Low-Calorie Comfort Food to Fill You up, but Not out ...

When the weather gets cold, most of us want to fill up on comfort food. The problem with that is that many traditional comfort food recipes are packed with fat and calories. So what's a girl to do? You can totally enjoy comfort food without overdoing it. Check out these healthy recipes and you can warm your body and soul, while also sticking to your health goals.

1. Roasted Eggplant with Spinach, Quinoa, and Feta

Via Roasted Eggplant with Spinach, Quinoa
Your tummy will be full and your hunger for comfort food will be satisfied.

2. Spaghetti Squash Hash Browns

Via Spaghetti Squash Hash Browns
This is a great comfort food recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

3. Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Via Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce
When you get a craving for Chinese take-out on a cold night, keep it healthy by making this recipe.

4. Healthier Chicken and Dumplings

Via Chicken and Dumplings
There's no better comfort food than this!

5. Baked Samosas

Via Baked Aloo Samosa – Low
Don't these look delicious? Leftovers are fabulous!

6. Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

Via Skinny Shepherd's Pie
Skipping the meat in this shepherd's pie keeps it low-calorie, but just as comforting.

7. French Onion Meatloaf

Via French Onion Meatloaf - Ari's
Meatloaf is one of my favorite comfort foods and this healthy version is packed with flavor.

8. Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole

Via Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli
Casseroles aren't always the healthiest choice, but this one is just about perfect!

9. Spinach Enchiladas

Via 5 Low-Calorie Mexican Recipes
You don't have to give up Mexican food just to save calories.

10. Winter Lentil Soup

Via Healthy eating: Winter lentil soup
This is the ultimate when it comes to cold weather comfort food.

11. Cauliflower Crust Grilled Cheese

Via The Iron You: Cauliflower Crust
These gooey grilled cheese sandwiches are quickly going to become your new favorite.

12. Vegetable Lentil Shepherd's Pie

Via Yummy Mummy Kitchen: Vegetable Lentil
This is going to quickly become your go-to comfort food meal.

13. Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Via spachethespatula.com
These stuffed peppers are comfort food at its best.

14. Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Via foodgawker.com
You don't have to give up pizza just because you're watching what you eat.

15. Pot Roast with Gravy

Via Pot Roast with Gravy Recipe
This is just about the best pot roast recipe you'll ever find. Yum!

16. Parsnip, Carrot & Lentil Soup

Via Tinned Tomatoes: Parsnip, Carrot &
This makes my mouth water. What about you?

17. Creamy Low Calorie Mashed Potatoes,

Via Creamy Low Calorie Mashed Potatoes
Are mashed potatoes your favorite comfort food too?

18. Eggplant Cannelloni

Via Lightened-Up Comfort Food (Under 400
You are going to love this!

19. Slow Cooker Ham and Potato Soup

Via Slow Cooker Ham and Potato
You'll look forward to cold nights when you have this soup waiting for you.

20. Lightened up Mac & Cheese

Via Lightened-Up Comfort Food (Under 400
Here is comfort food at its finest!

21. Low Calorie Zucchini Spaghetti

Via Zucchini "Spaghetti" with Pesto Recipe
You won't believe how good this is. You'll never even miss the pasta!

22. Lightened-up Creamy Chicken Noodle

Via Lightened-Up Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
This looks like dinner tonight!

What's your favorite comfort food recipe? Which of these ideas are you dying to try?

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