• Claire Bullen

  • FoxNews.com

  • Valaer Murray

  • Will Budiaman

  • Cheryl Brenner

  • iStock

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)

    Claire Bullen

    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.

    Recipe: Crock-Pot Sopa de Ajo (Castilian Garlic 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.

    Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

  • 3. Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

    Valaer Murray

    This classic American comfort food is sure to keep you warm come rain, snow, sleet or hail.

    Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

  • 4. Tuscan-Style Kale Bean Stew

    Will Budiaman

    This creamy, healthy stew is good for you, and you can modify the recipe to fit your busy lifestyle.

    Recipe: Tuscan-Style Kale Bean Stew 

  • 5. Creamy Artichoke Dip

    Cheryl Brenner

    Enjoy this delicious dip while you watch the snow fall…or catch up on your television shows.

    Recipe: Creamy Artichoke Dip

  • 6. Mexican Hot Chocolate


    Spice up a snowy night with this rich, sophisticated hot chocolate beverage.  

    Recipe: Mexican Hot Chocolate