Top 25 Healthy Food Bloggers to Follow in 2016
Read, Eat, love!
Table of Contents
- Read, Eat, love!
- A Couple Cooks
- The Model Foodie
- Sprouted Kitchen
- What's Cooking Good Looking
- Cave Girl in the City
- Hip Foodie Mom
- The Domestic Man
- Simply Quinoa
- Amuse Your Bouche
- The Rawtarian
- Veggies and Me
- Green Lite Bites
- Snack Girl
- Chocolate Covered Katie
- The Food Coach
- My Wholefood Romance
- Lexi's Clean Kitchen
- Hemsley and Hemsley
- He and She Eat Clean
- Celery and Cupcakes
- Hungry Healthy Happy
- Natural Kitchen Adventures
- Picky Eater Blog
- Skinny Taste
- Oh She Glows
If you think eating healthy is boring and bland, think again! Check out my Top 25 Healthy Food Bloggers who share their recipes for delicious yet healthy dishes to reboot and refresh your diet. Feel inspired and fuel your body the right way.
So, here's my go-to list in no particular order....let's go:
Based in Indianapolis, IN, healthy (and good looking!) husband and wife duo Sonja and Alex Overhiser develop all their recipes together in their amazing kitchen. The recipes are all photographed in their own kitchen and subsequently enjoyed together. So romantic and so healthy! Sonja and Alex's Stress Reducing Avocado and Quinoa bowl packs a punch and lives up to its name.
Bailee is a super gorgeous, working model who balances her passion for food and her busy day job as a model. Bailee’s shares with us recipes that are healthy, clean, delicious and simple to prepare even for the amateur cook. We’re not sure if her recipes will help us look as gorgeous as she, but hopefully it’ll get us on the right track! A luxurious Fish Pie and Cajun Scallop and Cod in Rice Noodles are just a couple of the model approved recipes you can find on Bailee’s blog.
Run by husband and wife team, Sara and Hugh Forte, Sprouted Kitchen is one of the most stylish food blogs, with a big emphasis on produce. Most of the recipes are vegetarian and straight forward enough even for the novice cook. Standout recipes include these delicate Lentil “Meatballs” in Lemon Pesto Sauce or this divine Buttermilk Berry Crumb Cake.
Every recipe on Jodi’s blog uses whole, natural ingredients will have “super-power effects” on our health and appearance. If that doesn’t convince you to follow this chef’s blog we don’t know what will! Jodi’s recipes also use mainly produce from her own garden as well as from the local farmer’s market with each ingredient purposefully picked for its nutritional content. Don’t miss Jodi’s Za’atar Roasted Butternut and Chickpeas with Lemongrass Rice and Miso Tahini.
If you don’t already have a vegetable spiralizer then you will soon after seeing the amazing dishes Kenzie creates using hers. We love Kenzie’s simple approach to healthy eating that makes the Paleo diet look all too easy. Be sure to take a look at Kenzie’s Paleo Apple Cider donuts (yum!) and creative way to cook a Paleo favorite, the sweet potato.
As the title suggest, Alice is one hip foodie mum! As a mother of two, this great blog features healthy lunchbox recipes like Baked Egg Tater Tot Muffins, Sushi rolls and Soba noodles - Alice’s children are seriously lucky! There is also a recipe section dedicated to Asian food, a homage to Alice’s Korean background we presume. Korean Kimchi Scallion pancakes, Kimchi Bruschetta and Kimchi Ramen Grilled Cheese sandwich are just a few family classic dishes with a Korean twist.
Inspired by traditional and international cuisines, Russ Crandall’s blog is extremely hunger inducing. Classic favorites including Beef Stroganoff, Crawfish Bisque and Lamb Vindaloo have all been given a modern Gluten-Free and Paleo makeover, Russ updates his blog every Tuesday, Russ is also the author of 3 Paleo cookbooks.
Alyssa is the quinoa obsessed girl behind this unique blog. After years of struggling with chronic stomach pains, digestion issues, low energy and several other issues Alyssa made the decision to go gluten-free. And now, SimplyQuinoa.com is one of the biggest odes to the popular super food, that is full of star power and a nutritional powerhouse. Alyssa takes us through everything you need to know about quinoa and with recipes like 5 ingredient Quinoa Mac and Cheese and Dark Chocolate Quinoa Cookies, what’s not to love?
Run by a cheese loving, pun loving vegetarian blogger, this is the place for some of the most easy to follow recipes for vegetarians. Becca’s 15 minute mushroom stroganoff is a weeknight dinner savior and if you really love mushrooms, you can’t go past her epic collection of 40 vegetarian mushroom recipes, all in one spot.
Laura-Jane is The Rawtarian, curator of one of the most popular raw vegan recipe websites. The raw food diet might not be for everyone, but if you are looking for ways to reboot your body and try a new way of eating, this blog has tonnes of information to help orientate you. Recipes are also categorized by occasion like Thanksgiving, Christmas and Valentines Day which is super handy.
All the way from a little island of Australia called Tasmania, Megan Young’s blog is full of vegetable based recipes that use fresh, wholesome and local produce. With a skew towards nutrition dense meals (Megan is studying nutrition), you’ll feel extra good knowing you’re feeding your body with the right fuel it needs to perform its best. Learn the staples of a healthy vegetarian diet with Megan’s tutorial on making your own vegetable stock and almond milk.
