Valerie’s true passion is sharing her experience as a working mom of four to help other busy home cooks create simple but delicious meals. She launched Wholesome Made Easy in June of 2020 as a place where she and a team of talented food bloggers share recipes that take a lighter, healthier approach. Her recipes have been featured on Better Homes & Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, Country Living, Cosmopolitan, Buzzfeed, MSN, Shape Magazine and more. Valerie’s first cookbook The Foolproof Family Slow Cooker and Other One-Pot Solutions, was published in September of 2019.
Valerie is a native Californian and currently resides in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley with her husband Paul and their family of six. She is a lover of all animals but she is especially devoted to her two Boston Terrier pups, Bridget and Lexie. For more of Valerie's family-friendly recipes visit Valerie's Kitchen.
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