Erika Lenkert is a food, travel, and lifestyle journalist and a recipe developer with 20 years experience. She has written hundreds of articles for top lifestyle publications, including InStyle, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Food Network, Travel & Leisure, Los Angeles Magazine, San Francisco Magazine, Food & Wine, San Francisco Chronicle, Elle Decor, and Epicurious.

A prolific author and known lifestyle expert, Erika has produced enough books to fill a cafe library. Of her many successful titles, Raw: The Uncook Book, Healthy Eating During Pregnancy, The Real Deal Guide to Pregnancy, and The Last-Minute Party Girl paved the way for her to host a variety of travel, cooking, and entertaining television shows and segments.

As a freelance content expert with a knack for smoothly bringing projects from concept to fruition, Erika has helped orchestrate myriad book projects, including The Summertime, Anytime Cookbook: Recipes from Shutters on the Beach and Foodie Top 100 Restaurants Worldwide. An online media veteran, she also spent the last 15 years developing editorial teams, visions, guidelines, and creative and navigational web copy for a variety of companies such as Glam Media, Hearst Corporation, Live365.com, Domaine Chandon, Wine.com, the city of Half Moon Bay, and more.

With an honest, approachable voice and contagious enthusiasm, Erika enjoys creating opportunities for people to improve their lives through fun, authentic, and meaningful experiences.