Warm and Cozy Winter Recipes.


The winter months can be draining, and the best way to beat your winter blues is with deliciously comforting dishes. These tasty recipes are good for the body and soul. From savoury dishes, sweet treats and scrumptious cocktails, you’ll stay warm this season.
Savoury

Creamy Chicken, Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole

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Photo Courtesy of Spoon Fork Bacon

Grab your favourite blanket and slippers while you munch on this creamy casserole on a Sunday night. Winter won’t be over soon, so why not enjoy hot and easy meals like this. See full recipe here.

Thai Peanut Sauce Spaghetti Squash

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Photo Courtesy of Leelalicious

Consider switching out your normal, heavy pasta with spaghetti squash for a tasty, yet healthy alternative. Swap out vermicelli noodles for squash and add this mouthwatering Thai inspired peanut sauce for the ultimate healthy comfort food. See full recipe here.

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Goat Cheese

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Photo Courtesy of A Beautiful Plate

What could be better than lightly grilled mushrooms filled with homemade tomato sauce, sautéed spinach, crispy panko crumbs and creamy goat cheese? Satisfy your craving for something hearty and healthy with these lusciously stuffed mushrooms. See full recipe here.
Sweet

Chocolate-On-Chocolate Tart With Maple Almonds

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Photo Courtesy of Epicurious

There’s nothing more comforting than a dessert that’s chocolate on chocolate with a hint of maple goodness. Impress your friends and family with this decadent chocolate tart. See full recipe here.

Overnight Pull-Apart Brioche Cinnamon Roll Bread

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Photo Courtesy of Half Baked Harvest

Biting into a gooey cinnamon roll, truly warms the soul. Enjoy this delicious delight accompanied with a hot cup of coffee or your favourite tea to get your morning going, finish off your day – or even both! See full recipe here.

Lemon, Ricotta and Almond Flourless Cake

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Photo Courtesy of Cakelets and Doilies

Light, lemony and moist, this cake will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. Whip it up the night before and let the flavours develop for the perfect make ahead treat. Make it the day before and enjoy it the following day as the flavours develop over time. This cake will be a new favourite in your home. See the full recipe here.
Happy Hour

Boulevardier

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Photo Courtesy of Brooklyn Supper

Your cocktails at happy hour should prime your appetite for a wonderful meal ahead. Dry cocktails with bitter orange and smoky rye are great for this, so try mixing up this drink to impress your guests. See full recipe here.

Red Grapefruit and Rum Spritzer

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Photo Courtesy of Spoon Fork Bacon

Tangy red grapefruit and fragrant rum, this cocktail is a light and crisp drink that is sure to impress guests anytime of the year. Whether its cold and brisk or hot and humid, a spritzer is the perfect type of refreshment for happy hour. See full recipe here.

Apple Cider Rooibos Hot Toddy

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Photo Courtesy of Minimalist Baker

Hot, gingery, comforting and naturally sweet are just a few words to describe this delicious hot toddy. Make this cocktail for a group and warm everyone up with alcohol or no alcohol. This classic hot beverage is sure to comfort hearts on cold blustery days. See full recipe here.

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