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Easy Comfort Food Recipes We Love

Posted by: Mira Roberts

Winter weather makes for perfect conditions for hunkering down inside your cozy townhome and cooking warm, hearty comfort dishes for the ones you love. When the cold weather and lack of sunshine start to give you the winter blues, find renewed inspiration with easy recipes designed to soothe your soul and warm your heart.

Comfort food dishes like macaroni and cheese, hearty lasagna, classic meatloaf and chicken noodle soup may sound daunting to amateur chefs, but we've scoured the internet and found recipes that are as simple to prepare as they are easy to eat! 

This winter, send the blues packing with delicious meals made for every member of your family. As a bonus, many of these recipes can be doubled and frozen for easy weekday dinners on the go! Happy comfort cooking! 

Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo
We love this ultimate comfort food recipe from Betty Crocker, especially because it includes hearty veggies for added nutrition. This easy recipe is perfect for cold, busy weekday dinners when you need to come home to comfort ready to plate up and serve!

Baked Spaghetti
Perfect for cold day potlucks or family gatherings, game days or just about any time you need to feed a crowd a hearty meal, this recipe is a cinch to make and will fill up even the hungriest tummies! 

Cheeseburger Lasagna
Nothing says comfort food like the combination of your favorite cheeseburger with classic lasagna. This delicious dish from Genius Kitchen is easy to make and is perfect for a group of hearty eaters. You'll fill up fast on this dish, so plan to freeze leftovers and reheat later in the week when you get a second craving for comfort food.

Deep Dish Macaroni & Cheese
This southern style macaroni and cheese dish is baked with loads of creamy cheese for a rich and decadent flavor that is sure to cure your craving for comfort. This recipe is kid-friendly and easy to prepare, making it a perfect main dish or game day dish to share.

Baked Ziti
This easy, cheesy recipe is a sure crowd favorite and a perfect dish for serving at your family's next potluck, on game days or for dinner on cold, gray nights. Three cheeses merge together to make this recipe ultra cheesy and decadent, and kids and grown-ups alike will ask you to make it again and again!

Chicken Noodle Soup
When the weather turns seriously cold, there's nothing like a warm pot of chicken noodle soup to soothe your soul. This recipe is truly the ultimate in chicken noodle soup recipes, and is chock full of nourishing, hearty goodness that will fill you up and boost your immunity, all at once! 

Beef Chili
This hearty beef chili from Brown Eyed Baker is incredibly easy and cooks up thick and full of your favorite chili flavors. It's also easy to freeze up and reheat on comfort food evenings down the road. Simple ingredients mean you can create this meal on a budget, and serve to friends on game days or at potluck gatherings.

Classic Meatloaf
The sweet and tangy glaze on this classic meatloaf recipe from The Wholesome Dish gives this recipe that special something that will wow just about any hungry crowd. A perfect dinner for family or friends on a cold winter's night, this recipe will warm your heat and fill you up, feeding your hungry appetite and nourishing your soul.

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Mira Roberts

Mira Roberts studied writing at New York University, graduating with a BA in English Literature before pursuing a career in media, marketing and management with PARADE Magazine, Portfolio Magazine, AltDaily, skirt! and lululemon athletica. A full time mother, writing instructor and part-time freelance writer, Mira lives and laughs with her family in Norfolk, VA. 


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