. Sometimes, I can’t help but challenge. No cauliflower, onions, garlic, parsnips, apples, jicama, turnips,…

Recipe:Immune Boosting Carrot Soup

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian & Cooking Instructor at Nourish Northwest I cannot believe we have never posted this recipe. It is the single most frequently made soup of Nourish Northwest. I estimate we have made at least 100 batches of this…

Spiralized Sweet Potatoes 2 Ways

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Registered Dietitian at Nourish Northwest My mother in law loves kitchen gadgets. She has gifted me several kitchen items that I would never buy for myself (but happily use!).  I am generally a minimalist in the kitchen; a good sharp…

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…

Recipe: Strawberry Cheescake (Vegan and Raw)

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest Our first taste of summer has hit the produce aisles and home gardens!  I’m talking about those beautiful, deep red,  juicy strawberries that are so sweet and delicious.  My first bite of one of…

Recipe: Stuffed Chard Rolls

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest This is the time of year when I start to get local produce fatigue. Spring is technically here, but we will not see the results from the farms for weeks or months to come….

Quick Weeknight Meal: Noodle Bowl

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Pasta has always been my quick default weeknight meal. It serves as an excellent base for fridge clean-out meals, too. I usually start with 100% whole wheat fusilli or penne pasta and add the remains…

Cashew Cream: A Vegan’s best friend

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner,  Nourish Northwest   Before we started teaching Vegan Cooking Classes, I knew I had a good handle on how to make a delicious veggie-centric meal while avoiding all animal products. But I wanted to become an…

Umami in Vegetables

Post by Paula Jahn, Co-owner and Dietitian at Nourish Northwest Umami, dubbed the fifth taste, is described as a savory or meaty flavor. Its sensation is attributed to free amino acids, primarily glutamate (also inosinate and guanylate) in foods. Unlike sweet, sour, salty, and bitter, umami…

Healthy Recipe Resource Guide

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest We have been getting asked a lot lately  for healthy recipe blogs and websites.  Here are some links to our favorites that we use frequently! Oh She Glows: This is the blog (and cookbook) we use…