Created by Sara, and self-taught photographer husband Hugh, Sprouted Kitchen was devised with the aim of sharing great tasting food that was made from entirely natural, seasonal ingredients. With the hope of not over complicating recipes, Sara does away with measuring ingredients, putting her incredible tasting recipes down to guess work and encouraging you as readers, to alter her recipes to meet your own tastes – believing that cooking ‘is art, not science’.
Recipe developer Dana & technical wiz John, prove yet again that a husband and wife duo can create the most delicious looking blog. This Portland, Oregon based couple both changed their previous diets, opting for more plant based meals to accommodate their health needs, and have since found a love for both cooking and eating in this way. Their passion for easy to make, nutritious foods has lead all of their recipes to either ‘require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl or 1 pot, or 30 minutes or less to prepare’.
Oh She Glows
After recovering from an eating disorder herself, in 2008 Angela began this blog to document her journey to recovery and to share her healthy-plant based recipes that she had created to win over her fast-food loving husband. You will wish her home cooked creations, ranging from glorious green salads to chocolatey bakes, could step straight out of the screen and into your mouth, however making them yourself couldn’t be any easier when following her clear, step by step instructions which include approximate serving sizes, prep and cooking times.
Vegan Yack Attack
Vegan Yack Attack author Jackie promotes a sustainable life, believing we should all try to do the least damage possible to our surroundings and the planet. As a result, this vegetarian-turned-vegan blogger challenges herself to continuously learn more, especially when it comes to the way food is produced. This fun and quirky blog grabs your attention from the get go, and her bright and colourful creations look too good not to try for yourself!
Fork & Beans
Cara, founder of Fork & Beans, shows her readers that eating with dietary restrictions can still be good. After finding out she had food allergies herself, she scrapped everything she knew about food and everything she had previously tucked into before and started to listen to her body about the foods it was craving and taught herself how she could fuel her body in the healthiest way possible. Eating allergy-free is definitely not boring and bland with Fork & Beans, as Cara turns the original ideas into cute little characters and rainbow coloured treats that look almost too good to eat! In her own words, these creative masterpieces are ‘Namastasty’.
As a writer, recipe developer, food photographer, wife and mother, Allyson is a very busy lady, however still finds the time to share her delicious looking recipes with her fans. This blog’s eye catching and photo based front page draws you in to her vast collection of soups, salads, smoothies and baked treats, among so much more. If any blog could convince you that becoming vegan could still be tasty, it’s this one.
If you have a sweet tooth and are a big fan of desserts, this blog is for you. This blog is home to a very large number of recipes for brownies, muffins, waffles, doughnuts, cupcakes and cookies, and being 100% vegan there are no eggs or dairy products in sight. When not in the kitchen, Ashlae is enjoying a morning run, a Wes Anderson film or is off traveling taking more gorgeous photographs to share with her readers.
As cool as the header is for this website, the content is even better. For anyone that ever though vegan meals were boring, blogger Alissa proves otherwise with home cooked, hearty meals; curries, burgers, enchiladas, carbonara, shepherd’s pie and risotto, you name it, it’s covered. With cooking as her passion and having been a vegetarian since the age of 13, Alissa started Connoisseurus Veg in 2013 with the aim sharing her favourite recipes with others to inspire people to try them for themselves. Alissa definitely achieves this!
Pickles & Honey
Pickles & Honey blogger Amanda understands that people can have very busy lives and believes that because of this recipes should be ‘easy, approachable, practical, and satisfying’. She takes everyone’s favourite seasonal recipes and gives them a vegan twist, making them perfect for vegans, vegetarians and meat eaters alike. The beautiful food photography, of breakfasts, lunches, main meals and snacks, on this blog allows Pickles & Honey to stand well above the rest.
This Rawsome Vegan Life
Emily is a university student, majoring in History, who one day woke up and decided to become vegan. Teaching herself what animal products were capable of doing to herself, others around her and the environment, she loves eating raw, whole, living foods that she believes nourish her body and recommends her fans give being vegan a go for themselves. Vibrant smoothies, mouth-watering ice cream dishes and brightly coloured salads make it seem like it should be summer all year round, and paired with raw treats and plenty of puddings, This Rawsome Vegan Life is definitely worth a view, vegan or not.