This time of year, days become shorter and colder and our appetites change as well. We start to crave cozy, heartier, comfort food. Sharing food with others feels good, too. Here are a few comfort food recipes that are perfect for family dinners, fall gatherings or a holiday table. Hope you enjoy!
Now, let’s get cooking! Scroll down for the recipes.
One Pan Autumn Chicken Dinner
This is a plate full of fall! It’s a flavorful meal perfect for a family dinner on a cold day. You can make it as is or use your favorite seasonal vegetables. If you prefer, you can substitute boneless skinless chicken thighs, wings, or breasts, and decrease cooking time accordingly. Get the recipe here.
Pasta with Eggplant Sauce
This slow cooker recipe is perfect for a warm and hearty meal for family and guests. Serve this over your favorite hot cooked pasta. Top with shredded Parmesan cheese and toasted pine nuts. Get the recipe here.
Sheet Pan Roasted Vegetables
These colorful roasted vegetables are easy to make and delicious. A perfect side dish for any meal. If you want extra crunch, after tossing veggies with the oil, mustard and spice mixture try tossing the prepared veggies with cornstarch – about 1 tablespoon per pound of vegetables. Be sure to coat evenly on all sides and roast as directed. Get the recipe here.
Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This is the best pumpkin cake recipe sure to become a favorite for many during the cooler months. The cake is especially delicious with cream cheese frosting. Yum! Get the recipe here.