Best family food blogs

Whether you're after some budget busting recipes, something fun for the kids to cook or a bit of a nosy at what the other parents are cooking, you've come to the right place.

When you're cooking with kids around, you can guarantee one thing - your kitchen won't stay clean for long. Forget about the sticky fingers and get stuck in to our round-up of family food bloggers.

Feeding boys and firefighters

For no nonsense family food

Feeding Boys and a Firefighter

Rustling up meals in minutes, Katie is a mum on a mission to feed her men well (two young boys and a fire fighter husband) without a load of hassle. Along the way she's hoping her sons will learn to share her passion for food and cooking from scratch. They regularly get their hands dirty in the kitchen.

English mum

For quick and easy recipes

English Mum

Mum of two teenage boys, Becky writes about anything from food and travel to family life and practical tips for the home and kitchen. We love her approach to recipe titles, 'roast chicken with a lemon up its bum' is a particular favourite, and there are some great step-by-step cookery guides on her blog too.

Fabulicious Food

For seasonal cooking

Fabulicious Food

Home cook Ren is a big believer in eating round the table as a family and praising her two children for trying new things. Like many mummy bloggers, her emphasis is on quick and easy recipes and she's also keen on seasonality - take a look at her simple and in season section.

My Daddy Cooks

For getting the kids involved

My Daddy Cooks

Daddy Nick and his curly haired son Archie have been regulars on YouTube since 2009 with their fun, family recipes. In fact, their addictively cute video blog has become so popular that they have their own cookbook now. We particularly like watching Archie crack eggs - you never know where they'll end up.

Food Football and a Baby

For something spicy

Food Football and a Baby

Football loving mother of one Michelle grew up in India, moved to the UK and then Canada. When she left her homeland, she craved the tastes of her childhood, so with the help of her Mum, Aunties, Grandmother and the country she happened to be in, she learnt to cook family-friendly Indian food and plenty of other things too.

Crumbs

For putting the fun back

Crumbs

When they became mothers, sisters Claire and Lucy started to find cooking a bit of a chore, so with the help of this blog they started sharing their easy to prepare recipes to make it enjoyable again. If you're in a real hurry, have a look at their time categories - there are some recipes that only take 5 minutes.

Chronicles of a reluctant Housedad

For the house dad's angle

Chronicles of a Reluctant Housedad

When Keith became redundant last year he swapped roles with his wife to become a house husband, and he also became a blogger. His site chronicles his adjustment to being a full-time house dad and includes a recipe 'shed' where he keeps all the tools he needs to feed his kids.

Utterly Scrummy

For cheap eats

Utterly Scrummy

Kiwi Mum of three Michelle likes to keep it simple in the kitchen with easy to find ingredients that won't break the bank or generally your diet either. We did spot some cheeky chocolate brownies on there though.

Working London Mummy

For working mums

Working London Mummy

Nazima is a working mum with an ex-chef for a husband. Her blog is broken down into three sections: baking, diet-friendly recipes and recipes for feeding her little daughter AKA Miss Munchkin.

Jenny Eatwell's Rhubarb & Ginger

For planning ahead

Jenny Eatwell's Rhubarb & Ginger

Queen of organisation Jenny likes to put together a weekly meal planner to make family life go a little more smoothly. Her recipes are homely, simple to prepare and they're kind to the wallet too. When she's not working on her own blog, she also writes for her local paper.

Chocolate brownie image by Feeding Boys and a Firefighter

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