our favorite foodies to follow on instagram
What might be the most commonly asked question in America? “What should we have for dinner?” Deciding what to put on the table every night can be a struggle, especially when you had pasta last night and chicken with veggies the night before that. Something many people don’t realize is that food inspiration is waiting for you in your back pocket, literally. Instagram accounts dedicated to food and nutrition have exploded in the past few years, especially during the COVID 19 pandemic. Stay inspired in your kitchen with tips and tricks from some of these great Insta chefs.
Kevin Curry, of @fitmencook, is not only a great human, but a great human who makes fantastic food. Kevin has easy to follow recipes, live cooking sessions on his Youtube Channel, his own line of spices and wellness teas, as well as a travel blog to keep you and your kitchen inspired. His account focuses on ways to live healthier and happier! Looking for a healthy but delicious lunch? Check out his recipe for a pineapple salmon bowl that’s easy to make and exploding with flavor.
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One glance at Tieghan Gerard’s food account, @halfbakedharvest will make you instantly understand why she has 3.1 million followers. This account is filled with hearty recipes that bring families together. This account will remind you how special a home cooked meal can be and create opportunities for memories to be made at the family table.
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Not only does Nik Sharma, of @abrowntable, provide stunning food photography, but recipes filled with colorful ingredients that are packed with flavor. His background in molecular biology assists in his cooking skills and recipe building. His cookbook, The Flavor Equation has been named “The Best Cookbook of 2020” by the Washington Post, CNN, Amazon, Martha Stewart, and more.
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Jake Cohen makes delicious meals that can serve one or two people, or the whole family. Jake brings his Jewish Heritage to light in so many of his recipes on @jakecohen and gives people the opportunity to try rooted in Jewish Tradition. In addition to this, Jake features a variety of pastas, plant based meals, and baked goods that are equally delicious and wholesome.
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For classic California cooking, @whatsgabycookin is the page to seek out. This Cali girl has three cookbooks and makes wholesome meals with “no frills” that you can go back to time and time again. For reviews on her latest meals check out her husband’s page, @whatsthomaseating, to hear what this official taste tester has to say about Gaby’s dishes.
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Derek Campanile is an IT professional by day, a home chef by night and a dad at every hour in between. Derek shares delicious recipes that are guaranteed to shake up your family’s dinner routine. With recipes that even the pickiest of kids will love, @dadwithapan will be a great addition to your kitchen.
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Deb Perelman of @smittenkitchen
Let’s face it, when you have a long day at work, kids to pick up from school, and a house to take care of, getting a nutritious meal on the table is the last thing you want to be worrying about. @smittenkitchen provides everyday food inspiration that’s simple and easy for those weeknights that turn into nightmares. There’s also recipes that are more advanced for the days you have time to really “chef it up.”
Justin Chapple of @justinchapple
Culinary director-at-large of Food and Wine, Justin Chapple’s account, @justinchapple, is filled with delicious recipes and inspiration that will turn you from fast-food to foodie in seconds. This account is filled with a variety of dishes so you’ll always have ideas to pull from any day of the week.