25 Skinny Comfort Food Recipes for Happy Healthy Eating


Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean forgoing your favorite comfort foods. Here are 25 recipes that prove you can indulge your cravings without increasing your calorie count like crazy.


1. Skinny Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta with Mozzarella


A gourmet, grown-up mac and cheese that’s skinny and scrumptious. See recipe details.

2. Cauliflower Crust Pizza


Cut calories and carbs with a cauliflower crust. See recipe details.

3. Skinny 4 Ingredient Crock Pot Chicken Tacos


Four ingredients are all you need to make this skinny slow cooker taco meat. See recipe details.

4. Healthy Ham and Cheese Casserole with Apples and Sage


You can’t have a comfort food list without including a creamy casserole! See recipe details.

5. Skinny Microwave Tomato Baked Eggs


Cooking for one in a hurry? This dish is enjoyable at any time of day. See recipe details.

6. Jillian Michaels Skinny Brownies


Chocolate lovers rejoice, these fudgy brownies are only 86 calories per serving. See recipe details.

7. Skinny Turkey Meatloaf


Just like mom used to make – only healthier! See recipe details.

8. Skinny Lasagna Rolls


These individual-sized rolls are perfectly proportioned and low-calorie too. See recipe details.

9. Skinny Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake


Guilt-free and ready in under 5 minutes. How often can you say that about chocolate cake? See recipe details.

10. (Skinny!) Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup


For the sick and homesick. See recipe details.

11. Skinny Parmesan Mashed Potatoes


Keep it even skinnier and skip the butter on top. See recipe details.

12. Lightened Up General Tso’s Chicken


A take-out, fake-out indeed! Cooking your favorite take-out at home and controlling what goes inside automatically makes it healthier. See recipe details.

13. Skinny Chicken Parmesan


Satisfy your Italian food cravings without sabotaging your diet. See recipe details.

14. Crispy Skinny French Fries


If they’re skinny fries, can I eat them every day? See recipe details.

15. Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese Casserole


Subbing cauliflower for macaroni keeps this recipe low-carb without sacrificing flavor. See recipe details.

16. Skinny Beef Stroganoff


The skinny secret? Yogurt adds creaminess without the calories. See recipe details.

17. Skinny Double Chocolate Pudding Pie


Go ahead and treat yourself to this heavenly pie! See recipe details.

18. Cucumber Goat Cheese Grilled Cheese


Light and low in fat, but still full of crisp, complex flavor! See recipe details.

19. Skinny Roasted Tomato and Red Pepper Soup


Pair with the grilled cheese above for one of the ultimate comfort food dinners. See recipe details.

20. Guilt Free Chocolate Almond Butter Cups


A childhood favorite gets a healthy makeover! See recipe details.

21. Skinny Jalapeno Popper Puffs


Go ahead, indulge in your jalapeno popper obsession. See recipe details.

22. Lighter Pot Pie


Warning: You won’t be able to make this recipe just once! See recipe details.

23. Skinny Microwave Banana Mug Cake


Ready in 3, this sweet mug cake is the perfect afternoon treat. See recipe details.

24. Healthier Chicken & Waffles


You can still enjoy this Southern comfort food classic that isn’t exactly considered healthy with a few modifications. See recipe details.

25. Skinny Whole Wheat Snickerdoodle Cookies


Keep it skinny by opting for the whole wheat flour over the pastry flour. See recipe details.

Here’s to happy healthy eating!