I put up this video yesterday about a few updates and I wanted to talk a little about why I know longer consider myself a food blogger. I honestly don’t think I was a food blogger to begin with, but here we go!
When I first started blogging I really just wanted to document my weight loss journey and meet new people. Before I even started blogging there were a couple of blogs I use to read that made my day. Gracefulfitness was one blog that inspired me to turn savynaturalista, into a creative source for all people to come and learn something new. In the beginning I was fascinated with food photography, food porn, creating and writing about food. It all started with my 30 day smoothie challenge, it was such a hit that I would get emails from readers telling me I should write a recipe book. I thought a recipe book was way out of league, and a food blog was much easier to share my recipes.
I finally decided to go ahead and turn savynaturalista into a food lover’s dream! I created lots of recipes some healthy and some not so healthy, but as I was creating those recipe I honestly felt as if there was no since of community. Most food bloggers work with lots of big brands and have a niche, whether it’s vegan, low fat, baking or sweets they have a specific community they cling too. I felt as I had none of that. I would always ask myself: What did food blogging mean to me? For some odd reason I could never answer the question. Too this day, I can still look at food blogs for hours and never get bored.
My ambitions for savynaturalista to become a food lover’s dream slowly faded away. I guess you can say that’s why my writing slowed down and creating recipes was more of a chore for me! Eventually I finally decided that savynaturalista was more than just a food blog, it’s a community where we can talk about beauty, health issues and fads; make great food and live simple naturally. Now that I have come to that realization, you will be seeing more DIY’s, tips and videos.
I am no longer a food blogger, but a girl who loves to create recipes!