Tag Archives: comfort food

Creamy Turkey & Vegetable Pot Pie

Creamy Turkey & Vegetable Pot Pie

You know the drill: it’s the day after Thanksgiving, and that platter of leftovers is pulled from the fridge, along with the mayo, lettuce and loaf of bread. Turkey sandwiches taste great, for maybe a day. But when there’s enough for a week’s worth, ...
What Do Your Food Cravings Mean?

What Do Your Food Cravings Mean?

When a food craving is upon you, it’s hard to resist with decorum, never mind moderation. Your body may be trying to tell you something critical about its nutritional needs, or you may trying to self-soothe during a particularly stressful day. The ca ...
7 Healthy Care Package Ideas for College Students

7 Healthy Care Package Ideas for College Students

Are you heading off to college for the first time, or want to give a gift to someone new to graduate school? Whatever the year, there’s something about the stress of higher education (the tests! the unknown professors! the pressure of learning! ...
Easy Mac ‘n’ No Cheese

Easy Mac ‘n’ No Cheese

Comfort foods have a purpose: to warm your belly and put a smile on your face. Too bad they later leave you feeling bloated, sleepy and far from satisfied. Luckily, you can find comfort in a re-imagined childhood favorite that’s low in fat but ...
Mini Veggie Pot Pies

Mini Veggie Pot Pies

At the top of the comfort foods list (right next to mac ‘n’ cheese and mashed potatoes) is a dish you may have loved as a kid: pot pie.  But making one usually means pulling a preservative-packed, frozen concoction from a box–not so ...
Four Natural Mac & Cheese Favorites

Four Natural Mac & Cheese Favorites

It’s the ultimate comfort food. Soft, steaming macaroni submerged in a silky smooth pool of piping-hot cheese. Mmmm. But if you’re still eating the conventional stuff (you know – the kind that comes in that familiar blue box), it ...