These winter favorite recipes include all the best soups, salads, entrees, desserts, and more. There are so many choices that everyone will love including those with protein, fruits, nuts, grains, or squash. Some of the best comfort foods are craved and warming when the weather is cold outside. There is something about baking or cooking in the oven when winter arrives to have a home-cooked meal. Many seasonal produce favorites are in these winter ideas such as kale, butternut squash, beets, sweet potatoes, broccoli, apples, pears, cranberries, pomegranate seeds, nuts, and more.
Combine any or some of these winter ingredients for a nutritious, healthy, and delicious meal. These winter recipes offer it all; vegan, vegetarian, paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, protein-packed, or Whole30. They all showcase the best winter has to offer and homecooked cozy meals have never been easier. There are also light winter ideas, try these meals on a budget for some new recipes.
Winter Drinks, Appetizers & Soup Recipe Ideas
Shared here are some tasty cocktails, snacks, appetizers, small bites, and soups. The recipes include wonderful ideas for something comforting or seasonal in winter.
Best Pomegranate Moscow Mule
The best pomegranate Moscow mule recipe is easy, pretty, refreshing, and tastes yummy. A perfect combo of vodka, ginger beer, and juices.
This restaurant-quality low-carb keto cream of mushroom soup is easy to make and simply delicious. The creamy texture with sherry creates a rich velvety mushroom soup that is so much better than any Campbell’s condensed version you can buy.
Broccoli Apple Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing (no mayo)
This healthy broccoli salad with carrots, raisins, apples, and cheese is amazing. The creamy greek yogurt dressing is low-fat and made without mayo. It is tangy, crisp, fresh, and sweet in every bite. It holds up great for potlucks and barbecues. It is even great as a leftover, unlike other salads.
Comfort food in winter is often what we crave for good reason. As the temperatures drop we want to find warmth through food. This often includes baked, sauces, gravies, cheesy, and hearty dishes. You will discover all those types of entree recipes here that are perfect to make all fall and winter long.
Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
This slow cooker Salisbury steak recipe is easy, tasty, and simply the best. The creamy mushroom gravy is so rich and comforts the soul.
Chicken cacciatore is an easy slow cooker recipe that is hearty, tasty, and perfect for a weeknight dinner. This Crockpot cacciatore recipe is so easy and results in a rich tomato sauce packed with vegetables, chicken, and flavor.
This vegan Indian curry recipe is full of zucchini (courgette), chickpeas (garbanzo beans), and potatoes. This coconut milk curry is medium spiced and has a rich savory flavor that is velvety and satisfying.
Instant Pot Italian sausage and peppers is a quick & easy recipe. They are great for sandwiches or as is for the best keto, low-carb, or gluten-free meal. This Instant Pot sausage and pepper recipe is done in one pot and is complete in just 20-minutes.
When the cool weather arrives, it is a great time of year to get that oven going. For that time of year when you want to smell fresh-baked bread or cookies, try one of these recipes. All of them are just the thing to warm up your chilly day.
Homemade rustic Italian bread has a crispy crust and a tender chewy inside.
Nutter Butter bars are an amazing cookie for any peanut butter and jelly lover. This easy recipe is the ultimate PB&J cookie bar with a Nutter Butter base, a sweet strawberry preserves layer, and a crumbled topping.
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Winter Dinner Ideas
These winter favorite recipes include all the best soups, salads, entrees, desserts, and more. These winter recipes offer it all; vegan, vegetarian, paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, protein-packed, or Whole30. They all showcase the best winter has to offer and homecooked cozy meals have never been easier.
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For the perfect turkey or holiday bird, a dry brine is essential. In just 3 days and a few easy steps, you will have the moistest and incredibly juicy bird you have ever had. My recipe to dry brine a turkey is simple, easy, and […]
I'm Angela, a petite mom that loves to cook, eat and explore all things food. I am a former personal chef turned blogger that enjoys family recipes, kids in the kitchen, travel eats, and fun with friends.
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