22 June 2024 — Recipe

4 Warming Winter Recipes to Boost Your Health

4 Warming Winter Recipes to Boost Your Health

As the weather gets colder, it’s the perfect time to warm up with hearty and healthy recipes that will keep you cosy and boost your health. We’ve rounded up a few unique winter favourites that are delicious and packed with nutrients to help you thrive through the season. So, grab a blanket, put on your favourite tunes, and let’s get cooking!

1. Spiced Pumpkin and Coconut Soup


Why You’ll Love It: This creamy soup is a blend of sweet and spicy, perfect for warming you up on a cold winter day. Plus, it’s packed with beta-carotene and other essential nutrients.


  • 1 small pumpkin, peeled and diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh coriander for garnish


  1. Sauté the onion and garlic in a large pot until fragrant.
  2. Add the pumpkin, vegetable broth, ginger, cumin, and chili powder.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the pumpkin is tender, about 20 minutes.
  4. Stir in the coconut milk and blend the soup until smooth.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot with a sprinkle of fresh cilantro.

2. Chai-Spiced Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Why You’ll Love It
This warm breakfast bowl is infused with the comforting flavours of chai and is a great way to start your day with a protein boost.


  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½  tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • ¼  tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • Fresh fruit and nuts for topping


  1. Combine the quinoa, almond milk, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, and nutmeg in a saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the milk is mostly absorbed for about 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in the honey or maple syrup.
  4. Serve warm, topped with your favourite fresh fruit and nuts. We love raspberries and pomegranate.

3. Baked Sweet Potatoes with Tahini and Pomegranate

Winter Recipe Sweet Potato with Pomegranate

Why You’ll Love It
These baked sweet potatoes are a delightful mix of sweet and savoury, topped with creamy tahini and tangy pomegranate seeds for a nutrient-packed addition to any meal.


  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • ¼  cup tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¼  cup water
  • Salt to taste
  • ½  cup pomegranate seeds
  • Fresh parsley and walnuts to garnish with.


  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C
  2. Prick the sweet potatoes with a fork and bake until tender, about 45 minutes.
  3. Whisk together the tahini, lemon juice, garlic, water, and salt in a small bowl until smooth.
  4. Once the sweet potatoes are done, split them open and drizzle with the tahini sauce.
  5. Top with pomegranate seeds, fresh parsley.and walnuts. Serve hot.

4. Maple-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans

Why You’ll Love It
As a kid, if you hated Brussels sprouts, we can vouch that you would love combining them with the sweetness of maple syrup and the crunch of pecans. Packed with antioxidants, which help protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals. Antioxidants can reduce inflammation and lower the risk of chronic diseases. Don’t knock it until you try it. 


  • ½ kilo  Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½  cup pecans, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Toss the Brussels sprouts with olive oil, maple syrup, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread them out on a baking sheet and roast for 25-30 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  4. In the last 10 minutes of roasting, sprinkle the pecans over the Brussels sprouts.
  5. Serve hot, enjoying the perfect balance of flavours and textures.

Stay warm and nourished this winter with these delicious recipes. They’re not just meals – they’re moments of comfort and care, made with love. You can also add pomegranate and feta cheese for a twist. 

Want more winter recipes? visit our wellness journal.

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