Food bloggers, recipe creators, influencers, lifestyle brand, call them whatever you want. The “Food Blog” is a trend that is here to stay. Many of the websites I list below started as hobbies that eventually developed into a full time gig. Ree Drummond turned her food blog into a food empire, beginning with the Food Network hit The Pioneer Woman. While not on the same popularity level as Ree, here are my favorite places to find healthy and affordable recipes to feed my family. I have included a link to one recipe from each website that my family has enjoyed. If the author has a cookbook, that link is included as well. Happy cooking!
Cookie and Kate
Why I Like It: Kate and her dog cookie create flavorful vegetarian and whole food dishes. Most recipes use easy to find ingredients and are easy to prepare.
Recipe I recommend: Loaded Veggie Nachos (be sure to also make the Avocado Sauce linked in this recipe).
Cookbook: Love Real Food: More Than 100 Feel-Good Vegetarian Favorites to Delight the Senses and Nourish the Body
Two Peas & Their Pod
Why I Like It: Maria and Josh have a no fuss approach to cooking. Two Peas & Their Pod features both meat and vegetarian recipes, and many are kid friendly as well. They have two young boys.
Recipe I recommend: Chicken Pot Pie
Cookbook: Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook: Favorite Everyday Recipes from Our Family Kitchen
Creme de la Crumb
Why I Like It: I’m a new comer to Tiffany’s website but have enjoyed the handful of recipes I have cooked. I particularly enjoy the many slow cooker and Instant Pot recipes she has created.
Recipe I recommend: Instant Pot Pasta E Fagioli Soup
Pinch of Yum
Why I Like It: Lindsay creates recipes for a variety of diets and tastes. She has also shared her struggles with building a family which tugs at your heart strings.
Recipe I recommend: 5 Ingredient Sweet Potato Turkey Chili
Why I Like It: Erin’s website might have been my earliest interaction with the Food Blogging community. The recipes on Naturally Ella are all vegetarian and typically have a short ingredients list.
Recipe I recommend: Curried Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Skillet
Cookbook: The Easy Vegetarian Kitchen: 50 Classic Recipes with Seasonal Variations for Hundreds of Fast, Delicious Plant-Based Meals
A Couple Cooks
Why I Like It: Sonja and Alex are the husband and wife team behind this mostly vegetarian website. They also created the Small Bites Podcast where you get to see more of their individual personalities.
Recipe I recommend: Quick Coconut Lentil Curry
Cookbook: A Couple Cooks – Pretty Simple Cooking: 100 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes to Make You Fall in Love with Real Food
There you have it, 6 websites I visit to find new and delicious recipes. We try to cook a new recipe every 2-4 weeks, depending if I have time to look. If you visit any of these websites and have a favorite recipe or tried a recipe based on my recommendation, leave a comment below with your thoughts. Did I miss your favorite food blog? Comment below!
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