Top 25 Food Bloggers You Need to Follow in 2016

Food blogging has become very popular over the years. You can find pretty much any type of food blog you can imagine. After a lot of research, I have listed 25 of the must follow food bloggers in 2016. Look over the list and you will probably recognize most of these great bloggers. They have been on the food scene for many years and built up quite a large following.

Everyday Maven - Alyssa has crafted an incredible website full of recipes that include real food ingredients many of them gluten-free. She likes to steer clear of preservatives, artificial ingredients, and overly processed foods. Recipes will have a green allergy icon at the top of them, allowing you to check ingredients in case you have food allergies. Everyday Maven has tantalizing meal plans available to make your life easier and more flavorful.

Baked by Rachel - Rachel has loved baking since she was a little girl and her love for baking has blossomed into this unique website loaded with amazing recipes. She started out relying on her sweet tooth, but has branched out to many other types of food. You definitely need to spend some time on her site and don’t forget to check out her Slow Cooker Black Bean Taco Chili.

Chew Out Loud - Amy does an amazing job of putting together a great collection of healthy and indulgent recipes. Every recipe you find on Chew Out Loud has been family and friend tested and approved. I highly recommend you stop by Chew Out Loud regularly and spend some time exploring the many scrumptious recipes.

Averie Cooks - Averie has put together a collection of marvelous recipes for the average person looking for quick and easy meals for their family. These are not average meals though. You will not believe how good these meals look and taste.

Blissful Basil - Ashley made the switch to full veganism back in 2014 and has changed the direction of her blog to cater to vegan eaters. Blissful Basil provides its readers with plant-based recipes full of different varieties of textures and flavors to appeal to everyone.

Annie’s Eats - Annie started her blog in 2007 as a way to share her cooking and baking ideas with everyone. She likes to see people try new things in the kitchen and have fun doing it. For those of you looking for recipe ideas for a special event or holiday, Annie has an awesome menu builder on her blog full of mouth watering recipes.

Texan Erin Baking - Erin is a Texas girl who loves to bake. She is not the normal baker you will stumble upon either. Erin has put a twist on her baking style by creating simple, healthy recipes that taste just as good as the sugar filled ones. Erin’s baking style caters to the gluten-free, grain-free, and paleo crowd.

Golubka Kitchen - Vegetarians need look no further. The mother daughter team of Anya and Masha do an amazing job of putting together this vegetarian website. They also have recipes for those who like to eat a raw diet. If you like ice cream, you are in for a treat. Golubka Kitchen posts incredible ice cream recipes every Sunday.

Food Heaven Made Easy - This awesome website is run by Wendy and Jess. They are both Registered Dietitians with Masters Degree in Nutrition. They know what they are talking about when it comes to nutrition. They started Food Heaven Made Easy in 2011 as a way for them to work together to spread the word about healthy eating.

Healthy Happy Life - The vegan site Healthy Happy Life was started back in 2006 when Kathy moved to New York City. Since then she has published two books and started another successful food website called findingvegan.com. You will find youtube videos with step by step instructions to help you make some of the great recipes you will find on Healthy Happy Life.

Sweet Potato Soul - Jenne Claiborne has put the “Soul” in vegetarian diets with Sweet Potato Soul. This website is packed with easy to make vegan recipes, cooking videos, and healthy eating tips. Jenne is also the co-founder of an online vegan meal planning service called Buddhalicious.

Lexi’s Clean Kitchen - Lexi’s Clean Kitchen is full of fantastic gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free, and paleo-friendly must have recipes. You can expect to find delicious meals that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes and recipes that have easy to follow labels at the top of each page.

Sassy Kitchen - You’ll find the best gluten-free recipes on Julia’s website Sassy Kitchen. Julia got into food when she was younger while trying to find a solution to her digestive problems. She successfully solved those digestive problems by eating a gluten-free diet. She is always on the look out for the best gluten-free recipes and shares those on Sassy Kitchen.

