Food, glorious food! When done well, food is more than just fuel. Not all of us are blessed with a natural knack for whipping up the tastiest treats. For those who need a little guidance for their gastronomy, food bloggers are practically a gift from heaven.
Yes, I'm sure we all have the odd cookbook, maybe one handed down, with tons of recipes inside - but nothing beats a good instructional video that can help you make the food, from scratch, step-by-step and as painlessly as possible. It also helps to see other people's experiences with the recipe in blog, Instagram, or YouTube comments.
Grass-fields presents a carefully selected list of food bloggers that will leave you hungry for more.
The Kitchenista Diaries
Heirloom tomatoes, radishes, cucumbers, avocados, spinach and spring mix. Vinaigrette was a quick shake in the mason jar... dijon mustard, honey, lime juice, cider vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, lots of chopped cilantro, salt and pepper. I was craving #salad today so instead of cooking a bunch of sides I got some fresh #veggies in. #kitchenistasundays #kitchenista #sundaydinner #dinner
Self-taught cookery enthusiast Angela Davis is never shy to try different cuisines. She rustles up an array of mouthwatering meals for her almost 50,000 Instagram followers and over 1,800 YouTube subscribers. Though she may not possess the largest following of the foodies on this list, Angela is never shy to share her culinary creations for anyone that would appreciate them.
On her blog, The Kitchenista Diaries, the self-proclaimed 'Sunday dinner enthusiast' shares the backstories behind her recipes, and is happy to give you a breakdown of the ingredients and method so you can try her recipes too.
Watch her whip up her twist on a Creole classic below:
Got a tweet tooth? You'll love The Kitchenista's recipe for blueberry cardamom biscuits and lavender honey.
New #recipe alert! Blueberry Cardamom Biscuits & Lavender Honey, because homemade biscuits are a form of self-care. Made these a couple weeks ago and the full recipe is now posted on the blog, link in bio! #kitchenista #kitchenistasundays #foodblog #buttermilkbiscuits #blueberries #blueberrybiscuits #lavender #lavenderhoney
Chocolate for Basil
Dreamy (vegan GF Skillet) cookie. I don't apologize for this, because I know there is someone out there that needs this recipe right now. Whoever you are, this one is for you ☝🏾🌟(inspired by @mollyyeh Skillet cookie photo yesterday) Here's how to make them: Preheat oven to 350 F. And oil a 8 inch cast iron skillet. Mix together: ¼ heaping cup almond butter ½ cup sugar in the raw ½ cup coconut sugar ½ cup neutral oil 1/3 cup applesauce pinch sea salt 1/2 tsp baking soda Then fold in 1 ½ cups fine almond flour, ½ cup garbanzo bean flour, and ½ cup chocolate chips (dairy-free if desired). Spread the mixture evenly in the oiled skillet, and bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown and no longer wiggly in the center but still gooey. Remove from the oven, top with some coarse sea salt and allow to cool completely before slicing. Enjoy <3 happy Tuesday!!
We all know by now that vegan food doesn't need to be boring. So whether you're lactose intolerant, a vegan for ethical reasons, or simply want to cut down on dairy and try something new, Chocolate for Basil is the perfect destination.
Now that I'm back at school, and back in the library, I'm back to packing hearty lunches for myself 😋For some reason I'm the hungriest person when I have papers to write...Always taking snack breaks 🙋🏾Spinach rolls today. I stuffed them with leftover roasted butternut squash and red onions, spinach, sundried tomatoes in olive oil, and garlic hummus, plus this week's batch of veggie minestrone. 🙌🏾(these weekly soups are making my life so easy) Are you guys packing lunches, and if so, what are you putting in there?? 👀
Made by student - and now author of 'Black Girl Baking' - Jerelle Guy, Chocolate for Basil brings you interesting and aesthetically pleasing vegan food without compromising on flavor. The Boston-based blogger has even been featured in Vogue!
