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Hi and welcome! I’m Erika, and I do the cooking/baking, writing, and even the photography for Simply Low Cal. I am a huge foodie at heart, with an appetite for almost anything. I love all foods, especially desserts, yum! My goal is to cook things that are simple, practical, and delicious. I’d be delighted to have you follow along to see all the recipes I share. Recipes range from breakfast, to lunch, to dinner, to desserts, and more. I even include snacks, and recipes you can make in your slow cooker and Instant Pot.

I have a passion for making food healthy. Allow me to show you that you can be a food lover and also eat healthy! I display the nutrition facts on my recipes you see here so you can stay informed. While we are all entitled to that occasional splurge, (hello birthdays, holidays, and bad days!) I believe that we can eat healthy and still have it feel like we are splurging. I’d love to hear your comments on my posts. 

A few fun facts about me: I have four children, so I know how picky young palates can be, and for that reason many of the recipes shared are great for all ages. I like running, and have run several half marathons and 5k’s in my adult life. I graduated from ASU with an Interdisciplinary Studies degree in Food & Nutrition Management and Health Innovation. I’ve recently taken up photography as a hobby and have fallen in love with it. I would love to be at professional status one day, but for now you get to see the pictures I take of the recipes I make.

If you have a Pinterest board, I encourage you to pin the recipes you love and to share with others. I also love feedback, so please feel free to share your comments. 🙂