The Northeast is bracing for a major blizzard, and much of the country still has weeks to go before it is time to pack away the parkas. Everyone could use some belly-warming dishes, so here are six recipes to keep you toasty during the worst winter weather.
1. Crock-Pot Sopa de Ajo (Castilian Garlic Soup)
Nothing warms the body and soul quite like chicken soup. Keep the winter blues and sniffles at bay with this flavorful take on traditional chicken soup.
2. Slow Cooker Chicken Chili
This hearty chili is perfect for a cold winter night, and you get to eat the leftovers the next day for lunch--after you finish shoveling the driveway.
3. Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings
This classic American comfort food is sure to keep you warm come rain, snow, sleet or hail.
4. Tuscan-Style Kale Bean Stew
This creamy, healthy stew is good for you, and you can modify the recipe to fit your busy lifestyle.
5. Creamy Artichoke Dip
Enjoy this delicious dip while you watch the snow fall…or catch up on your television shows.
6. Mexican Hot Chocolate
Spice up a snowy night with this rich, sophisticated hot chocolate beverage.