10 healthy cold weather stew recipes

Ah…winter is coming, there’s a string of super fun holidays on the way, and there’s nothing better than the soupy goodness of a hearty stew to warm you up during this time. I prefer the cold weather actually, and am quite happy to see summer go here in the US. Cold weather means happy, cozy, and snuggly times for me.

With the ocean of recipes that can be found online, being healthy in the cold weather months is easier than ever, since healthy food choices tend to take the backseat during this time of the year. So if you’re looking for some comforting (yet healthy) food choices, you’ll love these 10 Healthy Cold Weather Stew Recipes…

1. Chicken, Sweet Potato, and Coconut Stew

chicken sweet potato and coconut stew

Chicken stew doesn’t have to be boring. This delicious (and slightly exotic) stew has coconut and a hint of citrus in there too. Hmm, I want this after a cold winter afternoon walk on the beach…

2. Italian Beef Stew with Zucchini, Mushrooms, and Basil

italian beef stew with zucchini mushrooms and basil

Yummy! Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables to eat in the fall and winter. Cooked to perfection in a savory broth along with beef and tomatoes? The answer is: yes, please.

3. Turkey Meatballs and Kale in Lemon Garlic Broth

turkey meatballs and kale in lemon garlic broth

I would like to have these meatballs swimming in a delicious lemon garlic broth today, thanks. Healthy has never been more delicious!

4. Spanish Chorizo and Vegetable Stew

spanish chorizo and vegetable stew

If you like your food to have strong flavors and some spiciness to it, this is the stew for you! Excuse me, but I’ll be in the kitchen for the next hour…

5. Brazilian-Style Fish Stew

brazilian style fish stew

I’ve been craving fish a lot lately. It’s so good for you. What better way to have it this fall/winter than in a stew?

6. Hearty Irish Lamb Stew

hearty irish lamb stew

Irish food = cozy fluffy feelings for me. Personally, I find there’s nothing better than a hot meal in an Irish pub on a cold day. You can recreate that Irish coziness at home with this stew.

7. Chicken and Vegetable Stew

chicken and vegetable stew

A classic. No further description needed.

8. Seafood Medley Stew

seafood medley stew

This reminds me of Cape Town, one of the cities back in my home country. They are experts at cold weather cozy eating!

9. Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

slow cooker beef stew

Who doesn’t love a good beef stew? It always reminds me of time spent at the homes of my grandparents, where a hearty stew is a staple dish in the cold weather months.

10. Spicy Korean Seafood and Vegetable Stew

spicy korean seafood and vegetable stew

Cold weather doesn’t have to mean plain food. You can switch things up with this exotic, Asian seafood stew!

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