When summer rolls around, many turn to their grills to cook outdoors rather than indoors. We look for healthier alternatives to everyday snacks—even fruits and vegetables can get boring after some time, especially if you don’t get creative with them. Parents are always looking for tips and tricks to keep their children interested in healthy snacks and tasty recipes. Here are six food blogs with yummy treats and delicious dishes that you’ll want to try at your next gathering:
- American Spice: With the pictures that are posted on this blog, you can’t help but want to try their meals and spices. The categories are broken down into include grilling, health and wellness, herbs and spices, recipes, and tips. The blog offers new twists for using common and not so common spices.
- Shindigz Recipes: This yummy food blog places a focus on holiday foods, party foods, and snacks as well as new recipes for families to try. There are recipes tips for backyard barbecues, for baby showers, for Christmas, and a variety of other occasions. There’s also a “Healthy Snacks” category, making this a good food blog for everyone to visit.
- Home Cooking With Flair: You can find step-by-step instructions as well as pictures in this tempting food blog. The recipes here, while seeming simple, are rather elegant and will allow you to impress your friends with tasty and unique appetizers such as stuffed mushrooms and fennel, pear, and shrimp salad with mango dressing. Other recipes you can find on this blog include main dishes such as tarragon roasted Cornish hens.
- The Pioneer Woman: Ree Drummond shares her personal recipes for veggie tortilla roll-ups, strawberry sparkle cake, and a variety of other recipes. On her website, she also shares home and garden tips, so the reader gets a more all-around blogging experience. Her recipes are not only unique, but because of the home-cooking touches, seem to be timeless recipes that everyone will enjoy.
- Chowhound: Yes, the name is slightly awkward. However, the creators of Chowhound offer more than just recipes. You can find quick fixes for recipes you might have messed up as well as suggestions from other readers for more recipes to try.
- Waking Up Vegan: Colleen Towner shares her own organic recipes, as well as podcasts about choosing a Vegan lifestyle. Her creative pictures and recipe descriptions leave you hungry to try her Vegan creations tonight. By the way, she takes her own pictures. The one in this post is hers, too!
We read these blogs for their mouthwatering content and creativity. Notice their style and flow. Turn to them for ideas to shake up family dinners.