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Hi! I’m Erika and the cook, writer, taste tester (the best job) and photographer behind the blog Simply Low Cal. I am a huge foodie at heart, with an appetite for almost anything. I love all foods, especially desserts, yum!

What You’ll Find On Simply Low Cal

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, air fryer 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. 

Fun Facts About Erika

  • 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.

Simply Low Cal has been featured in Parade Magazine, Foodgawker, Yummly, FoodYub, VoyagerPhoenix, among others. Simply Low Cal also worked with brands like Arizona Milk Producers, Daisy Sour Cream, Danzeisen Dairy and Albertsons.

Getting Around

Check out my different recipe categories where you can find recipes for the Instant Pot, Air Fryer, Slow Cooker, and more.

There is a Tips & Digital Downloads page that gives you tips and tricks for cooking

Keep In Touch

If you are interesting in working with me, please head to my Work With Me page to see the services I offer.

Subscribe to my Mailing List too! Where I share multiple recipes a week, including some exclusive content just for my email subscribers.

Follow Simply Low Cal on social media: Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube.

Or just shoot me an Email. I’d love to hear from you!