Kristin Hong

I'm a recent college graduate from UCLA and have a passion for health, nutrition and overall wellness.  I love to be active, cook, discover new food, go out with friends and travel. 

My blog, The Fresh Find, is a blog about health, nutrition, fitness and food. I have allowed my passion for health drive me to discover new ingredients, health tips, recipes, challenges, and wherever else the road takes me. I hope you check it out, and please message me if you'd like to chat more!

Skinny Banana Bread with Chia Seeds

I have my new banana bread recipe from here on out.  I am a sucker for banana bread, but I know it is usually made with a lot of butter and a lot of sugar.  This one I made has:No butter (used applesauce and coconut oil)No white sugar (used agave nectar)Chia seeds and is whole wheatAnd this is why I have named this… “Skinny” Banana Bread!...more
Sounds really yummy, thanks for sharing. I too, am a sucker for banana bread. I also like the ...more

Eggplant Basil Crostinis

Do you need a vegetarian appetizer or a meatless Monday snack?  These crostini bites only take ten minutes and are delicious.  You only need this Eggplant Garlic Spread from Trader Joe's.  Go get some immediately.It will change.your.life.With this spread, I made these Eggplant Basil bites, go check out the full post here!  http://wp.me/p3BhRm-1c1...more

How to make Homemade Greek Yogurt

I have finally, finally, finally made my own Greek yogurt!  One of my co-workers, who I miss dearly on my team, gave me this recipe awhile ago and I finally got around to making it.  I am going to make this all the time!  It is so easy and a much cheaper option. ...more

Indian Spiced Butternut Squash Lentils

Another week of travel called for another crock-pot adventure.  This only took about 30 minutes to throw together, and it was done by the end of the day and ready to be packed for the road!...more

Healthy Banana Vanilla Protein Milkshake

I have discovered the most amazing milkshake ever.  Absolutely DEE-licious.  I made it on Thursday, Friday, Saturday AND Sunday.  I would have probably continued to make it every day if I didn't have to leave town for work. This milkshake tastes like one from a restaurant but it is about 1000000% healthier.  The only ingredients are ice, milk, bananas, and protein powder.  ...more

Greek Lentil Soup (vegetarian)

 My body is craving some clean food. So last weekend, I decided to use my slow cooker to make something healthy and packable for the road.  I came across Kalyn's Kitchen's Greek Lentil Soupand it was a done deal.And YUM.  I have eaten this soup for a few meals now, and I'm still not sick of it!...more

BalsamicTofu Eggplant Caprese

Eggplant, tofu, basil— three of my favorite food items that we combined into a delicious caprese tower....more

Valentine's Day Dinner for Two: Part 2

And now for part 2 of the Crimson Beet Salad and Stuffed Mushroom dinner that my friend and chef, Ani, and I whipped up.  Or maybe you only want the dessert, part 2.  Hey, there's nothing wrong with that!...more

Valentine's Dinner for Two: Part 1

My friend Ani and I thought it would be fun to to make a sample Valentine's Day dinner for two.  For those of you who want to stay in but haven't decided what to make, here you go!  Our rotic dinner consisted of a Crimson Beet Salad, Stuffed Mushrooms and Chocolate Angel Food cake....more

Walnut Sweet Potato Salad

Happy February!  Did you know that February is National Sweet Potato Month? (and also Fiber Focus month... just sayin')...more