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 Dinner Recipes

Meant for cozy suppers on any day of the week, these crowd-pleasing entrées are likely to bring back delicious memories. Indulge in a gooey deep-dish pizza, or gather the family for a homey meat loaf meal.

Chicken and Dumplings Comfort Food Recipe
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Our Favorite Dinner Comfort Food

Nothing quite compares to the comforting abilities of a piping hot dinner pulled from the oven after a long day or the soothing effects of a steaming bowl of soup to warm you from the inside out. We've gathered a few of our favorite comfort food dinner recipes that we are sure will become comfort classics in your home too—if they're not already!

This generous serving of soup is chock-full of vegetables and is hearty enough to be a complete meal.

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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.

Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, and Spinach Recipe