10 ways to make comfort food healthy

Want to boost the health quotient of your favourite foods without sacrificing flavour? Here are 10 easy ways to make comfort food more healthy


6. Build a better burrito

Toronto mom Helen Racanelli swapped cheesy burritos in favour of these healthier, lower-fat versions. “Take a tortilla or wrap and heat it in a cast-iron pan with just the lightest bit of oil or cooking spray. Spread on a couple tablespoons of refried beans—which you can buy canned—and then grate a little bit of cheese on top. When it’s all melted, add hot sauce, which adds a satisfying kick. I eat this as is, but you could also serve it with a salad [for a full meal],” says Racanelli.

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