9 Healthy Recipe Blogs Perfect for Moms
Every week, I feel like I just meal planned when it’s time to do it again. Frankly, my first stop for meal planning is Pinterest. But, there are a handful of blogs that routinely save my sanity when it comes to cooking healthy dinners for my family.
There are zillions of recipe blogs out there, so there are a few basic qualities that make me visit routinely. Namely:
- Quick and easy site navigation
- Variety of recipes
- Recipe categorization
- Healthy recipe options
These 9 sites hit all the marks. If you want to cook deliciously healthy meals for your family without adding stress to your busy schedule, save these sites!
Despite the name, Gina’s site is not riddled with quick-weight-loss promises or fad diets. Her recipes are rich and satisfying. I have been a Skinnytaste fan for years. I own two of Gina Homolka’s cookbooks and visit her site regularly. The recipes found on Skinnytaste.com are always delicious and the healthy factor is high.
Must try recipe: The Best Chicken Enchilada Recipe
This site is a lifesaver for recipes specifically for your kid, but don’t forget to look at the many family friendly recipes. Natalie is a registered dietitian, and mom of four, and it shows! She features a large number of categories, making it super easy to find what you’re looking for. Don’t miss her meal planning app!
Must try recipe: Power Packed Fruit & Veggie Muffins
Kristen shares her favorite recipes and tips on feeding your family healthy meals. Her slant is keeping healthy eating on a budget, amen! Her categories are helpful, especially the entire section dedicated to allergy friendly recipes. Also, she has a wealth of info on the Instant Pot, featuring an entire series: Instant Pot 101.
Must try recipe: Easy Homemade Hamburger Helper
While not geared specifically towards moms, Yumma has created an Instagram following for over 2 million with her nutrition-packed, clean eating recipes. Don’t worry, there is a kid-friendly section you don’t want to miss! She admits to learning how to cook via phone calls with her mom 2 weeks after she got married, proving anyone can learn how to cook.
Must try recipe: Sheet Pan Eggs
College besties, Heather and Lisa, strive to create a space for moms to connect and learn from each other. Healthy recipes is one of the ways they help moms around the world make life easier and healthier. They offer tips throughout, that make cooking a breeze, and, their Healthy Alternatives section gives old favorites a nutritional boost!
Must try recipe: Vietnamese- Inspired Noodle Bowl
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Mom of two teenage boys, Kathleen is a self-proclaimed cookies snob, but loves sharing way more than cookie recipes. Her recipes are family friendly, and approachable for any level of cooking. Naturally, you won’t want to skip her section dedicated to delicious cookies!
Must try recipe: Better-Than-Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup
Fit Foodie Finds, founded by Lee Funke in 2011, is now a 3 person team focused on promoting a healthy and balanced lifestyle through delicious recipes. You can find workouts and body positive inspiration, but for now, let’s focus on the recipes! There are recipes for every type of diet under the sun, and her videos make cooking drool-worthy meals possible for everyone.
Must try recipe: Vibrant Egg Roll in a Bowl
Rebecca started My Natural Family in 2012 as a way to chronicle her experience healing her family naturally. It has grown over the years into a place to find a realistic approach to positively living a healthy lifestyle. With 7 categories dedicated to types of diets, you are sure to find a huge index of recipes no matter your eating preference!
Must try recipe: 20-Minute Paleo Cashew Chicken
New mom, Christine, helps women reach their healthy living goals through nutritious recipes, home organization, and family balance tips. She makes her recipes simple and easy to follow with beautiful photos and videos.
Must try recipe: Easy Quinoa Salad with Feta Cheese
I help new moms and moms-to-be get their healthy eating habits back on track, and figuring out how healthy cooking fits into your life is a huge piece of that! Email me at Samantha@simplywellcoaching.com and let’s set up a quick Discovery Call to see if health coaching is right for you.