Chef Kirsten Helle | Chef Kirsten Helle, Personal chef, chef spokesperson, created a healthy new family legacy and lost over 100 pounds.
Chef Kirsten Helle is a Seattle area personal chef serving professional athletes and high profile clients. She lost over 100 pounds when she set out to create a healthy new family legacy. She is available as a chef spokesperson, hosting cooking shows and more. She won Food Network's Guys Grocery Games and is on the cover of Women's Day magazine.
seattle personal chef, athlete chef, inspiring chefs, beautiful chefs, chefs that lost a lot of weight, chefs in the media
page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,page,page-id-18629,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,select-theme-ver-2.8,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.7,vc_responsive


Like many of us, Chef Kirsten has a family history of lifestyle related disease. At 25 years old she had fought a life-long battle with food addiction and low self-esteem. With high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diagnosed pre-diabetic, she was over 100 pounds overweight. One day, sitting on the couch lacking energy, sheBEFORE-AND-AFTER-01b watched her 2 year old daughter playing. Kirsten realized if she didn’t change the habits she was modeling, her daughter was likely to meet the same unhealthy destiny.  



Embracing the wonderful things food brings to our lives, she set out to learn how to live a balanced, energetic, nourishing lifestyle. Kirsten was determined to create a life for her family based on longevity, health and happiness. Creating healthier versions of indulgent favorites and exploring flavors from other cultures, Kirsten created a style all her own. She calls this “bringing life to the table”. Through vibrant flavors, whole foods and most of all enjoying meal time with family and friends, she unveiled a new, vibrant life

Audra Mulkern for CKH2015108 (Custom)


Since 2006 this self-taught personal chef and certified nutrition consultant has been helping others do the same. As a personal chef to professional athletes (players in the NFL, NBA and more, including several Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks), she consults with their doctors and/or trainers to design meals that help them reach their performance goals. In addition, Kirsten works hard to honor personal preferences and cultural heritage.


Chef Kirsten is a proud partner for the non-profit associations Hopelink, The American Heart Association, The Hope Heart Association and more. Missions that strive for equal access to healthy food and fighting obesity are close to her heart.


Kirsten and family

Since helping others is the heart of her mission, Chef Kirsten is honored to have been featured on Food Network (winner of Guy’s Grocery Games), FOX, NBC, The Huffington Post, on the cover of Woman’s Day and Woman’s World magazines as well as various magazine, television and radio programs. She received the Best Food Blog award in 2014 from King5’s Best of Western Washington for her blog Mesa de Vida. While not in the kitchen she collaborates with whole food and health organizations including Washington Beef Association and Tree Top.


You can contact directly via email at mesadevida{at}


Find more information on Whole30 Approved Mesa de Vida healthy cooking sauces – the next best thing to having Chef Kirsten as your private chef! 


This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Subscribe to our newsletter

No spam guarantee.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information )