Watch her recipe for a vegan 'Snickers' ice cream bar on the Tastemade channel below:
One of my favorite recipes and blog favorite on the blog, Seafood Gnocchi in a White Wine Sauce! Made with plump shrimp and crab meat. #beautifulcuisines #myfood #foodporn #food #foodie #foodblogger #eeeeeats #eating #recipes #seafood #gnocchi #food52 #tasty #yum #yummy #tastyfood #dinner #dinnerideas #dinnerdate #datenight #deliciousfood #delish
Nicole, also known as Cupcake (with one k, not THAT one), is a Cincinatti-based mom and lover of all things gastronomic. Don't be fooled by the nickname, Nicole 'Cupcake' makes more than just baked goods.
If you need a delicious #breakfast recipe, check out my recipe for Steak and White Cheddar Souffle that is on my blog! Visit: http://bsugarmama.com/steak-white-cheddar-egg-souffles/ for the full recipe @foodblogfeed! #breakfast #food #foodporn #foodgasm #foodstagram #beautifulcuisines #f52grams #thefeedfeed #food52 #thekitchn #eeeeeats #forkyeah #eatfamous #yougottaeatthis #recipes #foodphotography #feastgram #buzzfeast
The former recruiter left the corporate world behind and decided to go for her dreams, becoming a food blogger full-time. If you're a fan of chili, watch Nicole's recipe for Cincinnati three way chili below:
Sheree of Savory Spicerack lives and breathes cooking. She loves to travel and come back with new spices and recipes to put to use in her kitchen. Sheree likes to call Savory Spicerack her food diary, and you can really feel the fun personal touch in the writing.
(Swipe Left) My super moist chocolate cake recipe is posted on website! You can find the link in my direct profile link... . . . #chocolate #chocolatecake #cake #thebakefeed #thefeedfeed #feedfeed #f52grams #foodporn #foodgawker #thekitchn #huffposttaste #yummy #yum #dessert #dessertstagram #dessertporn #buzzfeedfood #buzzfeast #cupcakeproject #blackfoodbloggers #yahoofood #foodphotography
Sheree's love for food really shines through, and she has even set up her own catering service to help spread her creations to others. She may be a fan of seafood, with so many shrimp-based recipes, but Savory Spicerack doesn't have any trouble indulging the sweet tooth.
Sharing this again! Because I've shared the recipe on my website yesterday! Although I so anticipate the cool weather- it's too damn hot here in Texas to eat hot a#% soup (Sorry 🤗I can't commit yet!) This dulce de leche no churn ice cream is on the blog now! It consist of Mexican vanilla, sea salt, dulce de leche, and a few other things... anyone still not convinced that it's ok to eat ice cream right now- this ice cream includes a caramel substance- so there you go - eat up!! It's got fall flavors 😘😉😂😂😂😂😂😂😂. . . . #foodandwine #fwx #thefeedfeed #thebakefeed #feedfeed #cupcakeproject #mywilliamssonoma #foodporn #foodgawker #f52grams #yahoofood #buzzfeedfood #buzzfeast @thefeedfeed @foodandwine #tasty #tastemade #yummy #yum #dessert #dessertporn #foodstylist #foodphotography #icecream #dulcedeleche
Check out the Savory Spicerack to learn how to make an incredibly moist chocolate cake and a plethora of pancakes.
Shape UP African
Last but not at all least, we have Zee Bernice Tiena, the foodie and weight loss coach behind Shape Up African. The Hamburg-based food blogger shows her followers how to rustle up traditional African dishes using locally available ingredients.
Lunch was Poulet (chicken) yassa and Sympli yam fries. A Senegalese favorite. It’s chicken infused with mustard, lots of onions, lemon juice and garlic. Kiddies did the ‘licky licky’ (licking fingers). That’s how delicious this was. Click the link on my profile to watch me make some on YouTube. There’s also a detailed recipe on my blog. #senegalesecuisine #pouletyassa #shapeupafrican
Drawing on her heritage, Zee makes tasty African dishes with her own special twist, adding mustard to classic such as chicken yassa with yam.
Take a good look at Shape UP African if you want to know how to make delicious dishes and treats with traditional roots and a modern twist.
Don't they look good? What recipes do you want to try? Do you have any well-kept food secrets yourself?
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