HEALTH HACK | COMFORT FOOD RETHOUGHT

The weather is starting to get cooler and our cravings for fresh, raw ingredients give away to appetites for hearty, comfort food. An understandable immediate reaction to the words "comfort food" is that it is fattening, high in calorie. and food-coma inducing. This can be true (we've all been there), however you can rethink and revamp classic comfort foods with a healthy diet in mind. Check out these 5 balanced recipes that still give you that comfort goodness, but not the consequential food baby: 

1. Healthy mac and cheese. See recipe here.

1. Healthy mac and cheese. See recipe here.

2. Skinny Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes. See recipe here.

2. Skinny Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes. See recipe here.

3. Chicken Potpie with Green Beans and Squash. See recipe here.

3. Chicken Potpie with Green Beans and Squash. See recipe here.

4. Chili with Chipotle and Chocolate. See recipe here.

4. Chili with Chipotle and Chocolate. See recipe here.

5. Slow Cooker Beef-and-Barley Stew. See recipe here.

5. Slow Cooker Beef-and-Barley Stew. See recipe here.