Living a healthier life might seem like a tall order — the nutrition, the exercise, the inner happiness! But having some friendly advice at your disposal, whenever and wherever you need it, makes it easier and more fun. With just a click, these awesome blogs filled with tips, tricks, and personal stories will inspire you on your journey to wellness.
Think of this as healthy vegetarian cooking, made simple. Writer Alex is a registered dietitian, and her ingredient shopping tips and cooking videos — check out the one for vegan paella! — are the next best thing to an office visit. Vegetarians or anybody curious about the lifestyle can consider this blog your starter kit for plant-based recipes that range in ingredients and complexity.
Diet adventurers is for people who love their Instant Pot, slow cooker, and Whole30 plan. This blog has recipes for each of these phenomena, plus tips for doing meal prep efficiently. Not only are there tons of dietitian-authored recipes, but you can also opt in for customized meal plans.
For those who get frustrated with the status quo and ideals of what we “should” be, Fit Bottomed Girls offers a refreshing change of pace. The founders, both certified fitness pros, preach confidence and body positivity. They take a thoughtful approach to fitness, instead of quick, lose-fat-in-10-days results. Their roadmap to a healthier life is a combination of nutrition-packed recipes, doable daily workouts, and a good dose of meditation.
Fit Foodie Finds is a wellness blog tailor-made for serial Instagram scrollers. The gorgeous photos of healthy meals are just as exciting as making them. Who knew oats could look so pretty? Healthy living posts primarily focus on recipes, but they also include workouts (booty, legs, you name it), do-it-yourself (DIY) beauty, mental health, and relationships. Style-conscious readers will love it, too, with its gallery after gallery of fashion articles.
Moms looking for that trust-me-I’ve-been-there perspective and healthy ways to take care of their families and themselves will find it on Mommypotamus. This blog is especially full of information for pregnant women and first-time moms, touching on everything from ultrasound safety to birth plans. You’ll also find a wealth of content on motherhood, natural health, clean beauty, and more.
Blogger Toby is a registered dietitian and author who creates content for home cooks looking to up their game with the latest in nutrition and food news, including ingredient recalls and safety tips. Toby helps you see your kitchen in an exciting new way and reignite your love of cuisine and cooking. There’s a heavy focus on creative meal prep, along with more serious articles on things like foods to fight depression.
This blog will resonate with anyone looking for friend-to-friend advice from someone who’s built a career around motivating people — blogger Julie is a personal trainer. She puts on her motivational hat to pen posts ranging in topic from beauty routines she swears by to floor exercises that make you feel the burn. Be sure to check out the recipe index and workout feeds.
For those who want a 360-degree approach to self-care, with advice for betterment in the workplace, home, gym, and on the go, look no further. The Healthy Maven offers recipes for every type of meal under the sun (salads, sides, soups, and more), DIY tips (you’ll learn how to make your own yoga mat spray), and quick workouts. If you like where all this is going, there’s a supplementary podcast run by blogger Davida with guest wellness experts.
Fitful Focus is ideal for skeptics who need a confidence boost. Blogger Nicole made a life change in 2012, losing 10 pounds and finishing her first marathon, and she could be just the cheerleader you need. The name says it all: Get fit, be full, stay focused. If that sounds up your alley, you’ll enjoy the host of vegan and gluten-free recipes, ab workouts, and discount codes to conquer that online shopping list.
Diet-conscious individuals who love a good cheat day will enjoy this blog that shows you how it’s done, with easy 10-minute healthy recipes and some indulgences, like sweet potato donuts. The content is geared toward carb- and fat-burning food choices, along with life tips to keep the metabolism going, like “you need sleep to lose weight.” Many recipes are available in e-book format.
Busy bees that don’t have a lot of spare time but still want to stay on top of fitness and wellness trends will love Nutrition Twins’ approach to info — quick and digestible while hitting on all the buzzy topics. Find exercises you can do while sitting in your office chair, quick detoxes to do at home, and more. There are also articles targeted at the long game, like how to train your taste buds to enjoy healthy foods.
If you dream about having a holistic nutritionist on speed dial, meet blogger Brittany. She has tons of tips for living a balanced life using alternative medicines and vegan ingredients. Brittany shares recipes you won’t find just anywhere (hello, chocolate chia pudding), along with travel stories on exploring wholesome goodness in hidden-gem cities, like Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Charleston, South Carolina.
Becky Stafferton is the health enthusiast behind the Art of Healthy Living, an expert-written blog dedicated to information about diets and fitness, as well as beauty and overall well-being. You can easily navigate this blog based on each of these categories, and you can also find reviews for specific diets, beauty treatments, vacation spots, and more. Check out the recipe section to help you stay on track with your own health goals while giving you a chance to try something new.
Fitness and nutrition are certainly key components to healthy living, but some might argue that green living is just as important. If you’re curious about what a green lifestyle is all about, check out Natural Living Ideas. You will learn how to start your own garden, as well as other topics related to farming, aromatherapy, DIY cleaning products, and much more. If you’re a coffee lover, you can even learn how to recycle used coffee grounds to use in your garden.
Nutrition is at the heart of any healthy lifestyle, but getting started with the “right” eating plan can be overwhelming. Nutrition Stripped can be a good place to start if you’re looking for ways to change your eating habits to ones that are more nutritious and mindful without sacrificing taste. Run by nutritionist McKel Kooienga, readers can learn important information about the importance of nutrition and overall health, while also learning some new (and tasty) recipes. If you want to work with McKel, you can also check out her opportunities for paid memberships as well as one-on-one coaching.
A plant-based diet is far from limiting, and this blog is proof of that. If you’re new to a vegan lifestyle or are looking to experiment with more plant-based meals, consider using the Full Helping as a starting point. This blog is run by Gena Hamshaw, a registered dietitian who has developed numerous recipes and written cookbooks dedicated to the goal of living life to the fullest (and if her Vegan Pantry Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese recipe has made you hungry, you’re not alone!). If you’re curious about working with Gena directly, you can check out her nutritional counseling opportunities.
Any personal trainer will tell you the importance of nutrition in achieving your fitness goals. In a world that increasingly offers fitness “convenience” foods, it can be difficult to get started in the kitchen making your own whole food-based meals. This is where Sally and her blog, the Fit Foodie, can help. You will easily find pre- and post-workout snacks and lean meals, as well as plant-based and low-carb recipes to fit a variety of eating plans. Sally also offers tips on green living and better working conditions to help round out your healthiest life yet.
On this blog, former health coach Brittany Dixon explores three important keys to her healthy life: food, family, and travel. The food section focuses on healthy, yet easy-to-prepare meals, which is perfect for busy parents. You can also find a combination of plant-based and paleo recipes — focus on the plan that works best for you! Interested in learning how Brittany adapts healthy eating to other aspects of her life? Check out the rest of the blog for tips on parenting, homeschooling, travel, and more.
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