Blogging Resources: The First Site Guide

I’m excited to share another blogging resource with you!  The First Site Guide actually reached out to ME, as a beginner food blogger, to let me know about their new FREE online guide to starting a food blog.  The website ( actually offers free online resources for a variety of types of blogs and other websites.  They promote the WordPress web-hosting service but they assured me that they do NOT have any financial connection with WordPress – they just believe it’s the best platform for bloggers starting out (and I have to agree, since here I am publishing my blog on WordPress!).

I’m delighted that The First Site Guide featured me in an interview in their Helpful Articles and Interviews section – check out The Golden Graham Girl Blog by Lauren Graham to see my name in lights!

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How to Start a Food Blog | Step by Step Guide and Useful Resources




Whole Wheat Banana-Walnut Muffins with Dark Chocolate Chunks (Dairy-free option, Refined sugar-free)

Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Chocolate Chunk MuffinThese scrumptious, moist muffins start with a better-for-you banana bread base featuring whole wheat flour, unrefined sugar and “super-fat” coconut oil and then add in chopped walnuts and decadent dark chocolate.  The whole wheat flour gives them just a little bit more texture and the walnuts and coconut oil mean that they are unbelievably moist and packed with a generous serving of healthy fats to give you lasting energy and satisfaction.  Sweet bananas counter with the sophistication of not-so-sweet dark chocolate chunks – just enough for a taste in each bite.

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