Let's face it—rainy days can put a bit of a damper on our spirits. But fear not, because we've got just the antidote to turn those gloomy skies into a cozy, heartwarming experience. We've rounded up 17 soul-soothing recipes guaranteed to add a ray of sunshine to the dreariest of days.
5-Ingredient Sloppy Joe
This super easy sloppy joes recipe requires only 5 ingredients and will be ready in 15 minutes! It’s the perfect weeknight meal for those busy days when you want to whip up something the whole family will love! Get the recipe.
Thai Eggplant Red Curry
This Thai Eggplant Red Curry is simple yet flavor packed meal perfect for meal prep or busy weeknights. Zucchini and tofu add richness and nutrients to this already healthy freezer-friendly dish. Get the recipe.
Spanish Chicken And Rice
Bursting with flavor, juicy, hearty, and comforting, this Spanish Chicken And Rice makes a delicious one-pot recipe for the whole family. Perfect for a weeknight or Sunday dinner. Get the recipe.
Easy Mussels Pasta
This Mussels Pasta With Garlic And Fennel was inspired by the reader's favorite Creamy Garlic Mussels and is a culinary trip to Tuscany. This is a recipe that tastes and looks like a luxury but comes together simply and in less than half an hour. It's the best mussels recipe for busy weeknights when you need a quick meal but still want a deliciously inspired one. Get the recipe.
Easy Moroccan Slow Cooker Bean Stew
This Moroccan Slow Cooker Bean Stew, also called Loubia is the ultimate comfort food full of flavor. Made with Cannellini Beans, tomatoes and spices, these slow cooker white beans recipe are sure to warm you up on a chilly fall or winter night. Get the recipe.
Kielbasa and Vegetables Sheet Pan
This Sheet Pan Kielbasa and Veggies is a quick and fuss-free dinner recipe for busy weeknights. Just dump all of the ingredients on a cooking tray and bake. This recipe can be made with regular sausages and any vegetables you have in your fridge. Get the recipe.
Fried Mushrooms And Potatoes
This Fried Mushrooms And Potatoes Recipe is an easy and delicious comfort food that never fails! Made in one pan and with just 5 ingredients, this cozy and flavorful dish is sure to become a hit. Get the recipe.
Polish Dill Pickle Soup
Dill Pickle Soup is an all-time favorite soup recipe for busy weeknights. It requires merely 30 minutes of your time and provides you with a hearty and satisfying bite. This easy soup is savory, creamy and kids love it too. Perfect for lunch or dinner, especially in cold winter weather. Get the recipe.
Creamy Cod Piccata
This Easy Cod Piccata in a creamy Piccata sauce makes a quick 30-minute dinner recipe your family will love. Creamy, a bit briny and so so good! Get the recipe.
Creamy Mushroom Stroganoff
No more bland mushroom pasta! This incredibly delicious Mushroom Stroganoff recipe packs a serious flavorful punch. It's so creamy and satisfying, perfect comfort food for long winter days. Get the recipe.
20-Minute Austrian Garlic Soup
Garlic lovers rejoice! This Austrian Garlic Soup is the easiest and most delicious soup you've ever tried. So rich in flavor, creamy, and lick-your-bowl good soup. Get the recipe.
Meatballs And Gravy
It's Meatballs And Gravy Recipe - Ikea-inspired meatballs made with ground beef and turkey that are seared till brown and crispy and then simmered in the best ever homemade gravy. This hearty and satisfying dish is sure to become new family's favorite. Get the recipe.
Creamy Honey Mustard Chicken
In just 30 minutes, you can indulge in the decadent and delightful Stovetop Creamy Honey Mustard Chicken skillet meal that's bursting with flavor.
This easy recipe is prepared in one pan and features a luscious creamy honey mustard cream sauce that complements rice, potatoes, and roasted veggies incredibly well. Get the recipe.
Seared Salmon with Potatoes and Green Beans
Crispy Seared Salmon with lightly Browned Potatoes and Garlicky Green Beans make a quick and no-fuss weeknight meal you and your family will enjoy. Get the recipe.
Cumin Beef Fried Rice
This beef fried rice recipe is the perfect one-bowl meal that combines ground beef, leftover rice, and the warmth of cumin for the perfect meal! It’s faster than takeout and only takes 15 minutes to make this from scratch. This fried rice tastes incredible and goes with just about everything. Get the recipe.
Hearty Cream of Mushroom Soup
This Hearty Cream of Mushroom Soup will leave vegans and meat eaters alike satisfied. It has a thick, creamy texture and a full bodied taste.This easy Hungarian mushroom soup is a perfect meal for a winter day or as part of a holiday menu. Get the recipe.
Polish Sauerkraut Soup
If you’re looking for a soup this fall or winter that’s comforting, filling, and slightly tangy, then give this Polish sauerkraut soup a try. Traditionally known as Kapusniak, it’s a tasty combination of tender pork ribs simmered in a rich broth, combined with the tangy sauerkraut and hearty potatoes. Get the recipe.
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