When the weather turns cold, we seek out warm and nourishing meals that will fill our bellies—remedies for the ravages of winter in the form of soups and stews, and tastes from our childhood. Eating what the season has to offer may also be comforting, reminding us that nature is working as it should. Warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg put us instantly at ease, stimulating our sense of smell, which is such a powerful agent of memory.
These six delicious recipes are here to warm not only your body but also your heart. On top of that, they are filled with nutritional benefits to keep you going when the mercury drops. Read on for heartwarming recipes for cold winter days.
Bean, Barley, and Kale Soup
Turkey Tarragon Stew
Banana Buckwheat Pear Pancakes
Poached Eggs with Savoy Cabbage and Serrano Ham
Lentil and Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie with Sage and Sweet Potato Soup
Persimmon Crumble with Cinnamon and Nutmeg