8 Comfort Foods for a Snowy Day

December 3, 2018

A snowy winter day is the perfect excuse to stay inside, catch up on your favorite TV shows, and warm up with a comforting meal!

With roads being slippery and food delivery options being limited, your best option is to embrace your inner-chef and whip up something tasty yourself. That’s why we’ve put together this list of recipes that are delicious, healthy, and can be made out of ingredients you likely already have on-hand.


Pumpkin Spice Waffles
There’s something special about waking up on a chilly morning and watching the snow fall, especially when you can warm up with a plate of waffles! Make them extra delicious by opting for our custom recipe made with Green Valley Pumpkin Puree.

Stuffed Peppers
Peppers can be stuffed with just about any ingredients you have at home, which makes them perfect for snowy days! Simply grab a can of Green Valley beans and veggies, top with your favorite cheese, add your own additions, and you’ll quickly have a tasty meal.

Quick Kidney Bean Chili
While chili is always delicious, the best time to enjoy it is on a cold snowy day. Spend more time curled up in a blanket and less time in the kitchen by using our Green Valley Quick Kidney Bean Chili recipe.


Black Bean & Corn Rice
If you’re running low on ingredients, you can count on this handy rice idea made with organic Green Valley Beans and Corn. For an added bonus, you can easily customize this recipe by throwing in your favorite meat or spices.

Quinoa & Pinto Bean Burger
A snow covered grill may stop you from a normal burger, but not our veggie-based version! Made with quinoa and pinto beans, this veggie burger is loaded with tons of delicious protein and can be made right in your oven.

Pasta Salad with Northern Beans & Tuna
Our high-protein pasta salad recipe is perfect for when you planned to eat out and an unexpected snow storm strikes. No need to worry about thawing any meat; the protein in this dish comes from Green Valley Northern Beans and the canned tuna.


Parmesan Pea Soup
What better way to brace the cold than a steamy soup? No need to run to the store. You can create a delicious soup by using your cans of Green Valley organic peas!

Garbanzo Bean Stew
Snowy days call for comfort food like this Garbanzo Bean Stew. Crafted from healthy beans and other nutritious veggies, this recipe will warm you up while providing your body with much needed nutrients.

The next time snow is in the forecast, make sure you are stocked up on firewood, salt, and… Green Valley ingredients! Do you have a favorite go-to meal on a snowy day? We’d love to hear what you think. Share your thoughts with us on our Facebook or Instagram page.