5 Guilt-Free Comfort Foods with Fewer than 275 Calories

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

If you’re like us, you do your best to eat lightly the majority of the time, but when the going gets tough, you’ve just gotta have something a bit heavier to fill the belly, lift the spirits, and comfort the soul. Comfort foods give you warmth and make you feel better, but they are typically heavy, warm, gooey, and packed with calories. There’s no denying they are delicious, but for the most part, they aren’t considered low-calorie foods. Thankfully, that’s about to change. We’ve put together a list of comfort foods that will not only satisfy cravings, but won’t add inches to your waistline. These selections are made with only 100% clean foods and have fewer than 275 calories per serving. Does it get any better?!

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5 Guilt-Free Comfort Foods with Fewer than 275 Calories:

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese (Pictured Above)
Macaroni and cheese is perhaps the most comforting of all foods, but you are unlikely to find it on any low calorie menus. This recipe lightens things up, but still provides that warm, gooey comfort you love in mac and cheese. Best of all, you won’t be making two dinners for your family because kids love macaroni too!

Slow Cooker Beef Stew
Nothing is heartier on a cold winter night than beef stew. This delicious low-cal version is loved by even the pickiest of comfort food lovers. It is rich and filling, but loaded with vegetables, so you can enjoy it guilt-free.

Skinny Lasagna Rolls

Italian food is often included on the list of comfort foods, but it is far from a low calorie food. These lasagna rolls are a perfect alternative to a tub of traditional lasagna. They cut out the high fat meat filling and replace it with a light sauce and vegetable accented cheese.

Slow Cooker Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake
Craving dessert? Chocolate cake is number one on many comfort food lists. This cake recipe combines a low calorie chocolate cake recipe with another favorite comfort flavor: peanut butter. The combination is perfect, but does not blow your calorie limit for the day.

Slow Cooker Bread Pudding
This southern favorite is usually high in calories and fat, but many believe it is well worth the indulgence. This recipe puts a healthy spin on a classic and makes it easy to indulge in bread pudding. It also ups the nutrition content by using whole wheat bread.

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