20+ Healthy Comfort Food Recipes for Snow Days
Whether it’s steamy soup or a cozy warm casserole you’re craving, there’s something for everyone in this collection of over 20 Healthy Comfort Food Recipes for Snow Days. Enjoy!
Baby, it’s cold outside. Like, watering eyes when you step outside, crank up the heater, chilled to the bone, cold. And I know it’s probably colder where you live. Northeasterners have you shoveled your way out of all of that snow? Down here in Texas, where the temps been hovering around 50, we’ve had all of the snow-filled YouTube videos on repeat.
This chilly weather calls for one thing- comfort food. You know- warming, cozy, fill-you-up foods that could be described as hearty, satisfying, creamy and steamy. Okay, now I’m just making myself hungry!
If you’re snowed in or just really cold, be sure to enjoy these comfort foods, made a little healthier, so you don’t have to feel guilty about going in for seconds… or even thirds.
Skinny Enchilada Chicken (GF)
A tasty skinny enchilada casserole that takes less than 30 minutes, from start to finish!
Spinach Tomato Cannellini Bean Soup (V, GF)
So simple and quick to throw together… you won’t believe how tasty this Easy Spinach Tomato Cannellini Bean soup turns out!
Super Simple Chana Masala (V, GF)
Hearty and saucy with a kick of spice, you’re going to want to whip up my super simple chana masala recipe again and again!
Apple Pie Oatmeal Muffins (GF)
Baked oatmeal in muffin form filled with warm fall spices, wholesome ingredients and all of the lovely flavors of apple pie. These Apple Pie Oatmeal Muffins are made healthy, dairy-free, gluten-free and low-calorie, so you can get your apple pie fix first thing in the morning!
Creamy Pumpkin Chicken Tortilla Soup (GF)
Delight your tastebuds with hearty comforting Creamy Pumpkin Chicken Tortilla Soup! Made with pumpkin puree and Greek yogurt, so it’s thick and velvety. This tortilla soup is also quite the flavor explosion- whipped up with guilt-free delicious ingredients.
Vegan Pumpkin Spice Tea Latte (V, GF)
Tea drinkers rejoice! Warm your soul with a creamy, spicy, and oh-so-pumpkiny Vegan Pumpkin Spice Tea Latte!
Skinny Gingerbread Pancakes
These fluffy Skinny Gingerbread Pancakes are bursting with warm winter spices. Serve them up, along with your favorite coffee for the most perfect seasonal treat!
Vegan Butternut Squash Chili (V, GF)
Soup season excitement is in the air! And this Hearty Vegan Butternut Squash Chili with beans and tomatoes has gained status on this here blog as my new favorite chili recipe and the hubby would agree. Can you believe this no-meat chili is my “bison-obsessed” husband’s favorite chili? There are no words….
Healthy Sloppy Joes (GF)
If you’re not sure what to make for dinner, I have the perfect protein-packed meal your whole family will devour- healthy sloppy joes! Who says sloppy joes have to be unhealthy? Serve this meaty recipe on rolls, buns or over zoodles.
Dairy Free Chipotle Chicken Corn Chowder (GF)
When the evenings turn cool, there’s almost nothing better than a cozy bowl of soup or chilly. I’m talking a big steamy bowl of creamy, salty, sweet, chunky, dairy free chipotle chicken corn chowder!
Easy Santa Fe Casserole (GF)
Hands down, the easiest, most flavorful, crowd-pleasing dish- this Santa Fe Casserole will have you in and out of the kitchen in a flash!
Clean Eating Bison Chili (GF)
Clean Eating Bison Chili is so easy to make and so mouthwatering, your tastebuds will dance! This nutritious meal choice is filling, full of flavor and perfect for those picky “meat and potato” people that are easing into healthier eating.
Sweet Potato Black Bean Tortilla Pie (GF)
A comforting tortilla pie layered with sweet potatoes, black beans and chicken for a little extra protein. Everyone loves this healthy warm meal and leftovers for lunch are fantastic!
Mexican Chicken Pasta Skillet Meal
Quick, easy and tasty! This effortless Mexican Chicken Pasta Skillet Meal comes together in 20 minutes flat. Now, that’s a busy weeknight dinner I can get down with!
Clean Eating Taco Meat (GF)
Whoever thought it was possible to limit tacos to Tuesday clearly never tried them stuffed with incredibly tasty clean eating Mexican taco meat!
Roasted Cauliflower Sweet Potato Soup (V, GF)
Roasted Cauliflower Sweet Potato Soup has a lovely depth, is slightly sweet from the sweet potatoes and lusciously creamy from the roasted cauliflower. The perfect light lunch or dinner that accommodates any special diet; vegan, gluten-free and allergy-friendly!
Easy 30 Minute Chili (GF)
An easy 30 minute chili recipe perfect for lazy snow days, inside by the fireplace! You won’t believe how incredibly flavorful this quick and easy chili tastes. Serve with cornbread or tortilla chips, wrap your hands around the bowl and let the chili deliciousness warm you from the inside out!
Gluten Free Taco Mac & Cheese (GF)
This easy gluten-free taco mac and cheese is a super quick and oh so tasty Mexican-inspired meal that’s sure to be a family favorite and a recipe you’ll want to whip up again and again!
Copycat Panera Bread Autumn Squash Soup (V, GF)
One of the most viewed recipes on the blog, this spin-off of Panera Bread’s Autumn Squash Soup is sure to be a favorite! If you like Panera Bread’s vegetarian version, you’re going to love my simple vegan version.
Light Sausage Spinach Casserole (GF)
This Light Sausage Spinach Egg Casserole is the perfect make-ahead meal. Comforting and flavorful, this dish will fuel you through a busy day!
Gingerbread Microwave Mug Cake (V)
Gingerbread Microwave Mug Cake- cakey, soft, full of comforting flavours, and the only things standing between you and this vegan cake are 8 ingredients and 5 minutes of your time. It’s that simple!
Cinnamon Protein Waffles with Warm Apple
These hearty cinnamon protein waffles pack a major protein punch and thanks to the warm apple topping, this breakfast meal is also full of flavor!
Bonus: Chocolate Olive Oil Cake
Whole Wheat Chocolate Olive Oil Cake- rich, luscious and absolutely irresistible! Made healthier with whole wheat flour, Greek yogurt and extra virgin olive oil.
What is your absolute favorite thing to whip up in this freezing weather?
Stay warm and happy eating!!