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33 Lightened Up Comfort Food Recipes You Can Eat to Your Heart's Content

Ever wanted to warm up with an old classic comfort food recipe but not wanted to work off the calories the next day? We totally feel you, that is why we put together this list of the healthy tweaks to your old favorites!

1. Low Carb Cauliflower Pot Pies

Try these delightful low carb pot pies tonight!

2. Seasonal Roasted Vegetables

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These three roasted veggie recipes are a great way to get everyone to eat their veggies tonight!

3. Skinny Oven Fries

These skinny oven fries are sure to kick fried French fries to the curb tonight!

4. Mini Baked Tornado Fries

These fries are sure to claim the title of king of snack foods!

5. Sumac Baked Sweet Potatoes with Mint Yogurt Dip

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These baked sweet potatoes are the perfect healthy snack food!

6. Avocado Sweet Pea Hummus and Baked Corn Chips

This tasty hummus is snacking like it should be. For all those chip lovers out there, here is a healthy snacking option.

7. Beet Hummus Naan Pizza

This delicious beet pizza is sure to be the tastiest thing on the table tonight! Fantastic beets are used to make this a low calorie pizza sauce.

8. Low Carb Cauliflower Pizza

You are sure to love every bite of this tasty cauliflower pizza with pepperoni, mushrooms, mozzarella cheese and fresh basil.

9. Vegan Potato Leek Soup

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Warm up tonight with this super tasty soup recipe! The perfect example of lightened up comfort food.

10. Slow Cooker Moroccan Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

This Moroccan soup is a soul-warming soup to warm up with on a chilly night! Using low sodium broth makes this recipe a perfect lightened comfort food!

11. Low Calorie Creamy Skinny Mashed Potatoes

This low calorie recipe is the perfect healthy addition to dinner tonight!

12. Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

This stuffed spaghetti squash is the healthy and tasty dinner you need tonight!

13. Philly Cheesesteak Zucchini Boats

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Replace all the noodles with zucchini and no one is going to complain about eating their veggies tonight with this recipe.

14. Butternut Squash Lasagna

This lasagna is a healthy and heart recipe you need to serve your clan tonight! Made meatless and full of flavor for an awesome lightened up comfort food.

15. Skinny Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecan Topping

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Sweet and crunchy and full of flavor, this skinny casserole is sure to wow when it hits the table.

16. One Pot Cheesy Taco Skillet

One pot cooking means one pot cleaning up and this tasty skillet recipe is just as tasty as it is to make. Get all the best parts of a taco with less calories.

17. BLT Lettuce Wraps

Ditch the carbs but keep the flavor tonight with these easy peasy BLT lettuce wraps.

18. Coconut Flour Fried Donuts

These donuts are made with swerve sweetener, low carb and gluten free and are sure to be the perfect treat to share with your guests tonight!

19. Lightened Up Shepherd's Pie

This tasty lightened up shepherd's pie is the perfect twist on an old classic! Made with low calorie ingredients to create this wonderful lightened up comfort food.

20. Tostones (Twice Air Fried Plantains)

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Try these tostones for yourself tonight and get ready to ditch the potato chips for these low calorie bad boys!

21. Skinny Mac and Cheese

This tasty mac is the perfect scrumptious twist on an old comfort food classic.

22. Crock Pot Cauliflower Cheese

This Cauliflower Cheese is almost carb free and the super cheesy side dish you need for dinner tonight!

23. Roasted Cauliflower and Black Bean Tacos

Just replace the meat in your tacos with delicious roasted cauliflower and black beans.

24. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili Mac and Cheese

This tasty slow cooker vegetarian chili mac and cheese recipe is the perfect twist on mac and cheese. Get hooked on this tonight!

25.Vegan Cream of Asparagus Soup

This vegan Cream of Asparagus Soup is full of vegetables and is so tasty everyone is going to love every last drop!

26. Low Carb Zucchini Ravioli

This recipe is low carb and amazingly delicious! Covered in marinara and alfredo sauce for the ultimate lightened up comfort food!

27. Tomato Basil Turkey Meatloaf

This turkey meatloaf is a great twist on an old classic.

28. Gluten Free Mac and Cheese with Zucchini Noodles

This GF Zucchini Noodle Mac and Cheese is the perfect thing to make dinner healthy tonight.

29. Peanut Butter Black Bean Brownie Hearts

These brownies are a great way to make one of your favorites healthier.

30. Sugar Free Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are paleo, vegan and grain-free.

31. 3-Ingredient No Churn Blender Chocolate Ice Cream

A "nice" cream to satisfy those cravings!

32. Paleo Vegan Coconut No Bake Cookies

These cookies are also keto and sugar-free! And you're going to love every bite!

33. Tiramisu Flavored Gelatin Desserts

A low carb sweet treat with all the flavors of tiramisu.

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