Nourishing Winter Recipes

Nourishing bowls are the best way to get your nutrients in wintertime. We tend to eat in a hurry, often the same kind of food every day, without fresh ingredients, and we don’t provide our body the nutrients it needs to function correctly and to naturally detox day by day. These nourishing bowls do not come with special recipes, but a balance of the main nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. The raw and cooked ingredients that really nourish your body and make you feel energized. You can combine any of your favourite ingredients, as long as you make sure the bowl has a little bit of everything your body needs.

 1. Cauliflower Chickpea Curry



  1. Cut the cauliflower into medium-sized florets
  2.  Chop the potatoes into 3/4-inch chunks roughly
  3. Place cauliflower and potatoes in a large soup pot and fill with cold water
  4. Season the water heavily with salt. Bring to a rolling boil over the stove
  5. Remove from the heat immediately, and drain gently into a colander
  6. Place colander over the pot to stay warm while you prepare the remaining ingredients
  7. Heat the oil in a large, heavy pot Add the onions, garlic, and ginger, and saute, stirring every few minutes, for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until the onions are very soft and translucent
  8.  Adjust heat if necessary.
  9. Add the ground coriander, cumin, cardamom, red pepper flakes, star anise, and salt and pepper, and cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until very fragrant
  10. Add the tomatoes with their juices and drained chickpeas, and stir the mixture together
  11. Add the cauliflower and potatoes
  12. Now, add the vegetable broth (or water, if using)–the broth/water should almost reach the top of the vegetable mixture–and bring to a low simmer
  13.  Simmer the mixture for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the cauliflower and potatoes are fork tender
  14. Stir in the gram masala and coconut milk, simmer for an additional 10 minutes, and season to taste with salt and pepper
  15.  Don’t be afraid of salt–this dish needs heavy seasoning
  16. Finish the soup by sprinkling and stirring in 1/2 to 3/4 cup roughly chopped cilantro
  17. Serve with rice and naan.

2. Radicchio, Pear and Pomegrante Winter Salad



  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and Dijon mustard
  2. Slowly pour in the walnut oil, followed by the olive oil, whisking continuously with your other hand, until the mixture is emulsified
  3.  Smash the garlic clove with a side of a knife and add it to the vinaigrette
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste and set aside
  5. Slice the radicchio in half, remove the core, and slice the radicchio perpendicularly into 3/4-inch-thick ribbons
  6.  Combine the radicchio and mixed greens in a large salad bowl
  7. Add the pear chunks, walnuts, and pomegranate arils
  8.  Slowly add the vinaigrette to lightly coat the greens, and gently toss the salad
  9. Top the salad with the crumbled gorgonzola cheese and serve immediately.

Try these norushing recipes for the cozy winter vibes! You can buy all the ingredients at Nature’s Basket store now!

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