10 Comfort Food Recipes That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

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Many of us grew up with tasty dishes full of flavor and made with love. The problem is that our parents and grandparents didn’t know then what we understand now about nutrition and food ingredients. Recipes often dripped in butter, fat, and sugar, while others were loaded with refined grains, stripped of fiber and other nutrients. But that doesn’t mean you need to swear off those foods forever. These comfort food recipes will nourish your soul—and they’ll nourish your body too. We’ve incorporated clean eating ingredients that haven’t been heavily processed. So, they retain their nutrients, including fiber and lean protein, which support weight loss. So let’s get cooking!

10 Comfort Food Recipes That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

1. Slow Cooker Texas Chili

A happy belly is a belly warmed by a bowlful of chili. This homemade recipe is low in carbs, high in protein, and full of flavor.

2. Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Don’t miss a single Sunday dinner flavor with this dish. It’s made with low-fat milk and Greek yogurt.

3. Chocolate Chip Workout Pancakes

Nothing says comfort food breakfast like warm, chocolatey pancakes. Our version is guilt-free and packed with lean muscle-nourishing protein.

4. Slow Cooker Philly Cheesesteaks

Satisfy those sandwich cravings with this hearty recipe, which incorporates lean sirloin steak, mushrooms, and bell peppers.

5. Slow Cooker Cheesy Spinach Lasagna

You won’t feel a shred of guilt sinking your fork into comfort food recipes, like this one, which is so easy to prep in the crockpot.

6. Homemade Chicken Soup

Comfort your tummy and your soul with this healthy homemade chicken soup. It includes plenty of protein and veggie goodness.

7. Skinny Strawberry-Banana Bread

Sinfully scrumptious and guilt-free, this treat is made with gluten-free flour, coconut milk, maple syrup, and chia seeds.

8. Easy Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy

Lean ground turkey makes up the base of this hearty comfort meal. This cuts down on fat and calories without limiting flavor!

9. Turkey Burger with Avocado Relish

Get the burger taste you want without adding inches to your hips with this dish, which is prepared with jalapeno, lime juice, avocado, and so much more.

10. Clean Eating Grilled Cheese

You’ll love lunchtime when comfort food recipes like these sandwiches are on the menu. This is the grown-up, no-guilt version of your childhood fave!

Which one of these comforting recipes are you looking forward to trying most? Have you tried any already? Let us know in the comment section!

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