7 Comfort Foods That Won't Expand Your Waistline

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7 Comfort Foods That Won't Expand Your Waistline
It's generally accepted that comfort food is comforting because it's unhealthy.  Mac 'n' cheese, chicken pot pie, cheesy casseroles - the list goes on. But comfort foods don't have to be unhealthy. Fit&Fab Living has come up with 7 tasty comfort food recipes that will leave you with those same warm, cozy feelings without the guilt!

Healthy Minestrone Soup - This soup is packed with tons of yummy veggies, beans and whole wheat elbow macaroni for a healthy, hearty soup!

Squash and Veggie Couscous - Squash is a powerful superfood that has lots of vitamin A. Couscous is a tasty alternative to rice that can cooks in about 5 minutes and contains about 6 grams of protein per cooked cup.

Italian Chicken - Chicken is always a healthy choice if you're looking for a rich, satisfying meal. This Italian chicken recipe is particularly flavorful with the olives, garlic and tomatoes. A perfect heart-healthy dinner!

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili - The sweet potatoes give this chili additional nutrients and flavor! Try it with pinto, cannellini, kidney or pink beans.

Chicken Chili Stew - This filling stew recipe contains chicken, pinto beans, veggies and some great seasonings! Top off the stew with low-fat cheese, no-fat sour cream or avocado slices.

Spaghetti and Spicy Rice Balls - This is a very tasty and healthy version of spaghetti and meatballs. These "meatballs" are rolled in a small amount of wheat germ, giving them crunchy golden brown exterior.

Chunky Vegetable Chowder - This healthy chowder recipe has all the flavor of a chowder without all the extra fat and calories. The soup is a simple way to add a few vegetable servings into your diet!

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