Cold temperatures and short days make everyone want comfort food this time of year. Carb-y, fat-filled foods are always satisfying 鈥 simple as that 鈥 and that鈥檚 what puts them at the top of the 鈥淓at This Right Now鈥 list. Of course, that鈥檚 if you didn鈥檛 make a healthy food resolutions this year, then no comfort food for you, right? Wrong! Don鈥檛 deprive yourself of your favorite dishes this winter. These 11 recipes are your gateway to healthier versions of the comfort foods you crave. Scroll down to see the full better-for-you list and pick a dish for dinner tonight.


1. Turmeric Chicken Chili With Coconut Oil Biscuits: Your dinner will feel like a comforting sweater when you eat this soup because it鈥檚 so warm and cozy. Traditional biscuits are made with lard, but these are made with coconut oil, which is full of lots of healthy fats and will help keep you full. (via Yeah鈥 Imma Eat That)


2. Mushroom & White Truffle Mac and Cheese: Truffle oil is an easy way to make any dish taste way more fancy. Mushrooms don鈥檛 just add a serving of veggies to the dish 鈥 they make it even more delectable. (via The Almond Eater)


3. Lighter Pot Pie: Phyllo dough comes to the rescue in this lightened-up pot pie. You won鈥檛 even miss the chicken with hearty butternut squash, protein-packed peas and green beans. (via Swanky Recipes)


4. Gluten-Free Spaghetti and Meatballs: Spaghetti squash doesn鈥檛 just lighten up this tradition Italian dish, but also makes getting in your veggies for the day a cinch. This recipe calls for a homemade sauce, which is the perfect way to spend a cold Sunday night. (via The Adventures of MJ and Hungryman)


5. Lightened Up Cheesy Broccoli Potatoes: Baked potatoes can be the foundation of any healthy meal. Skip the butter and sour cream and top yours with broccoli and a healthy creamy cheese sauce for a better-for-you version that is hearty enough for lunch or dinner. (via Sugar Dish Me)

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6. Broccoli Chicken Mac and Cheese: As delicious as mac and cheese is sometimes, it leaves you in a food coma or worse 鈥 hungry 鈥 an hour later. Chicken and broccoli don鈥檛 just bulk up this favorite, but they add some much needed staying power and nutrition too. (via Damn Delicious)


7. Beef Stroganoff: One of the joys of comfort food is how quickly it typically comes together. You鈥檒l only need 30 minutes to have a healthy and delicious hot dish of beef stroganoff on the table. Don鈥檛 forget to make the egg noodles, because aren鈥檛 they the best part of beef stroganoff? (via Gimme Some Oven)


8. Sweet Potato Turkey Chili: This new take on chili only requires one pot to make. Pair it with a grilled cheese sandwich for the perfect winter meal. (via The Healthy Maven)


9. Skinny Buffalo Chicken Bites: Look no further for a healthier option for your football watch party this playoff season. Buffalo chicken dip isn鈥檛 known for being the healthiest dish at a snack table, but you won鈥檛 even miss some of the unhealthiest ingredients, like ranch dressing or (gasp!) tortilla chips in this recipe. (via Simple Green Moms)


10. Lighter Tuna Casserole: It only takes a few simple tweaks to lighten up tuna casserole. When you get down to the basics, it can be totally healthy 鈥 tuna is filled with protein, veggies round out the dish and no-yolk egg noodles are a lighter option to other pastas. (via Gimme Some Oven)


11. Potato Soup: Swap out the cream for Greek yogurt for a filling and warming soup. No good potato soup recipe is complete without bacon, making this one that you鈥檒l want to make again and again. (via Gimme Some Oven)

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