Ten Black Food Bloggers to Up Your Cooking Game

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Hands up if you're sick of the meals that you've got in rotation! Or perhaps, you're utilizing UberEats a few too many times in a week. If this year of staying home and cooking three meals a day has stifled your creativity in the kitchen, then we've got you covered! 

I love following food bloggers for new meal ideas and kitchen gadgets and we are always looking for new people to follow! I've rounded up ten black food bloggers that have drool-worthy recipes to add to your weekly rotation. 


1. All The Healthy Things

We love Ashlea's collection of gluten-free and Whole 30 compliant recipes that cover breakfast, lunch, dinner, and some pretty delicious desserts. She also has weekly meal plans + grocery lists (lifesaver) so that you can cook with ease!

Honey Chipotle Chicken Bowls with Spicy Lime Tahini Dressing


2. Murielle Banackissa

We don't know what we love more, Murielle's amazing vegan recipes or her stunning food photography. Find a perfect mix of vegan sweet and savory dishes that are perfect for weekend baking or a weeknight dinner. 

Watermelon Vegan Tuna with Spicy Mayo Sauce

3. Food Heaven

Founded by two BFFs, Jess and Wen, these two registered dieticians serve up healthy vegetarian recipes and follow an intuitive eating approach. Their recipes are family-friendly, easy, and delicious. Want more? Listen to their podcast here.

Quick and Easy Elote

 3. The Seasoned Skillet

A little hometown love for this Toronto native! Taneisha's recipes are comforting, approachable, and wholesome. Her Jerk Chicken Cobb Salad, makes me want to start the BBQ in two feet of snow (alternatively, use a grill pan) and her writing makes me want to be friends with her.

Jerk Chicken Cobb Salad

4. Grandbaby Cakes

We shared her brownie recipe in our stories over the weekend, and it seems like you were all craving chocolate too! While Jocelyn's specialty is baking, she also has a great collection of entrees that you'll want to add to your rotation. Since my favourite food group might as well be tacos - I'm sharing this one to add to your #tacotuesday lineup. 

Birria Tacos

5. Sweet Potato Soul

Not just sweet potatoes, vegan chef Jenne creates some pretty epic dishes that are healthy and allergy-friendly. Bright and vibrant, she also shares weekly meal plans and grocery lists delivered straight to your inbox!

Nut-Free West African Peanut Soup


6. Chocolate for Basil

Jerrelle is an award-winning author, food photographer, food writer and recipe developer. Her first cookbook Black Girl Baking was nominated for a 2019 James Beard Award in the Baking category. Her recipes are veg-heavy and her baked goods make you dream of a lazy Sunday morning - her cat Christopher also makes an appearance throughout her blog!

Blood Orange and Beet Buddha Bowl

 7. Sweet and Sorrel

Dani shares Carribbean-inspired recipes that are delicious and healthy. Inspired by her roots she puts a nutritious twist on her dishes - the result? A perfect weeknight dinner...and some pretty epic looking desserts like Dark Chocolate Reese's PB Bars. 

West Indian Shrimp with Creamy Polenta

8. The Delicious Antidote

Started as a side project to share her love of healthy eating, Tannyr Denby Watkins, a mom and Whole-30 coach shares twists on classics. If you follow Whole-30, Paleo or Keto or are simply looking for some low-carb options then this is the place for you!

Shrimp and Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice

9. Clean Foodie Cravings

Florida-based food blogger, Charlotte, dishes out delicious, simple recipes that are approachable and quick. We're also eyeing her drinks section that include a sparkling Paloma and some non-alcoholic options as well!

The Best Whole30 Kimchi Stew with Lion's Head Meatballs

 10. Jessica In the Kitchen

With over 600 recipes (and counting) Jessica in the Kitchen is truly a great resource if you're looking to add more plant-based meals into your diet. Here you will find easy, approachable recipes that highlight fruits and vegetables. Jessica also offers free guides and grocery lists to ensure you have everything you need!

Cashew Thai Peanut Salad with Peanut Ginger Sauce

 This is in no way an exhaustive list, we're always looking for more and would love to hear your favourites in our comments below!

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