Nutritious Winter Comfort Food Recipes
Healthy winter warmers which are perfect for those cold rainy days.
When we think of winter warmers, images of chunky blankets, homemade pies, and the aroma of fresh-out-the-oven baked goods linger in our minds. But often these delicious meals and treats come chocked full of calories, starchy carbs and refined sugars (minus the blanket). However, this doesn't have to be the case. By swapping out some of the ingredients in your recipes for Lo-Dough products, you can create delicious winter comfort foods while staying on plan. Below you can find some of our favourite winter recipes which will warm you up on those cold rainy days.
We love leftovers and this Bolognese pan sandwich is a seriously good example! It eats pretty much like a Lo-Dough calzone, it's super low in calories, and you don't need us to tell you how good it's gonna taste.
Calories: 348 | Fat: 18g | Carbohydrates: 21g | Fibre: 11g | Protein: 26g | Sugar: 4g
You can't get more comforting that stew & dumplings - perfect warm hug on a cold winter's day. Swap out the meat in this stew to make this a healthy vegetarian winter warmer.
Calories: 161 | Fat: 11g | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fibre: 9g | Protein: 10g
Sausage rolls, but not as you know them. These are truly delicious warm out of the oven and contain just over 3g of carbs per roll.
Calories: 423 | Fat: 22g | Carbohydrates: 10g | Fibre: 9g | Protein: 44g | Sugar: 1g
We've gone down the traditional Italian route with this calzone - filling the inside with ricotta, sausage and roasted peppers and pouring over the marinara sauce afterwards.
Calories: 346 | Fat: 17g | Carbohydrates: 11g | Fibre: 10g | Protein: 33g | Sugar: 5g
Enjoying pizza has never been so simple - or low-carb. Lo-Dough pizzas take just 15 minutes to make, leaving you more time to get your feet up and relax!
Calories: 104 | Fat: 1g | Carbohydrates: 26g | Fibre: 6g | Protein: 3g | Sugar: 6g
This is a great way to get the most out of your Lo-Dough base. blitz half into breadcrumbs to bind the meatballs; make a cheesy garlic bread out of the other. Best of both worlds, and both for only 9g carbs.
Calories: 341 | Fat: 16g | Carbohydrates: 9g | Fibre: 10g | Protein: 29g | Sugar: 4.5g
Lasagne? Without the pasta sheets?! Trust us, this is a delicious low-carb, gluten-free swap that will warm your soul - and it tastes even better the next day!
Calories: 310 | Fat: 17.5g | Carbohydrates: 8g | Fibre: 6g | Protein: 27g | Sugar: 5g
Fancy something a little different for lunch? This marinara sauce is super easy to make and can be used in loads of different recipes. Combine with meatballs, cheese and a Lo-Dough base and you've got the perfect winter comfort food.
Calories: 280 | Fat: 10g | Carbohydrates: 9g | Fibre: 9g | Protein: 26g
You can't beat the classics. This iconic pizza is just as delicious, yet contains 90% less carbs than a supermarket-bought alternative.
Calories: 415 | Fat: 30g | Carbohydrates: 6g | Fibre: 10g | Protein: 27g
Inspired by the great American sandwich, this French dip pizza really hits the spot. Roast beef and Swiss cheese on a Bianca (white) sauced pizza, with a pot of warm, rich beef jus to dip in as you go. Heaven!
Calories: 444 | Fat: 28g | Carbohydrates:6g | Fibre: 10g | Protein: 22g | Sugar: 2g
Measure out 50g of our brownie mix, mix with 50ml of water, bake in an oven-proof ramekin, and serve with a dollop of low-calorie ice-cream. You'll have an indulgent, yet low calorie, treat to round off any meal.
Calories: 117 | Fat: 4g | Carbohydrates: 7g | Fibre: 13g | Protein: 4g | Sugar: 4g
A deliciously simple and quick breakfast or dessert idea. This marvellous mug cake takes just 3 minutes in the microwave and comes in under 160 calories for the lot. What's not to love?
Calories: 158 | Fat: 5g | Carbohydrates: 10g | Fibre: 9g | Protein: 11g
Not sure about the bacon & syrup combo? Wait until you try it, then come back to us. This is a proper tasty low-carb breakfast recipe, which is screaming out for your Sunday morning treat.
Calories: 330 | Fat: 3g | Carbohydrates: 5g | Fibre: 23g | Protein: 26g | Sugar: 1g
If you're a fan of Bounty then you're going to love these (even if you aren't, you'll still love them!). These little squares of heaven are made with our brownie mix - just over 4g of carbs each.
Calories: 126 | Fat: 8g | Carbohydrates: 4.5g | Fibre: 7g | Protein: 4.5g | Sugar: 3g
There are few winter warmer desserts that are more comforting than a bread and butter pudding. Our take on this classic desserts keeps off the deliciousness you know and love, for a fraction of the calories and lot less carbs.
Calories: 149 | Fat: 10g | Carbohydrates: 6g | Fibre: 6g | Protein: 6g