About the Author
is a multiple Emmy Award-winning lifestyle producer and director for Martha Stewart, Bobby Flay, Food Network, Food & Wine
, Walmart, and Condé Nast. She is also the co-executive producer of Cook Yourself Thin
(Tiger Aspect/IMG/Lifetime Television). Lauren is the author of Kitchen Playdates
(Chronicle 2007) and the coauthor of the New York Times
bestseller Cook Yourself Thin
. A Blue-Ribbon graduate of Peter Kump's New York Cooking School (now ICE), Lauren lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two young children.