As the temperature drops and the leaves begin changing colour, I know we all have the same thought in our minds. Comfort food! There’s something about a warm cozy dish that can really nourish the soul. There’s just no denying the fact that curling up with your favourite comfort food makes the colder days feel a little warmer.
Below you’ll find some of my favourite healthy comfort food recipes to keep you cozy throughout the colder months. These beautiful dishes are made using healthier ingredients, that really make for a no guilt comfort meal. From soups and pastas to pot pies and meatloaf, now you can enjoy that warm cozy dish, without any guilt attached.
As an added bonus, these dishes are all plant based. Many of which are also gluten free, oil free and refined sugar free. Perfect for all eaters.
Check these out! And don’t forget the hot chocolate!
Vegan poutine with cheese curds that squeak?? What the heck am I even talking about? Read on to get all the info!
YES! These Mexican Stuffed Peppers are truly the best stuffed peppers I’ve ever eaten!
Now who doesn’t love a good pot pie? This lower carb stew version just might satisfy your craving, in a healthier option!
Delicious “tastes like takeout” made at home, without loads of refined sugar! Um yes please. Gimme some of that!
Look at those twirls of beautiful pasta. Does this not just scream comfort food?
More Mexican comfort food. There’s something about Mexican food that I find particularly satisfying. This oil free, SIMPLE dish is not only comforting, but totally versatile! Read on for various topping ideas.
Not only are there nutritious veggies hidden into this dish, but it’s kid approved and simple to prepare! Comfort food with nutritious veggies are a total win!
There’s something so comforting about broccoli and cheese together. This vegan version uses healthy ingredients to provide that same comfort you’re searching for.
Now we all know stuffed peppers are super comforting, but when you’re in a hurry, this shortcut is just as satisfying. Chunks of peppers and walnuts make this dish a hearty one!
Simple ingredients, simple methods, with tons of flavour in this chunky, wholesome, comforting stew.
Now this is an absolute must try! All your favourite pot pie deliciousness, without the oil and cholesterol. Total win!
Warming and cozy “meatloaf” using chickpeas and vegetables for a hearty bite. Topped with a smoky, sweet, and incredible glaze.
Loaded with veggies, this super cozy soup will warm you up throughout the colder months.
Layers of absolute deliciousness here! Nutritious eggplant and legumes combined with mashed potatoes, minus the heavy meat that typically comes with this dish.
What’s not to love about lasagna? This version has layers of noodles and veggies cloaked in a “meaty” bolognese sauce, and of course, layers of delicious dairy free “cheese.”
Shepherd’s pie is a classic comfort food dish, but this version is made oil free, dairy free, and meat free! But don’t worry, it’s still filled with a whole lotta YUM.
Oh yummy mashed potatoes, how can you go wrong? This dairy free mash also has an oil free option to make this even healthier. Healthy comfort food is really the best of both worlds.
With so many healthy comfort food recipes to choose from, which one will you try first? I hope these tasty recipes provide you some comfort during this colder months ahead. As always, if you try a recipe, I’d love your feedback, so please drop me a line in the comments below.