RecipeLion's Top 25 Food Blogs of 2018


RecipeLion's Top 25 Food Blogs of 2018

Take a bite out of the best food blogs of the year!

Top 25 Food Blogs

Wow! 2018 is over, and we've never been so happy to work with so many fantastic bloggers here at Our food blogger partners bring an endless supply of creativity and energy (and their recipes are pretty fantastic, too). Let's look back at the year in food blogging and savor some of the most popular food blogs of the year.

This year our readers especially loved blogs with comforting, family-friendly recipes. Southern-inspired dishes like Paula Deen-Inspired Corn Casserole, budget-friendly recipes like "SOS" Creamed Beef, and easy dinners like Dump-and-Bake Chicken Noodle Casserole all topped your list for 2018!

We are thrilled to bring you these smart blogger recipes, and we hope you enjoy browsing and learning a little more about some of our top bloggers of the year. Enjoy, and happy cooking!

Nutmeg Nanny

Brandy's "SOS" Creamed Beef recipe was one of your favorites this year. And with its quick prep time and budget-friendly ingredient list, it's easy to see why! Did we mention that it's also delicious? This tasty recipe is just the thing for a quick weeknight meal. We're sure that the whole family will give this dish a thumbs up.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Nutmeg Nanny here!

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Living in Yellow

If you’re in the mood to make something yummy and scope out some fun lifestyle tips, head on over to Living in Yellow. Erin’s recipe for Cowboy Crack was a reader favorite this year, and we can't recommend it enough as an easy, delicious appetizer.

Get the recipe here! Visit Living in Yellow here!


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Baked by an Introvert

Jen's recipe for Best Old Fashioned Banana Bread is a winner. Fluffy, delicious, and made with plenty of brown butter (that's not a typo!), this banana bread is perfect for breakfast, dessert, or a snack. Visit Baked by an Introvert for even more scrumptious recipes!

Get the recipe here! Visit Baked by an Introvert here!

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Wholesome Recipe Box

Nora's yummy (and healthy!) recipe for Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy was a reader fave this year. Head on over to Wholesome Recipe Box for more recipes like this: delicious, easy to make, and just the right amount of indulgent. It's kid-friendly, too!

Get the recipe here! Visit Wholesome Recipe Box here!

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Susan at Doughmesstic delivers some of our favorite comforting recipes, DIY tips, and travel advice. Her recipe for Hubby’s Favorite Breakfast Bake is so simple to make, and it’s definitely a crowd-pleaser. Check out more favorites like Sea Salt Caramel Brownies and Buffalo Chicken Soup!

Get the recipe here!  Visit Doughmesstic here!

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Seeded at the Table

Family-friendly, with a homestyle vibe, it's easy to see why Seeded at the Table was a favorite in 2018! Nikki's recipe for Paula Deen-Inspired Corn Casserole is a comfort food classic that will be at home on any family table. Give it a try.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Seeded at the Table!

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Frugal Mom Eh!

Elizabeth’s Blueberry Muffin Bread was a favorite in 2017, and it's at the top of your list again this year. Light, fluffy, and filled with sweet berries, this breakfast bread is quickly becoming a classic. Frugal Mom Eh! is always full of smart and yummy recipes, and that’s why it’s one of our top blogs of the year.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Frugal Mom Eh! here!

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The Seasoned Mom

If you're looking for recipes that will have everyone running to the table, then you need to head over to The Seasoned Mom. Blair’s practical and charming recipes are always a hit, and this year we’d especially like to recommend her Dump-and-Bake Chicken Noodle Casserole!

Get the recipe here!  Visit The Seasoned Mom here!

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Cooking Classy

Bright photos and delicious recipes await at Cooking Classy! Jaclyn's copycat recipe for Olive Garden's Pasta e Fagioli Soup is just one example of her comfort food recipes that look as good as they taste.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Cooking Classy here!

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Host the Toast

Morgan's Apple Fritter Pull-Apart Bread is the recipe that earned her a spot on our top bloggers of 2018 list. But one look at Host the Toast will convince you that you need to stick around for more. From Crispy Smoked Gouda Cheese Balls to Chewy Cafe-Style Chocolate Chip Cookies, you'll wish you had more hours in the day to cook these delicious recipes!

Get the recipe here!  Visit Host the Toast here!

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Kitchen Meets Girl

In 2018 our readers loved Ashley's recipe for Vintage Cake. With layers of fluffy white cake and a surprise brownie base, who wouldn't? But Kitchen Meets Girl also features many tasty no bake desserts, which are always a favorite around here. Head on over to check them out!

Get the recipe here!  Visit Kitchen Meets Girl here!

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A Family Feast

Family dinners can mean a lot these days, as we all try to make delicious dinners while saving time and using healthy ingredients. Jack and Martha at A Family Feast understand this, as you can see from their delicious array of comforting recipes. You'll find easy meals, diet-approved recipes, and much more. Check it out!

