Rainbow smoothie bowls, energy balls, spiralized everything: Many of the good-for-you foods we all eat (and Instagram) are the delicious results of wellness bloggers, who take a trend and turn it into a lifestyle (and a business). We asked these pros how to make some of their favorite of-the-moment eats. So put down that turmeric latte and get cooking!
Nom Nom Paleo
The Blog: NomNomPaleo.com
The Blogger: Michelle Tam
Michelle’s accessible approach to the paleo diet (with cartoons!) has made her one of the biggest names in caveman eating. The author of two best-selling cookbooks, she has amassed more than 419,000 Instagram followers and sells various branded products, including a tiny Nom Nom Paleo action figure. "The whole idea behind paleo is that it’s an ancestral approach that prioritizes eating real, whole, nutrient-dense foods instead of hyperprocessed Frankenfoods," she says.
Try her recipe: Ginger-Scallion Chicken
Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo's Ginger-Scallion Chicken
The Blog: DeliciouslyElla.com
The Blogger: Ella Mills
This London-based entrepreneur started eating a plant-based diet (and blogging about it) to help manage a chronic illness. Today her full-fledged brand includes books, an all-day café in London, and a line of packaged energy balls sold in the U.K.
Try her recipe: Pistachio & Orange Truffle Bites
Recipe: Deliciously Ella's Pistachio & Orange Truffle Bites
The Blog: 101 Cookbooks
The Blogger: Heidi Swanson
This OG vegetarian blogger launched her site as a way to stop herself from buying cookbooks. Heidi’s theory: Once you have 100 cookbooks, it’s time to make something already. More than 700 online recipes later, she’s still going strong. A best-selling author, she's written three cookbooks herself (Only 98 more to go?!)
Try her recipe: Spicy Tahini Noodles with Asparagus
Recipe: 101 Cookbooks' Spicy Tahini Noodles with Asparagus
Sweet Potato Soul
The Blog: SweetPotatoSoul.com
The Blogger: Jenné Claiborne
Vegan chef, blogger, and YouTuber (with nearly 300,000 subscribers), Jenné can now add author to her impressive résumé. Her first cookbook was published in February.
Try her recipe: Sweet Potato & Arugula Salad with Farro & Lentils
Recipe: Sweet Potato Soul's Sweet Potato & Arugula Salad with Farro & Lentils
Oh She Glows
The Blog: OhSheGlows.com
The Blogger: Angela Liddon
Angela struggled with an eating disorder before embracing the plant-based diet that helps her and her million-plus fans glow from the inside out. She took her recipes to the small screen with her Oh She Glows app, which lets users do a customized recipe search by dish type, season, or keyword.
Try her recipe: Tropical Glow Smoothie Bowl
Recipe: Try Angela's Tropical Glow Smoothie Bowl
The Blog: Inspiralized.com
The Blogger: Ali Maffucci
Ali’s mom made zoodles for her one evening in 2013, and the rest is spiralized history. Since then, Ali has noodled around with everything from radishes to rutabagas—and documented it to 188,000 Instagram followers. Her newest book, Inspiralized & Beyond, brings chopped, riced, and mashed veggies into the mix.
Quinoa & Sausage with Broccoli Noodles
Recipe: Try Ali’s Quinoa & Sausage with Broccoli Noodles