These comfort food recipes are nutritious versions of your favorite foods without sacrificing ease and flavor. 

Recipes that will put meat on your bones (as Grandma use to say), bring your whole family to the table, and satisfy your desire for cozy recipes.

You'll find some of your favorites as well as a few new recipes to try. 

I hope you love these recipes as much as my family does!

 

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Creamy Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

A creamy cool dressing, hot buffalo sauce, tangy blue cheese, flavorful chicken, and pasta are all mixed together in this yummy take on our favorite party food but in an easier to eat format. Perfect for picnics, potlucks, and packing for your lunch!

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Yogurt Blue Cheese dressing

Using Greek yogurt instead of some of the sour cream and milk helps keep this recipe delicious, tangy, and healthier than the traditional sour cream and milk recipes.

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Shrimp and Corn Chowder

On the table in less than 30 minutes, this dairy-free chowder is full of perfectly cooked shrimp, sweet corn, and a creamy base packed full of easy flavor.

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Chicken Tikki masala with rice.

Chicken Tikki Masala (30 min)

Flavorful, hearty chicken Tikki Masala you can make in under 30 minutes. A favorite comfort food that packs a punch of nutrition, flavor, and ease. Sub chickpeas for a vegan/vegetarian version!

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Creamy Sweet Potato Orzo

a healthy comfort food dish that uses sweet potato for creaminess, a bit of pancetta for salt, and orzo pasta to carry all of that yummy sauce with every bite! Throw in the peas at just the right time and they will have the perfect burst in your mouth!

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Creamy and flavorful, this is a perfect bowl of mashed cauliflower

Perfect Mashed Cauliflower

This mashed cauliflower recipe makes the most perfect, creamy, flavorful batch of mashed cauliflower you'll ever make. All in one pot, this recipe will be a favorite your family asks for again and again!

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homemade peanut butter cups stacked and one is cut open showing the yummy peanut butter center

easy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups (healthier)

I make my own more healthy version of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. Homemade with dark chocolate (my favorite) and natural peanut butter, these are a refined sugar-free copycat recipe of the favorite treat! The best part...only 3 ingredients (refined sugar isn't one of them). Check out this easy to follow recipe to make these! #peanutbuttercup #homemadereeses

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