Taking Comfort in Warm Food

Winter is a time to take comfort in warm food. The weather outside might be frightful, but winter meals need not be. Three Vegetarian Nutrition members submitted recipes that are sure to become your favorite comfort food for cold weather days.

Smokin' Ground Tempeh Smokin’ Ground Tempeh by Amy Gilman, VN DPG Student Member, is a smoky, spicy dish that our recipe judges compared to a vegetarian version of Sloppy Joes (just add buns).

nutty quinoa

Nutty Quinoa by Shari Portnoy, MPH, RD, LD is a quick and easy dish that combines flavorful quinoa with mixed vegetables and cashews.
sweet potato biscuits Sweet Potato Biscuits by Melissa Church, MS, RD, LD are especially wonderful right out of the oven.  They would pair well with the Smokin’ Ground Tempeh.

So, if you happen to find yourself stuck in a cold spell, warm up with these great recipes.

About Meredith Hink MS, RD, CD

I am a Corporate Dietitian with a foodservice distribution company. My professional areas of interest include food safety and sanitation, food marketing, food law, and vegetarian nutrition. In my spare time I am an avid food photographer and enjoy spending time with my husband and two dogs.

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