Most of the time, we try to eat pretty healthy. Nutrient-packed meals can support your immune system, and a good diet is linked to everything from clear skin to better cognitive function. But sometimes, we just want the equivalent of a warm, soft blanket in food-form. If you’ve been craving some comfort foods during the COVID-19 crisis, you’re not alone. We’ve been feeling the cravings too, so we decided to share some of our favorite comfort food recipes you can dig into this weekend.
When we think of the quintessential comfort food, pasta comes to mind immediately. And this creamy beef and shells recipe features so many of the reasons we love it: The dish is comforting, delicious and easy to make. Once you try it, this recipe will become one of your go-to dinner options.
This pantry-friendly recipe is healthy and hearty. You can throw this recipe together in around 20 minutes. It’s healthy and comforting, making it a win-win dinner choice for the weekend.
What’s better than cheese and pasta? Nothing? Yeah, we agree. That’s why we love this classic baked macaroni and cheese recipe so much. Don’t wait to try it yourself.
Mac and cheese is one of the ultimate comfort foods. So for those who are dairy-free, here’s a comforting alternative to the classic dish. The addition of roasted garlic makes it extra tasty.
Jump on the bread-making bandwagon with this delicious banana bread recipe. Bake a loaf and you’ll be set for snacking all weekend.
We say oatmeal makes a tasty meal day or night. This five-minute oatmeal recipe is a great one to whip up when you’re craving something that “sticks to your bones.”
Our roundup of comfort food recipes wouldn’t be complete without a pizza recipe. This one’s unique because it includes ingredients you wouldn’t normally find on pizza like potatoes and burrata cheese. It’s perfect for when you need to fulfill a pizza craving but want to switch it up from the standard sauce and cheese combination.
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