18 Sites Looking For Food Posts (That Are Not Your Typical Recipe Blogs)

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18 Sites Looking For Food Posts That Are Not Your Typical Recipe Sites - We've put together a list of sites that accept food-related submissions, focused on those that you may not have thought about because they are not among the major food sites out there.

Do you write recipe or food-related posts exclusively, frequently, or even once in a while?  We’ve put together a list of sites that accept food-related submissions, focusing on those that you may not have thought about, because they feature other content in addition to food.  These sites have unique audiences and may gain you some great exposure beyond the readers you are already playing to on the food-only sites.  These are also great places to test the waters with some food posts if you are new to writing this type of content.

18 Sites Looking For Food Posts That Are Not Your Typical Recipe Sites - We've put together a list of sites that accept food-related submissions, focused on those that you may not have thought about because they are not among the major food sites out there.

Babble – This site from Disney, is often thought of first and foremost as a parenting site, their food section is alive and well, and offers great exposure to their more than 800,000 Facebook as well as other followers.  Categories include Breakfast, Dinner, Easy Recipes, Healthy Eating, Lunch and Snacks & Desserts.

> Submission Guidelines

Babble - Food Section

Better After 50   Publishing midlife essays, food isn’t always top of mind when you think of this website, however, the Foodie Corner section of this thriving site is a hot ticket for those looking to find and share recipes.

Submit Your Recipe

Beyond Your Blog Podcast 012: Felice Shapiro and Ronna Benjamin, Better After 50

Better After 50 - Foodie Corner

Bonbon Break –  This website is arranged in a room concept, and The Kitchen is a great place to submit your recipes and kitchen tips.

Submission Guidelines

Beyond Your Blog Podcast 001:  Val Curtis – Editor-in-Chief of BonBon Break

BonBon Break’s Kitchen Editor Shares Tons Of Tips For Food Bloggers

BonBon Break - Kitchen

Ella and Annie Magazine – Focusing on parties and crafts as well as food and “whimsical style”, this blog and print magazine publishes the most Pinterest-worthy recipes and food ideas.

Submission Form

Ella & Annie Blog

elephant journal – This site covers topics such as yoga, organics, sustainability, conscious consumerism, enlightened education, the contemplative arts, adventure, bicycling, family etc.  In the Food section, you will find everything from organic and local food posts, to vegan, healthy recipes and more.

Contribute Link/Submission Guidelines

Submission Form

elephant journal - Food

FamilyCorner.com –  Filled with all sorts of family friendly info (crafts, activities, parenting advice, etc.), the Food section of FamilyCorner.com is family friendly as well with posts like “Kid-Friendly Spaghetti And Meatballs” and “Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops”.

Submission Guidelines

Family Corner - Food

Hello Giggles – Founded by actress/musician Zooey Deschanel, and others, HelloGiggles.com caters to smart, independent and creative females.  It’s Food section covers everything from recipes to holiday traditions, Girl Scout cookies, weird suggestions for leftovers and more.

> Contributor Info

Hello Giggles - Food

Hintmama – Sharing hints to make parenting easier, cheaper, and a bit more humorous, the Mealtime section on this site offers parenting tips relates to food and mealtimes such as juice box hacks and online grocery shopping tips.


Hintmama - Mealtime

The Huffington Post – One of the many sections covered in-depth on The Huffington Post is Taste, where you’ll find recipes, as well as information on entertaining, healthy eating, restaurants, regional foods, chefs and more.  Food for Thought is a more news-oriented sub-section, and Taste Test has lots of fun comparison articles.

Submission Form (blog pitch)

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Huffington Post - Taste

Menuism Blog –  While this site is all about food, it definitely isn’t your typical recipe site.  The Menuism Blog is all about foodie education including beverage guides, exploring cuisines, gourmet foods, dining out, entertaining, and even city guides.

Write For Us

Beyond Your Blog Podcast 018: Kim Kohatsu – Managing Editor, Menuism Blog

Menuism Blog

Midlife Boulevard – Midlife Boulevard  focuses on the lives of women over 40 and loves your previously published content!  A subsection under Style, Food includes titles like “Mashed Potato and Meatloaf Cupcakes Made Skinny as well as posts like a menopause Thanksgiving recipe including instructions likeDo not pre-heat the oven – you are already too hot” and ingredients like “1 cup of it’s ok to not be perfect”.

Contributor Information Form

> Beyond Your Blog Podcast 038: Sharon Greenthal – Editor-In-Chief, Midlife Boulevard

Midlife Boulevard - Food

Mom Babble – In addition to heart-felt personal essays and humorous commentaries on parent life, Mom Babble offers recipes that are good for the whole family. [Mom Babble No Longer Accepting Recipe Submissions As Of August 2015]


Mom Babble - Food

Moms Magazine – This site is a community of parenting experts and moms providing advice and sharing real-life experiences to help you with parenthood.  In addition to recipes, they serve up lots of parenting-related food articles like “A Mother’s Quest for Healthy Food With Picky Eaters”, and “Your Baby Has A Food Allergy, Now What?”

Submission Guidelines

Moms Magazine

MyBrownBaby – MyBrownBaby writers lift the voices of moms and dads of color looking for the 411/advice/a high-five on everything from pregnancy and child rearing to sex and relationships”.  The Table section of this website is loaded with delicious recipes and food-related posts like “Kale, Sausage, and Potato Soup” and “Great Ways To Eat Smart Fast Food With Children”.

Write for MyBrownBaby

My Brown Baby - Table

Our Family World – This site addresses family needs such as Fertility & Pregnancy news, Child Wellness (Bullying & Childhood obesity),  Money tips, &Travel.  There is also a section for easy healthy recipes.

Share Your Stories

Writer’s Guidelines

Submission Form

Our Family World - Easy Recipes

Untrained Housewife – “To help in the renaissance of intentional and self-sufficient living by allowing a community of reskilling in the lost arts!”.  This site includes a Cooking section that covers meal plans, preserving and storing, as well as recipes,  There is also a Garden section that covers fruits, vegetables and herbs.

Write For Us

The Untrained Housewife - Cooking

voiceBoks – voiceBoks is an informational site for all things parenthood and covers categories of: Parenthood, Kids, Education, Family, Home Wellness and more. Their Food section is broken into lots of subcategories like Kids Meals, Noodles, Soups etc.

Get Your Post Published

voiceboks - Food

What The Flicka? – This site caters to women and is loaded with content, including life, children, family, beauty, fashion, books, and more,  The Food section is not to be missed, with areas covering Alternative Eating, Li’l Picky Eaters, Hump Day Cocktails and more.

Submission Form

What The Flicka? - Food

About the Author

Susan Maccarelli

Susan Maccarelli is the creator of Beyond Your Blog, a site helping bloggers successfully submit their writing for publishing opportunities beyond their personal blogs. She also offers online training and consulting to new bloggers looking for direction on submitting their writing for publication. Susan has interviewed dozens of editors from publications like The New York Times, Huffington Post, Brain, Child, Chicken Soup For The Soul, The Washington Post, and speaks at many respected writing and blogging conferences.