9 Comfort Food Recipes For Staying Indoors


Rainy days suck, but it's nothing a plate of comfort food can't fix while we wait it out. These recipes can be made in bulk or last minute just in case the weather stays too rough to go the grocery store. 

1. Smoked Gouda and Sharp Cheddar Mac and Cheese

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'The king of comfort foods. I wouldn't mind eating this everyday without a flood warning. Get the recipe at justadashof.blogspot.com

2. Roasted Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons
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A home classic for sure that will keep you warm from the rain. Dipping is so last season anyway. Get the recipe at iowagirleats.com

3. Dr Pepper Chili Dogs

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Dr Pepper isn't my usual secret ingredient, but 23 flavors do go a long way. Also a bonus is that cooked beef can last up to 3-5 days in refrigeration and opened hot dogs can last up to a week. Get the recipe at plainchicken.com

4. Creamy Chicken Caesar Baked Pasta

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This is a meal that would taste good hot or cold, and minimal ingredients and prep are needed. Get the recipe at momandwife.com

5. Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites

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This is a no-bake recipe, so even if the power goes out you can still make these mini pick-me-ups. Get the recipe at getcreativejuice.com

6. Slow-Cooker Teriyaki Chicken, Quinoa and Veggies

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With the looming possibility of a flash flood, takeout options may be limited. Get the recipe at chelseasmessyapron.com

7. Chicken Enchiladas

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The original recipe feeds up to eight people or one for up to three days. Two maybe. Get the recipe at addapinch.com

8. Avocado and Tuna Salad Sandwich

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An avocado can last up to week without refrigeration and canned tuna lasts forever. Combined they make quite the pair. Another recipe you can make in case the lights go off. Get the recipe at simplyrecipes.com

9.Cheesy Potato and Bacon Soup

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Potatoes have an incredible shelf life, from within the pantry for two to five weeks in a pantry or a fridge up to three months. That means you can make this soup whenever you please. Get the recipe at crownrecipes.blogspot.com