Which do you favor, the comfort foods of winter or the lighter foods of summer?

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  1. moonfairy profile image78
    moonfairyposted 5 years ago

    Which do you favor, the comfort foods of winter or the lighter foods of summer?

  2. freecampingaussie profile image61
    freecampingaussieposted 5 years ago

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    My favourite meal is roast lamb & vegies - Steak etc  so I guess winter , At the moment we are having a lot of salad/coleslaw with meat as it is so hot but not as delicious .

    1. moonfairy profile image78
      moonfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      the roast lamb and veggies in your picture look absolutely delish!!!

  3. onegreenparachute profile image75
    onegreenparachuteposted 5 years ago

    Like freecapingaussie I love the meaty, heavy foods of winter.  To me, there is nothing better than a fine roast of beef, roasted potatoes & veggies along with yorkshire pudding and loads of gravy.  Nummmm.....gee, no wonder I'm overweight!

    1. moonfairy profile image78
      moonfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      One of my husband's favorite things that I make is roast beef with roasted potatoes and veggies...it's yummy!!!

  4. A. Bove profile image65
    A. Boveposted 5 years ago

    I'm a big fan of giant vats of hot soup. Heals the soul I tell ya! Winter it is.

  5. ct92 profile image76
    ct92posted 5 years ago

    I definitely prefer the lighter foods of summer.
    I really love salads, fish, seafood and stuff like that, whereas I don't really care about meats and more heavy food.

  6. AussieTreeChange profile image73
    AussieTreeChangeposted 5 years ago

    Never really thought about it, but now that you mention it, I am a winter food lover.  I love the thick, hearty casseroles full of beef and vegetables!  hmmmm, looking forward to winter now!  smile

    1. moonfairy profile image78
      moonfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      so you must be in summer now....I'm in winter and looking forward to summer!!

    2. AussieTreeChange profile image73
      AussieTreeChangeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      yes, its summer here in Australia.... love summer but looking forward to winter too!

  7. profile image69
    ElleBeeposted 5 years ago

    I do love soup, stew, roasts and all those winter comfort foods. But I also like fresh summer produce.  Nothing can beat a just picked green bean or a salad made with same day fresh tomatoes.

    1. moonfairy profile image78
      moonfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      yes, I like the seasonal foods of each season! I love a fresh picked tomato still warm from the sun.......

  8. Seafarer Mama profile image90
    Seafarer Mamaposted 5 years ago

    I love pizza any time of year. :0)    In summer, I  prefer summer foods and in the winter, I prefer winter foods..and look forward to the "season" to have each when it comes along. :0) 

    Spring and summer have a little edge for me, because I love growing my own foods and eating them straight from the garden, especially in salads. :0)

    1. moonfairy profile image78
      moonfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I too love pizza....and I'm with you as far as the season goes. I always look forward to summer foods when it's cold and in summer I look forward to winter's hearty menus smile

  9. lburmaster profile image81
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Comfort foods of winter. I actually became regular in my eating habbits this year!

  10. Neinahpets profile image86
    Neinahpetsposted 5 years ago

    The comfort foods of winter are usually full of carbs and are unhealthy... so while they may taste great, the lighter foods of summer (fruits, veggie wraps, etc) are better to have.  I guess this is another reason why people gain weight in the winter?

  11. vespawoolf profile image95
    vespawoolfposted 5 years ago

    That depends on the season. It's summer in Peru right now so we're enjoying plenty of sweet juicy mangoes, red seedless grapes, tart raspberries, soft figs and crisp fresh salads. But when cold winter weather creeps up on us, I find myself craving spicy chili con carne, crunchy sweet potato fries, horchata ice cream with salted caramel sauce and blueberry scones. I love it all!

    1. moonfairy profile image78
      moonfairyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I feel the same as you....I love whatever the foods are of that particular season....

  12. Amanda108 profile image92
    Amanda108posted 5 years ago

    Mmm, the heavy comfort foods of winter definitely. My waistline wishes I prefered the lighter foods! But I love any kinds of chicken and mashed potatoes and stew in bread bowls (a winter classic here) and... on and on.

  13. Angela Kane profile image74
    Angela Kaneposted 5 years ago

    I prefer the comfort foods because they feel me up, I seem to need more soups and casseroles in the winter than in the summer. I eat lighter foods in the summer because it is so hot and most cold foods are lighter.

  14. josephbarrett profile image59
    josephbarrettposted 5 years ago

    I Love food, it does not matter for me that it's comfort food of lovely winter or lighter food of energetic summer.... smile
    But personaly i like eat light food in every season!

  15. Aakashaashish profile image40
    Aakashaashishposted 5 years ago

    I think comforts food of winter is a good option

 
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