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These Are the 7 Instagram Food Accounts Any Self-Respecting Foodie Needs to Follow

Don't scroll hungry, though!
July 3, 2018
6 mins read

If you are a total foodie and love watching recipe videos, trying new meals or just seeing beautiful plates pop up on your timeline, then you need to follow the accounts in the list below ASAP.

From delicious desserts to healthy options, you will find everything you need for your next event, or even just your average dinner.

1. Tasty (@buzzfeedtasty)

The delicious videos featured are guaranteed to make anyone hungry, mesmerizing viewers as they watch a breakdown of each recipe. From one-pot pastas to spiked sorbet cups, your mouth will be watering after watching just one video.

If you can’t quite keep up with what is going on and require exact measurements, the website has everything you need.


2. Food Insider (@thisisinsiderfood)

Bucket list-worthy food is in no shortage. The videos showcase all different types of food from the United States and around the world and tell you where to find them.

In addition, the account also posts recipes and hacks to help in the kitchen. Some of what you will be dying to try includes rainbow cookie dough, an eight-pound burrito and soap Jell-O shots.

Depending on how experimental you are with food, you might find a few items you would rather not try. Regardless, plenty of articles are available on the website for the less adventurous.


3. Foooodieee (@foooodieee)

The account is run by Tess Gluck, a foodie who loves traveling, and includes both original and featured photos. If you have a food photo that is aesthetically pleasing or absolutely delicious, you might just have the opportunity to be featured.

Gluck’s account is mainly focused on desserts and decadent treats, such as Fruity Pebbles pop tarts and double Nutella Ferrero Rocher donuts. You can check out her blog for more information about delicious food and where to find it.


 4. Pinch of Yum (@pinchofyum)

If you visit the account, you will find beautiful, healthy plates to inspire your next meal. Some featured foods include chipotle cauliflower bowls, short rib ragù and sweet potato noodles with chipotle dressing. You will even find some meatless dishes, such as walnut chorizo tacos.

Don’t worry — even though the page is based around healthier meals, you can still find some dessert ideas to help with your sweet tooth cravings, such as a healthier version of the Almond Joy candy bar. Full recipes are available on the website.


5. Rachel (@rachlmansfield)

If you are looking for healthy yet delicious options, you just found the perfect account to follow. Rachel Mansfield has recipes that cater to a variety of diets, including vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, low sugar and nut-free.

Some of the yummy foods you on her account are vegan chocolate scones, homemade flaxseed bread and paleo chocolate chop banana bread muffins. Mansfield’s website features an entire section dedicated to recipes, so remember to visit after scrolling through her Instagram feed.


6. Lucia (@foodminimallist)

The account provides recipes that are considered easier to prepare and more basic than other recipes you might encounter. Every featured plate is simple yet elegant but still includes plenty of flavor.

Some of the recipes include seared sirloin and cucumber herb salad with fresh lime fish sauce, kimchi fried rice and shrimp tacos with pineapple salsa, homemade pickled onions and avocado. You can visit Lucia Lee’s website and subscribe for updates.


 7. Melissa Stadler (@modern_honey)

Melissa Stadler is an award-winning recipe creator and has been featured on the cover of Food Network Magazine. You will find ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, dessert and even holidays on her page.

A small selection of the delicious-looking recipes featured include homemade fruit popsicles, berry Chantilly cake and bowtie chicken pasta with tomato cream sauce. More recipes are available on Stadler’s website.


Plenty of food-centric Instagram accounts exist, but the seven listed above are undoubtedly some you should be following. After all, can you really have enough food on your feed?

Alexis Rogers, Temple University

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Alexis Rogers

Temple University
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