Photos: 50 Slimmed-Down Comfort Foods
Make a homemade eggnog that is lower in calories and fat that the usual Christmas drink.
Yesterday, we gave you hints for slimming down some of Foodnetwork.com's top recipes from 2008. As promised, here are tips for lightening up the remaining five.
Whether you prefer clear vodka or dark rum, here are a few classic cocktail recipes, slimmed down for your next summer party.
Foodnetwork.com has tallied up their top 100 from 2008. Good news is there are tons of ideas there. Bad news is people sure like unhealthy foods! The top 10 alone has a boatload of calories and fat.
Scalloped Potatoes. Potatoes au Gratin. Potato Cheese Casserole. Potato Cheese Bake. Many names describe this mouthwatering, golden-brown, bubbly dish of down-home comfort.
I think the perfect tailgate food just might be chili. The one thing that can be agreed upon is that anyone who loves making chili thinks that theirs is the greatest. Well, that and that their team is the best.
Blueberries are the Disney version of summer fruit, round and gentle like a bouncing sing-along ball. They bring to mind fingers stained purple-blue, fruity tarts, pies and cobblers, and warm, fresh-from-the-oven muffins.
Succotash is essentially an all-American stir-fry.
Country-fried steak is called chicken-fried steak in Texas and pan-fried steak, cube steak or smothered steak in other regions; but frankly, once you taste this dish of down-home comfort, you're not going to care what it's called.
Tomatoes are, in fact, a fruit, but their affinity for other savory ingredients means that they are usually classed as a vegetable. Fruit or vegetable, they are a rock-solid part of summer down-home comfort.