Following up on our favorite Seattle food blogs profile, we knew we couldn’t ignore Portland. Portland has a thriving food scene and vibrant farmers markets for cooks who are passionate about local produce. However, despite the bounty, coming up with new dinner ideas can be overwhelming. That’s where food blogs come in. They’re a great place to grab recipe ideas and rediscover your passion for cooking.
We’ve gathered a few of our favorite food blogs that bring some Portland flair to the fare. Tell us what you think!
If you’re interested in going grain free, this is a must read blog. Kelly Bejelly is a local Portlander who embraced the paleo lifestyle after she was diagnosed as pre-diabetic. In her quest for better health, she shares great grain-free and vegan recipes, cooking tutorials and paleo recipe round-ups. Check out her Paleo Menu for some quick meal ideas or her How To section for helpful tutorials, like “How to make Paleo Oatmeal.”
Low fat doesn’t have to mean low flavor, and this blog has made believers out of us. Pam is a stay-at-home mom with two children who inspired her to start cooking healthier meals. She focuses on using natural, organic ingredients and recipes that have little or no fat. The result is a blog that offers ideas that are simple, delicious and healthy. For tips on how to keep a well-stocked kitchen, check out what Pam has in her pantry, or take a look at her recipe index for cooking inspiration.
Kimi Harris believes food should nourish the body and soul. She offers simple, healthy recipes that use real ingredients to create filling meals. Understanding that everyone is on a budget, she also offers helpful tips on how to keep food costs down. With recipes ranging from familiar comfort foods like spiced apple muffins to more exotic ideas like buckwheat blini, her mission remains simple – to provide nourishing recipes for real families on a budget. Check out her recipe index for some great frugal food ideas!
There are so many great food blogs in Portland that we just couldn’t share them all. Do you have favorite local blog? Let us know where you find your food inspiration!