Picky Palate - Picky Palate is full of appetizing recipes for those picky eaters in your life. Jenny’s goal with Picky Palate is to bring new and exciting dishes to your family's dinner table. Picky Palate has easy to make meal plans that you can follow to make weekly meal decisions easier and healthier. Can you say, oreo stuffed chocolate chip cookies? Yes, you can find the original recipe on Picky Palate.

Rachel Cooks - Rachel’s recipes focus on one common theme - easy preparation. She has a collection of mouthwatering recipes that will delight your whole family. Rachel Cooks also has posts about parenting, travel, and tips on how to start a food blog. I find this a very resourceful website for food, life, and fun.

Give Recipe - Zerrin Gunaydin has done an excellent job posting recipes from all over the world on Give Recipes. She is living in Turkey with her family and loves sharing recipes with everyone. Zerrin has the best Skinny Zucchini Casserole and Chocolate Magic Custard Cake recipes you can find. Stop by and visit Give Recipe to find some amazingly delicious foods.

Valerie’s Kitchen - Valerie uses her fantastic blog to share her simple and seasonal meal solutions for those busy households. Each recipe in Valerie’s Kitchen is laid out step-by-step with great pictures illustrating each step. Don’t forget to check out Valerie’s Tips,Tricks, and How-Tos section that is loaded with useful techniques. She also has an amazing category called One-Pot/Skillet Meals which is my personal favorite.

Evil Shenanigans - Kelly is the creator of Evil Shenanigans and author of four cookbooks. She has done an amazing job supplying her readers with wonderful recipes. Her recipes have very detailed instructions with a whole slew of pictures, very helpful for the visual learners.

Nom Nom Paleo - Michelle Tam is the mastermind behind this top Paleo site. She started the site after switching to a Paleo approach to nutrition. She had so much success that she wanted to share her journey with everyone. Nom Nom Paleo is filled with amazing paleo recipes and cooking tips.

Eat the Love - Irvin, the author of Eat the Love, is a very interesting and popular guy. You can often find him speaking at events or judging a food competition. His first love is baking and he has been doing it since he was a little boy. Eat the Love is loaded with amazing recipes you just have to try.

Buns In My Oven - Karly has evolved in the kitchen over the years and has now become a phenomenal baker. If you are looking to lose weight, you might not want to use her dessert recipes on a daily basis. But for those of you watching your waistline she has an amazing selection of low Carb/ Keto and Skinny recipes for you.

Immaculate Bites - Imma is the creator of this fantastic Afro-Caribbean culinary masterpiece. Immaculate Bites showcases Afro-Caribbean recipes that are easy to make. She will show you how to convert fresh ingredients and everyday pantry items into exquisite meals. Surprise your family and add these mouthwatering foods to your dinner table today.

Wicked Spatula - Lauren’s main mission is to inspire people to create delicious and healthy meals for their families while having fun. Lauren is always cooking up delightful paleo and gluten-free foods. She does not use any foods containing artificial ingredients or sweeteners. Most of the recipes on Wicked Spatula are super easy to make and appealing to all cooking skill levels.

Mommy’s Kitchen - Mommy’s Kitchen is run by Tina, the Mom in Mommy’s Kitchen, and a Texas country girl. Mommy’s Kitchen provides recipes for simple and delicious meals that will get the whole family gathered around the dinner table and excited to eat. Tina grew up watching her mother cook and decided at a young age that she wanted to do the same for her family. She started her blog back in 2008 as a way to show her love for cooking and share recipes. Mommy’s Kitchen has become very popular since then.

Erren’s Kitchen - Erren’s recipes are as good as they come. You will find a collection of easy and delicious recipes you will want to try. She prefers to use fresh and simple ingredients in all of her meals. Erren prefers to cook from scratch, leaving out canned ingredients. She will show you how simple it is to cook from scratch with only fresh ingredients.

Eric Debuck