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Congratulations From Us at PlushBeds to the Following Healthy Food Bloggers, Who Provide Amazing Inspiration for Living a Healthy Lifestyle!

The Best of the Best Healthy Food Blogs

Healthy eating is weighing heavily on the minds of many as 2017 gets underway. We have searched the far reaches of the World Wide Web to find outstanding healthy food blogs to help you meet your healthy eating goals, and get the results you’re searching for.

Whether your goals are to lose weight, eat healthier, or address certain dietary issues or deficiencies, we believe these 25 health food blogs can help you make healthier, mindful, and delicious food choices in 2017 and beyond. We hope you’ll agree!


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Oh She Glows: Glow from the Inside Out

If better skin is your goal, you can’t go wrong with the Oh She Glows: Glow from the Inside Out blog, which features vegan dishes that help you bring your best glow from the inside out. Many of the recipes, in addition to being meat- and dairy-free, are also free of soy, gluten, and processed ingredients – making them excellent choices for people with certain food allergies and sensitivities.

Some of her healthy recipes, which are in the number of 500 and growing, include vegan banana bread, summer glow Buddha bowl, and a list of plant-based make-ahead freezer meals made with new parents in mind, but works for busy parents too!

The blog was created by Angela Liddon, who also has The Oh She Glows Cookbook and Oh She Glows Every Day for sale, in addition to the many fun and free recipes she features on her website.

Angela is also active on FacebookInstagramPinterestTwitter, and Google Plus, so be sure to connect with her to find out any other great nuggets of wisdom and healthy eating insight she might have to share.

Sarah Britton

My New Roots

Sarah Britton started My New Roots in October 2007. Since then she has shared her own experiences as she experiments in the kitchen, exploring her love for whole foods. She offers recipes and food ideas that focus on plant-based eating and shares her discoveries with her readers. She believes that food plays a vital role in health, and practices a holistic nutrition philosophy.

Sarah is a Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Nutritional Practitioner (CNP). For those unfamiliar with Holistic Nutrition it involves incorporating physical, environmental, spiritual, and emotional balance in all aspects of your life. This includes dietary and lifestyle choices – her blog is designed to help you make dietary and food choices that promote your overall health and happiness. Among recipes from Sarah are recipes for coconut black rice breakfast pudding, chickpea tortilla nachos, cream of broccoli and cashew soup, and butternut squash lasagna.

You can stay connected with Sarah and My New Roots and get some of her best recipes by following her on FacebookInstagram, and Pinterest.

Andie Mitchell

Andie Mitchell – Recipes Inspiration Life

Anyone interested in eating to lose weight will find plenty of golden nuggets of truth and wisdom on the various pages of the Andie Mitchell blog. Here, Andie details her own 135-pound weight loss journey, and discusses the importance of embracing whole, unprocessed foods, and learning to add more vegetables, fruits, and natural foods that offer vital energy into your diet.

Andie Mitchell is also a New York Times best-selling author with two books available: Eating in the Middle and It was Me All Along.

The great thing that sets Andie Mitchell’s blog apart from other weight loss blogs is that it also addresses maintenance rather than helping you reach your weight loss goals and then leaving you to flounder in the wilderness about how to maintain your hard-won results. You’ll learn a wide range of healthy recipes made with whole foods, containing as few ingredients as possible, like broccoli salad with apricots and pecans, tuna avocado toast with tomato, and balsamic chicken salad with apples and white cheddar.

Follow Andie Mitchell on FacebookInstagramPinterestTwitter, and Google Plus to keep up with her latest insights and amazing weight loss-friendly recipes.

Deliciously Ella

Deliciously Ella is a blog that was created on a journey to address health needs of Ella Mills (Woodward) who had been diagnosed with a condition called Tachycardia Syndrome. The symptoms and side effects and the illness and the medications she was taking had a devastatingly negative impact on her life, and she decided to take action with diet and lifestyle changes to help herself.

Deliciously Ella is the story of her journey to better health through healthy food and she shares her triumphs and setbacks along the way. She is passionate about helping others by sharing her experiences and offers outstanding and tasty recipes, like chocolate orange truffles, sweet potato brownies, and loaded Mexican style potato skins – to whet your appetite.

Ella also has several books available, including Deliciously Ella with FriendsDeliciously Ella, Smoothies and JuicesDeliciously Ella Every Day, and Deliciously Ella.

