Fiona Haynes

Expertise: healthy cooking

Fiona Haynes is a freelance writer, proofreader, and copy editor. She has over 100 published recipes, with a focus on healthy, low-fat eating. She is currently a financial editor for Newsmax Media, Inc.


  • Skilled recipe developer with emphasis on healthy dishes 
  • Writer of various recipes from low-fat baking to low-fat seafood
  • Author of articles on understanding low-fat labels to buying low-fat ingredients


Fiona Haynes is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for over 10 years. She has developed hundreds of low-fat recipes and wrote a weekly healthy-eating newsletter. Fiona loves to cook and enjoys finding ways to lighten recipes and feed her family healthier meals.

She works as a financial editor for Newsmax Media, Inc. She was letters editor at The Economist magazine in London and New York for nine years.


Fiona holds a degree in history from the University of Lancaster in the U.K. and a certificate in copy editing from UC San Diego.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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