8 Healthy Big Batch Suppers for Sharing

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These 8 healthy big batch suppers are wholesome, nourishing and comforting. This selection includes chicken, shrimp, pork and vegetarian options.

8 Healthy Big Batch Suppers for Sharing

On Sunday, The Globe and Mail columnist André Picard posted a very simple and meaningful opinion piece about how he believes we’ll all get through this pandemic. Picard has been a health reporter for decades but his column wasn’t about the virus or how it’s spreading. He wrote  about humanity, how it’s in our DNA to help others and that a desire to lend a hand will carry us through to the other side of this crisis.

“The only way to slow this pandemic is for all of us to become helpers…” he wrote. By now we all know how we can help our communities (working from home, avoiding social gatherings, self-isolating if necessary…)

Since most of us are spending more time at home than we’re used to, the kitchen could become a hub of helpfulness.

Eating well is one of the ways we can keep our immune systems strong. With that in mind we’re sharing some of our favourite recipes for healthy big batch suppers – wholesome meals that are nourishing and comforting.

These recipes can feed a crowd if you’d like to share with friends or family.

8 Healthy Big Batch Suppers for Sharing

Easy Sweet & Sour Chicken Drumsticks

This chicken cooks in a rich sauce and stays so moist. Remove the skin before baking to make these healthier.

Sweet & Sour Chicken Drumsticks

Baked Beans with Sausage

This is a slow cooker recipe that uses canned beans so is quick to throw together.

Slow cooker baked beans with sausage: an easy one-pot meal for a winter day. Choose your favourite type of sausage for this recipe (pork, chicken, turkey).

Cajun Shrimp (or haddock)

This is a 30-minute meal that feeds a crowd. The spice blend and marinade are delicious on haddock too.

Easy Cajun shrimp recipe ready in 30 minutes

Hearty Guinness Stew

This recipe can be made with beef or chicken, depending on your preference. Ready in an hour.

Healthy big batch suppers: Hearty Guinness stew is late winter comfort food at it's best. Filled with root vegetables and loaded with flavour this warming meal is delicious and satisfying. Ready in an hour.

Turkey Black Bean Chili

A hearty stick-to-your-ribs chili that combines a little sweet with heat.

Healthy big batch suppers: Black bean turkey chili combines some sweet with heat.

Sloppy Joes

One of my childhood favourites made a little healthier. The mixture is great in tacos too.

Healthy big batch suppers: Turkey Sloppy Joes: a Friday night supper that's easy to throw together. This contemporary version is healthier and more flavourful than your typical Sloppy Joes

One-Pot Mustard Molasses Chicken

Another 30-minute meal. Make this easy recipe in the Instant Pot or in the oven.

Healthy big batch suppers: One pot mustard molasses chicken is simple and flavourful. Made in the Instant Pot or baked in the oven.

Thai-inspired Chickpea Sweet Potato Stew

A healthy and delicious vegetarian meal that your kids will love.

Healthy big batch suppers:  Chickpea sweet potato curry

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One thought on “8 Healthy Big Batch Suppers for Sharing

  1. Frederick says:

    Tried your baked beans recipe it was delicious.
    Thanks. Can’t wait to cook them again.

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