6 Calorie-Saving Comfort Food Hacks

Nov 17 2017
Comfort food reigns supreme this time of year. But don't think you have to either accept the high calorie counts or skip 'em entirely! We've got some great tips and recipes so you can enjoy your comfort-food favorites without any guilt. Hope you're hungry…

Swap or Supersize Potatoes with Cauliflower

Potatoes are delicious and nutritious. They're just calorie dense and frequently mixed with decadent (high-calorie) ingredients. Cauliflower saves the day...

Faux-Fry with Panko Breadcrumbs

If you crave crunchy fried food, panko breadcrumbs will be your new BFF. A coating of these crispy crumbs + some time in your oven = a healthy solution to your deep-fried food cravings!

Swap Out Starchy Pasta for Veggie Noodles

Spiralized zucchini is wonderful, but there's more out there in the world of veggie swapping. Check it out!

Make Portion-Controlled Meatloaf in a Muffin Pan

It's hard to eyeball a perfectly portioned slice of meatloaf, so eliminate the guesswork! Bonus: These mini meatloaves are adorable and perfect for fans of make-ahead meals.

Trade Carby Pizza Crust for Veggie & Protein Bases

No need to skip delicious pizza. Just DIY! Ditch conventional doughy crust for something lighter with more nutrients...

Swap Pie Crusts for Wonton & Egg Roll Wrappers

Why waste countless calories on sugary, carb-heavy pie crust when the best part is the yummy filling? Exactly!

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It’s November 17th, Homemade Bread Day! Our Best-Ever Chocolate Chip Banana Bread would be perfect for the occasion…

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