When it gets cold outside, we often find ourselves looking for something warm to eat. And it's no surprise! Warm, tasty food is the best way to beat the winter chill. Good news, these foods can be both comforting and healthy. With some simple and quick recipes, we can have meals that make us feel good and are good for us too!
Our winter recipes are just what you need. They have lots of good things like herbs and spices for great taste, and beans, lentils, and whole grains to keep us full and healthy. And guess what? They are so yummy that everyone in the family will love them, even the kids! So, let's make our winter warmer and happier with these great, healthy recipes.
Table of Content
- Spiced Apple and Tricolour Quinoa Porridge Recipe
- Chocolate & Oat Banana Bread Recipe
- Roasted Miso Veggies Recipe
- Roasted Pumpkin Soup Recipe
- Black Beluga Lentil, Sweet Potato, and Coconut Stew Recipe
- Slow Cooker Indian Beef Curry Recipe
- Spaghetti Bolognese with Hidden Lentils Recipe
- Sticky Date and Banana Puddings Recipe
- Caramelised Chai Recipe
- Turmeric Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
- Slow Cooker Taco Soup Recipe
- Vegetarian Chickpea Tagine Recipe
- Red Lentil & Pumpkin Dhal Recipe
- Gentle on the Tummy Congee Recipe
- Quinoa, Amaranth, Tomato & Bell Pepper Soup Recipe
- Power of Pure Ingredients
Spiced Apple and Tricolour Quinoa Porridge
No more boring oatmeal! Say hello to this protein-filled Apple and Quinoa Porridge with a spicy kick! It's the perfect sweet and nutritious way to start your winter days. Made with quinoa and the natural sweetness of apples, spiced up with some warming spices, it's the breakfast you didn't know you needed!
Chocolate & Oat Banana Bread
Our Chocolate and Oat Banana Bread is a true multitasker! Have it for breakfast or munch on it during your afternoon snack time. Bursting with chocolate goodness, the nutrition of oats, and the moist delight of bananas, every slice becomes a flavour party when toasted and topped with a dollop of butter.
Roasted Miso Veggies
Give your usual Sunday roast a twist with our Miso-Roasted Veggies. This Asian-flavoured dish is a fun twist on your normal roasted veggies. The miso glaze adds a savoury depth to the hearty veggies, making it a meal you'll want more of.
Roasted Pumpkin Soup
Who can resist a classic like Roasted Pumpkin Soup on a cold winter night? Its creamy pumpkin goodness and a mix of warming spices create a bowl of soup that's not just a starter, but a warm hug!
Black Beluga Lentil, Sweet Potato, and Coconut Stew
Our Black Beluga Lentil Stew is a comforting blend of hearty lentils, sweet potatoes, and creamy coconut milk. The natural sweetness of the sweet potatoes complements the earthy lentils while the coconut milk brings a luscious creaminess. Best enjoyed with a heap of rice, quinoa, buckwheat, or a thick slice of freshly baked sourdough bread!
Slow Cooker Indian Beef Curry
A gem from the world of Indian food, our Slow-Cooked Indian Beef Curry is an easy-peasy, super tasty dish. It's budget-friendly, loaded with spices, and slow-cooked till it's just right. Great for cold nights, and the leftovers make a fabulous lunch for the next day too!
Spaghetti Bolognese with Hidden Lentils
We've given a classic dish of a healthy makeover with our Spaghetti Bolognese with Hidden Lentils! The lentils add a nutritional boost and even improve the texture of the sauce, so your kids stay healthy and don't even notice.
Sticky Date and Banana Puddings
Got a sweet tooth? Try our Sticky Date and Banana Puddings. The natural sweetness of dates and bananas, when baked and topped with dairy-free coconut caramel sauce, makes for an irresistible dessert that's a must-have in winter.
Add a warm twist to your winter mornings with our Caramel Chai Delight. It's a sweet and comforting break from your morning coffee. With its caramel flavour and aroma, it'll be your new favourite winter drink in no time!
Turmeric Chicken Noodle Soup
This Chicken Noodle Soup isn't just any soup; it's a powerhouse of good health. Infused with immune-boosting turmeric and filled with chicken and noodles, it helps your digestion, strengthens your immune system, and is absolutely perfect for flu season.
Slow Cooker Taco Soup
Get a taste of Mexico during the chilly months with our Slow Cooker Taco Soup. This dish brings all the flavours of your favourite taco to a warm, hearty soup. Loaded with nutritious ingredients, it's a flavour-packed dish that's sure to become a family favourite.
Vegetarian Chickpea Tagine
This Vegetarian Chickpea Tagine is a vibrant, nutrient-rich meal loaded with colourful veggies, protein-rich chickpeas and a mixture of Moroccan spices. It's not only delicious but also quite filling and comforting. An ideal dish to batch cook, you can easily freeze and store the leftovers for those nights when you need a quick, satisfying meal.
Red Lentil & Pumpkin Dhal
Bring a burst of flavour to your dinner table with our Red Lentil & Pumpkin Dhal. This no-fuss recipe is quick and easy to make, perfect for a mid-week meal when you're short on time but still want something nutritious and hearty. Packed full of protein, fibre and flavour, it's a healthy and delicious meal that will keep you feeling full and satisfied.
This Tummy-friendly Congee is a soothing dish made with wholesome ingredients. It's best cooked with homemade stock or a high-quality organic premade one. This dish is not just gentle on your tummy but also nourishing, offering comforting warmth that's perfect for winter nights.
Quinoa, Amaranth, Tomato & Bell Pepper Soup
Here's our final star, straight from Catherine Saxelby's 'Ancient Grains'. This soup is easy to make, packed with quinoa and amaranth for a wholesome low GI meal. Roasted tomatoes and bell peppers add a smoky touch. Perfect for ending a cold day on a warm, happy note!
And there you have it - some of our favourite winter recipes to keep you toasty. Each one is an opportunity to create, to enjoy, and to share. Now, the secret to truly memorable food lies not just in the recipe but in the ingredients used. At Honest to Goodness, we're passionate about providing ingredients that are pure, natural, and truly nourishing. As you experiment with these recipes or create your own this winter, remember, what goes into your food matters. So, as you explore these recipes and create your own, consider incorporating some natural goodness. After all, good food starts with good ingredients. Stay warm and keep cooking delightful meals!