Best Food & Cooking Blogs

Today’s top food bloggers have a combined social reach of more than 30 million people. Some focus on a specific diet or cuisine while others specifically offer easy-to-follow recipes, but all have successfully found their niche in the blogging world. Here are the best food & cooking blogs on the planet!

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Daily food magazine published by the founders of Apartment Therapy. Recipes, how-to, kitchen style, and shopping in an easy-to-navigate site.
Serious Eats
Well-tested interesting recipes, food science, techniques, equipment, and even food histories. Also has a highly-rated podcast hosted by founder Ed Levine.
Variety of recipes and cooking-related articles with a focus on thoughtful and stylish living. Many recipes have flavorful twists, and the site offers unique kitchenware for sale.
smitten kitchen
Variety of recipes for main meals, baking, drinks, and more. Recipes are made with accessible ingredients you can buy from your local store, and the site also has videos with owner and cookbook author Deb Perelman.
Minimalist Baker
Elegant, flavorful recipes that are simple to make and mainly vegan and gluten-free. All recipes can be made in under 30 minutes, with one bowl, or with 10 ingredients.
Sallys Baking Addiction
All things baking with options to browse by category, season, or ingredient. Delicious-looking recipes and a baking basics series that covers techniques, tools, and tips.
Simply Recipes
Primarily in-house developed recipes with seasonal ingredients, along with an archives of over 30 years’ worth of old family recipes. Most recipes use whole foods and are double-tested in real home kitchens.
Cookie and Kate
Fresh vegetarian recipes made with real food ingredients. Site has an easy layout with quick links for all categories at the top of the page.
Budget Bytes
Delicious, budget-friendly recipes with cost per recipe and per serving on each tempting image. Recipes are easy to follow, and the site has links to everything from one pot recipes to meal prep.
Gimme Some Oven
Fresh, tasty food that’s easy to prepare. Also includes DIY section with lifestyle articles and a general interest blog.
Alton Brown
Alton Brown is the host of the Food Network’s Good Eats, Iron Chef America, and Cutthroat Kitchen. The site has recipes, ‘how to’s with great diagrams, videos, podcasts, and tickets to his Eat Your Science shows.
Two Peas & Their Pod
Recipes, meal plans, lifestyle, and a cookie section with almost 200 cookie recipes. Features family-friendly cooking and meals.
The Recipe Critic
Alyssa Rivers is the food blogger behind The Recipe Critic. Each recipe featured on the site is tried and true, family-tested and approved.
Healthy dishes full of flavor with clear, flexible meal plans that have calorie counts and Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points. All meal plans are free and include grocery lists and brand recommendations.
The Pioneer Woman
Farmer’s wife Ree has mastered tasty, easy cooking for families and big hungry crowds. Recipes have down-home cooking with modern twists and easy solutions for busy cooks.
Cooking Classy
Cooking Classy is the place to find recipes that you, your family and your friends will not only love but will want to make time and time again.
Love and Lemons
Colorful recipes with seasonal food—often with a twist of lemon. Written by blogging couple Jeanine and Jack, who have also authored a well-received cookbook by the same name.
Pinch of Yum
Practical and interesting recipes, mainly vegetarian and lots of noodle dishes. Instant pot, crock pot, and short videos with adaptions for stove-top cooking.
Flavor Thyme Recipes
Flavor Thyme Recipes is a food blog that features all original healthy, gourmet, and creative recipes.
Alexandra’s Kitchen
Seasonal cooking and beautiful looking meals. Alexandra loves cooking everything from scratch including salad dressings, stocks, and beans and legumes.
Downshiftology is a healthy food and lifestyle website with hundreds of simple, wholesome and delicious recipes (always gluten-free!). Lisa Bryan will inspire you to get back to basics.
How Sweet Eats
Delicious looking food by the author of Seriously Delish and The Pretty Dish (March release). Healthy recipes, comfort food, and a baby blog about life as a Mom.
My Baking Addiction
Everything you ever wanted to know about baking and sweet recipes is here. Great how-to’s and some pretty impressive giveaways.

Sweet and Savory Meals
Here you can find easy and delicious recipes to choose from for your daily meals. The site strives to provide easy to follow steps for each recipe, and include videos whenever possible.
Joy the Baker
Baker, food photographer, and cookbook author Joy inspires with a site full of delicious baking. Easy to follow recipes make all her desserts seem possible, and the hints and tips are valuable extras.