Follow Deliciously Ella on social media at FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter.

Nom Nom Paleo

One name you will hear a lot in the dieting world is paleo. This way of eating is one that looks to the past for diet guidance, and eliminates many processed foods like cereal, candy, pasta, and pre-packaged foods. Nom Nom Paleo offers recipes that are rich in natural, timeless foods like meat, fish, nuts, vegetables, and seeds. But, these recipes don’t look like your ancestors nuts and berries.

Nom Nom Paleo is written by Michelle Tam who has been called the “Martha Stewart of Paleo” by the New York Times creating recipes The Kitchn refers to as “always popping with flavor.”

In addition to blogging at Nom Nom Paleo, Michelle has penned the cookbook Nom Nom Paleo Food for Humans. Recipe offerings on Michelle’s blog include slow cooker beef bone broth, slow cooker kalua pig, bacon wrapped pineapple, meatloaf muffins, and oven-baked sweet potato fries. All Michelle’s recipes keep paleo principles of eating front and center, and involve no processed ingredients.

Visit Michelle Tam and Nom Nom Paleo on social media at FacebookInstagramPinterestTwitter, and Google Plus to learn more about Paleo, and get fast access to new recipes as they arrive.

Sarah Forte

Sprouted Kitchen

Sprouted Kitchen operates under the premise that freshest ingredients are always best. Sara Forte offers seasonal recipes in her approach to cooking that provide the best flavor and greatest versatility. Her focus is on using whole grains, healthy fats, and natural sugar alternatives in addition to the freshest possible fruits and vegetables in all her recipes. She also suggests that readers make their own alterations for tastes, preference, and individual health or dietary needs.

Unlike many healthy food blogs, Sprouted Kitchen happens to offer a complete section devoted to chocolate that includes delicious options like almond date truffles, brown butter cupcake brownies, chocolate cupcakes with cocoa mascarpone frosting, and peanut butter cereal balls.

When it comes to outstanding meals, you won’t be disappointed with Sprouted Kitchen either. You’ll find a wide variety of soups and vegetable dishes, like cauliflower and brown rice gratin. You will also find recipes for dishes like grilled halibut sandwiches with jalapeno slaw and lemongrass tofu bowls.

With so many great choices you will have little trouble finding excellent meal choices for even your pickiest eaters. Learn more about the flavorful selections and ingredients used at Sprouted Kitchen by following on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter.

Russ Crandall

The Domestic Man

If you’re looking for healthy foods that are gluten-free and paleo-friendly, look no further than The Domestic Man. Russ Crandall is the mastermind behind The Domestic Man and he has created a food blog based on his own experiences changing his diet due to serious health issues in 2010. In addition to sharing a new recipe with blog readers every Tuesday, Crandall also has three cookbooks: The Ancestral Table: Paleo Recipes for a Traditional LifeThe Safe Starch Cookbook, and Paleo Takeout: Restaurant Favorites without the Junk.

Read through The Domestic Man blog to find recipes for delicious foods that include garlic smashed potatoes, curried beef stew, smothered pork chops, and chicken soup with kale. All these recipes are made with healthy ingredients and most of them are prepared without processed ingredients that offer so many negative health side effects.

Follow The Domestic Man on FacebookInstagramPinterestTwitter, and Google Plus to get instant notification when new recipes are released, and to learn some interesting facts about food along the way.

Amie Valpone

The Healthy Apple: How to Detox Your Food and Your Life

The Healthy Apple is more than a healthy food blog, though it does focus a fair amount of space to information about eating for your health, including foods that detoxify the body, fight inflammation, boost immunity, and promote overall good health. The Healthy Apple is the brainchild of Amie Valpone, who understands the struggle you face to find balance in life and in the food you prepare for your family. She is the author of Eating Clean: the 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body.

Amie uses a clean eating philosophy in the recipes she shares with her readers. Among her recipes you will also find notations for dishes that are gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegan, vegetarian, sugar-free, etc.) to help those with food allergies or sensitivities to easily identify which foods will work for their dietary needs. She offers many recipes including some interesting selections, like on-the-go snacks, condiments, seafood, side dishes, and more. Some recipes you might want to try from The Healthy Apple include: quinoa bowl with basil tomato sauce, roasted squash salad with creamy almond drizzle, and quinoa tacos.

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