Warm and Cozy Winter Recipes
Baby, it’s cold outside! While the views of the snow covered mountains and the holiday lights shining throughout town are the parts of winter we love, being cold isn’t at the top of our list.
Our favorite ways to warm up in the chilly temperatures? Curled up with a good book, a fuzzy blanket, and a nice home cooked meal. Here are a few of our favorite winter recipes that are sure to keep you warm this season.
Four Cheese Drunken Pasta Bake
One pan. Four cheeses. Baked pasta. Enough said.
This One Pan Four Cheese Drunken Sun-Dried Tomato and Spinach Pasta Bake from Half Baked Harvest is easy to prep, easy to make, and it’s delicious. Not to mention it’s conveniently made in a pan, so all you have to do is throw the leftovers in the fridge and reheat it the next day… or a few hours later when you’re ready for seconds!
White Chicken Chili
There’s nothing much better than a hot bowl of soup on a cold winter’s night. This White Chicken Chili from Cooking Classy is even better than your classic bowl of chili. Made with beans, tender chicken, and a creamy broth, you’ll be licking every last drop out of the bowl.
Top it with fresh avocado, crunchy tortilla strips, and a little cilantro to really make the flavors pop.
Vegan Pot Pie
Craving something hearty, yet healthy? Look no further than this Vegan Pot Pie from Jessica In The Kitchen. Loaded with vegetables, a thick and creamy sauce, and a flaky pie crust, these pot pies are so tasty you’ll forget they’re good for you!
Apricot Walnut and Brie Stuffed Chicken Breast
Tieghan from Half Baked Harvest has outdone herself again with this Apricot Walnut and Brie Stuffed Chicken Breast with Roasted Potatoes. Everything you never knew you needed, all brought together in one dish. Sweet apricots, savory chicken breast, creamy melted brie cheese, a walnut crunch, and warm, seasoned roasted potatoes. Now that’s comfort food done right!
Chocolate Banana Bundles
Bundle up on the couch with a good movie and these Chocolate Banana Bundles from Taste of Home. The combination of flaky puff pastries wrapped around warm banana slices and drizzled with a rich chocolate sauce is irresistible!
Top it with a dash of sea salt and a scoop of vanilla ice cream if you’re brave enough for a cold twist on this warm and cozy dish.
Of course, there’s still tons to do outdoors during the winter time. Head to the mountains for a ski day, or take a stroll through Pearl Street Mall and enjoy the holiday lights. But, if you’re in the mood for a cozy night in watching the snowfall outside your window and the aroma of spices stewing in the kitchen, these warm winter recipes are a must to set the seasonal mood.