Get the recipe here!  Visit A Family Feast here!

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Diary of a Recipe Collector

Diary of a Recipe Collector is filled with delicious recipes that are also a snap to make. We love Jaren’s smart meal ideas, which are sometimes healthy and sometimes not-so-healthy (but worth it). Start by trying her One Pot Cabbage Casserole.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Diary of a Recipe Collector here!

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Kitchen Nostalgia

Vintage recipes are on trend for a reason, and Kitchen Nostalgia has some of our favorites. If you’re a fan of vintage desserts, you will especially want to check out this blog. And be sure to try our 2018 reader favorite: Grandma’s Magic Cake.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Kitchen Nostalgia here!

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Mommy's Kitchen

Delicious recipes that are family-friendly and budget-friendly? Yes, please! That's what you will find at Mommy's Kitchen, another of our top blogs of 2018. Our readers went crazy for Tina's version of Bobby Deen's Favorite Goulash, and that's just the beginning of the yummy comfort food recipes you'll find on this top blog.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Mommy's Kitchen here!

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Tastes of Lizzy T

The mother-daughter team behind Tastes of Lizzy T is always dreaming up delicious recipes that you'll want to make right away. From healthy, Whole-30-approved dishes, to sweet indulgences like Chocolate Crinkle Cookies, it's no wonder that this is one of RecipeLion's top blogs of 2018.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Tastes of Lizzy T here!

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Five Heart Home

Samantha's recipe for Slow Cooker German Soup was a reader favorite this year. It's comforting and delicious, and we can't wait to make it this winter (served up with a loaf of crusty bread, of course!). Check out more recipes from Five Heart Home, where you're sure to find food that will have everyone asking for a second helping.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Five Heart Home here!

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Recipes for Our Daily Bread

Recipes for Our Daily Bread is filled with recipes that have us running to the table. From classic recipes for prime rib to fun treats like caramel-stuffed gingerbread cookies, this blog is full of delicious and smart ideas. Try Diane's Easy Cheesy Green Bean Casserole for a twist on one of our favorite holiday sides.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Recipes for Our Daily Bread here!

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Cooking with Libby

When we’re in the mood for something that’s easy to make, but completely comforting and delicious, we look to Cooking with Libby. We love her family-friendly (and, let's be honest, everybody-friendly) approach to cooking and sharing meals. We are always happy to be on her blog! Check out her Happy Hubby Ground Beef Casserole (be sure you read the story on the post!).

Get the recipe here!  Visit Cooking with Libby here!

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The Novice Chef

We love the sensibility of everyday elegance from The Novice Chef, and it will be clear to everyone who visits that she's not a novice at all! Complete with jaw-dropping photos, her recipes are creative, delicious, and easy to make (and we want to make them all!). Get started with her cozy Hawaiian Roll Baked Sandwiches.

Get the recipe here!  Visit The Novice Chef here!

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Creole Contessa

If you're dreaming of Southern cuisine, then Creole Contessa is blog to visit. Lisa's recipes for homestyle classics like Shrimp Chowder and Smothered Chicken with Mushroom Gravy will have you wishing food could magically be transported through your computer screen. Her recipe for Smothered Cabbage was a reader (and editor) favorite this year.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Creole Contessa here!

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Recipe Swagger

We love the attitude from Amanda at Recipe Swagger! Her recipes are smart, simple, and completely delicious, which is why this is one of our top blogs of the year. These Better Than Krispy Kreme Glazed Doughnut Bites are a perfect example of one of her recipes that you just have to try.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Recipe Swagger here!

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Damn Delicious

Chungah's recipes are always the perfect combination of comforting and adventurous. And they are, of course, darn delicious! Her recipe for One Pot Cheesy Hamburger Casserole is always a reader-favorite, and so we're happy that Damn Delicious is another of our top bloggers of 2018.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Damn Delicious here!

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The Amish Cook

Classic and comforting, Amish-style meals are always a favorite at RecipeLion. So we're pleased to include The Amish Cook in our top food blogs of 2018! Our reader-favorite recipe this year was Amish Church Windows candy, but we're sure that you'll find many more recipes to love on The Amish Cook.

Get the recipe here!  Visit The Amish Cook here!

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Or Whatever You Do

With favorites like Instant Pot French Onion Burgers and Buffalo Chicken Dip, it's easy to see why Or Whatever You Do is one of our top food blogs of 2018. Nicole's recipes are always the perfect combination of indulgent, easy to make, and totally crowd pleasing. Our reader-favorite recipe this year was her No Bake Cherry Cheesecake, but you should head on over to see all of the other delicious recipes on her blog.

Get the recipe here!  Visit Or Whatever You Do here!

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Thanks again to all of our top bloggers of 2018! We're looking forward to working with you in the new year, and we can't wait to see what delicious recipes you'll dream up.

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