The Top 10 Food Blog ranking was last updated 12/04/2017.
A new addition to our ranking is My Fussy Eater, authored by mother of two Ciara. Created as an outlet to share her healthy food ideas and recipes, Ciara’s blog grew out of the need to find a way to cure her three-year-old daughter of fussy eating syndrome. Sharing tips and treats with other parents to help combat fussy eating, Ciara provides a range of weekly meal plans with healthy and simply to follow recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Moving up four places since last year is Hungry Healthy Happy, by Dannii Martin. Established in 2011 to document her journey towards a more healthy and balanced lifestyle, the blog has now become one of the most influential outlets in the UK which promotes healthy eating. Presenting both traditional and out of the box recipes, such as Broccoli Potato Mash and Coffee Cake Porridge, the team believe that healthy should not mean restrictive or dull.
Originally from South Africa, Michelle has lived in the UK since 2004. Due to a lack of good restaurants in Essex, Michelle says that she was forced to put her apron on and get stuck in. Since setting up her blog, Greedy Gourmet, Michelle has switched careers from programming to food photography. As someone who is wheat and milk intolerant, Michelle uses her blog to offer recipes for people who have special dietary requirements.
Elizabeth’s Kitchen Diary was created by Canadian ex-pat, Elizabeth to share her love of cooking and inventing new and exciting recipes. Now a resident of the Shetland islands, mother of three Elizabeth uses her blog to share inexpensive dishes made from locally sourced ingredients to create the most ‘northerly’ food as possible. There’s even a section for vegetarian and vegan dishes, as well as sweet treats.
5. A Mummy Too
Multi-award winning food blogger Emily Leary is the face behind A Mummy Too, a food and lifestyle blog aimed at busy parents on the go. Created in 2011 and born out of a love of cooking, family and photography, the blog contains all the ingredients you need to create dishes including quick and easy such as Grilled Halloumi Vegetable Couscous and gluten-free Chocolate and Strawberry Parcels.
Founded by cheese-loving vegetarian Becca, Amuse Your Bouche is a place to find simple vegetarian recipes. Describing herself as a twenty-something living in Hertfordshire, Becca uses her blog to present delicious dishes such as Cheesy Lentil Slice, Mexican Bean Lasagne, and Mango Chickpea Curry. For vegetarians looking for inspiration for light lunches, appetisers, side dishes, desserts, and snacks Amuse Your Bouche is an essential read.
Originally from Italy, Andrea Soranidis a twenty-something foodie and world-traveller based in London. A former marketing manager, Andrea swapped SEO, analytics, marketing strategies and PR work for food processors, oven gloves and cook books. Using her own camera, Andrea captures her food adventures in beautiful photographs that are proudly displayed on her blog. Read our latest blogger spotlight with Andrea here.
Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen was founded by Charlotte Oates as a place to share her experiments with food which usually involves creating new recipes and cooking mostly healthy food for her family. Describing her blog as her own personal cookbook, Charlotte loves to have fun with food, is always on the lookout for new ideas and challenges to have a go at.
Winner of the 2015 Vuelio Food Blogger Award, Dan Toombs is no stranger to the limelight. Having established himself as a leader within his field, Dan has appeared in MailOnline, The Mirror, and the Sunday Sun. Much like the blog name suggests Dan is a huge fan of curries, sharing his exotic recipes such as Salmon Dosa, Lamb Pallipallayam, and Channa Gosht. Dan Toombs is also set to release his new book, The Curry Guy next month.
Karen Burns-Booth is an award-winning blogger who took home the prize for Best UK Food Blog at the 2016 Vuelio Blog Awards, and has been featured in The Telegraph, The Guardian, Sainsbury’s Magazine, Waitrose Weekend, and The Huffington Post. Having grown up in rural England, Karen embraces home-grown and seasonal organic food, the influence of which can be seen in her yummy recipes such as Vegetarian Mulligatawny Soup, Spicy Beef Larb Lettuce Wraps, and Fresh Fig, Gorgonzola & Walnut Pizza with Rocket.
The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.
Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these food blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database.