We’re feeling a little bit guilty over here because we’ve already cheated (more than once) on our New Year’s resolution to eat healthier. Hopefully you’re faring better than us, but in the case that you aren’t…
Introducing 11 deliciously healthy recipes that will either keep you on track or help you to get back on track. We hand selected these recipes based on our intense cravings for comfort foods. These alternatives are healthier options that will satisfy pesky comfort food cravings, without breaking your healthy resolutions. Give them a whirl and let us know how your version turned out! Click on the images for the recipes.
1) Pizza, Pizza, Pizza! Margherita That Is…
Skip the usual grease-laden slice for this healthier version.
2) Not Your Typical Taco Night
This vegetarian version tastes as good as it looks!
3) Turkey Chili For Chilly Days & Nights
Substitute ground beef with ground turkey to get a much healthier version of your beloved chili.
4) I Want My (Healthy) Baby Back Ribs
Slow cooked BBQ ribs that are healthy and easy to make!
5) It’s A Pasta Party
Turkey meatballs cut calories. Try subbing regular pasta with whole wheat or spaghetti squash for even more calorie savings.
6) Forget Delivery, Take-In Stir-Fry
Try stir-frying at home to control the ingredients and fat levels for a healthier option.
7) Healthy Mac and Cheese Please!
When you crave comfort food, mac and cheese usually tops the list. Give this lighter version a try for a guilt-free splurge.
8) Ooey-Gooey Baked Wings
Baked chicken wings packed with tons of flavor makes deep-frying obsolete.
9) Healthy Banana Bread? That’s Bananas!
Greek yogurt and whole wheat flour makes this a better alternative to traditionally calorie-heavy banana bread.
10) Be A Healthy Cookie Monster
Cranberry and oatmeal cookies to satisfy the cookie monster within.
11) Go Nuts For Coconut Cupcakes
Dieting or not, there’s just no reason to ever give up cupcakes. With this lighter version of a coconut cupcake, you’ll never have to!