David Lebovitz
Professional cook, baker, and author David Lebovitz writes this food blog from Paris. Real, wholesome recipes that are accessible for home cooks.
Dinner, then Dessert
The blog contains chef approved recipes including dinners, desserts, sides, slow cooker recipes, copycat recipes that are easy to make, homemade and family friendly.
A Couple Cooks
Writer and photographer couple Sonja and Alex have paired up to share pretty, simple cooking online and in print. Their site has whole foods and delicious meals that are healthy and sustainable.
Steamy Kitchen
Television chef, recipe developer, and cookbook author Jaden Hair runs this blog on cooking shortcuts, product reviews, and recipes. The site is also a good source for a variety of authentic Asian recipes.
101 Cookbooks
Vegetarian recipes with an entire section for instant pot recipes. New York Times bestselling author Heidi Swanson writes tasty recipes with natural foods.
Oh My Veggies
The fruit and veggie dishes on this site will make you consider becoming vegetarian if you aren’t already. Potluck recipes, quick and easy dishes, and explanations and recipes about weird and wonderful vegetables.
Bakerella details some incredibly imaginative and fun easy baking ideas. There are also a range of books and kits available to buy.
Sugar Free Londoner
The blog features hundreds of breakfast, dinner & dessert recipes, all of which are sugar-free! If you are looking for low-carb, Keto, and gluten-free recipes made with all natural ingredients they have you covered.
Brown Eyed Baker
Mostly cooking from scratch, Michelle share recipes for everything from dips to desserts. Links to a variety of shopping portals as well as Baking 101 and videos.
Love & Olive Oil
Quick, flavorful, and interesting dishes that are designed to be budget friendly. These bloggers have had three cookbooks published that show their wide-ranging food interests such as Breakfast for Dinner and That’s My Jam.
Green Kitchen Stories
David and Luise bring healthy and simple vegetarian food to a site full of Instagram worthy food photos. Their recent book Green Kitchen At Home features great recipes from the site that have ingredients that are accessible and non-vegetarian friendly.
Sweet As Honey
Sweet As Honey is a blog full of easy low-carb recipes, made with just a few ingredients. Many of the recipes are not only low-carb but also vegan, gluten-free or dairy-free.
Slender Kitchen
The site features healthy delicious recipes and meal plans with 1000’s of recipes with calories and nutritional information. They include healthy, vegetarian, low carb, Paleo, Whole30, and more.
Mexican Food Journal
Authentic Mexican recipes with step-by-step preparation instructions, profiles of Mexican cooks and chefs, kitchen products and ingredients, and stories about traditional Mexican cuisine.
Oh She Glows
Plant based food recipes, most of which are also gluten free, soy free, and without processed foods. Great FAQs section with practical answers to genuine reader questions about foods, substitutes, and where to source ingredients.
Our Best Bites
Home cooking for family and friends. Includes kid friendly recipes, a YouTube channel, and tips & tutorials.
The Vanilla Bean Blog
This baker’s paradise is elegantly styled with delicious recipes. Includes a gluten free section and breakfast recipes that could pass for dessert.
Recipes for baking and cooking with a cocktail for every occasion on the side. Categories also include sweet, savory, and holiday recipes.
YepRecipes features a catalog of diverse recipes that are taste tested and compiled in a user friendly and clutter free format for their readers.
Cookilicious shares traditional Indian vegetarian recipes made with the freshest ingredients. From appetizers to entrees to desserts, Vegan recipes are readily accessible to all.
Spoon Fork Bacon
Delicious meals, side dishes, and sweets that may or may not have bacon in them. Excellent DIY section, and inspiring ideas for eating and entertaining.
Homesick Texan
Texas-infused cooking from James Beard Award-winning writer Lisa Fain. Now a New Yorker, Lisa’s recipes are spicy, delicious, and straight from the Lone Star State.
Sprinkle Bakes
Heather’s site is overflowing with amazing desserts that look too good to be true. She’s brought a background in art to her passion for baking and the combination is baked to perfection.
Chocolate & Zucchini
French food writer Clotilde Dusoulier celebrates the joys of daily cooking with fresh, easy ideas. Clothilde loves healthy, natural foods and easy meals that everyone will enjoy.
Vegetarian and vegan cooking made with fresh, whole ingredients. A good variety of everything from beverages to meals to desserts.

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