Nikki Elmwood

Location: Northern Oregon
Education: Portland State University
Expertise: Nutritional science; vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and pescatarian recipe development; home chef

Nikki is an experienced fact-checker, editor, and proofreader with expertise in fact-checking a wide range of topics. Her areas of interest range from nutritional science to the culinary arts and much more.


  • Has worked as a fact-checker for Dotdash Meredith since 2019
  • Has over six years of experience fact-checking, editing, and proofreading online media, as well as thousands of pages of manuscripts
  • Is knowledgeable about the topics of nutritional science and recipe development for specialized diets



About The Spruce Eats

The Spruce Eats, a Dotdash brand, is a food and drink website offering more than 15,000 tested recipes, 1,200 how-to videos, informative articles, trustworthy product recommendations, and the inspiration to help you make your best meal. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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