11 Food Bloggers to Follow for Your 2021 Meal Inspo

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Whether you're always cooking up something in the kitchen or aspire to be, the upcoming new year is the perfect chance for you to try new recipes. For inspiration, you can look to the following 11 food bloggers who provide recipes to suit multiple tastes and talents. There truly is a recipe out there for everyone — especially in 2021.

If you're looking for vegan, mostly gluten-free, delicious recipes, you'll want to follow Jessica in the Kitchen. For the past 10 years, she's been food-blogging and during this time, has gone from vegetarian to vegan. Now, you can expect to see plenty of easy plant-based recipes that even meat eaters will love.

Writer's note: My significant other just made Leckie's vegan meatloaf for dinner and it was so, so good.

Muy Bueno Cookbook in the perfect place to go if you're looking for traditional Mexican, Latin-inspired recipes. After her grandmother passed in 2004, that's when Marquez began working to preserve family recipes as a way to keep her culture and traditions alive. In addition to being an Emmy award-winning producer and writer, Marquez is also the co-author of two cookbooks: ​Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor​ and ​Latin Twist: Traditional & Modern Cocktails​.

Laura Vitale has 3.7 million subscribers on YouTube for a reason. Starting in 2010, on her YouTube channel and website, Vitale began sharing achievable, down-to-earth recipes and tips that aim to help others learn their way around the kitchen. Having grown up in Italy, you can also expect plenty of Italian classics from Vitale, who is the author of ​Laura in the Kitchen: Favorite Italian-American Recipes Made Easy​.

The Woks of Life blog is an ode to family cooking — because it's literally written by the Leung family of four. On the site, which began in 2013, Bill, Judy, Sarah, and Kaitlin focus on documenting their family's Chinese history through food. The site was also a way for Kaitlin and Sarah to connect with their parents, Judy and Bill, after they relocated to Beijing. So yes, the blog definitely spotlights recipes the whole family will love.

If you find cooking and baking to be challenging, you'll want to pop on over to the Cook With Manali blog. There, Singh posts detailed vegetarian recipes — often with accompanying photo instructions — that often pay homage to her Indian heritage. She is also the author of ​Vegetarian Indian Cooking with Your Instant Pot​.

Starting in 2009, chef Aaron Hutcherson started The Hungry Hutch blog so that he could celebrate and share his love of food. Specifically, Hutcherson highlights both savory and sweet recipes that showcase his "soul food upbringing, professional culinary expertise, and gastronomic curiosity," according to his About page. Plus, he just became a recipe developer and writer for ​The Washington Post'sVoraciously platform.

Manalo describes Kawaling Pinoy as a source for "hundreds of Filipino and Asian-inspired recipes, cooking tips, and how-to videos." After having worked at a nursing facility as a food service director, in May 2016, Manalo made the choice to quit her job so she could begin blogging full-time. Through her recipes, she aims to keep her recipes as close to home (the Philippines) as possible.

The author of cookbooks ​Molly on the Range​ and Short Stack's Yogurt,​ and the host of Food Network's ​Girl Meets Farm​, Molly Yeh is known for her farm-inspired recipes. On her blog, My Name Is Yeh, which she began in 2009, Yeh also honors her Asian and Jewish roots as well as her current Midwestern environment. If you want to learn more about farm life and immerse yourself in some delicious recipes, Yeh is one to follow.

In 2012, Jocelyn Delk Adams created the Grandbaby Cakes blog to pay tribute to her grandmother with classic recipes featuring a modern twist. Since then, Grandbaby Cakes has gone on to become a cookbook, and Adams herself has gone on to become a Today Show Tastemaker and a cast member on the Cooking Channel's ​Unique Sweets​​.

You can find Jake Cohen's recipes on his Wake & Jake blog and on The Feedfeed, where Cohen is the editorial and test kitchen director. He's also the author of the forthcoming ​Jew-ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch​, which is set to be released on March 9, 2021. And last but not least, Cohen also shares recipes on his Instagram, so if you follow him, prepare for some mouthwatering food pics.

In January 2004, while attending law school, Roberts started The Amateur Gourmet to document his adventures in learning how to cook. It would seem that these adventures were successful because since then, Roberts has released two cookbooks: ​The Amateur Gourmet​ and ​Secrets of the Best Chefs​. On his blog, you can find a variety of recipes that feature comedic musings and inspiration from some of Roberts's favorite chefs.


When Anna Gragert isn’t trying to create a groundbreaking third-person bio for herself, she's working as the senior lifestyle editor at Hunker. Her email: anna.gragert@hunker.com

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