Cozy Spring Meals to Eat During April Showers

Simple dishes to chase away the rainy day blues
Cozy Spring Meals to Eat During April Showers


Spring showers got you down? Warm up and settle in with some cozy comfort food.

Banana, Blueberry, and Pecan Pancakes. Cozy banana pancakes brighten up even the rainiest spring weekends. Since they’re vegan and gluten-free, you won’t have to worry about these pancakes messing up your plans for swimsuit season.

Banana, Blueberry, and Pecan Pancakes

Aya Brackett

Mussels Marinara. Steamed mussels tossed in rich tomato sauce are the perfect antidote to spring showers. Add a pile of steaming linguine for a full meal.

Mussels Marinara

Jeffrey Gurwin

Red Velvet Cupcakes. Topped with a simple cream cheese butter cream frosting, these bright and cheery cupcakes are a great rainy day project for the whole family.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Janis Nicolay

Slow-Cooked Pork Barbacoa. This slow-cooked pork shoulder will warm up the whole house as it cooks. Serve on buns, tortillas, or even in a Cuban sandwich! You’ll have plenty of leftovers to turn this into other meals for days to come.

Slow-Cooked Pork Barbacoa


Speedy Vegan Sweet Potato Quesadillas. An easy snack or quick lunch fix, these quesadillas have all the flavor you want from comfort food without the cheesy regrets.


Speedy Vegan Sweet Potato Quesadillas

Aya Brackett