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20 Healthyish Recipes For When You’re Craving Comfort Food

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1. Sweet Potato Pizza Crust

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This simple crust is made with just sweet potato, rolled oats, and egg (plus some olive oil, salt, and garlic powder for flavor). Dress it with your favorite pizza toppings, and call it dinner. Get the recipe.

2. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Don't worry: It still tastes super creamy, but a rich butternut squash and reduced fat milk takes the place of cream in this comforting childhood favorite. Get the recipe.

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Don’t worry: It still tastes super creamy, but a rich butternut squash and reduced fat milk takes the place of cream in this comforting childhood favorite. Get the recipe.

3. Cauliflower Pizza Bites

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Think: Delectable pizza bagels with a chewy, cheesy cauliflower crust. Get the recipe.

4. Zucchini Tortillas

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These 30 minute sturdy zucchini tortillas are the perfect way to shake up taco Tuesday. Get the recipe.

5. Korean-Style Sweet Potato Noodles

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Skip the greasy takeout and make these Asian inspired vegetable noodles, which get a kick from marinated beef, lots of veggies, and honey, garlic, and sesame dressing. Get the recipe.

6. Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese

Your typical grilled cheese gets bulked up a bit with the help of a delicious spinach and artichoke filling. Get the recipe.

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Your typical grilled cheese gets bulked up a bit with the help of a delicious spinach and artichoke filling. Get the recipe.

7. Everything Bagel Cauliflower Rolls

Grab the cream cheese, the lox, and mix up your weekend bagel routine with this low-carb substitute. Get the recipe.

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Grab the cream cheese, the lox, and mix up your weekend bagel routine with this low-carb substitute. Get the recipe.

8. Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice

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Take out’s got nothing on this easy weekday recipe. Sautéed in soy sauce and sesame oil, you won’t even miss the regular version. Get the recipe.

9. Taco Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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Hollow out some zucchini boats and fill them with all your favorite Tex-Mex flavors from ground beef and bell peppers to jalapeño and Monterey Jack cheese. Get the recipe.

10. Sticky Sesame Cauliflower Bites

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Next meatless Monday, give this Asian-inspired cauliflower a try. Serve it over rice or quinoa with stir-fried veggies for a filling, comforting meal. Get the recipe.

11. Butternut Squash Pad Thai with Chicken

It's easy to forget you're eating vegetable noodles when they're covered in this savory sweet sauce made with almond butter, cashew milk, honey, ginger, and soy sauce. Get the recipe.

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It’s easy to forget you’re eating vegetable noodles when they’re covered in this savory sweet sauce made with almond butter, cashew milk, honey, ginger, and soy sauce. Get the recipe.

12. Dairy-Free Lasagna Soup

What happens when you combine lasagna with tomato soup? Well, magic... Get the recipe.

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What happens when you combine lasagna with tomato soup? Well, magic… Get the recipe.

13. Dairy-Free Chicken Pot Pie

This pot pie is made with almond milk, so it's still super creamy without any dairy.You can even ditch the chicken and fill it with veggies to make it meatless meal. Get the recipe.

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This pot pie is made with almond milk, so it’s still super creamy without any dairy.

You can even ditch the chicken and fill it with veggies to make it meatless meal. Get the recipe.

14. Roasted Eggplant Parm Stacks

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This lightened-up eggplant parm is baked rather than fried, but the result is still a cheesy, rich melt-in-your-mouth dinner you’ll want to make time and time again. Get the recipe.

15. Baked Four Cheese Garlic Spaghetti Squash

The kids certainly won't complain about eating their veggies when you whip up this cheesy baked squash for dinner. Get the recipe.

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The kids certainly won’t complain about eating their veggies when you whip up this cheesy baked squash for dinner. Get the recipe.

16. Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

The homemade queso made with sharp cheddar and cumin takes this vegetarian taco recipe to the next level. Get the recipe.

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The homemade queso made with sharp cheddar and cumin takes this vegetarian taco recipe to the next level. Get the recipe.

17. Chickpea Nuggets

This better-for-you finger food features rolled oats, panko bread crumbs, and garbanzo beans. Just don't forget the dipping sauce. Get the recipe.

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This better-for-you finger food features rolled oats, panko bread crumbs, and garbanzo beans. Just don’t forget the dipping sauce. Get the recipe.

18. Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Nachos

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It’s na’cho average fiesta when this loaded vegetable creation is involved. Get the recipe.

19. Cauliflower Grits with Spicy Shrimp

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This southern classic gets a healthyish makeover. But made with cashew cream,

bacon, and sharp Cheddar, you’ll still feel like you’re treating yourself. Get the recipe.

20. Spaghetti Squash Casserole

PSA: There are loads of vegetables under all that mozzarella. Get the recipe.

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