Better-for-You Comfort Food

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A bowl of chicken and dumplings.
When the weather outside is frightful, comfort food—rich, filling and like mom used to make—can be especially delightful. But too much of it can lead to the not-so-comfortable feeling of a tight waistband. Make your favorite dishes healthier by swapping in non-fat or low-fat milk and cheese, using whole-grain pasta or replacing fatty ground beef with lean ground turkey or finely diced mushrooms.
Or whip up one of these already slimmed-down spins on comfort food classics.
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