Healthy Winter Comfort Foods
Now that winter’s in full swing, you might notice yourself hungering for warm and rich foods to help offset the cold outdoors. These satisfying and familiar comfort foods may keep you warm, but, in their traditional forms, can often pile on a serious helping of calories and fat. On the Wellspring Plan, the aim is to keep your favorite foods in your diet, but to find low fat and fat free versions that will love you back, i.e., ones that will satisfy you in a healthy way. Therefore, I encourage you to give in to your comfort food cravings but to modify your choices in a Wellspring friendly way. You can do this by altering your favorite recipes or by searching for new recipes in books and online. Here are some suggestions for altering a couple popular comfort foods to get your started.