Dinner wouldn’t be nearly as fun without these culinary pioneers to blaze the trail. This year’s list of food blogging mamas, curated with the help of our esteemed panel, includes both internet superstars and virtual unknowns, amateurs and James Beard Award-winning chefs. Some will make you laugh, some will make you cry, but all will make you hungry for more innovative meal ideas. You’ll find no shortage of healthy recipes, genius cooking shortcuts, or quick dinners for those nights when you’re just too tired to spend hours in the kitchen. Our hats are off to these top chefs who work hard to make mealtime memorable — and easy — for busy parents everywhere.— Chris Couchsee the full list »
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90. Elana’s Pantry
Who: Elana Amsterdam, a mother of two based in Boulder, Colorado
Why we love this blog: Gluten and grains have no place on this blog, but just about everything else does. Specializing in “gluten-free food that taste[s] like regular food,” Amsterdam’s blog and her cookbooks focus on finding the right ingredient substitutes so those who live gluten-free can still enjoy the foods they already love. Elana also specializes in other types of dietary restrictions. Whether you’re going dairy-, egg-, nut-, or agave-free, you can still find tantalizing main dishes and dessert ideas.