5 quick and cozy winter recipes your family will love

Most people assume that winter recipes, which are usually heartier, require a lot more time, effort, & ingredients in the kitchen. We're here to prove that theory wrong with 5 quick, delicious, easy, & cozy winter recipes. From soups to risotto, pizza to pot pie these 5 recipes are your new go-to's for however long this miserably cold weather lasts...

Healthy Tomato Cream Soup Recipe

TOMATO CREAM SOUP WITH GRILLED CHEESE CROUTONS

Aside from these mini grilled cheese croutons being absolutely adorable, they taste beyond perfect! This super simple recipe takes only 20 minutes to make & is the perfect lunch or dinner treat. While it makes enough for two we have a feeling once you taste it you won't be sharing with anyone...

The Soupman Lobster Bisque Risotto

LOBSTER BISQUE RISOTTO

This Lobster Bisque Risotto recipe is everything you want in a winter meal: delicious, hearty, flavorful, & easy to make. With just 4 ingredients & 30 minutes of your time you can whip up what taste like a gourmet meal. Easily one of our favorite recipes to date, this bisque is made with the infamous Soupman Lobster Bisque as seen in Seinfeld!

Healthy Carbonara Pasta

CARBONARA SQUASH PASTA

Looking for a healthier recipe that still feels like comfort food? This carbonara squash pasta is low carb, packed with nutrients, & still tastes exactly like your classic Italian dish. In just 5 simple steps you can make this recipe that tastes just as good as it looks.

Lauren Conrad's Pie Recipe

SKINNY CHICKEN POT PIE

This chicken pot pie is anything but a boring winter dish. Served with pie crust just on top, it's a lighter alternative than your typical calorie packed meal. This recipe is loaded with nutrients, serves about 4-6 people, & might be one of the most Instagrammable dishes of all time.

Mac And Cheese Pizza

MAC & CHEESE PIZZA

Although it's anything but healthy, this mac & cheese pizza is out of this world tasty. Basically you take your two favorite carbs & just combine them into one dish. Hey, it's sweater season so enjoy it while ya can!

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"The spiced eggplant caponata pasta with sweet golden raisins and fresh parsley is the perfect simple weeknight meal to serve hungry friends, even if there’s no jug wine involved." - Feed Me Phoebe

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Heirloom Tomato Guajillo Pasta with Tuna

"The list of ingredients are interesting but so very easy to pull off and as long as you stock dried guajillo chiles in your cupboard and grow heirloom tomatoes and Italian parsley in your backyard. " - Hola Jalapeno

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Whole Grain Pasta with Broccoli and Chicken Sausage

"This flavorful pasta dish is a perfect compromise: soul-satisfying in the way that a big bowl of pasta should be, but packed with healthier ingredients in the form of whole grain penne pasta, lots of garlic, and dark green, broccoli florets." - Fork Knife Swoon 

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Pumpkin Ale Mac and Cheese Pretzel Breadcrumbs

"You end up with pumpkin ale mac and cheese with pretzel breadcrumbs. Aka, the best macaroni and cheese I have had in a long time." - The Whole Bite

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King Oyster Mushroom Scallops

"I bow in your general direction King Oyster Mushrooms. Your talent and ability to taste like scallops should be enough to enlist you onto Star Search." - Fork and Beans

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Baked Triple Mushroom and Kale Pasta

"The combo of the three different mushrooms as well as the use of both fresh and dried shiitakes is what gives this dish extra depth. Each bite is unique and exciting, filled with wonderful textures and flavors." - Fix Feast Flair

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