16 Foodie Mom Bloggers Who Inspire Us Daily

Kid-Friendly Dinner Ideas Right This Way

In Jennie's Kitchen

@jenniferperillo

Moms of the world: We know you’ve got a lot on your plates (pun intended). And when you’ve got to come up with meals to make day-after-day for your family— from filling up everyone’s bellies filled before work and school, packing the lunch boxes, then putting a meal on the table at night—it can seem like a thankless slog.

The same old meal rotation can start to get stale after a while and finding meals that the kids will actually eat, but won’t bore the adults can present quite the challenge. Fortunately for all of us, a whole slew of moms have started blogs with great recipes that seriously inspire us to get cooking and keep the family fed in wholesome, creative ways.

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    HipFoodieMom

    Hip Foodie Mom

    @hipfoodiemom1

    Alice Choi of HipFoodieMom discovered how much she loved to cook after her first daughter was born and she wanted to make nutritious and delicious meals for her. Now, her two girls spend a lot of time in the kitchen with her making beautiful food that focuses on fresh, local ingredients.

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    Weelicious

    Weelicious

    @weelicious

    Parents of infants to toddlers and those who eat like them can all find something their kiddos will gobble up at Weelicious. Catherine McCord not only offers a slew of approachable meals kids can all enjoy, but she encourages home cooks to get their little hands into the kitchen too.

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    GrandBabyCakes

    Grandbaby Cakes

    @grandbabycakes

    When Jocelyn Delk Adams started Grandbaby Cakes, she wanted to share her grandmother’s classic recipes in a modern way, while inspiring a new generation to get back to baking and not feel guilty about enjoying dessert. Her grandmother “big mama” Maggie developed all of her own recipes and you’ll love the twists her “grandbaby” shares. 

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    Sugar Free Mom

    Sugar Free Mom

    @sugarfreemom

    Brenda Bennett’s site speaks for itself, featuring healthy recipes that fall in line with a keto diet. She started Sugar Free Mom to help those who struggle with sugar and carb addiction, have food allergies, or just want to follow a more wholesome lifestyle. Her own family has tree nut, peanut, soy, gluten, and dairy allergies and intolerances among them, so you know she practices what she preaches.

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    In Jennie's Kitchen

    In Jennie's Kitchen

    @jenniferperillo

     

    After spending long hours in the restaurant business, Jennifer Perillo wanted to get back to her kids and enjoy their growing-up years. In Jennie’s Kitchen is where she shares her recipes that look and taste professional-grade, but don’t require you to have a culinary background too. (You may recognize her name and recipes here at The Spruce Eats!)

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    Hungry Food Love

    Hungry Food Love

    @hungryfoodlove

    Melissa Bailey grew up in the Dominican Republic, but didn’t want her daughters to miss out on her Latina culture as she raised them in Western New York. Her blog Hungry Food Love combines delightful dishes and recipes with traditions and memories to keep her background alive for her daughters and (thankfully!) the rest of us, too.

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    Kitchen Confidante

    Kitchen Confidante

    @kitchenconfidante 

    Looking for gorgeous photography, diverse recipes, and stories about food culture and even guides on choosing veggies? Look no further than Kitchen Confidante. Liren Baker started the site in 2010, but she already had 15 years of recipes and stories ready to rock and roll and her collection has only grown since then.

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    Everyday Maven

    Everyday Maven

    @everydaymaven

    For recipes that use whole foods, sustainable ingredients, and work for a mostly gluten-free diet, Alyssa Brantley of Everyday Maven has you covered. She’s committed to creating delicious meals with responsibly sourced ingredients that don’t take a ton of time. By dedicating herself to eating well at home, Alyssa leaves her family room to enjoy meals out without stressing about every ingredient, for a balanced lifestyle.

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    Buns in my Oven

    Buns in my Oven

    @bunsinmyoven

    As a homeschooling mom, Karly Campbell knows all about living short on time. Her site Buns in My Oven shares her love of cooking and an amazing array of recipes with a hearty side of humor. She didn’t start off as a cook—frozen pizza and Hamburger Helper featured prominently in her early repertoire, so don’t be intimidated by the volume she’s got now.

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    Picky Palate

    Picky Palate

    @pickypalate

    Jenny Flake of Picky Palate learned to cook after she and her husband moved into their first home in 2001 and it turned into a passion from there. She started her blog to please her three kids’ then-finicky palates and it just grew and grew. So if you have fussy eaters at your table, this is the site for you.

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    Sweet Life

    Sweet Life

    @sweetlifebake

    A little Tex, a little Mex, and a lot of tasty, Vianney Rodriguez of Sweet Life whips up recipes you can make at home while celebrating South Texas unique culture. She loves to entertain and if you do too, Rodriguez has plenty of tips and projects to make your next get-together one for the memory books.

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    MOMables

    MOMables

    @momables

    For those of us who find meal planning daunting, but still want to put good food on the table, Laura Fuentes of MOMables has your back. She started a robust community of moms and home cooks on her platform, which includes support from others just like you, tons of easy recipes and tutorials, meal plans, and more. Consider it your new online food home.

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    RecipeGirl

    citrus margarita

    @recipegirl

    With more than 3,000 recipes on RecipeGirl, Lori Lange has created a virtual food-lovers haven. As a recipe developer, cookbook author, traveler and of course, mom, she offers both delightful recipes you can replicate at home and travel and entertainment tips to live your best life, whether you’re having people over or jetting off to see them.

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    Iowa Girl Eats

    Iowa Girl Eats

    @iowagirleats

    After getting diagnosed with celiac's disease in 2013, Kristen Porter had to adapt her recipes to suit her new lifestyle. On her site Iowa Girl Eats, she brings her readers along on that journey with her, including lots of helpful tips for those new to gluten-free cooking or the kitchen.

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    Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons

    blueberry lemon cheesecake bar

    @kitchenfunwithmy3sons

    Jill Mills of Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons started her blog to get her picky eaters to enjoy food, but it soon turned into a fun project for all four of them. Now, her boys also love getting crafty in the kitchen, and your kids will also get excited to try her tasty projects.

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    Noble Pig

    Noble Pig

    @noblepig

    Not only does Noble Pig have one of the cutest logos we’ve seen, winemaker and mom Cathy Pollack’s blog also has a wide-ranging array of great recipes, wine knowledge, rants about her life, bites and bits of updates, and so much more. You can spend plenty of time here waiting for the oven timer.