MEET JENNA

Hi, I'm Jenna! I love scouring cookbooks (I read them for fun) to create an overly ambitious weekly meal plan (does anyone stick to their plan?! There are too many recipes to try!).  I live in the Portland area with my husband, our three kids, and a dog who is forever eating things he's not supposed to. When I'm not testing recipes, I'm reading or running in the beautiful rural areas around me.

2010: I went to pastry arts school and trained under a Master Chocolatier. I have done many a wedding cake and cupcake array - I even did the dessert bar and cutting cake for my own wedding.​

2014: I began recipe development for clients, producing hundreds of recipes, photos, and recipe videos. My recipes have been featured on blogs, in magazines, print books, and on the Hallmark Channel.

2017: I ghost wrote a cookbook for a best-selling fiction author, and learned so much about writing and testing recipes. 

2019: I saw a need for making weeknight meals easier for busy families. Starting with my friends, I began to create a menu of healthy, hearty meals that the whole family loves. Thus, Jenna's NW Kitchen was born. I deliver healthy, family friendly meals to the Forest Grove, Oregon area.


​I'm taking a hiatus from catering right now following the birth of my third baby, but you can follow my recipe development work on my social pages.