10. Healthy Tipping Point
Caitlin went from being an overweight, sedentary college student to a fit marathoner and triathelete. The entire journey is chronicled in her blog, Healthy Tipping Point. Follow Caitlin as she trains for a 100-mile bike race in California and gets ready to publish her first book.
Recipes to note: Pumpkin Spice Toasted Quinoa, Flax-Encrusted Sweet Potato Balls
- The Inner Workings of a College Graduate
A Florida marathoner and dog-lover, Meghann’s blog shows how far training and dedication to a sport can take you. Along the way, she uses an abundance of fresh Florida ingredients to create memorable, delicious-looking meals.
Recipes to note: Nut Butter Crusted Parsnip Fries, Barley Risotto
- Peas and Thank You
For anyone interested in raising a vegetarian family, this is the blog for you. Watch vegan Mama Pea raise her two little peas and learn more about keeping a family healthy and satisfied while sticking to a meat-free diet.
Recipes to note: Blackberry Cinnamon Rolls, Pumpkin Spice Roasted Chickpeas
- Carrots ‘n’ Cake
This Boston resident spreads her love for healthy living and nutrition both at her day job (working for a nutrition rating company) and on her blog. A proud pug mama, Tina strives to achieve a daily balance and proves that you can have your cake and stay fit, too.
Recipes to note: Almond-Butter Stuffed French Toast, Turkey and Bean Chili
- Roni’s Weigh
Roni went from an overweight mother to one hot mama, losing 70 pounds and gaining a new perspective on food. Her blogging community, Blog to Lose, now has more than 3000 members supporting each others weight-loss goals.
Recipes to note: Ricotta and Rosemary Flatbread Pizza, Simple Turkey Soup with Whole-Wheat Couscous
- Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef
Shauna got a wake-up call in 2005 when she was diagnosed with celiac disease and had to remove gluten from her diet. Since then, she started her blog that is a must-read for anyone with a gluten or wheat intolerance.
Recipes to note: Lemon Olive Oil Cookies, Sea Scallops Dusted with Black Rice Flour
- Kath Eats
Ogle gorgeous, fresh food and delicious baked goods as Kath works toward her goal of becoming an RD (Registered Dietitian). Follow Kath and her husband as they open their own bakery and start a new life in Virginia.
Recipes to note: Baked Banana Oatmeal, Butternut Squash and Kale Soup
- Smitten Kitchen
The food might come from a tiny New York City kitchen but it reaches around the world on this popular blog. Popularly referred to as “food porn,” Smitten Kitchen has some of the best food photography on the Internet and leaves readers salivating.
Recipes to note: Martha’s Macaroni-and-Cheese, Apple Cider Doughnuts
- Chez Pim
A Thai native, Pim’s blog follows her culinary adventures around the world and was named one of the world’s most powerful blogs by The Guardian (UK). The stunning photos and professional-looking site don’t keep the blog from feeling like you’re talking to a friend.
Recipes to note: Curried Crab, Pad Thai
- Pioneer Woman Cooks
What happens when a city girl moves to the wide open spaces of Oklahoma? Find out on Ree Drummond’s blog, where she writes about everything from home-schooling her four children and life on the ranch to her latest kitchen creations. Vibrant photography, a down-home feel and easy-to-follow recipes keep thousands of readers coming back day after day.
Recipes to note: Roasted Beef Tenderloin, The Best Spinach Salad Ever