12 Comfort Food Makeovers To Help Keep Your Diet Resolutions

Comfort is nothing short of delicious.

After all, it is by definition the dishes that make you nostalgic for years past.

But there’s something you may not realize about comfort food.

Its also characterized by a heavy load of carbohydrates, sugar and fat, which can send your daily recommended intake way out of whack.

But the good news is, weve found 12 ways to lighten up some of your favorite classics, including chili, fries and pasta.

Oh, and of course, some dessert.

Whip up one (or a few) of these comfort food recipes this week:

Starters And Snacks

1.Vegan Artichoke Dip

It tastes just like your favorite restaurant-style, everyone-gets-a-bite appetizer dip, but is significantly lower in calories and fat because its dairy-free.

Instead, white beans lend the appetizer its creamy texture, and garlic, shallots and lemons give it the delicious taste.

2.Spice Sweet Potato Fries With Avocado Dip

Baking these sweet potatoes saves you a ton of fat, but the end product is just as tasty.

Plus, its antioxidant-packed with vitamins A and C too.