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

By Eliza

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

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

2 Spaghetti Squash Hash Browns

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

3 Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Lettuce WrapsSource: 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

Healthier Chicken and DumplingsSource: Chicken and Dumplings
There's no better comfort food than this!

5 Baked Samosas

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

6 Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

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

7 French Onion Meatloaf

French Onion MeatloafSource: 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

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

9 Spinach Enchiladas

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

10 Winter Lentil Soup

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

11 Cauliflower Crust Grilled Cheese

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

12 Vegetable Lentil Shepherd's Pie

Vegetable Lentil Shepherd's PieSource: Yummy Mummy Kitchen: Vegetable Lentil
This is going to quickly become your go-to comfort food meal.

13 Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed PeppersSource:
These stuffed peppers are comfort food at its best.

14 Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Cauliflower Pizza CrustSource:
You don't have to give up pizza just because you're watching what you eat.

15 Pot Roast with Gravy

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

16 Parsnip, Carrot & Lentil Soup

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

17 Creamy Low Calorie Mashed Potatoes,

Creamy Low Calorie Mashed Potatoes,Source: Creamy Low Calorie Mashed Potatoes
Are mashed potatoes your favorite comfort food too?

18 Eggplant Cannelloni

Eggplant CannelloniSource: Lightened-Up Comfort Food (Under 400
You are going to love this!

19 Slow Cooker Ham and Potato Soup

Slow Cooker Ham and Potato SoupSource: 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

Lightened up Mac & CheeseSource: Lightened-Up Comfort Food (Under 400
Here is comfort food at its finest!

21 Low Calorie Zucchini Spaghetti

Low Calorie Zucchini SpaghettiSource: 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

Lightened-up Creamy Chicken NoodleSource: 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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