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Lazy Day Meals

Now that the holiday hubbub’s come to an end, it’s time to refresh, recharge and relax. Here are 10 meals to help you wind down.
Alyssa Vance
During the craze of the holiday season, there’s every intention to slow down and savor time with your near and dears, but sometimes the whirlwind of parties, shopping, wrapping and cooking for crowds make the holidays seem a little holi-crazy. It’s the best kind of stress, but stress nonetheless. 

Now that the big day is over, it’s time to wind down with the family and spend some well-earned lazy days doing … well, not much at all. Pop in a movie, gather for the game with family and friends, or take a second look at your holiday loot. 

Whatever you decide to do, you still have to eat. We’ve created a special collection of 10 easy recipes that’ll help you in your quest to relax. It’s a mix of savory slow-cooked dishes, quick and easy family favorites, fresh ways to use leftovers (ham on Hawaiian pizza, anyone?) and global flavors that steer clear of the holiday pies, apps and dinners you just devoured. And here’s the best part: They all take less than 30 minutes of prep and feed more than five people. Do you know what that means? Dishes that are built to graze on, all the livelong, lazy day.