As a mother of two, Roni knows how tricky it can sometimes be for kids to eat their vegetables. And then add in a picky eater (aka the husband) and you have a fun challenge for meal times. That’s how Roni sees it and uses her blog to share not only healthy and delicious, but also kid approved and husband approved dishes. Take a look at this easy peasy Turkey and Pinto Bean Chili plus Roni’s Chipotle inspired burrito (but with less the calories!)
Lisa Cain's blog is dedicated to, you guessed it, healthy snacks. We all know how evil some snacks can be, and after a long day at work, or a night watching some of your favorite TV shows, unhealthy snacking can take over and undo an otherwise healthy diet. Lisa’s healthy take on favorite snacks are delicious and gives you no excuses to kick your unhealthy snacking to the curb. Check out this guilt free pizza recipe and DIY Doritos.
As the name of this blog says, Katie is a self confessed chocolate lover so we already know that Katie is our new best friend. Glamour Magazine calls her “The Queen of Healthy Desserts” and we couldn’t agree more (and be happier reading healthy AND dessert in the same sentence). A reader favourite, Katie’s Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bar recipe is simply heavenly and her One Minute Chocolate Cake has us typing as fast as we can so we pop into the kitchen real quick!
Founder, Judy Davie, is one of the most recognised health experts in Australia. Under her persona as The Food Coach, Judy shares her educated recipes and expert advice that will teach you about the food you are eating and how it can fight disease and the ageing process.
Combining a holistic nutritionist and naturopathic background with a passion to educate on the joy that healthy eating can bring, it’s easy to fall in love with this blog by Australian based Meg Thompson. Kick start your day on the right food with super healthy and super tasty breakfast recipes like a Vanilla Rooibos Bircher Muesli with Rhubarb Compote.
Lexi started her blog show others that healthy does not mean boring. Her recipes are creative, full of good-for-you nutrients and most importantly quick to prepare. If you find having time to cook one of your biggest challenges, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here with recipes that can be prepared in under 30 minutes. From healthy Buffalo Chicken Burgers to a Tomato, Eggplant and Chickpea Ragout - you'll still have time after dinner to catch up on Netflix.
Good food, good mood, good digestion, good health. That’s the philosophy behind this wildly popular healthy food blog from the UK by Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, two adventurous English sisters who love natural, satisfying and easy to digest food. Spicy Buckwheat Noodles and Tamarind Sauce and Sesame Chicken Salad with Cucumber Noodles are just a couple of the recipes that caught our eye.
From high school sweethearts to healthy eating heroes, Scott and Whitney’s blog is full of organic, clean and wholefood cooking as well as workout plans and educational info for a full 360 approach to a healthier lifestyle. Not sure where to start? Take Scott and Whitney’s 21 day healthy food challenge which comes complete with recipes, workouts and a friendly Facebook support group to keep you motivated.
Can we really have our cupcake and eat it too? Healthy living doesn’t have to be boring, and with the right positive approach to food, meals can be fun, healthy and of course, super tasty. Salads tend to have a bad rep, but Jemma’s great salad recipes will make you think twice. The Citrus, Quinoa and Feta Salad makes a perfect lunch or try the Chicken Rice Noodle Salad if you’re after some extra protein.
After shedding 98lbs from her body, Danii started up her blog share recipes, healthy living tips and exercises to inspire and help others who want to lose weight. You’ll find plenty of resources here to help you fight the weight, including meal plans, weight loss advice, exercise tips and loads of recipes. With recipe categories like Budget Bites, One Pot Wonders and Meals Under 30 Minutes, Danii makes it easy peasy to jump on the healthy eating wagon.
As a certified Natural Chef, Ceri knows more than just a thing or two about eating the right foods and following a nutritious diet. For breakfast, give these a go - Courgette Breakfast Fritters and Baked Egg in Bacon Nests. And if you’re a seafood fan, we think the Paprika Squid looks pretty divine!
With a whole section of recipes dedicated to Indian/Middle Eastern entrees as well as Mexican/Spanish inspired entrees, we were ridiculously excited to stumble upon Anjali’s blog. Healthy eating doesn’t mean depriving yourself of your favourite dishes. Swap your usual Palak Paneer for Anjali’s Palak Tofu, a healthier and lower calorie version and for lovers of lasagna, check out the Enchilada Lasagna.
With over 1.1 million Facebook fans, this blog must be onto something! Gina Homolka focuses on healthy family-friendly recipes and updates several times a week so you’ll never be stuck for meal ideas again. Recipes also contain a handy calorie count and Weight Watchers Points. We can’t go past the Baked Potato Soup and Cheesy Jalapeño Popper Baked Stuffed Chicken. This is healthy food too good to be true.
After battling an eating disorder, Angela Liddon started her blog as a way to write about her journey to health. This was back in 2008. Now, this super blog gets over 1 million readers each month. Most of Angela’s recipes are also gluten-free and allergy-friendly, and impressively great for meat-eaters as well who won’t feel the least bit deprived. Some of her most popular recipes include the Golden Red Lentil Dal and a “Crowd Pleasing” Vegan Caeser Salad.
These are just 25 of my favorite healthy food bloggers. With thousands of recipes online, and inspirational and motivation at your fingertips, healthy eating and living has never been easier. Do you have a favorite healthy food blog you like to read? Comment below!