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Food Revolution – Sign it, Share it.

Hi. I’m Chef Kirsten and my life was changed with healthy food. Now I get to help other people learn how to eat healthy, delicious ‪#‎RealFood‬ and ‪#‎CreateAHealthyFamilyLegacy‬ of their own.     I also have the pleasure of speaking at school nutrition program conventions so I know first hand the struggles the schools face […]

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Taste Washington 2015 – Proves yet again to be a food and wine lover’s paradise right here in Seattle

Taste Washington brings the excitement to the Seattle area every year around this time. Myself, my husband and friends look forward to the experience every year and this year’s Taste brought everything we love about it and more. Personally I look forward to discovering exciting new foods from restaurants I may not have had the […]

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Post-workout recovery smoothie for the professional athlete or weekend warrior

This is a nutritious recipe for a post-workout mini-meal that is also delicious! Here is a wholesome, easy nutrition smoothie that helps athletes and weekend warriors alike achieve the performance goals they are after AND help them live a long, healthy life! Cheers, may your day be delicious!  Sign up to receive my free newsletter! […]

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The After Baby Un-Diet. 6 week series as we follow Bridget on a health transformation

  The After Baby Un-Diet is a 6 week series that you can now gobble up all at once now that we’ve wrapped! Everything is here – the information and the recipes. Bridget from is a new mom to 2 kids, lives on a ranch with her rancher husband and works. She wanted to […]

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How to make an incredible Coconut-Curry Chicken Salad – no mayo!

This is one of my favorite lunches on the go, in fact as you’ll see in the video, I often eat it in my lap driving between client houses.   I created this recipe for one of my Seattle Seahawk clients who was looking for a fresh and interesting chicken salad to eat on some […]

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Quick & Easy Tiramisu Trifle

This is NOT a healthified recipe. Just a quicker, easier version of tiramisu, my husband’s favorite dessert. Tiramisu is not my favorite dessert though, so I make this instead. Tiramisu is also a great dessert for those of you with the great chocolate-vanilla debate that I happen to have in my house as well. Half […]

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The Chicken Banh Mi burger recipe that won me Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games. Finally!

I’m finally sharing it! Here is the recipe I created on the fly that won me Guy’s Grocery Games on Food Network that aired last May. I had the honor of sharing my story and cooking at the Pike Place Atrium Kitchen for an American Heart Association Go Red Media Day a week ago and […]

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Coming to you starting next week: The After Baby Un-Diet

Hey all! I’m really excited to bring this to you and hope you join along! So the last several months I’ve been working on a really fun and informative project in partnership with the Washington State Beef Commission’s Ranch Wife Life blogger Bridget. Bridget is mom to 2 beautiful little ranch-babies and knew she wasn’t alone when […]

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Green eggs and ham omelet

This delicious creation came out of an abundance of leftover ingredients from holiday entertaining, as well as laziness. The ingredients that are in this were just about the only things I had in my refrigerator, besides some excess alcohol, and I didn’t want to run out to the store.   It turned out to be […]

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A healthy fall feast perfect for a tailgate too!

With Apple Cup just around the corner I’ve designed a fall menu perfect for your tailgate feast (or even just a cozy night at home). *Want some more healthy tailgate tips and recipes? Check them out here!   This menu is super nutritious, easy and above all delicious! I’ve created all of these recipes using […]

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