If you want to make it extremely comforting, add a tub of sour cream for a jager beef stew or a pint of Guinness for a rich, fulfilling Irish beef stew. 30 Best Cold-Weather Recipes — Healthy and Tasty Winter Meals You can still have hearty, comforting pot pie filled to the brim with mushrooms and brown gravy. But switching up your side dishes can bring a refreshing change to a classic comfort food dish. If you want all the flavor of a pot pie but have none of the time, you can use biscuit mix as a hack for a pot pie recipe that requires only five minutes of prep time. Within this flavor-packed mixture, the chicken cooks to a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Sign up for PureWow to get more ideas like these (It’s free!). (And breakfast. Addictive Asian Beef Slaw (Crack Slaw). Spaghetti squash is another squash that's low in carbs. The Brick Kitchen 1. —Kaye Whiteman, Charleston, West Virginia Cooking low-carb can be a challenge especially when the weather gets colder, and you crave all those carb-rich comfort food staples. Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. It’s fatty and on the bone, which makes it an ideal cut of beef for braising or slow cooking, as in this oxtail stew. Sign up for PureWow to get more daily discoveries sent straight to your inbox. And while a shepherd’s pie is a certifiable classic, you can still play around with the formula. Create one here. How can a meatless meal taste this hearty? A classic beef stew, with carrots, potatoes, pearl onions and mushrooms, is an absolute must for cold weather. Instead of pasta, rice, and noodles, think cabbage, cauliflower, and squash! 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RELATED: 18 One-Pot Recipes for Lazy Nights, I am not currently subscribed to PureWow.com, so please subscribe, I am already subscribed to PureWow.com, let me tell you the email address I used to subscribe, Please accept the terms and privacy statement by checking the box below. If you never thought that chicken could be as comforting as beef, pork or cheese, then you’ve never made butter chicken at home. Ranked among the best Thanksgiving side dishes and a classic childhood dinner (you know the one straight from the box), macaroni and cheese can certainly be a star comforting dinner all on its own. Rustle up this healthy vegan celeriac and hazelnut soup as a starter on Christmas Day. Colder weather not only brings the luxury of opening up your windows, but it also allows you to get back into the kitchen without risking turning into a puddle of sweat. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. And what better dishes to make in the fall and winter months than classic comfort foods? But that giant bowl of fettuccine Alfredo always makes us feel a little too stuffed. All you need to finish it is a bed of fragrant jasmine rice. 10 Low-Carb and Low-Cost Dinners for the Winter. This creamy casserole is a guilt-free alternative to a classic pasta lasagna. (And breakfast. 9 Classic Cold-Weather Recipes We’re Obsessed With This Fall, Beyond mac and cheese and pot pie (but also mac and cheese and pot pie). Mmm, stinky cheese makes everything better. Many sheet pan dinners call for roasted potatoes, but this one uses roasted cabbage which makes it taste sweet and filling. You can make it a little cheaper by using ground turkey instead of ground beef. Pasta dishes are cheap, easy, and filling but not good if you are trying to stay off the carbs. Consider a smoky ground turkey and black bean shepherd’s pie for those nights when you want a little kick with your comfort. Need a vegetarian option? This hearty meal is ready in less than 45 minutes. The hearty dish uses tons of ginger and garlic for aromatics and flavor, and you can douse it in chili sauce such as Lao Gan Ma for an extra kick. Here are some satisfying dinners to make with all that yummy cauliflower rice. What more could you want? Make a big batch of low-calorie veggie-packed soup with ease in this load-and-go crock pot this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. These healthy winter recipes give you all the comfort you want with some good-for-you ingredients. Instead of pasta, rice, and noodles, think cabbage, cauliflower, and squash! Seasoned ground beef, hearty chopped vegetables and a rich gravy with a splash of red wine in it is already pretty decadent, and then the whole thing is made even better with a crust not made of dough but of fluffy, freshly whipped mashed potatoes.