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5 Great Winter Recipes

Feb 23, 2021

The Gateway area and NYC are home to tons 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: 

Flourless Vegan Banana Oats Waffles 

Check out these super easy-to-make Vegan Banana Oats Waffles from Orchids + Sweet Tea for a nutritious breakfast option the whole family can enjoy guilt-free! The flourless waffles combine all ingredients in a blender for fluffy waffles bursting with fresh banana flavor--a healthy and super tasty way to start the day! Find all the recipe info here.


Baladi Eggplant

EatingNYC is well-known for their fantastic recipe re-creations of popular dishes from top NYC restaurants. Their take on 12 Chairs Baladi Eggplant offers a wonderful winter side, great for passing and sharing with others. The Isreali dish features eggplant covered in creamy tahini sauce and finished off with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of pine nuts. Check out the full recipe here.


Sweet Pea Carbonara 

Love pasta but want a twist on the typical carbonara dish? This Sweet Pea Carbonara from @eatmebychloe is a great winter variation on the yummy classic. The simple recipe requires only a few ingredients and comes together quickly--finish off with a sprinkle of parmigiano reggiano and voila! Find more recipe info here.


Shrimp Shirataki Stir-Fry

This healthy and delicious Shrimp Shirataki Stir-Fry from @whatkbeats is ideal for a super satisfying weeknight dinner that can be pulled together in minutes. Coined a 10-minute miracle meal, the recipe combines shrimp and a ton of veggies with tasty shirataki noodles for a dish that’s light, easy, and delicious! Find additional recipe info here.


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.


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 #YourGateway!