Giada De Laurentiis shares her healthy comfort food recipes – SheKnows

This time of year we are often looking to rearrange our lives. Whether that means we organize our house from top to bottom or finally clean the detergent drawer so that we can fill it with fresh and colorful ingredients, we are ready to treat our mind, home and body with reverence and respect. . This means that we go for a heartwarming and cozy kitchen, while also ensuring that our nutritional needs are met, and it turns out that TV star and cookbook author Giada De Laurentiis is totally on the same length. wave.

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This year, instead of doing some sort of punitive cleansing, De Laurentiis and his blog Giadzy are focusing on nourishing meals for body and soul, which means they pack serious nutrition and serious comfort with every bite. . If you’re looking for recipe inspiration for your own New Years trip, take a look at these tasty, cozy, and vegetarian dishes from Giada De Laurentiis.

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Halibut with olive relish

If you are looking to add more lean fish to your diet, this halibut recipe is for you. The fish is crispy on the outside, tender and flaky on the inside, and is topped with a flavorful olive relish that also pairs well with grilled chicken or shrimp.

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Giada’s Green Chicken Chili

Loaded with chicken, beans, veggies and greens, this hearty chili has all the fuel you need to stay warm and cozy on cold winter nights.

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Chicken Stew in a Pan

Cooking nutritious meals from scratch doesn’t necessarily mean messing up every dish in your cupboard. This satisfying chicken stew comes in a pan (use a Dutch oven for maximum warmth), so you have more time to spend at dinner instead of cleaning up.

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Simple Italian salad from Giada

Never underestimate the power of a simple, well-made salad to liven up a meal. Winter greens like radicchio and endive are at their peak right now, and peppery arugula is always a more exciting salad choice than bland mixed greens. The simple lemon vinaigrette makes it a versatile side dish and also works as a bed for baked salmon, grilled chicken, or seared tofu cubes.

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Acqua Pazza (Spicy sea bass)

The succulent sea bass has a luxurious texture and a smooth, meaty flavor. Pair it with a tangy tomato sauce and you’ve got a bright and nutritious winter dinner in your hands.

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White beans and Tuscan kale

Beans are so underrated, especially since they make excellent comfort food. This dish of white beans and Tuscan kale becomes creamy and dreamy after a long simmer with garlic, sage and olive oil, leaving your kitchen smelling divine. It is also loaded with vegetarian protein and is loaded with high fiber thanks to the beans and kale.

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Shrimp Puff Pastry With Parmesan And Vegetables

This classic recipe from De Laurentiis deserves to be highlighted again in the New Year. After all, what could be more delicious (or easier) than roasting shrimp and vegetables together on a baking sheet, then sprinkling them with Parmesan and a little lemon juice?

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