Cooler temperatures and shorter days make us turn our nose up at summer salads and crave warm comfort foods. The traditional versions of these foods can sabotage your health and fitness goals. However, with a few tweaks and creative ingredients, you can get the comfort food you love in a delicious and healthy way!
Healthy Mac & Cheese
Mac & Cheese is my personal favorite comfort food! Here are three great healthy hacks so you can get your cheesy fix.
Creamy Greek Yogurt Mac & Cheese
Find the recipe at Cookingalamel.com(link to: )
Vegan Mac & Cheese
Find the recipe at Veganyumminess.com
Low-Carb Cauliflower Mac & Cheese
Find the recipe at Spicysouthernkitchen.com.
Healthy Mashed Potatoes
I didn’t know it was possible to improve on the potato, but these 2 healthy comfort food recipes prove me wrong!
Slow Cooker Garlic Herbed Mashed Cauliflower
Find the recipe at Wickedspatula.com.
Vegan Mashed Cauliflower
Find the recipe at Thehonoursystem.com.
Healthy French Fries
Speaking of potatoes….
Oven Baked French Fries
Find the recipe at Birchbox.com.
Baked Zucchini Fries
Find the recipe at Damndelicious.net.
Spiralized Sweet Potato Fries
Find the recipe at Inspiralized.com.
Healthy Homemade Pizza
If you are looking for a healthy pizza crust, look no further than the recipe below! My only suggestion is to opt for the frozen “pre-riced” cauliflower that they have at Trader Joe’s. It will save you a load of time that you can spend eating more healthy pizza!
Cauliflower Pizza Crust
Find the recipe at Detoxinista.com.
These are a few of my favorite healthy comfort foods but I’d love to know yours! Leave your favorite recipes and healthy food hacks in the comments below!