Business Consulting

Do you want to start a food business or bakery, but aren’t sure how? Have you always dreamed of making a living out of your passion?  Did you start a business but aren’t sure how to get to the next step?  If you said yes to any of those questions, we might be able to help!

Lauren Lilling is the writer, photographer and baker behind Keep It Sweet Desserts.  She previously owned and operated Keep It Sweet Desserts, a successful online bakery that specialized in cookies, brownies, blondies and other mail-order specialty treats in addition to dessert catering (read more here).  She closed her e-commerce business in 2014 for family reasons.  While she no longer operates the business in that capacity, she is currently offering consulting to individuals and companies who are trying to get their feet off the ground.

Lauren’s consulting includes but is not limited to help with the following:

  • Packaging (materials, resources, etc.)
  • Cost-based product pricing
  • Shipping logistics
  • Social media-setup
  • Recipe conversion to commercial baking size
  • Financial review and analysis of your business
  • Tips to boost profitability by being more efficient
  • Helpful tips for physical locations and online businesses
  • And much more!

If you think you might be interested in hiring Lauren to help you launch your dream business, you can email her at or submit an inquiry here.  We offer a la carte and package options.