The old adage is true: Health starts by what you put on the table. If you’re ever in a bind between not being sure which healthful option to concoct or ordering takeout, look no further. Here are some of the best health food blogs to date, offering recipes that are both lasting for your health and quick for time.
On my to-make list: This fig cake from Green Kitchen Stories
1. Family Fresh Cooking
Southern California mother Marla Meridith wants to change the way we cook and “inspire a lifestyle.” That means not only providing dishes that incorporate organic, sustainable ingredients, but also encouraging readers to eat six small meals a day rather than three large ones. Meridith keeps her site fresh by featuring guest posts from notable foodies, delectable photos and sensible posts that address things like what to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers.
2. Mighty Vegan
Vegetarians, vegans, and those interested in making their dinners a little healthier can look to Massachusetts mom Julie Kelly for delicious plant-based meals. Not sure how to make vegan stuffed enchilada shells? Kelly can show you how to sneak nourishing ingredients into even the most indulgent of foods.
Dedicated to offering families vegetarian recipes, this husband-wife blog hails from the Swedish kitchen of Luise Vindahl, and encourages healthy eating options for the whole family. See Vindahl’s brown rice and pomegranate salad, fig and walnut spaghetti, or the frozen pink cheesecake.
“Real food takes real work.” That’s the mantra of Colorado-based author Jenny McGruther. A staunch advocate of increasing access to high-quality, locally sourced food, Nourished Kitchen centers on getting rid of processed foods and using traditional food preparation methods that help retain vitamins and minerals naturally found in what we eat with helpful meal-planning tips, pointers on growing and fermenting your own cultures, and info on how food goes from farm to table.
Author Amanda Niehaus is a symbol of strength and advocate of the organic lifestyle after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Jam-packed with organic food recipes, her blog that she writes out of Australia, also contains info on natural household products, tips for parenting, and musings on appreciating every single day.
What are some of your favorite go-to health food blogs?