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Comforting but healthful recipes

Stephanie Brubaker

Updated: Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:49 AM

It’s easy to eat healthy when food tastes this good! You won’t want to miss these ultra comforting meals, snacks, and desserts that won’t break your diet!

This easy, low carb broccoli cheese soup is gluten-free, healthy, SUPER CHEESY and needs just 5 ingredients. Ready in only 20 minutes! Recipe HERE.

These Healthy Banana Blender Muffins are quick and easy to make. They are kid-friendly and completely delicious! A wonderful guilt-free breakfast or snack! Recipe HERE.

Creamy Butternut Squash Alfredo Pasta permeated with fresh sage and thyme then perfected with a garnish of salty bacon on top! This fall recipe is silky smooth, luscious, healthy and absolutely addicting. Recipe HERE.

This Olive Garden Minestrone Soup Copycat Recipe tastes just like the original – maybe even better! This favorite vegetarian soup is hearty, healthy, and ready in 30 minutes! Recipe HERE.

Chicken, spinach and artichokes come together in this delicious, one-pot meal. Recipe HERE.

What could be more comforting than pie?? You don't have to sacrifice flavor or comfort with this Skinny pumpkin pie for one! Recipe HERE.

A comforting spinach and egg casserole that is versatile from morning to night. It makes an eggcellent base for a poached egg the next morning. Recipe HERE.

These bowls are a delicious way to give into your Thai craving while staying low-carb. Spiralized sweet potato “noodles” take the place of rice noodles, and are covered in a spicy satay-like sauce. Add in some fresh veggies and tender chicken, and you have a perfect meal for any night of the week! Recipe HERE.

My whole family devoured this pasta in no time flat. It takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish and the result is simply scrumptious! Recipe HERE.

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chicken Enchilada Skillet is a healthy, 1 skillet, gluten-free dinner recipe that the entire family will love! Recipe HERE.

Healthy, easy and delicious cauliflower soup! Recipe HERE.

One of out all time favorite comfort foods!This chicken rice soup is always a hit! Recipe HERE.

Creamy, cheesy casserole loaded with lean ground beef and whole wheat pasta, finely chopped veggies, and cheddar cheese. Made in one pot in 30 minutes! Recipe HERE.

This dish is fast, easy and so delcious, thanks to fresh ingredients. Italian comfort food never tasted so good. Recipe HERE.

These Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Peaches& are so flavorful, comforting, (and healthy!!). They would make the perfect holiday side dish! Recipe HERE.

If you're looking for a great big bowl of healthy comfort food, look no further than this warm Turkey and Butternut Squash Curry. Recipe HERE.

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