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Come see me at The Bite of Seattle Saturday July 18!

If you’re in the Seattle area you’ll hopefully be checking out The Bite of Seattle hitting the Seattle Center July 17-19th.   I’ll be there Saturday July 18th at 1:00pm at The Bite Cooks stage, come and say hi! I will be showing you some delicious easy (and sneaky-nutritious) blender sauces from around the world […]

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Hungarian Inspired Cherry-Balsamic Roasted Pork Loin – Guest recipe development for Full Circle Farms

I want to make sure you don’ miss this recipe, you’re going to love it! I developed this recipe for a Hungarian-inspired Cherry-Balsamic Roasted Pork Loin for my friends over at Full Circle Farms. They have an abundance of fresh local Rainier cherries showing up in their customers’ CSA boxes right now so I thought […]

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2 new heart-healthy asparagus recipes to freshen up your spring menus

Do you love asparagus? It is one of my favorite vegetables and this creamy asparagus soup with avocado cream totally hit the mark! Or, feeling fresh? Make my spring salmon salad and feel like a million bucks! Grab a few fresh bundles and bring life to your table this week! You’ll look like a healthy kitchen […]

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Inspiring 425 Magazine feature and a bit of the day in the life of a personal chef.

I’m so honored to show you the photos and story from the recent 425 Magazine 5-page feature written and photographed by Audra Mulkern (the woman behind The Female Farmer Project and Rooted In The Valley, among many other things) about my story, called {Click to read the story—>} Creating A Recipe For A Better Life. Audra […]

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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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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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