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Category Archives: Blog

WOW Chocolate Giveaway!

I’m so excited to bring you this giveaway and tell you about WOW Chocolates! I happened upon WOW Chocolates sort of by accident, but I am so impressed with their story and product that I wanted to make sure I tell as many people as possible about their wonderful products.   Yes, I am a […]

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How to make Matzha and Matzha balls + tips for fantastic chicken soup – Full Circle guest post

Matzha, Matzo, however you spell it, you’re going to love it!   Full Circle Farm requested a guest post for their blog, the Good Food Life for a recipe for Matzha balls. (Check out some of my other submissions to the Full Circle blog including my healthy smoothie recipe and tips for staying healthy, 3 […]

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Join me at the Seattle Weekly’s Voracious Tasting Event – you can win 2 tickets here!

If you’re in Seattle, you’re not going to want to miss this next food event! See below how you can win tickets!    The Seattle Weekly’s Voracious Tasting and Food Awards, April 24 from 7:30-10:00, brings unlimited sampling from some of the tastiest offerings in Seattle!   You can enjoy tastes from 40+ Seattle restaurants, […]

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Chef Kirsten’s Taste of Taste Washington 2014

We came, we saw, we ate, we drank and I can’t wait to go back next year! Taste Washington, the nations largest single-region food and wine event, hit Seattle March 29th and 30th, 2014. Taking over CenturyLink Field event center, the very best representation of Washington wine (226 of them to be exact) and Seattle […]

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Doesn’t healthy look delicious?

Doesn’t healthy look delicious? It tastes delicious too, with the help of Menus by Mesa de Vida. Also affordable and time saving! This is what Menus by Mesa de Vida is about. Simple, healthy, real food ingredients. An organized shopping list. A plan of action and easy chef-designed recipes to guide you through. Cook a […]

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Kitchen must haves to help you become a healthy kitchen ROCK STAR – Instant read thermometer

New feature with more to come!    I share some of my favorite kitchen tools in my free weekly newsletters (which you can sign up for by clicking over on the right) as well on my Pinterest page. I’m going to start sharing more with you soon but the first is my favorite instant read […]

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Come Taste Washington with me!

Seattle food & wine lovers – join me in a day of indulging a bit this weekend, March 29 & 30 2014, at Taste Washington! Taste Washington is the nation’s largest single-region food and wine event – how lucky are we?!   We’ll be enjoying Real Food indulgences such as fresh shucked oysters, high quality artisan […]

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Nutritious & Easy Stove-Top Macaroni And Cheese Recipe {Gluten Free Options Too!}

I don’t let my son buy the processed, sodium & sugar laden lunches served at his school so I try to make his lunches exciting as well as healthy. Once a week I make him my homemade macaroni and cheese made with all organic ingredients, olive oil, brown rice pasta and a gluten free sauce […]

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Mardi Gras Black Eyed Pea Salad – Awesome Creole crunch for any day of the year!

I made this salad for a Fat-Tuesday-On-A-Friday Night Big Easy feast this past weekend and it was a total hit!I thought it was worth sharing with you! I wanted something fresh and healthy to go along with a rich meal of seafood, chicken and sausage gumbo (healthified as it can get) along with shrimp and […]

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Healthy living – more than just what we eat. A little reminder for us all. :)

{A post for myself and anyone else who needs a little moment of positive clarity to re-focus…especially those of us who have a moody teenager in the house.} A healthy family legacy doesn’t just involve what is put on the table (although it’s a big part of it!) the mindset has a large part to […]

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