10 Warming Winter Meals

As the weather gets cooler, warm yourself up with these hearty meals. See more pictures of comfort foods.

For cooks, winter is often a time to resurrect favorite seasonal recipes that warm and comfort. Such rations are sometimes called "comfort foods" for their simplicity, heartiness and the nostalgia they evoke. But these 10 meals equate to more than that. They're not only delicious and chase away the chill, but they also boast relatively healthy ingredients compared to traditional comfort foods, which are often fried, breaded or smothered in butter. Food doesn't have to be bad for your health to taste amazing. Here's a fresh twist on some of our most beloved meals.