23 Recipes To Keep You Toasty When It's Cold AF Outside
Eat up, stay warm.
ICYMI, it's gonna be a bit frosty over the next few days -- well, on the east coast of Australia at least -- so we're recommending citizens take precautions and follow these three steps to staying toasty.
First, rug up.
Next, hunker down and binge, binge, binge on your fave TV shows, movies, podcasts, or -- dare we say it -- those funny things with lots of pages, books.
Finally, don't forget to eat, as the physiological act of eating has been scientifically proven* to make you feel about 127 percent less frozen.
*not actually scientifically proven but seems legit, right?
We've prepared the perfect cold snap menu -- all recipes courtesy The Living Room -- to get you through the next few chilly days. It's so full of deliciously hearty winter fare it's guaranteed to warm you from head to toe.
The best bit? We've even chucked in some cheeky sweet treats at the end because, what's a winter feed without a piping hot dessert?
Best for: when you want to keep things simple.
Best for: curing comfort-food cravings.
Best for: when you only have eight minutes.
Best for: when you're feeling fancy.
Best for: when you want to go meat-free for a meal or two.
Best for: when you only want to use one pot.
Best for: fitting more fish into your diet.
Best for: anytime, all the time. They're chips, dude.
Best for: a hearty lunch. Or dinner. Or breakfast? You do you.
Beast for: re-vamping an old fave.
Best for: when you want the best of both worlds -- lasagne AND meatballs.
Best for: lazy I'm-hungry-but-don't-want-to-cook days.
Best for: when you're keen for bacon and eggs, but, like, fancier.
Best for: impressing your mates.
Best for: when you want a hug, but in food form.
Best for: when your mum comes 'round.
Best for: when you're feeling ~spicy~.
Best for: when you're stuck in a cooking rut.
Best for: using up leftover bread -- or croissants.
Best for: when you want an easy, sweet treat -- without the effort.
Best for: well ... it's a cookie, cooked in a frying pan. You do the math.
Best for: when you can't go past a classic.
Best for: when you have someone ~special~ coming over for a cosy night in.
All recipes and images courtesy The Living Room unless stated otherwise.