Lauren Grant is a midwest-based recipe developer, food and culture writer, and food photographer.
Her work has been featured in a variety of publications including, Diabetic Living Magazine, Midwest Living Magazine, Cuisine at Home Magazine,, and more. 



If you’d like to work together, Lauren Grant is available for recipe development, sponsored posts, cookbook and equipment reviews, guest posts, food photography, food writing, and more. For additional information please email


KCCI 8 Des Moines

Apps can make your Thanksgiving meal look picture perfect – November 2018


12 Refreshing as Hell Cocktails You Should be Making This Summer – July 2018


Cuisine at Home Magazine

Crunchy French Toast – October 2016

Taste of Home

How to Make Corn Tortillas – October 2018

How to Make Easy Meal-Prep Salads for Grab-&-Go Lunches All Week – November 2017

What to Keep on Hand for Easy 3-Ingredient Fast Dinners from Your Freezer

The Best Healthy Shortcuts for Quicker, Easier Dinners


Delicious Living Magazine


Shape Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine

One-Pan Chicken Dinners – Summer 2018

Cooking School: Fish En Papillote – Spring 2018

Cocktails – Orange Pear-tini – Winter 2016

Oh, Scrap! – Herb Stems and Celery Leaf Pesto – Fall 2016

Wasted Department – Oh, Scrap! – Overripe Citrus Vinaigrette – Fall 2016

Wasted Department – Oh, Scrap! – Spicy Overripe Roasted Salsa – Fall 2016

Meals in Minutes – Red Pepper Omelet – Spring 2016

Meals in Minutes – Turkey Spring Rolls – Spring 2016

 Meals in Minutes – Sautéed Chicken and Edamame Salad– Spring 2016

Protein Spotlight : Shrimp – Citrus Shrimp with Black Rice– Winter 2015

Protein Spotlight : Shrimp – Shrimp and Cauliflower Bake – Winter 2015

Protein Spotlight : Shrimp – Shrimp Salad Sandwiches – Winter 2015

Feature Article – Help! It’s the Holidays – Winter 2015

Making a Difference Department – Fall 2015

Feature Article –  6 Weight Loss Traps – Summer 2015

Eat Take Charge Department – Summer 2015

Eat Take Charge Department – Microwave Blueberry Cobbler – Summer 2015

Feature Article – Bag It – Fall 2015

Making a Difference Department – Summer 2015



Are Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Safe for Kids? – September 2018


The Feed Feed

Best Asian Salads Recipes – Wasabi Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing– June 2016



Made in DSM ↠ March 2017

Young Alumni of the Month – College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University ↠ Fall 2017

Make Des Moines – Justin Salem Meyer Photography Series ↠ November 2017