Favourite Cold Day Dinner ?

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Posted 11/23/2012 by amamapea in NSBR Board


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Posted: 11/23/2012 7:33:46 PM
It is calling for snow tonight and we are going to the local Santa Claus parade tomorrow and will FREEZE. I would love to make a cozy dinner for us for when we get home. I am trying to lose weight and all my typical comfort foods are not very friendly. So any suggestions? I need to broaden my horizons

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Posted: 11/23/2012 7:35:17 PM
Big pot of soup or chili with a salad and some warm bread!~ Snow headed this way too...

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Posted: 11/23/2012 8:00:19 PM
I love soup when its cold. I keep it very simple. Chicken breast, chicken broth, garlic, onions, carrots, celery, bay leaf or 2, brown rice... SOOOO good. And really easy. I'm not the best of cooks!


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Posted: 11/23/2012 8:35:46 PM
Chicken tortilla soup! Delish on a cold day.

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Posted: 11/23/2012 8:41:23 PM
I don't really know what it's called, but I love smoked sausage (kielbasa), cabbage, potato, onions, carrots, soup. Just dump it all the a large pot or crock pot, with some chicken broth or water. I usually also add some parsley, salt, pepper, maybe some oregano, a little rosemary, or some Italian seasoning. YUM!

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Posted: 11/23/2012 8:43:01 PM
Potato soup. Make it with fat free half and half to keep the calories down.


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Posted: 11/23/2012 9:46:43 PM
Chili and cornbread is our go to cold night meal.

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Posted: 11/23/2012 9:54:43 PM
It may not appeal to you but I like cabbage soup and a bit of crusty bread. I normally do just a plain beef base instead of tomato like many people do. It is a very simple meal but I love it.


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Posted: 11/23/2012 9:58:53 PM
A good chicken and sausage gumbo.
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Posted: 11/24/2012 12:35:38 AM
Split pea soup - and a nice glass of wine.

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