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Free WordPress Themes to Spice up Your Food and Recipes Blogs

A theme is the face of a website. It determines its attractiveness, usability, and capacity based on the kind of content that is to be uploaded on the site. There are lots of theme developers for WordPress and a majority of them develop paid and premium themes.

As a person who is starting up a culinary journey, having a free blog theme can give you an opportunity to test the waters before jumping right in. Below are some of the best food blog themes you can try out at no cost at all. These can help you build a strong online presence even with a shoestring budget.


This is a professionally designed and feature-rich blog theme suitable for lifestyle and food blogs. Most of the features that come free with this theme are usually premium in other themes. Some of these features include a front page banner or slider, multiple blog feed layouts, special display spots to enable you to highlight your important posts, and a custom background image and colors.

The text and image logo option can help you get started immediately even if you do not have a logo or branding of your own. Among the plugins that come integrated with the theme include Mailpoet which is a newsletter plugin and the recent posts widget.

Veggie Lite

This is a perfect theme for a recipe blog, lifestyle blog, fashion blog, and even magazine. It is mobile-friendly and has a modern minimalistic design which gives you an exceptional way to showcase your photos and recipes.

It also has a dedicated spot for showcasing special items such as cooking classes, events, and a blog subscription form. It comes fully integrated with an Instagram widget and also allows image formatting.


This theme doesn’t look free because of its premium-style features. Its split screen design is inspired by modern cookbooks. The emphasis of this theme is on typography and imagery which are captured nicely through its customizable colors and front page slideshow.

The detailed documentation receptor WordPress theme comes with makes it easy to use because you have most of the answers to questions you may have.


This is a clean minimal and free WordPress blog theme. Thanks to its pristine and gorgeous visuals, this theme is ideal for food, travel, or lifestyle blogs. Unlike many free themes, Suevafree is WooCommerce ready and can comfortably work with Contact Form 7 plugin. For a start, this theme gives you a large warm and welcoming slider which can capture the attention of your visitors. The custom headers and custom background make this theme even lovelier.


If you are aspiring for a classic, sleek, and elegant looking website, Canape is the theme to go for. It is refined and clean to suit food-related businesses such as restaurants, and bar and grills. With the OpenTable widget, this theme offers easy online bookings and reservations which can dramatically increase your foot traffic. The homepage template features a welcome page that allows you to showcase your menu items and food-related images.

In addition to the above themes, other free food blog themes include Kouki, Auberge, and Nisarg. All these are expert-designed and give your blog an attractive look. Do you have any free food-related themes you can add? Don’t hesitate to leave your comments below.

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Stuart Clock is a web entrepreneur and he loves to write about tech, gadgets and latest trending news. He explores his words in the article with his tremendous skill. Apart from blogging, he is doing journalism and working hard as an editor in some tech/world news sites. His ambition to be a famous blogger in the web world. Apart from his business he loves to do travelling, playing cricket and snooker is his favourite game.

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  1. Jeffrey Ito

    August 5, 2016 at 5:20 am

    Very cool!

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