Are you planning to start a Food Blog, where you can share your share your recipe? You can start your blog on WordPress cms, it is very powerful cms to start any blog. WordPress provides many food free blogging themes to start your blog. It also provides many food recipe plugins to add recipes to your website.
So whether you are a professional top chef, mom, who cook four meals a day, or even if you have just started cooking the basic meal and anyone who wants to share their experience or grandma’s recipes online you can do it with ease.
WordPress food plugins can greatly enhance the website performance and provide the information in a more arranged way.
So all you have to do is to add the required ingredients and direction through the plugin to complete a recipe.
Here I have mentioned some of the best WordPress plugins for the food blog.
WP Ultimate Recipe
WP Ultimate Recipe allows users to add recipes to posts and pages. You can add a gallery of pictures for each step of the recipe.
It can even arrange a large number of ingredients and lots of directions into small parts, making it easier to add information for the author and also make it easier to understand for the reader.
This plugin makes recipes search engine friendly as the plugin complies with Schema.org requirements.
Its Premium version is also available in the WordPress which is lightweight and has a more intuitive workflow. The design of both the plugin versions is totally responsive and highly versatile in usage.
Demo – https://www.wpultimaterecipe.com/docs/demo/
Download – https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-ultimate-recipe/
Cooked – Recipes for WordPress
Cooked is a powerful tool to manage your recipe in WordPress.
It provides drag & drop recipe builder, you can create your recipes quickly and without limitations or fuss. Add the recipe ingredients, directions, gallery, nutrition facts, cooking times and much more.
You can also add videos to make it easy to understand the recipe for the reader.
Demo – https://demos.boxystudio.com/cooked/
Download – https://wordpress.org/plugins/cooked/
WP Recipe Maker
WP Recipe Maker offers a smooth workflow for creating and publishing your recipe. It allows you to add recipes to any post or page with automatic JSON-LD metadata for your recipes. By adding the metadata to your recipe you can improve your SEO and get more visitors to your website, which is the ultimate goal of blogging.
The reader can give your recipe ratings in the user comments,
add photos to any step of the recipe. This plugin is fully responsive, your recipes will look good on any device display.
Demo – https://bootstrapped.ventures/wp-recipe-maker/documentation/
Download – https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-recipe-maker/
Meal Planner Pro Recipes
Meal Planner Pro Recipe is specially Designed for optimum desktop, tablet, and mobile display. Max SEO – it uses three kinds of schema markup. JSON (Google Recipe View), schema.org (Pinterest), and hRecipe to make your website SEO friendly to get more visitors. You can add images to the plugin to appear with your recipe or in your Google Rich Snippet.
It provides one button click conversion if you are using any other recipe plugin and want to move your recipes to a Meal Planner. This is an easy way to upgrade your plugin without losing your recipes.
Demo – https://www.runningtothekitchen.com/
Download – https://wordpress.org/plugins/meal-planner-pro/
Recipe calculator WordPress plugin comes in handy when you want to cook less or more portions that the default, given in a recipe. Visitors can easily recalculate the ingredients according to the number of portions they want.
If your WordPress theme uses Structured data markup for Recipes, Recipe Calculator comes ready with microdata markup for the following fields from Schema.org: recipe yield, recipe ingredient, and recipe instructions.
Demo – http://helloirena.com/plugins/recipe-calculator-2/
Download – https://wordpress.org/plugins/recipe-calculator/
EasyRecipe makes recipe entry a breeze, with features like cut and paste, auto-conversion of your plain text recipe posts, live custom formatting, Google Recipe View formatting and preview button, automatic ratings, conversion from other recipe plugins like ZipList, RecipeSEO and Recipe Card.
You can enter your post, upload your photos and enter your recipe. EasyRecipe provides the format and allows your visitors to view your recipe in the format YOU create – there’s no CSS editing required.
Demo – http://www.easyrecipeplugin.com/demoplus.php
Download – https://wordpress.org/plugins/easyrecipe/
Zip Recipes can add Links inside your Ingredients and Instructions and other fields. Attach affiliate links or links to related recipes from the Ingredients, Instructions or Summary fields with ease to increase the traffic on your blog.
You can easily add recipe images using Media Library to appear with your recipe.
It provides google AMP support to Accelerate the uploading time for your recipe on Mobile Pages quickly through Google.
Demo – https://www.ziprecipes.net/
Download – https://wordpress.org/plugins/zip-recipes/
Recipes By Simmer Plugin
The Simmer WordPress plugin has a simple UI one can add ingredients, step-by-step direction, sub-headings, structured cooking time, and a lot more with a user-friendly drag and drop interface.
Some of the key features are Front-end recipe printing, Featured thumbnail for each recipe, Create custom recipe card themes & styling, Fully responsive & retina ready etc.
Demo – https://simmerwp.com/examples/?utm_source=simmerwp-website&utm_medium=button&utm_campaign=simmer-pro-examples&utm_content=front-page-top
Dwonload – https://wordpress.org/plugins/simmer/