19 Recipes to Warm You Up in Those Colder Weather Months

As the temperature drops, warm up with these 19 colder weather recipes. We’ve got you covered for every meal of the day with warm and comforting recipes for breakfast, lunch or dinner, soup, and dessert!

Easy Hearty Breakfast Ideas for Cold Winter Mornings

Start those cold winter mornings off with one of these hearty breakfast ideas, healthy, quick and filling. From simple oatmeal recipes to comfort foods like hearty breakfast bowls and decadent shrimp and grits.

Breakfast Skillet

The Ninja Speedi Breakfast Skillet is a hearty meal of eggs, sausage, bacon, potatoes, peppers, and onions. Make it in your favorite multi cooker or on the stove top.

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Warm up a cold winter morning with this Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal recipe. Creamy oatmeal, cinnamon and roasted apples combine for a comforting breakfast in about 20 minutes!

Shrimp & Grits

Shrimp and grits is comfort food to the max. This southern favorite features buttery shrimp with chopped mushrooms and crispy bacon served over creamy grits. Done in under 30 minutes!

Hearty, Healthy Winter Soups

Lots of varieties of winter soup recipes-vegetarian, low carb, soup maker, slow cooker, and more! These are my favorites, but check out the link below for even more easy winter soups, simple and fast recipes.

Slow Cooker Chili

This Ninja Foodi slow cooker chili recipe has a delicious cooked-all-day flavor, but requires only 15 minutes hands-on time. It’s full of hearty beef, beans, and spices to warm you up on a chilly evening.

Leek & Potato Soup

Make this creamy leek and potato soup in a soup maker in about 30 minutes! Top it with a drizzle of heavy cream and crumbled bacon and serve with slices of warm bread for a hearty meal.

Carrot Soup

Make this soup maker carrot soup recipe in under 30 minutes! Top with a splash of heavy whipping cream, fresh dill, and crunchy croutons for a delicious, warming meal.

Chicken Noodle Soup

Did you love canned chicken noodle soup as a kid? You know, the one with the red and white label? Well, this homemade Ninja Foodi chicken noodle soup is a deliciously healthy copycat!

Butternut Squash Soup

This Ninja Foodi Blender butternut squash soup recipe takes less than 10 minutes prep time and blends up smooth and creamy. Serve with warm bread or a grilled sandwich for a delicious meal.

White Bean Chicken Chili

This Ninja Foodi White Bean Chicken Chili cooks up in about 30 minutes! Serve it with your favorite grilled sandwich for a hearty lunch or dinner.

Easy Cold Weather Dinners

Dropping temperatures got you craving easy comfort food dinner recipes? Here are my favorite warm dinners for cold nights, but don’t forget to check out these other casserole recipes!

Tater Tot Casserole

Looking for a delicious, yet healthy, keto tater tot casserole recipe? Grass-fed ground beef, onions, mushrooms and a creamy sauce are topped with cauliflower tots and cheddar shreds for a low carb take on this favorite comfort food.

Sausage Casserole

Hearty chunks of sausage, peppers, onions and potatoes in a rich tomato broth make this sausage casserole Ninja Foodi recipe perfect for those winter days ahead.

Chicken Pot Pie

Classic comfort food, this Ninja Foodi Chicken Pot Pie is done in about 30 minutes. Peas, carrots, potatoes, and chicken mixed in a creamy broth and topped with canned biscuits will become a weeknight dinner favorite.

Meatloaf & Mashed Cauliflower

This Ninja Speedi meatloaf is juicy on the inside and perfectly crispy on the outside. Prepared all in one pot with mashed cauliflower and steamed asparagus, it’s healthy, fast comfort food!

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

These Ninja Speedi Southwest Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are perfectly steamed and topped with crispy bacon, jalapeño, red peppers, scallions and sour cream.


This Ninja Speedi Lasagna is five layers of pasta, spicy sauce, and gooey cheese. Add a slice of Texas toast for a hearty, filling meal that cooks all in one pot!

Easy, Healthy Dessert Ideas for Winter

This is weird, but I think I eat more ice cream during the winter than any other season. So they are my go-to recipes when looking for easy winter dessert ideas. But definitely check out the pumpkin brioche bread pudding recipe for all the cold weather comfort food vibes!

Coffee Ice Cream

Are you like me and love ice cream in the winter? This Ninja CREAMi coffee ice cream is rich, sweet, and the perfect coffee treat.

Pumpkin Ice Cream

This Ninja CREAMi pumpkin ice cream recipe let’s you enjoy one of autumn’s favorite flavors all year ’round! Real ingredients, like canned pumpkin, pumpkin pie spices, milk, and cream come together in a creamy, delicious dessert.

Brioche Bread Pudding

Toasted pecans and sweet maple syrup make this pumpkin brioche bread pudding the perfect autumn treat or holiday dish! This high protein recipe feeds 6-8 easily and makes a delicious brunch or dessert. And it bakes up in 30 minutes in the Ninja Speed!

Peppermint Ice Cream

Nothing says winter like the taste of peppermint. Indulge in a creamy, minty treat with this dairy-free peppermint ice cream recipe, made using the Ninja CREAMi.

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