7 Healthy Takes on Classic Winter Comfort Foods
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7 Healthy Takes on Classic Winter Comfort Foods

1. Smoky Quinoa, Black Bean and Pinto Bean Chili 

Photo and recipe by @sasha.swerdloff

Hearty chili is a winter staple, but things can get a bit out of hand when you start piling on the meat, cheese and sour cream. This version, however, is a healthy, balanced meal with plenty of protein & fiber to keep you full. 

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2. Rice & Zucchini Noodles with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Photo and recipe by @dishingouthealth

Substitute spaghetti with a mix of thin rice noodles & zucchini noodles for a healthier take on an easy weeknight classic. 

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3. Coconut Thai Curry with Sweet Potatoes and Spinach

Photo and recipe by @pinchofyum

Skip the takeout & make this creamy coconut curry for a comforting dinner. 

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4. Chicken Soup with White Beans

Photo and recipe by @themodernproper

We love the addition of white beans to this shredded chicken soup. Comfort food at its finest! 

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5. Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Tahini and Maple Coffee Balsamic Glaze

Photo and recipe by @floatingkitchen

What's more comforting than mashed potatoes? You won't miss the butter or cream with this unique recipe.

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6. Mushroom & White Truffle Mac & Cheese

Photo and recipe by @thealmondeater

It's not easy to make "healthier" mac and cheese that still tastes great, but this version with rich truffle oil and hearty mushrooms does the trick. 

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7. Local Squash, Brussels Sprout & Cranberry Pizza

Load up your pizza with fresh, seasonal produce. Our feedfeed original recipe has a squash base, brussels sprouts, caramelized onions, cranberries, pine nuts, and of course, a bit of cheese. 

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