Comfort Food Recipes

No one will guess that these home-cooked, delicious classics are lightened versions of your favorites. Just as satisfying, without the bad nutrition stats, you'll learn to love these comfort recipes all over again.

Comfort Food Dessert Recipes

For a comforting finale to a delicious meal, try one of these heart-warming desserts.

Tropical Sherbet
Photo: John Autry

Tropical Sherbet

Try this in a cocktail glass with a shot of chilled dark rum spooned over the top. FYI: Make sure you buy ripe fruit. Papayas yellow as they ripen: Look for full, yellowish skin with slightly soft flesh for the best musky melon flavor. The base of a pineapple should be red-orange in color. Smell it and check for a sweet aroma.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

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