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5 Great Winter Recipes

Feb 23, 2021

The Newport area is home to a ton of great foodie enthusiasts and recipe creators, which makes rounding up some of our favorite winter recipes a challenge (in a good way!). This week, we’ve picked out dishes that range from hearty staples to seasonal pick-me-ups to get us all through the tail end of these blustery days. Find a little something for any chilly weather craving with these 5 great winter recipes:      

Chocolate Chip Muffins

These bakery style Chocolate Chip Muffins from The Hungry Kitchen Blog are the perfect choice when looking to satisfy the sweet tooth with a homey treat! Try using room temperature ingredients and avoid over-mixing to ensure the tastiest outcome--and no skimping on the chocolate chips! Full recipe found here.


Sunday Spaghetti

Local blogger and 30-minute recipe creator @cucinadichristina shares mouth-watering Italian-inspired dishes on her page, with a focus on that perfect Sunday evening family meal. Her pasta dishes look particularly tempting--top them off with one of her special Sunday Sauces from her online collection for the full Sunday supper experience!


Blood Orange Margarita  

Right about now we could all use a little escape from the seemingly never-ending months of snowy days and chilly temps. This Blood Orange Margarita recipe from @eatingjerseycity is a great way to transport to sunnier climes without ever needing to leave home. Simply mix equal parts tequila and blood orange juice with 1 part lime juice, and finish off with a dash of agave. Find more recipe details here.


Veggie Quinoa Soup 

This Veggie Quinoa Soup recipe from @_littlemissfoodie is a great one-pot dish that satisfies the need for cozy winter fare while still also being totally healthy and guilt-free. Packed with good-for-you-veggies, the recipe makes enough to last for several days, and the quinoa brings a nice protein-packed addition to the soup as well! Find all the recipe info here.


Super Green Smoothie

Feeding our bodies with healthy nutrients is super important all year-long and especially during the winter months when we don’t have the added benefit of spending extra time in the sun. This Super Green Cleansing Smoothie Recipe from @neuroticmommy is an ideal recharge that can easily be worked into the weekly meal prep routine! Find the full recipe for this vitamin-packed smoothie here.


We hope these 5 winter recipes inspire a fantastic time in the kitchen! Be sure to let us know which ones you try by tagging us on our social channels with #YourNewport!