Beth Warren Nutrition Blog

Healthier Comfort Food Swaps

by Beth Warren January 2, 2022

Use alternative pasta, like chickpea pasta or cauliflower rice and sneak in extra veggies for a healthier macaroni and cheese.

Enjoy a fully-loaded baked sweet potato.

Get creative with pizza crusts, like cauliflower or egg crusts, and toppings.

Try a new take on tacos.

Simplify and healthify your chocolate chip cookies.

Add some secret, good-for-you ingredients to brownies. Like the Black Bean Brownies in my book SECRETS OF A KOSHER GIRL click here

Ditch ice cream for "nice" cream (frozen bananas/fruits pureed)

Customize your stir-fry with extra veggies.

Get plenty of protein in a healthier chili. Like the Bean Quinoa Chili in my book SECRETS OF A KOSHER GIRL click here

Pack on the (light) toppings and on a lighter burger, like chicken or turkey burger.

Pick more flavorful veggie ingredients for a lighter grilled cheese.

Keep mashed potatoes simple.

Have your (healthy) cake and eat it, too.

 

TRY MY BANANA BREAD RECIPES FOR A HEALTHY COMFORT FOOD:

GLUTEN FREE BANANA BREAD CLICK HERE

CHOCOLATE CHIP BANANA BREAD CLICK HERE

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