Blog / October 27, 2023 / Jeff Stumpf / UPDATED February 17, 2024

Here Are the Top 5 Food Blogs and Bloggers

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    Best food blogs & bloggers

    Sometimes, the best meals don’t come from five-star venues. Sometimes, they come from our very own homes, crafted under the guiding light of some of the brightest stars of the culinary world—food bloggers.  

    With their unique blend of personal narratives, epicurean insights, and mouth-watering visuals, food bloggers have captured the hearts of millions around the world.

    Whether you’re a seasoned chef or simply a foodie at heart, this compilation of the best food bloggers is sure to whet your appetite and leave you hungry for more. 

    #1 Love and Lemons

    Jeanine Donofrio and Jack Mathews are the creative minds behind “Love and Lemons.” This blog is a haven for those who prefer whole-food vegan and vegetarian recipes. Here’s what we love about them:

    Seasonal recipes: From summer salad dressed in zesty lemon vinaigrette to cozy butternut squash soup to pair with cool autumn evenings, Love and Lemons has recipes to keep you busy all year round.

    Photographic inspiration: This cooking duo has a knack for capturing their creations on camera, accentuating their newsletter blog with photos almost as cheery as their personalities.

    With a focus on seasonal ingredients and vibrant natural flavors, Love and Lemons offers a plethora of dishes that are as visually appealing as they are delicious. 

    Jeanine’s cookbook, inspired by the blog, has also garnered significant attention, making it a must-visit for anyone looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into their diet.

    #2 I am a food blog

    Husband and wife team Mike and Steph’s hilariously simple “I am a food blog” is a delightful fusion of food, travel, and professional-grade photography.

    The blog features a mix of Asian and North American dishes, with a pinch of whimsy and creativity.

    Whether you’re in the mood for noodle bowls or burgers, Mike and Steph’s recipes offer a fusion of flavors that are sure to cater to your cravings.

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    #3 Minimalist Baker

    Dana Shultz’s “Minimalist Baker” is a testament to the fact that delicious food doesn’t have to be complicated. The blog specializes in recipes that require 10 ingredients or less, one bowl, or 30 minutes or less to prepare. 

    Dana’s extensive library leaves no shortage of inspiration, with handy how-to articles detailing recipes like:

    • Vegan cashew whipped cream
    • Gluten-free flour blend
    • Homemade taco seasoning
    • Ratatouille and eggs—using only a single pan!

    From savory dishes to sweet treats, Minimalist Baker is a food blogger with something for everyone, especially those who are short on time but still want to enjoy a hearty meal.

    #4 The Pioneer Woman

    Ree Drummond, also known as “The Pioneer Woman,” offers a mix of comfort food recipes, captivating stories of ranch life, and stunning photography. Her blog is a delightful blend of her love for cooking and her life in the countryside. With a series of cookbooks, a television show on Food Network, and a line of kitchen products, The Pioneer Woman has become a household name in the culinary world.

    With a 15-year history in the food blogging space, The Pioneer Woman blog keeps to its roots with wholesome food and lifestyle posts, reminding us that it’s the little things in life that really matter.

    #5 Pinch of Yum 

    Lindsay and Bjork Ostrom’s “Pinch of Yum” is all about simple, tasty, and sometimes indulgent recipes. With a focus on fresh ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, this blog is perfect for both novice cooks and seasoned chefs alike.

    Besides posting recipes for the best chocolate chip cookies you’ve ever had, their blog delves deep into stories of love, loss, and travel. These experiences have inspired recipe series such as:

    Feeding a broken heart: Comforting recipes to show others we care for them. Instant pot beef stew will leave leftovers for another meal, and simple enchiladas verdes offer an easy way to lend a helping hand to someone who needs it.

    The SOS series: A collection of quick and easy recipes. Meant for when life decides to throw a curveball, this series’ chicken teriyaki burgers and kimchi tuna salad wraps are sure to get you back up on your feet in no time.

    • Do-it-yourself lava cake for two 
    • Overnight Swiss meringue buttercream
    • Pumpkin spice cinnamon rolls

    These are just a few of the reasons that Pinch of Yum stands out in the food blogging space. Now, they help others to do the same with resources and articles dedicated to helping new food bloggers find their footing.

    Bloggers: the digital future of food?

    Food bloggers wield significant influence in shaping the dining choices of their readers. In fact, their personality-driven reviews, photographs, and engaging stories can drive traffic to restaurants, cafes, and eateries. For this reason, food business owners looking to improve their marketing efforts and embrace the future should collaborate with food bloggers. In addition to your blog content effort, you should also consider working with Instagram and TikTok food influencers to get to your customers.

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    With CloudKitchens, restaurateurs can focus on what they do best: crafting blog-worthy five-star experiences.

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