Tag Archives: comfort food

Mini Veggie Pot Pies

Mini Veggie Pot Pies

At the top of the comfort foods list (right next to mac “˜n’ cheese and mashed potatoes) is a dish you may have loved as a kid: pot pie.  But making one usually means pulling a preservative-packed, frozen concoction from a box””not ...
Four Natural Mac & Cheese Favorites

Four Natural Mac & Cheese Favorites

It’s the ultimate comfort food. Soft, steaming macaroni submerged in a silky smooth pool of piping-hot cheese. Mmmm. But if you’re still eating the conventional stuff (you know – the kind that comes in that familiar blue box), it ...
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Vegan Pot Pie

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Vegan Pot Pie

Pot pie is one of those comfort foods that warms our bellies and bones during the cold winter months. My version is filled with nourishing sweet potatoes and black beans loaded with fiber, antioxidants and healthy protein. The cornmeal crust compleme ...
Roasted Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Roasted Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Don’t let bright orange mac and cheese land on your kids’ plates””that is, unless the color comes from roasted butternut squash instead of a packet of chemical powder! This creamy, comforting homemade version is made with fresh (or ...
Vegan Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

Vegan Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

My husband was in need of a little (vegan) comfort food, but the family was heading down to the beach for the weekend. So I packed a few essential ingredients, plus my trusty slow cooker ““ problem solved! ...
Training Hard? Go for the Gumbo

Training Hard? Go for the Gumbo

Q:   What is your favorite recipe to throw together on a cold, winter day? Amy Marsh answers: A:  As winter weather gets underway, this is the best time to start cooking foods that comfort your soul as much as your muscles. One of our favorite cold-w ...