Recipe: Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad

I have been celebrating the arrival of spring by loading up on seasonal ingredients. This recipe is highly adaptable depending on what stage of the season you are in and what fresh produce is available to you. This also holds up really well and…

Recipe: Spring Vichyssoise

This beautiful soup was one that we made last spring when we received a CSA box that was bursting with spring greens. This was the perfect way to use up what we had and enjoy a delicious, seasonal, bright meal. We topped the soup…

High Protein Vegan Breakfast Ideas

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian I work with a lot of vegan clients who want to know if they are meeting their protein needs. It is definitely very possible to achieve your recommended protein intake on a vegan diet but I often see…

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian I recently made this dish and had a ton of requests for the recipe… so here it is! I also recently completed Kid Friendly Meal Plan #2 and if you are looking for more ideas for what to…

Flourless Dark Chocolate Brownies with Miso Frosting

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian I was sitting on the couch the other night when I decided I just had to have a brownie. I remembered the brownies we used to make in our Vegan Comfort Foods Cooking Class and whipped these up…

Recipe: Delicata Miso Ramen

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian Recipe adapted from epicurious.com I came across a version of this recipe on Instagram and knew I needed to try it immediately. This year we grew only 6 delicata and while the number was slightly disappointing, it has…

Recipe: Raw Butternut Squash Salad with Brown Butter, Hazelnuts and Currants

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian This recipe is not my own but I have to share it because you need to know about it. We are in it for the long haul with winter squashes, root vegetables and potatoes off all kinds. No…

Recipe: Gazpacho

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian Today I harvested my first heirloom tomatoes (they are FINALLY ripening) and along with the hot forecast this week, I couldn’t think of a more timely recipe to share. It is so bright, beautiful and fresh and has…

Recipe: Peanut Butter Chia Oat Bars

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian I have to admit, I love a good Rx bar, but homeade snacks are where its at in terms of cost effectiveness and nutrient profile. It’s so easy to customize homeade bars to whatever your nutrient needs may…

Strawberry Recipe Roundup!

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian Strawberry season is upon us and the best way to consume these sweet, juicy miracles is definitely fresh! However, if you are like me and you like to hoard berries you may find yourself in a position where…

Recipe: Roasted Potato and Aspargus Salad with Lentils

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian I make this salad around this time every year because it is the perfect bridge between winter and spring. It’s hearty and filling, yet utilizes a spring vegetable and loads of fresh dill. I aboslutely love it and…

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: Citrus Salad with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

Post By Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian I went into the vaults of our old cooking class packets and found this recipe from our Healthy Holidays class that I absolutely love! Have you ever had creme fraiche before? It is truly a special ingredient and…

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: Winter Squash and Mushroom Risotto

Post by Olivia Blodgett, Registered Dietitian This is another recipe from my favorite cooking class we used to offer, Autumn Harvest. We served this risotto alongside the roast chicken and veggies. We added some parmesan cheese in at the end but I have included…

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: 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: 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…