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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Who: Lisa Thiele, a mother of one son living in Seattle
Why we love this blog: A newcomer to our list, Thiele earns her spot here thanks to her extensive list of gluten-free recipes. (Here are 50 just to get you started.) Thiele’s blog is solid proof that you don’t have to give up the foods you love because of gluten sensitivity or intolerance. With Style and Grace is packed with dishes that would typically be off-limits, like almond butter and banana quesadillas, cornbread muffins or cherry chocolate chip cupcakes. There are even recipes to cover those who are watching their waistlines; Thiele offers a wide selection of dairy-free and healthy recipes to keep you powering through the day.