Treat yourself and your family to delicious, wholesome, feel-good food — reassured by the knowledge that you know exactly what went into it.

Good comfort food can provide a cozy, warming sense of well-being, and remind us of our favorite meals from childhood. Whether that means a rich and meaty stew or silky, cheesy pasta; each of these recipes is filled with wholesome ingredients to give that feel-good factor a boost.

A pan of mushroom risotto on a wooden table.

Oven-Baked Shallot and Mushroom Risotto

​​A perfect vegan risotto, with smooth tender rice and a rich mushroom flavor. Use a good quality vegetable stock for best results.

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A bowl of cooked pasta in a cheese sauce.

Quick Stovetop Mac and Cheese

A fool-proof recipe for silky smooth mac and cheese on the stove. Forget the packet sauces and enjoy this simple from-scratch recipe.

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Indian butter chicken in a white bowl with rice and naan bread.

Indian Butter Chicken

A one-skillet recipe, this Indian Butter Chicken is a rich and creamy dish that’s ready in just 35 minutes. Serve with rice or naan bread for an utterly indulgent meal.

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Baked sweet potatoes with melted cheese and carmelized onions on a white plate.

Baked Sweet Potato with Brie & Caramelized Onions

If there’s one thing every baked potato should have, it’s caramelized onions. Add some melted brie with a perfectly browned finish and you’ve got a comfort food classic no one can turn down.

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A white dish filled with cooked sausage, white beans and a tomato sauce.

Spicy Sausage, Rosemary and Bean Hot Pot

This hearty, warming sausage and bean hot pot will satisfy any comfort food craving. Serve with thick chunks of rustic bread to soak up the spicy tomato sauce.

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A yellow pot of beef and guinness stew with vegetables on a wooden table, beside a serving spoon and a bottle of Guinness.

Beef and Guinness Stew

​​A classic Irish recipe, with melt-in-the-mouth tender beef and hearty vegetables in a rich, complex stew. Serve with a pint of Guinness for authenticity.

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A bowl of linguine and meatballs with a silver serving spoon.

Rich Tomato Italian Meatballs with Linguine

Tender pork and beef meatballs slow-cooked in a rich tomato sauce with perfectly al dente linguine. The ultimate wholesome comfort food.

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A bowl of risotto with summer vegetables, creme fraiche and pesto

Summer Vegetable Risotto with Creamy Pesto

This beautiful summer risotto looks as good as it tastes. It’s packed with fresh green vegetables and light summer flavors, whilst still being a comfortingly filling meal.

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Bacon and mushroom tagliatelle in a white bowl.

Bacon & Mushroom Tagliatelle

Comfort food doesn’t get much easier than this. This 16-minute recipe is super simple to throw together for a delicious hearty meal. Natural yogurt gives this dish a light, fresh creaminess.

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