Headshot June 2023   Shanna Mallon

Shanna Mallon

location-pin Nashville, TN

School: Northland International University

Expertise: Recipe development; cooking techniques; baking; health & wellness

Shanna Mallon

  • 15 years of professional experience as a food writer
  • Co-author, "The Einkorn Cookbook"
  • Creator of foodloveswriting.com, a food-focused website featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Parade and MSN
  • Recipe developer for Larabar, Kroger, Jarlsberg and Aldi


Shanna has been writing about food since 2008. She sold the first food blog she founded, and then started her current one, Go Eat Your Bread with Joy. Outside of recipe development and her own blog, Shanna has also written about health and wellness and general curiosity pieces for Taste of Home. Other brands she’s written for include Just a Pinch, Vitamix, Larabar, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Kroger and Aldi. Shanna co-wrote a cookbook with her husband called "The Einkorn Cookbook," published in 2014. When she’s not writing, you can find Shanna making sourdough bread and exploring Nashville.


  • Northland International University, bachelor's in secondary education
  • DePaul University, master's in writing

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