Introducing the Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Blog

beginners guide to starting a blog

I wrote the Beginner’s  Guide to Starting a Blog to answer the questions I get  about how to start a wellness / healthy food / fitness blog.

The guide is a short summary of the steps you have to take to start a  blog. I also share with you my favorite blogging / internet marketing resources that can help you save time and money.

And the best part:  it’s free and available to everybody here on the blog!

To simplify the process of starting a blog, I broke it down into 16 steps:

1. Choosing a Hosting Platform – Blogger, WordPress.com or Self-Hosted?
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Oven Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Oven Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

I am going to make a confession now. This is serious business, you guys, and it is very hard for me to admit. But I am going to do it anyways. So, here it goes: I’ve been addicted to cauliflower since I was 5 years old. I am totally serious here. No jokes. I am… 

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Savory Carrot Muffins

savory carrot muffins

This summer hasn’t been super hot and maybe it’s a good thing because I can experiment with baking. So, lately, I’ve been on a mission to make savory muffins. I tried a few different recipes to compare and see which one I like best. I can’t say that my previous attempts failed. It’s just I… 

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Intoducing ZipList Recipe Box and Shopping List

ZipList

Eating healthy starts with planning. You have to decide what you are going to cook and have a shopping list ready before you head to a grocery store. If you go shopping without a plan, you are more likely to spend more money and buy unhealthy processed foods like frozen dinners. Organizing recipes and writing… 

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Mediterranean Tomato Salad

Mediterranean Tomato Salad

I first tried this salad at a small restaurant when I was living in Vienna, Austria. I don’t remember if the restaurant was Italian or Greek that’s why I call this salad Mediterranean. It has olives, so it must be from there, right? I also tried a similar salad here in Toronto at an Italian… 

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Easy Tuna Chili Recipe

Tuna Fish Chili

It happens to all of us. Some days you just don’t have the time to go grocery shopping and you have no idea what to make for dinner. This is how this recipe came about. I had to make something to eat using the items I had in my fridge and the pantry. What could… 

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Tan – Armenian Yogurt Drink

Tan - Armenian Yogurt Drink

I don’t know if I’ve ever told you that my husband is from Armenia. (It’s a small country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia, located between Western Asia and Eastern Europe.) So, it was just a matter of time until an Armenian recipe would make it to the blog. It’s really hot in Armenia… 

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Goat Cheese and Mushroom Crostini

Goat Cheese and Mushroom Crostini

When I was writing my low glycemic cookbook I had so much fun developing appetizer recipes that one day we ended up with 5 appetizers and nothing for dinner And then I realized that I don’t have a single appetizer recipe on the blog. How did that happen? So last week, I had some mushrooms… 

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Kale Salad with Warm Mushrooms and Ginger Dressing

Kale Salad with Mushrooms

Kale. What can I say? It’s just perfect. It’s healthy, inexpensive, keeps well in the fridge, and is easy to prepare. And it’s in season right now. Did you know that in addition to all the wonderful nutrients kale is also an awesome source of calcium. Apparently, the calcium in kale is better absorbed by… 

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