Easy & Delicious Winter Recipes

When it's cold outside, soups, casseroles, stews and bakes are the way to go. These hot and delicious meals are perfect for those chilly winter nights.
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Moroccan-Spiced Pot Roast With Leeks & Winter Squash

Slow cooker pot roast recipe

Slow cooker pot roast recipe

A slow-and-low cooking method ensures this extra-lean roast cooks up tender and moist, while a mix of exotic spices imparts a satisfying flavor profile.

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Parmesan-Crusted Winter Cabbage Pilaf

Cabbage pilaf recipe

Cabbage pilaf recipe

Serve our seasonal, veggie-packed Clean Eating recipe for rice and lentil pilaf family-style, or pack it into personal ramekins so everyone can dig into their very own oven-baked dish.

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Roasted Winter Squash Bento Box

Roasted Winter Squash Bento Salad recipe

Roasted Winter Squash Bento Salad recipe

This salad is a perfect take-to-go meal this time of year. Top off your bento box salad with a side of nuts, seeds, fermented pickles or fresh fruit. If you can't find kabocha in your area, try using butternut squash (halved and peeled) instead.

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Moroccan Chicken & Vegetable Soup with Chickpea Croutons

Moroccan Chicken and Vegetable Soup with Chickpea Croutons

Moroccan Chicken and Vegetable Soup with Chickpea Croutons

Seasoned roasted chickpeas adorn this soup that’s brimming with hearty vegetables and warming spices.

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Mexican Spice Chile Soup

Mexican Spice Chile Soup

Mexican Spice Chile Soup

Cooking with chiles is a skill that Mexican cooks have honed into an art form over centuries. This bowl with soul contains beans and corn, two staples of south-of-the-border recipes, but also keeps things light and fresh with cubed avocado and thinly sliced radishes.

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Hearty Chicken Salad with Pomegranate

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Main-course salads tend to be relegated to summertime fare, but this satisfying winter supper salad is chock-full of nutrient-rich seasonal fruit and tender chicken to add flavor and filling fiber.

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Rosemary Chicken & Potato Salad With Sweet Lemon Vinaigrette

Rosemary Chicken & Potato Salad with Sweet Lemon Vinaigrette

We've taken the traditional BBQ side dish and turned it into an equally winter-friendly meal, ready in just 30 minutes and sure to refresh, thanks to its lemony vinaigrette.

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Coconut Curry Chili

Coconut Curry Chili recipe

Coconut Curry Chili recipe

Readers fell hard for this recipe the second it was published, thanks to its 27-minute total time, loads of veggies and bulgur and a curried coconut undertone that sends your taste buds to Cloud Nine!

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Sausage & Vegetable Farro Soup

Sausage & Vegetable Farro Soup

This healthy soup, similar to a minestrone, will both satisfy your appetite and warm you up on a chilly winter day.

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Shaved Butternut Squash & Caramelized Onion Pizza with Goat Cheese

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Winter squashes are rich in antioxidants (though their leafy green companions usually take all the credit). For a new take on an old standard, we shave long strips of butternut squash, which become toasted toppers for our clean pizza.

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Irish Stew

Irish Stew

Irish Stew

Irish Stew couldn't be easier. Just combine the ingredients in a pot, put the pot in the oven and wait. It's even better made a day ahead–the soft potatoes will break up in the liquid, making it thicker and more flavorful.

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Spiced Beef Stew with Parsnips & Beets

Beef stew recipe

Beef stew recipe

Aromatic garam masala and pungent ginger infuse this warming stew. Try serving with whole-wheat naan or baguette.

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Split Pea Soup with Ham & Barley

Split Pea Soup with Ham & Barley

Split Pea Soup with Ham & Barley

Hearty barley, split peas and ham give this classic soup a comforting appeal that will stick to your ribs long after you've scraped the final spoonful from your bowl.

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Spicy Carrot & Ginger Soup

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How can a soup so full of rich flavors be clean? Carla Hall's burnt-orange carrot and ginger soup also boasts coconut, chiles, leek, onion, celery and silken tofu, a robust blend to say the least.

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Pork Loin Roast with Butternut Fontina Stuffing

Pork Loin Roast with Butternut Fontina Stuffing Recipe

Pork Loin Roast with Butternut Fontina Stuffing Recipe

Here, a juicy pork loin gets stuffed right down the middle, so that each slice yields a ring of meat with a donut hole of filling. If you like, play with using different kinds of cheese and herbs.

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Mexican Chile Beef & Farfalle Bake

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Layering half of the cheddar inside this casserole ensures every bite is cheesy. Ancho chile powder gives this dish a touch of smoky heat without being overly spicy, but if you don’t have it on hand, feel free to use regular chile powder instead. Serve with lime wedges for a hit of acidity.

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Roasted Vegetables with Chicken Sausage

Roasted Vegetables with Chicken Sausage recipe

Rich and hearty, this Paleo-friendly dish is is packed with flavor.

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Spicy Italian Pot Roast

Spicy Italian Pot Roast recipe

Our team was seriously impressed by the deep flavors in this easy-to-make roast. Pop it into the slow cooker before you head to work and come home to a comforting meal. Make sure you check all your ingredients to ensure they are Whole30 compliant.

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Cheesy Italian Eggplant Casserole

Slow-Cooker Eggplant Casserole Recipe

Slow-Cooker eggplant recipe

A quick and easy take on eggplant Parmigiana, our eggplant casserole skips breading and frying the eggplant while still oozing with saucy, cheesy goodness. Try serving alongside simple tossed and steamed veggies topped with shaved Parmesan for a complete meal.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chestnuts

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chestnuts

These aren't your grandmother's Brussels sprouts, considering the subtly mild zip you get from the apple cider vinegar and the nuttiness from the chestnuts.

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Turkey Penne with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

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Sweet and tender frozen petite peas, or baby peas, give our Bolognese-style sauce a burst of color and freshness.

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Cocoa Roast Beef & Garlicky Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

Cocoa Roast Beef and Garlicky Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

Cocoa Roast Beef and Garlicky Green Beans with Crispy Shallots

Give your roast beef a kick with cocoa powder and espresso.

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Spicy Enchilada Lasagna

Healthy Enchilada Recipe

The red enchilada sauce takes just minutes to make and adds a serious kick to this veggie lasagna.

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Buttermilk Pork Chops with Sautéed Plums

Pork chops recipe

Pork chops recipe

You’ll never go back to plain pork chops again once you’ve tried our buttermilk-marinated version! Juicy plums lend a burst of seasonal flavor.

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Quinoa, Eggplant & Marinara Bake

Quinoa, Eggplant & Marinara Bake recipe

Quinoa is a nutritious alternative to white rice. Here, it's layered with marinara, eggplant and three types of cheese for a fresh take on eggplant parmesan.

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Sweet Potato Lasagne

Sweet Potato Lasagna recipe

Standard lasagna noodles made from refined white flour can be energy zappers. Here, we swap them for nutrient-dense thinly sliced sweet potatoes and top them with energy-packed ingredients such as iron-rich tofu and spinach, and nutritional yeast, which contains B vitamins.

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