Hungry? Log on to meet the rising-star recipe creators. Once upon a time, cookbooks ruled the kitchen, but now bloggers are the go-to source for new delicious delicacies. With your computer, phone, or tablet, you can connect with food blogs that focus on all types of cuisines and diet plans.
Here are a few food bloggers over 50 that you should know:
- The Palatable Pastime: Sue Lau has been whipping up new dishes and recipes for over four decades. According to her website, she specializes in various ethnic and regional cuisines, including Southern and Amish cooking. Don’t miss features like her #MuffinMondays, where she puts a new twist on the breakfast staple, or her posts about recipes with in-season produce, such as marinated black bean and tomato salad. With ideas for entrees, sides, desserts, beverages, and even pantry staples, her blog is a trove of ideas.
- The Sporting Chef: Scott Leysath is an avid outdoorsman with expert knowledge in preparing wild game. His website offers a plethora of recipes for dishes featuring both big and small game, waterfowl, and fish. You’ll also find step-by-step instructions for making sides and appetizers, plus delicious sauces. If you’ve got a source for fresh fish or dressed game, this blog will help you move beyond your typical proteins and make your meals more adventurous.
- Straight Up Food: Perfect for vegetarian or vegan seniors, Cathy Fisher’s blog celebrates plant-based eating. Her blog runs the gamut, from breakfast and dessert recipes to salads, entrees, and even traditional holiday favorites made vegan style. Beyond just recipes, Cathy is a culinary instructor offering an array of kitchen tips, meal planning templates and healthy living resources.
- Lidia Bastinich: Lidia is a restaurateur, TV show host, and cookbook author, but her website acts as a value-added blog. Its recipe section is a great resource for all kinds of Italian-themed soups, sandwiches, pizza, pasta, sauces and more. Her ideas might make you think outside the box with common ingredients prepared in new ways, such as her asparagus, onion and egg sandwich or spaghetti with roasted garlic pesto. Sign up for her free newsletter to keep the tips coming.
- Rebecca Katz: Chef Rebecca is a professional chef, artist, and cookbook author who specializes in cancer-fighting foods and an overall nutritious diet. While her whole website is chock full of food-related information, her blog post—Cooking for One—Is rich with recommendations and ethnically diverse recipes for one or two people.
Delicious Dining Options at the Terraces of Boise
Of course, if you don’t feel like cooking, the Terraces of Boise’s flexible MyChoice program lets residents choose from a selection of delicious and healthy meal options prepared by our own in-house culinary team.
Discover how the Terraces of Boise takes the guesswork out of healthy dining when you reach out to us today to schedule a tour.