10 healthy comfort food recipes
These recipes for healthy comfort food offer nutritious, guilt-free ways to indulge in your favourite meals
Peanut Butter Banana Muffins
Combine these delicious muffins with some fruit for a quick and easy weekday breakfast.
French Onion-Tomato Soup
A twist on traditional French onion soup, the addition of tomato juice lends a whole new flavour to the onions.
You might think that only deep-frying could make truly crispy potatoes, but we are happy to prove you wrong. These crunchy potato cakes, lightly glazed with fragrant Parmesan cheese, require just 2 teaspoons of oil!
Double-Cheese Pizza Bites
What a delicious way to welcome your guests! These mini double-cheese pizza bites are loaded with fresh tomato slices, black olives and fresh herbs. And because they’re on the light side, everyone will still have room for dinner.
Mushroom and Cheese Macaroni
Introduce vegetables to old favourites for healthy family meals. This well-loved macaroni dish is delicious with mushrooms, peas and red pepper added. Using a small amount of powerful blue vein cheese adds flavour, but not too much fat.
Beef Sliders Stuffed with Walnuts and Gorgonzola
These itty-bitty burgers pack big taste with the combination of crunchy walnuts, tender beef and gooey Gorgonzola. Baby arugula provides a perfect peppery match for these mouth-watering sliders, which can be cooked on the BBQ, indoor grill or stovetop.
Meaty Mushroom Chili
For chili lovers who don’t like beans, here’s a recipe that uses mushrooms instead to delicious effect.
Wholesome Oatmeal Cookies
With these lower-fat cookies in the cookie jar, you won’t have to think twice about having one.
Old-fashioned Chicken Noodle Soup
Packed with flavour, mixing pasta with chicken and a bounty of just-tender vegetables, it is easy to see why chicken noodle soup is traditionally eaten as a restorative. Serve it as an entree and enjoy the leftover chicken in sandwiches the next day.
Dairy-free Chocolate Mousse
Cutting out dairy doesn’t have to mean cutting out delicious, decadent desserts. Use the highest-quality dark chocolate for the best flavour in this tofu-based chocolate mousse.
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