If you're stuck at home this spring, check out some of these recipes to help you make it through this very strange time.

Cooking and eating at home can get boring fast when you're stuck at home. We've compiled some of our favorite recipes over the past year to help you stay well-fed, happy, and healthy. Let's get started!

Crockpot Recipes

5 Healthy Crockpot Recipes That Are Definitely Worth Waiting For (potato soup, salsa verde chicken, beef with broccoli, and more!)
5 More Easy Crockpot Recipes for Cold Days (teriyaki chicken, meatballs, ham and bean soup, and more)
4 Slow Cooker Recipes to Keep You Warm This Fall (pulled pork, beef stroganoff, pot roast, and chicken cacciatore!)
8 Slow Cooker Soups to Get You Through Winter (bacon corn chowder, taco soup, vegan lasagna soup, and more!)

salsa verde chicken

Salsa Verde Chicken, Courtesy of Diethood

Delicious Breakfasts

The Secret to Scrumptious Scrambled Eggs
Foolproof Quiche
Pumpkin. French. Toast.
4 Breakfast Options That Are Easy, Healthy, and Filling (granola parfait, oatmeal cottage cheese banana pancakes, and more)
8 Brunch Recipes You Can Make at Home (a hash skillet, Amish breakfast casserole, your own bloody marys, and more!)

Salads and Other Veggie-Based Ideas

3 Mason Jar Salad Recipes You’ll Love
3 Craveable Kale Salads
Julia's Summer Salad – A Fresh & Quick Weeknight Recipe!
Winter Vegetable Recipes to Keep You Healthy (veggie cakes, brussels sprouts hash, and more)
6 Vegan Recipes Anyone Would Love (spicy fried cauliflower, butternut squash linguine, and more!)

Sides and Starters

Unbelievably Simple No-Knead Bread
Creamy, Cheesy Crab Dip
Grandma's Strawberry Jam
Decadent Crab Cakes
A Tasty Twist on Potato Salad
Fresh Crowder Peas
13 Party Appetizers to Light Up Your Summer (stuffed mushrooms, deviled eggs, pinwheels, and more!)
Chef Jason's Double-Fire Chicken Wings
Best Ways to Cook 'To-Die-For' Chicken Wings

stuffed mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms, Photo courtesy of Will Cook for Smiles


Simple Mussels in Tomato Broth
Summer Seafood Boil

Meals That Are Hearty and Warm

A Delicious and Fragrant Garlicky Chicken Rice Soup
Chase Away the Chill With Khao Poon, a Lao Curry Noodle Soup
Oven-Off Roast Beef for the Most Challenged Cooks
Rib Eye With Mushrooms, Green Beans, Butternut Squash, and Sweet Potato Spears
Hearty Beef Ragout for a Winter Day
Succulent Mojo Roast Pork
8 Casserole Recipes (sweet potato casserole, baked mac and cheese, chicken tetrazzini, and more!)
'Choucroute Garnie,' a French Sauerkraut Dish for Fall
What Is Shakshuka and How Do You Make It?
A Simple Summer Mixed Grill

Desserts to Make You Feel Better About Life

Donut-Glazed Coffee Pound Cake
Peach Upside-Down Cake
Coffee, Chocolate, and Pecan Banana Bread


We Tried the Chick-fil-A Pizza, and We Simply Can't Get Enough
Best Snow Day Foods: What to Make When the Bread Aisle Is Empty (or when the toilet paper aisle is empty, amirite?)

Have you tried any of OCN's featured recipes? What do you plan to cook while you're stuck at home? Tell us in the comments! We all need fresh, new ideas!!!