Nine Easy Prep Dinner Recipes for Winter

The days are short and the wind is cold. Here are 9 easy prep dinner recipes for winter to warm your innards. Each recipe is quick to prepare as well as being full of flavor. You can make enough for leftovers and have dinner ready in a snap later in the week.

My favorite winter meals are soup and anything made in my Instant Pot . I love how quickly dinner gets made when I use it. It is my favorite kitchen appliance. The versatility of it makes it so valuable to me. Soups, roast and even boiled eggs are all made simpler with the Instant Pot . Consequently, my only regret is that I don’t have two of them!

And now for the 9 easy prep dinner recipes for winter! Meal plan for the next week in a flash.

Instant Pot Recipes

Easy Instant Pot Pot Roast and Gravy

 

An easy roast to prepare in your Instant Pot  any night of the week. This recipe is so simple with a savory taste you will want to eat again and again. My favorite roast recipe by far.

Easy Instant Pot Pot Roast and Gravy

 

Homemade chicken soup is all I need when I am sick. It really is the ultimate in comfort food. Chicken broth has such rich flavor when it is homemade. The broth pairs well with this chicken soup recipe. Sure to cure what ails you.

Instant Pot Chicken Soup You Must Make This Winter

 

How to Get Five Meals From a Whole Chicken

Who doesn’t want to cook once and make 5 different meals from it? I know I do! And as a result, I will have more time with my family. Yes, you really can make 5 meals from a whole chicken. If you have a big family it may take two chickens, but the recipes will be the same. Definitely click the link if you want to cook less and play more.

How to Get Five Meals From a Whole Chicken

 

Soups

ROASTED butternut squash bell pepper soup

All of the fall flavors to satisfy your cravings. What is more is that this soup is made easy with cubed butternut squash purchased from the grocery store. Get it on the table and in your belly tonight!

Roasted Butternut Squash and Bell Pepper Soup

 

Roasted Bell Pepper Sweet Potato Soup

I cannot tell you how much I love this soupIt’s dairy free which makes me happy. The spice blend is just the right amount of heat. A thick, creamy texture makes this soup just about perfect. Mashed sweet potatoes can be used in this recipe, but for a slightly sweet soup be sure to roast your sweet potatoes instead!

Roasted Bell Pepper Sweet Potato Soup

 

9 Easy Prep Dinner Recipes for Winter

 

Savvy tips for cooking, organizing and cleaning

Your savvy tip is to use the 9 easy prep dinner recipes for winter to meal prep for later. Make enough of everything to freeze for future use. The soups, homemade broth and pot roast are great meals for this use.