These are the 12 best vegan food blogs to follow! If you are looking for beautiful photography and engaging writing that makes eating vegan look amazingly good, this bunch hits all the marks. These vegan bloggers offer creativity and uniqueness in each piece of content they produce. In this noteworthy group, you’ll find fun appetizers, decadent desserts, and everything in between.
What makes these the best vegan food blogs?
These are my picks for the best vegan food blogs, based on:
- beautiful photography
- clean and inviting website design
- a clearly defined voice and style
- a significant contribution to the vegan food blogging space
If you are just starting to follow vegan blogs, the sheer number of choices may feel overwhelming. If that’s the case, these top vegan bloggers are great ones to follow to start your journey!
In addition to the criteria listed above, these bloggers also:
- transform plant-based ingredients in ways that feel new and exciting
- cook, plate and arrange their food in unique and interesting ways
- write about food in a way that makes me excited about what they are cooking and what they’ll do next
With the new year here, I thought now would be a good time to share my top picks for the best vegan blogs to follow. This list is in no particular order. These bloggers are all equally amazing. I hope you’ll discover something new here or this will remind you to dive back into a blog on the list. If I missed any of your favorite vegan bloggers, please let me know in the comments below!
Post Punk Kitchen: the OG vegan blogger
I grew into a vegan cook and blogger because of Isa Chandra Moskowitz. Her fun approach to cooking and dead-pan sense of humor drew me into cooking and I stayed with it because her recipes were so good. Post Punk Kitchen is a hub for vegan recipes that use accessible ingredients, are packed with fresh produce and make hearty portions that keep you coming back for more.
Most intriguing recipe: Seitan Negimaki
School Night Vegan: Silly personality, serious cook
I first discovered School Night Vegan on instagram. I love Richard Makin’s witty personality and writing, and the recipes he comes up with are so interesting and fun. He veganizes comfort food and does so in a way that is uniquely his own. From mac and cheese to vegan fried chicken, Richard is killing it in the vegan comfort food category.
Most intriguing recipe: Vegan Char Siu Bao
Vegan Yack Attack: Cook extraordinaire and photography goddess
Jackie Sobon of Vegan Yack Attack is a prolific recipe developer and shoots some of the most gorgeous photos I’ve ever seen. Jackie’s recipes combine simple and fresh ingredients to create healthy, flavorful and colorful dishes. Her food feels warm and cozy, and super inviting. Learn more about Jackie here and be sure to follow her instagram for her gardening videos!
Most intriguing recipe: Buffalo Chickpea Nachos
Eat Figs, Not Pigs: Recipes inspired by meat and made with plants
Ashley Hankins grew up in a Filipino household that focused heavily on meat and eggs. Her recipes focus on recreating those textures and flavors she grew up with but use plant-based ingredients. I am drawn to Ashley’s work because I can tell she loves food so much in her beautiful and indulgent creations. I always can’t wait to see what Ashley comes up with next!
Most intriguing recipe: Salt and Pepper Mushrooms
My Goodness Kitchen: Luscious, Rustic and Hearty Food with Gorgeous Photography
I love Amanda Logan’s beautifully designed site that’s easy and fun to navigate. In her recipes, she uses simple and wholesome ingredients to create gorgeous recipes. Amanda has a great talent for elevating and celebrating that simplicity with breathtaking photography and lovely styling.
Most intriguing recipe: Portobello Mushroom Burger with Wasabi Sprouts
The First Mess: Wholesome hearty food using fresh produce with a rustic feel
I’ve been a fan of Laura Wright for a long time. The First Mess Cookbook is one of my favorites and the recipes on her site are stunning, cozy and inviting. Laura has a knack for combining things like lentils, rich and bold sauces, fresh produce and bright garnishes in new ways to create dishes that taste as good as they look.
Most intriguing recipe: Creamy French Lentils with Mushrooms and Kale
Mississippi Vegan: Artistic vegan blogger and southern-style cook
Timothy Pakron of Mississippi Vegan creates beautiful food that reminds me of my southern roots. I grew up in South Carolina and Kentucky, and reading Timothy’s blog takes me back to the food and feelings I remember from the South. I love Timothy’s flair with garnish. The carefully placed herb or pop of color here and there is so simple, artful, inviting and pretty!
Most intriguing recipe: Fried okra
The Full Helping: Wholesome food with a generous side of gorgeous and insightful writing
I love the beautiful and wholesome food on The Full Helping and am drawn to Gena Hamshaw’s writing for its insight and gentle tone. It encourages compassion while her food provides nourishment which is such a supportive approach. Gena’s food is always shot in a bright, light and clean style that makes her food pop and feel totally accessible
Most intriguing recipe: Moroccan-Inspired Sweet Potatoes
Vegan Richa: Prolific recipe developer and inspiring cook
I’ve been following Richa Hingle’s blog for years. Her recipes are simple, foolproof and full of flavor. Richa creates content at an amazing rate. There is always something new to discover and try out. The majority of her recipes are Indian dishes, but she also creates comfort food classics, desserts and pizza. Plus, Richa is a super sweet person and has made cooking fun, easy and flavorful for a very wide and massive audience.
Most intriguing recipe: Vegan Mango Curry Tofu
Nora Cooks: A talented recipe developer and beautiful photographer
Nora’s blog tagline is “Simple, Tasty Affordable Vegan Recipes” and that sums up her body of work very well! Nora covers the basics like vegan butter, decadent desserts like vegan Boston cream pie and comfort food like vegan mushroom stroganoff. Nora has created an impressive archive of recipes, and is a great one to follow!
Most intriguing recipe: Vegan Jalapeno Popper Dip
Seitan is My Motor: Beautiful, Decadent Desserts with Dark and Moody Photography
I’ve been a huge fan of Constanze Reichardt‘s blog for years. I always do a double-take when I look at her creations. Her cakes are mind-blowing and her cookies and candies are so beautiful and perfect. I love that I can learn more about German desserts on her blog, and her writing is warm and funny. Be sure to check out her Baking Tips and Tricks … Constanze knows her stuff!
Most intriguing recipe: Layered Gingerbread Candy (Dominosteine)
HealthyHappyLife: A fun and colorful blog with a holistic approach that encourages and supports balance
I adore Kathy Patalsky and her work. Her colorful photography is instantly recognizable and just feels joyful, fresh and happy. I love that Kathy focuses on the health aspect of food, but also places equal balance on self-compassion and love for animals. I come for the food, but always leave with some extra positivity to take back out into my day.
Most intriguing recipe: Easy Chickpea-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
That’s a wrap! I hope you’ve discovered a new blogger or two new here, or this was a good reminder to jump back into these blogger’s sites. I’m always looking for new vegan bloggers to follow, so let me know some of your favorites in the comments!