Recipes to Warm up Winter

Soup

 

Every season brings new opportunities to get creative in the kitchen. Mix up the classic winter stews with these fun recipes!

1.) Frozen Banana Penguins

This a simple treat to make that is sure to bring smiles to every member of the family!

Here’s What You Will Need:

*Bananas

*Edible eyeballs

*Dark chocolate

*Reese’s Pieces (for the nose and feet) 

For images and further instructions visit: http://www.readingconfetti.com/2014/01/sledding-penguins-frozen-banana-snack.html

2.) Stuffed Bell Peppers

A one pot dinner that includes all of the nutritional staples for a balanced meal.

Here’s What You Will Need:

*Bell Peppers

*Lean ground beef or ground turkey

*Brown rice

*Salsa

*Optional: shredded cheese

*Salt & pepper to taste

For further instructions visit: http://life-in-the-lofthouse.com/crock-pot-stuffed-bell-peppers/#more-2221

3.) White Hot Chocolate

A fun twist on the traditional cocoa!

Here’s What You Will Need:

*Milk of choice

*Vanilla extract

*8 oz white chocolate

*Whipping cream 

For further instructions and visuals visit: http://therecipecritic.com/2012/11/white-hot-chocolate/

4.) Quinoa Minestrone Soup 

Cut the carbs and sub quinoa in this tasty Italian soup!

Here’s What You Will Need:

* Olive oil

*Yellow onion

* Carrots

*Red potatoes

*Garlic cloves

*Tomatoes

*Dried basil, oregano, thyme, & sage

*Vegetable or chicken broth

*Quinoa

*Kidney beans & cannellini beans

*Cut green beans

For the full recipe visit: http://www.theroastedroot.net/minestrone-soup-quinoa/