December 8, 2021 | Newsletters
Jack Frost nipping at your nose? The weather may be getting colder, but the holiday season always puts us in a good mood! Just thinking about the fun times with family and friends and all the traditions that come with the holidays makes us smile.
Holiday nostalgia mixed with cooler temperatures outside have a way of making everyone crave their favorite comfort foods. After all, what’s better than a warm home-cooked meal while watching snow fall or sitting by the fire?
With winter approaching and the holidays around the corner, we’re sharing some of our favorite comfort food recipes that pack a healthy and nutritious punch all while bringing you warm and cozy vibes.
Scalloped Potatoes with Arugula:
This recipe takes a comfort food staple and gives it a twist. The addition of arugula brings some zest to the classic cheese and potato combo. It’s the perfect side dish on a chilly December night.
Butternut Squash Stuffed Peppers:
Not ready for the holidays yet? You can pretend that it’s still fall with these baked bell peppers stuffed with nutty butternut squash, spinach, and rice. Reheat these the next day for a delicious lunch!
Spinach and Cheese Enchiladas:
If your comfort food cravings are cheese and spice, this is the recipe for you! Jalapenos and homemade enchilada sauce add some heat to the spinach and cheese, all wrapped up in tortillas. Freeze some extras for another quick week-night meal.
Maybe veggies are your comfort food (no judgement!) – this delicious pasta dish will certainly satisfy with bell pepper, zucchini, grape tomatoes, and spinach. Even Scrooge would feel cozy after eating this!
There you go! Four healthy comfort food recipes to get you into the holiday spirit and help you feel warm and cozy.
Thanks for making Olivia’s part of your fresh, healthy life. Stay cozy!