Jackie Freeman

Jackie Freeman

Title: Contributing Writer

Location: Seattle, Washington

Education: B.A. in Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz
- A.A.S. in Restaurant/Food Services Management, South Seattle College

Expertise: Healthy and easy recipes, family-focused meals, beans, vegetarian and vegan dishes, cooking with cast iron
- Author of various cookbooks highlighting easy, healthy everyday recipes


Jackie Freeman is a professional chef and cookbook author with over 30 years of experience in the food industry. She has worked in all aspects of the culinary industry, including as a cheesemaker, farmhand, culinary instructor, recipe developer, TV and radio personality and food stylist.

Jackie has authored several cookbooks which focus on easy and healthy everyday recipes, including Easy Beans: Simple, Satisfying Recipes That Are Good for You, Your Wallet, and the Planet; A Hearty Book of Veggie Sandwiches: Vegan and Vegetarian Paninis, Wraps, Rolls, and More; and Cast Iron Skillet One-Pan Meals: 75 Family-Friendly Recipes for Everyday Dinners.

In addition to cookbooks, Jackie has developed over 1,000 recipes, and her food- and family-centered articles have been published online and in print in various national publications.

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