Healthy Seasonal Recipes

winter

Find healthy soups and stews and hearty meals for winter cooking. From macaroni and cheese, chili and lasagna to chicken dinners, casseroles and roasted vegetables. Try some of the lightened-up comfort food makeover dinners. This winter collection also includes baked goods such as muffins and quick breads. In the wintertime, these recipes rely on storing crops such as carrots, turnips, potatoes, parsnips, winter squash and cabbage. Plus cold hearty greens such as kale and chard are also great in the coldest part of the year. Find inspiration for cooking all season long!

Latest Recipes in Winter


Apple Bread stacked and a hand taking the top slice off

Apple Cinnamon Bread

Today I have my Apple Bread recipe with Cinnamon and Maple sugar. It is studded with chunks of fresh apple and with the addition of…Read More

Two beef barbacoa tacos on a white plate on top of a linen with a beer, limes and cilantro sprigs.

beef barbacoa

This meltingly tender slow cooker Beef Barbacoa is absolutely delicious wrapped in warm corn tortillas and topped with a perfectly balanced salsa made with corn…Read More

three bowls of Sesame Noodles

sesame noodles

Today’s recipe is a super easy pantry friendly recipe: takeout style sesame noodles made with whole-wheat pasta tossed with rice vinegar, toasted sesame oil and…Read More

Close-up of coleslaw in a bowl from overhead. Garnished with cilantro.

asian coleslaw

I promise this Asian Coleslaw will be your go-to side dish salad this summer. You can whip it up in minutes and the super yummy…Read More

Fruit Salsas in bowls from overhead

fruit salsa

This recipe for Fruit Salsa is a Master Recipe of sorts. Take the basic formula and use any fruit you like! If Pineapple Salsa is…Read More

Thai dressing over a salad with chive blossoms

peanut dressing

You know what would make this week a whole lot better? Making a batch of this easy homemade Peanut Dressing, that’s what! Seriously, this new…Read More

Green smoothie surrounded by ingredients

healthy green smoothie

It’s pretty safe to say that most of you have probably made a smoothie, right? But have you made a Healthy Green Smoothie? Adding dark…Read More

texas caviar in a bowl with a side dish and fritos

texas caviar

This Texas Caviar recipe is the bomb! It’s absolutely bursting with flavor! I made it with black-eyed peas, roasted red and green peppers, scallions and…Read More

pouring stock into jars

chicken stock

Here is the step by step process how to make the best chicken stock at home using chicken bones. I have a complete guide to teach…Read More

dipping fish finger into tartar sauce

fish sticks

Making homemade fish sticks (or fish fingers as they’re sometimes called) in the oven has been on my list of healthy recipe make-overs to develop…Read More

Oatmeal Pancakes with a pitcher or syrup pouring over a stack of pancakes

Oatmeal Pancakes

These Oatmeal Pancakes have been a favorite recipe of mine for way too long! I am so excited to be able to share them here…Read More

Chocolate chip banana bread slices stacked up

chocolate chip banana bread

I have two words for you: Baking Therapy! If you are needing some too, then this healthy Chocolate Chip Banana Bread has been my favorite…Read More

overhead closeup of broccoli in a white bowl with a lemon wedge

easy broccoli with garlic and lemon

This easy Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon is one of my favorite go-to ways to jazz up simple steamed broccoli and my children absolutely love…Read More

a black Dutch Oven filled with Wedding Soup

italian wedding soup

If you are craving a steaming bowl of nourishing comfort right now, then look no further than this Italian Wedding Soup made with extra veggies,…Read More

Whole loaf and cut loaf of bread on parchment paper next to knife

whole wheat bread

This fast and basic recipe for Whole Wheat Bread has a brilliant technique that allows you to get two gorgeous and delicious loaves on the…Read More

a closeup of a spoonful of Brussels sprouts

Simple Brussels Sprouts

Today I have a recipe for Simple Brussels Sprouts steamed and then tossed with garlic butter and olive oil. It’s about as basic (and fast)…Read More

simple roasted parsnips

Today I have a super simple recipe for roasted parsnips with oil, herbs and salt. This technique of cooking parsnips is as easy as can…Read More

Coleslaw overhead in a single bowl with lime wedges and cilantro

Mexican Coleslaw

This five minute Mexican coleslaw recipe is  made with cabbage, cilantro and lime. It’s a super simple (and healthy) side dish to go with Mexican…Read More

White plate with pan fried cod topped with pineapple salsa.

pan fried fish

Is fish on regular rotation in your house? If not, it absolutely should be for many many reasons. This Pan Fried Fish is the perfect…Read More

minestrone soup in a white bowl on a gray background

minestrone soup

I have been so excited to share my Minestrone Soup recipe with you all. It is a fast and healthy version made with zucchini and…Read More

Two white bowls overhead of white chicken chili

White Chicken Chili

Hold onto your spurs, Cowboys and Cowgirls, I have the most magical Creamy White Chicken Chili recipe to share with you today. It is sooo…Read More

Soupe au pistou from overhead in a white bowl on a gray pie plate

soupe au pistou

Rest your eyeballs on the deliciousness that is my Soup Au Pistou recipe! I am obsessed (obsessed I say!) over this simple vegetarian soup recipe…Read More

a close up from 3/4 side angle of a black bowl with beef burgundy

beef burgundy

Here is a slow cooker variation of the classic French recipe for Beef Burgundy (also known as Beef Bourguignon.) It is slowly braised beef, mushrooms and…Read More

A person holding a pan of roasted carrots

roasted carrots

It doesn’t get much easier than this recipe for Roasted Carrots. Simply peel and chop carrots, toss them with oil and seasoning and then roast…Read More