There are a multitude of career avenues available to Culinary Nutrition Experts. Given our community’s passion and talent for recipe development and cooking from scratch, many of our graduates have created amazing healthy food blogs – writing about health, culinary nutrition and wellness. Some students begin the program with an existing food blog, while others develop a keen enthusiasm for food blogging as they work on their recipe and written assignments throughout the program.
Today we’re featuring our favourite food blogs written by Culinary Nutrition Experts!
Interested in Starting Your Own Health or Food Blog?
We have several resources to help and inspire you!
- Best Tools and Resources for Food Bloggers
- Beginner’s Guide to Food Photography
- Starting a Food Blog: Meet Ann Robejsek
- Becoming a Food Writer: Meet Michael Tanenbaum
21 Best Food Blogs by Culinary Nutrition Experts
Fresh Is Real
The Scoop: This plant-based blog features allergen-friendly recipes and a ton of gluten-free + vegan sourdough recipes. Chantal is basically our phone-a-friend for sourdough recipes and troubleshooting!
Recipe To Try: Buckwheat Sourdough Loaf
Planted and Picked
The Scoop: Culinary Nutrition Expert Sandra teamed up with her husband Scott to create comforting plant-based recipes – and the food photography inspires you to dive into to each recipe!
Recipe To Try: Wild Rice and Mango Salad
The Scoop: When Roslina was diagnosed with breast cancer, she found the ketogenic diet immensely helpful and healing (in addition to medical therapies). Asian Keto was born out of a desire to catalogue her wellness journey, and share the incredible, comforting Asian and Malaysian recipes she creates.
Recipe To Try: Low Carb Kueh Cara Berlauk (Mini Beef Pie)
Life and Lemons
The Scoop: Ann’s blog is a hub of vegetarian-focused, simple recipes and easy-to-digest health information. She posts recipes weekly, along with health and lifestyle posts that cover a range of topics from sleep nutrition to allergy-free makeup to mental health resources.
You can read all about how Ann launched her food blog here.
Recipe To Try: Gluten-Free Chocolate Almond Cake
The Scoop: Stephanie’s blog is a mix of easy recipes and tips to help make meal planning and meal prep realistic for busy families. She never fails to inspire us with her intuitive cooking skills and ideas for using up leftovers!
Recipe To Try: Easy Turkey Soup
The Scoop: Simple, extremely flavourful recipes are the norm on Diana’s food blog – and we appreciate the quick videos alongside each recipe so you can see how it’s done.
Recipe To Try: Crispy Plantains
Sandi’s Allergy-Free Recipes
The Scoop: As you may intuit from the name, this food blog is about recipes free from common allergens – but not to worry, you won’t miss out on taste!
Recipe To Try: Paleo Beef Corn-Free Nachos (With a Vegan Option)
Good Gut Feelings
The Scoop: This digestive-friendly food blog is packed with recipes, along with posts that feature helpful advice for those dealing with digestive conditions.
Recipe To Try: Salted Rosemary Crackers
Maple + Mango
The Scoop: Easy recipes, culinary and kitchen tips, meal ideas and more are all included in this healthy food blog – plus we appreciate the step-by-step photos and gorgeous food photography!
Recipe To Try: Salmon Stir-Fry
The Scoop: This gardening blog teaches you how to grow your food and herbs to cook with, no matter the space you have available. And don’t forget to check out the Beginners Guide to Gardening Candice wrote here.
Recipe To Try: 3 Herbs to Grow In Containers
While following existing recipes is a big part of the Culinary Nutrition Expert Program, you’ll learn very quickly the best methods for developing and testing your own recipes that you can then publish online, in magazines, or even in your own cookbook.
Happy Eats Healthy
The Scoop: Wondering what to do with that bunch of kale, edamame or microgreens? Find oodles of deliciousness using fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Recipe To Try: Creamy Fennel and Leeks
The Scoop: Michael shares how to eat a kosher diet packed with nutrient-dense, unprocessed whole foods. He offers recipes, recommends brands and local businesses, highlights food producers, food experts and farmers, writes guides for specific Jewish holidays and shares his vast culinary nutrition knowledge with readers to help them simplify kosher eating.
Discover how The Culinary Nutrition Expert Program inspired Michael to pursue a career in food writing.
Recipe To Try: Blueberry Ginger Morning Smoothie
Plant Based Eva
The Scoop: Through recipes, video tutorials and resource guides, Eva aims to help those who are plant-based (or plant-curious) how to enjoy a plant-based lifestyle.
Recipe To Try: How to Make a Tofu Scramble
Food Sensitivity Coach
The Scoop: Diane’s blog is packed with information for those dealing with food sensitivities. It has a mix of recipes, resource recommendations, health and lifestyle tips, and kitchen hacks and tricks.
Recipe To Try: How to Freeze Garlic, and Make It FODMAP-Friendly
The Scoop: Growing up learning to cook from her German-born parents, Margaret had to completely revamp her from-scratch cooking when her daughter was diagnosed with celiac disease, and then all her other children developed various food allergies and intolerances. Her food blog shares a variety of gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free recipes – along with adapted versions of family favourites.
Recipe To Try: Crust-less Apple Pie
The Renata Collective
The Scoop: A food columnist, cooking instructor and recipe developer, you’ll discover all kinds of healthy recipes on Renata’s food blog that satisfy the needs of many popular diets.
Recipe To Try: Roasted and Spiced Chickpeas
The Scoop: A tag-team food blog created by Culinary Nutrition Expert Nike and her sisters, their site aims to share simple recipes and a deep love of food. It’s written in German, so if you’re not a German speaker then use Google translate.
Recipe To Try: Vegetable Quiche
The Scoop: This food blog is packed with a variety of recipe styles, yet we especially love the breakfast recipes, smoothie ideas and gluten-free, naturally-sweetened baked goodies!
Recipe To Try: Chocolate ‘Sundae’ Chia Pudding
Jenny Eden Berk
The Scoop: Jenny’s blog centres on food psychology and helping you create a positive relationship with food. She covers culinary nutrition, but also mindful meal planning, gut health and mindful/intuitive eating practices.
Blog post to check out: Why You Still Eat When You’re Full (And What To Do About It)
The Scoop: Melissa is a kombucha expert – her food blog contains a number of different kombucha recipes and other ferments, as well as everyday meal ideas.
Recipe To Try: Strawberry Rhubarb Kombucha
The Scoop: A vegan food blog that showcases how to make tasty vegan alternatives for all of your favourites.
Recipe To Try: Vegan Parmesan Cheese 3 Ways