Nicki Sizemore is a food writer, recipe developer, video host and cooking instructor. She is the author of Build-a-Bowl: 77 Satisfying & Nutritious Combos: Whole Grain + Vegetable + Protein + Sauce = Meal (Storey Publishing, September 2018) and The Food Processor Family Cookbook (Sonoma Press, 2016), and she is currently working on her third cookbook (coming out in 2019). Nicki publishes a website called From Scratch Fast, where she features recipes and meals that can be made from scratch in under an hour, and she’s written for publications such as Parents, AllRecipes Magazine, Fine Cooking and Teen. She is a video host and instructor for Craftsy, and she also appears regularly on the PBS series, Moveable Feast. In addition, she has produced and hosted videos for clients such as Fine Cooking, Taste of Home, Vitamix, Handmade TV, Eggland’s Best and the Comté Cheese Association.




Nicki is a trained chef with a Grand Diploma in Culinary Arts from the French Culinary Institute (now called the International Culinary Center). In 2006, she was awarded the  Women Chefs & Restaurateurs Organic Scholarship due to her passion for sustainable cuisine. She has a BA in Anthropology from Colorado College, where she graduated summa cum laude. She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her husband and two daughters.