Whether you’ve been following a plant-based diet for years, or are just starting to explore its health benefits, getting a little inspiration and recipe suggestions can help to keep you motivated and excited. Using social media sites like Pinterest can be an easy way to keep track of your favorite food bloggers and their recipes. Whether we’re looking for quick dinner ideas, plant-based recipes or #whole30approved foods, Pinterest is our go-to for delicious inspiration.
Having a collection of healthy recipes is helpful when you’re feeling pressed for time and tempted to grab a meal at the fast food drive-through or order a pizza for delivery. If you aren’t following us us on Pinterest yet, go check out all the our super tasty boards and what we’ve been pinning. And don’t forget, if you’re looking another time-saving technique, Tommy’s flash frozen vegetable mixtures can easily be used in many recipes!
Want more cooking inspiration? Here are five of our favorite food bloggers who share recipes and tips that are most decidedly pin-worthy.
1. Cookie and Kate
Kathryne Taylor is the author of the popular cookbook, Love Real Food: More than 100 Vegetarian Favorites, and mastermind behind the popular blog and Pinterest account. “Kate,” as she goes by, is a firm believer in fresh, wholesome, sustainable food that tastes delicious and doesn’t require advanced cooking skills to master. From her Broccoli, Cheddar and Spinach Frittata to 10-minutes Quesadillas to Quinoa Broccoli Slaw with Honey Mustard Dressing, you’re certain to find enough recipes ideas to propel you through a full year of Meatless Monday meals!
2. Love and Lemons
Love and Lemons is a husband and wife team that has been featured in SELF Magazine, Food and Wine, and Oprah Magazine, and is known for their veggie-focused recipes and cooking tips. Their recent cookbook, The Love of Lemons, has received rave reviews from The New York Times and Bon Appétit. You’ll want to give their Maple-Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts a try for sure, and if you’re wondering just how many different ways you can make stuffed roasted sweet potatoes, take a look at their “Sweet Potatoes, Many Ways” suggestions.
3. Naturally Ella
Naturally Ella (run by a woman named Erin) has been sharing tips and recipes for living and eating naturally since 2007. Erin grew up eating fast food and struggled with weight issues throughout her entire childhood and teens. In her 20s, she started following a healthy diet, exercising, and got herself down to a healthy weight without obsessing over calories or trying fad diets. If you’re looking to be inspired to start your journey to good health, check out her selection of recipes. How does a Roasted Beet Galette with Ricotta sound? Or maybe some Brown Rice Carrot Fritters with Chipotle Sunflower Sauce? Getting in shape and feeling good never tasted so delicious!
4. Straight Up Food
Cathy Fisher’s Straight Up Food blog is full of recipes and information about how to eat a plant-based diet while also limiting salt, oil, sugar. Looking for gluten-free recipes? She can also help you there! Her focus is not only on embracing healthy, whole foods and ingredients but also helping families create a culture of good nutrition in a world filled with processed and engineered foods. We’re certain your kids will love her Burrito Bowl, and even the meat-eater in your life will be pleasantly surprised by her portobello mushroom based Shepherd’s Pie.
5. The Domestic Man
Russ Crandall is the culinary force behind The Domestic Man blog where he emphasizes Paleo-friendly and gluten-free recipes. Russ changed his diet in 2010 as a result of serious health issues and has a passion for sharing his stories and creations that use whole, unprocessed foods including meat, vegetables, and fruits while limiting or reducing foods such as grains, legumes, and dairy. The recipe for gluten-free Stuffed Squash can be served as either a main dish or a side, and his #whole30approved Roasted Duck with Winter Vegetables may just convince you to branch out and try a new meat!
Have a favorite food blogger?
Know of a food blogger we should be following? Leave us a comment below with a link to the website and we’ll check them out. We love discovering new food bloggers and trying new recipes!