Getting creative in the kitchen this Winter is a great way to fill your home with delicious smells, a cosy atmosphere, and to share time with your loved ones.
We've rounded up some top winter warmer recipes to inspire you along the way. Some of them are vegan, vegetarian, or gluten free to suit any individual or household.
Creamy Tomato Gnocchi
Take a trip to Italy with this recipe! This dish will leave your guests wondering if you have taking any MasterChef classes. But it’s ridiculously simple, only requires one pan, and is ready in under 30 minutes. This recipe is also vegetarian. A perfect, warm, creamy pasta for anyone on the go, but looking for warm themselves of their families from the inside out.
Find the Recipe: https://www.saltandlavender.com/creamy-tomato-gnocchi/
Roasted Tomato Soup
It’s no doubt soup is a classic winter warmer. This recipe suggests roasting the tomatoes and garlic cloves in the oven for a rich, deep flavour. We would serve it with fresh bread, or grilled cheese sandwiches.
Find the Recipe: https://oursaltykitchen.com/roasted-tomato-soup/
Vegan Mushroom and Leek Pie
This recipe will fill your kitchen with delicious, savoury smells as it cooks in the oven. While it is vegan, this recipe will satisfy even meat eaters. Serve with potatoes and greens to wrap up this rich winter warmer.
Traditional Spaghetti Bolognese.
This recipe is a classic for many households. Did you know this dish is not traditionally Italian? However, it does come from the city of Bologna. It’s a yummy, low-cost way to feed your family and keep them warm. You can prepare this in your slow cooker, turn it vegetarian with lentils if you wish, and serve it with fresh bread and salad.
Find the Recipe: https://vikalinka.com/spaghetti-bolognese/
Ginger Garlic Noodle Soup with Bok Choy
This recipe is warm and brimming with aromatic flavours from the ginger to the key ingredient: star anise. It is simple, and only requires one large pot. This recipe can be easily gluten free with the rice noodles, and gluten free chicken stock, and soy sauce. It is nutritious and cosy meal that can be tailored to suit your palette. You can add in any other veggies, chicken, or prawns to personalise.
Find the Recipe: https://theforkedspoon.com/ginger-garlic-noodle-soup-with-bok-choy/
Easy Chicken Curry
This recipe is perfect for a buy household. Ready in under 30 minutes, this comfort meal will satisfy adults and children alike. It uses simple ingredients, and mild aromatics and spices, to ensure it caters to all taste buds. This recipe can be made in bulk, perfect for the freezer. This recipe can be made easily gluten free, by using gluten free chicken stock.
Find the Recipe: https://www.kitchensanctuary.com/easy-chicken-curry/
Rich, Delicious Hot Chocolate
No winter is complete without a hot chocolate to enhance the cosy atmosphere. This recipe only uses 5 ingredients, and only takes 5 minutes. It is rich and creamy. It can be made vegan and dairy free with a simple switch from whole milk to your favourite plant-based milk. You can also swap regular chocolate for dairy free chocolate.
Find the Recipe: https://joyfoodsunshine.com/hot-chocolate-recipe/