http://www.simplyrecipes.com/ Primarily in-house developed recipes with seasonal ingredients, along with an archives of over 30 years’ worth of old family recipes. Most recipes use whole foods and are double-tested in real home kitchens.
https://smittenkitchen.com/ Variety of recipes for main meals, baking, drinks, and more. Recipes are made with accessible ingredients you can buy from your local store, and the site also has videos with owner and cookbook author Deb Perelman.
https://www.skinnytaste.com/ Healthy dishes full of flavor with clear, flexible meal plans that have calorie counts and Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points. All meal plans are free and include grocery lists and brand recommendations.
http://altonbrown.com/ Alton Brown is the host of the Food Network’s Good Eats, Iron Chef America, and Cutthroat Kitchen. The site has recipes, ‘how to’s with great diagrams, videos, podcasts, and tickets to his Eat Your Science shows.
https://www.budgetbytes.com/ Delicious, budget-friendly recipes with cost per recipe and per serving on each tempting image. Recipes are easy to follow, and the site has links to everything from one pot recipes to meal prep.
http://ohsheglows.com/ Plant based food recipes, most of which are also gluten free, soy free, and without processed foods. Great FAQs section with practical answers to genuine reader questions about foods, substitutes, and where to source ingredients.
http://kblog.lunchboxbunch.com/ Vegan recipes, cookbooks, videos, and travel posts on this lifestyle blog. Kathy Patalsky is also the founder of the website Finding Vegan and has been featured across mainstream TV and online.
https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/ All things baking with options to browse by category, season, or ingredient. Delicious-looking recipes and a baking basics series that covers techniques, tools, and tips.
http://www.greenkitchenstories.com/ David and Luise bring healthy and simple vegetarian food to a site full of Instagram worthy food photos. Their recent book Green Kitchen At Home features great recipes from the site that have ingredients that are accessible and non-vegetarian friendly.
https://ohmyveggies.com/ The fruit and veggie dishes on this site will make you consider becoming vegetarian if you aren’t already. Potluck recipes, quick and easy dishes, and explanations and recipes about weird and wonderful vegetables.
https://www.loveandlemons.com/ Colorful recipes with seasonal food—often with a twist of lemon. Written by blogging couple Jeanine and Jack, who have also authored a well-received cookbook by the same name.
http://joythebaker.com/ Baker, food photographer, and cookbook author Joy inspires with a site full of delicious baking. Easy to follow recipes make all her desserts seem possible, and the hints and tips are valuable extras.
https://www.loveandoliveoil.com/ Quick, flavorful, and interesting dishes that are designed to be budget friendly. These bloggers have had three cookbooks published that show their wide-ranging food interests such as Breakfast for Dinner and That’s My Jam.
https://www.mynewroots.org/site/ Holisitic eating is made simple, tasty, and approachable with Sarah’s recipes and explanations. She has recipes for every occasion, along with events, videos, and an app.
https://steamykitchen.com/ Television chef, recipe developer, and cookbook author Jaden Hair runs this blog on cooking shortcuts, product reviews, and recipes. The site is also a good source for a variety of authentic Asian recipes.
https://www.acouplecooks.com/ Writer and photographer couple Sonja and Alex have paired up to share pretty, simple cooking online and in print. Their site has whole foods and delicious meals that are healthy and sustainable.
http://www.sprinklebakes.com/ Heather’s site is overflowing with amazing desserts that look too good to be true. She’s brought a background in art to her passion for baking and the combination is baked to perfection.
http://mynameisyeh.com/ Molly’s blog is a reflection of her life as a Jewish, Asian, and now Midwestern farmer’s wife. She’s also a Juilliard-trained musician which may make her site the only one with a theme song…
http://www.pastryaffair.com/ Recipes for the home baker that give space for rough edges with lots of butter and sugar. Diverse selection of bread & yeast recipes along with hundreds of choices for sweet starts and finishes.