Comfort Foods

Everyone wants to eat right, but it can be difficult with so many tasty yet unhealthy dishes out there. Our articles will give you a whole new outlook on the meaning of "comfort foods." When people think of comfort foods they think of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, cheesy pastas and many more unhealthy meals. All of that is about to change; let us show you some delicious, healthy recipes that give comfort foods a whole different meaning.

Our articles in this section cover topics ranging from chocolate squares to food storage and cake decorating. You can easily find lots of great recipes that the whole family will love. We even have some fantastic, low carb recipes in this section. Of course, it doesn’t have to be all about switching out white flour for wheat. Our favorite comfort foods often conjure up memories of family and friends – and sometimes you just don’t want to change a thing! That’s why our food writers are here to provide you with all the know-how to make your favorite comfort food in the comfort of your own home! Pies don’t have to take an entire day to prepare and bake, and even something as simple as roasting raw mixed nuts can be a great way to spend family time together. Our recipes and articles may even give you some ideas for creating new comfort foods of your own!

More Comfort Foods Articles

  • How To Make Spicy Baked French Fry Wedges

    Potatoes are used in many dishes around the world. They are rich in phytochemicals, Vitamin C, potassium, iron and zinc. They can also be eaten on their own by baking,...
  • How To Preserve Dill Pickles

    Cucumbers are plentiful in the summer and can be enjoyed throughout the year by turning then into pickles and adding dill as extra flavoring.
  • How To Make Fantastic Quaker Oatmeal

    It is a health fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Here's how to make healthy low GI Quaker oatmeal with these steps.
  • How To Make French Dip Au Jus

    French Dip au Jus is another name for a hot roast beef roll. Follow this simple recipe and you'll have the whole family coming back for seconds!
  • How To Make Vegan Chewy Granola Bars

    Chewy granola bars are delicious after-school treat that your children will love. Most brands are expensive but you can make your own granola bars at home. They are...
  • How To Make My Homemade Ham and Bean Soup

    Soup is a great family favorite and a good way to use up leftovers. Here are two hearty ways to make homemade ham and bean soup.
  • How To Make Pinwheel Sandwiches

    Pinwheel sandwiches are sandwiches that are rolled up to form circles. This is a great way to serve sandwiches if you have parties or to make your kids eat more. There...
  • How To Make Shredded Beef Tacos

    These classic Shredded Beef Tacos are easy to make, sure to please, and offer a well-balanced meal your family will ask for again.
  • How To Make Oatmeal Cookies with Instant Oatmeal

    Oatmeal cookies encourage kids to consume oatmeal and make good and filling snacks. Here is a recipe using instant oatmeal.
  • How To Make Your Own Maple Syrup

    Maple syrup is delicious but expensive. Fortunately, you can make your own maple syrup at home without even tapping a tree!
  • How To Make Turkey Cranberry Sandwich Spread

    Not sure what to do with Thanksgiving leftovers? Use this sandwich recipe to make a hearty lunch. Here's how to make turkey cranberry sandwich spread.
  • How To Make Chex Mix

    Having chex mix is an easy way to have readymade snacks available whenever there is a surprise visitor in your home. It stores well and very easy to prepare. The...
  • How To Make Stuffed Celery Sticks

    Try this low carb, delicious snack. It is super easy to make and great for any occasion. Great for picnics, and lunchboxes for kids and adults alike.
  • How To Make Cream Cheese Chili Dip

    A delicious combination for a dip is cream cheese and chili - it is so easy to make, why bother buying it?
  • How To Make a Cheese Popcorn Seasoning

    Perk up your popcorn with this recipe for popcorn cheese seasoning!
  • How To Make Crispy French Fries at Home

    Crispy French Fries aren't as easy to come by as we'd like, but this recipe for French Fries will guarantee the crispiness.
  • How To Make Chicken & Dumplings Thicker

    Chicken and dumplings is a certified comfort food combination for most people. But most of the time, you do not have a way to make that perfect bowl of chicken and...
  • How To Make a Party Nacho Platter

    Need a fun dish for a pot luck? This nacho platter will have guests eating out of your hands. Here's how to make a party nacho platter.
  • How To Make a Quick Midnight Snack

    Try these three quick and simple ideas the next time you get a craving for a midnight snack. You will be satisfied and back to sleep in no time.
  • How To Make a Healthy Hummus Pita Pocket Sandwich

    Here's a tasty, quick and healthy lunch idea! Follow the tips on how to make a healthy hummus pita pocket sandwich below.
  • How To Prepare Healthy After-School Snacks

    There are several healthy after school snacks you can prepare that will provide more nutritional value and improve your kids’ diet without ruining their appetite for...
  • How To Order Dinner at a Vietnamese Restaurant

    Vietnamese cuisine offers an extraordinary gastronomical experience, and if you are heading to a Vietnamese restaurant for dinner, here are some suggestions.
  • How To Make Cucumber Sandwiches for English Teatime!

    Cucumber sandwiches are a traditional snack that is served during tea time. There are plenty variations of this sandwich that have been made over the years.
  • How To Make Healthy Choices at the Pizzeria

    Eating pizza is often deemed as very unhealthy because food there is almost always rich in cholesterol, sodium and fat. But this doesn't necessarily hold true.
  • How To Make Classic Dips for Chips

    These two dips are just some of the classic dips that you can make. Just experiment with the ingredients. Then you should be able to come up with a real nice chip dip.
  • How To Make Pot Pie

    Everyone loves comfort foods that remind them of their youth and Mom's favorite dish. Pot pie is one of those memorable comfort foods that are still a favorite today.
  • How To Make Bread Last Longer

    Bread products that do not use preservatives are especially at risk of molds and growing stale. Yet these are the healthiest bread products, so let's make them last...
  • Who Has the Best Pepperoni Pizza?

    Which among the top three bestselling chain restaurants will round off your crust, sauce, toppings and cheese cravings with one sumptuous pan of pepperoni pizza?
  • How To Find the Best Bagel in Town

    One of the food hallmarks of New York City and much of the Western world, the bagel has been decorated with various spreads and has been cherished by all.
  • How To Compare Jiffy Peanut Butter v Skippy Peanut Butter

    Here are some points of comparison particularly between Jiffy and Skippy according to a number of discriminating peanut butter lovers.
  • How to Make Tator Tot Hotdish

    Tator Tot Hotdish is an easy and economical comfort food. Adding veggies to the hot dish makes it a complete meal that any family will enjoy.
  • How To Make Delicious Mashed Potatoes

    Follow this lazy woman's guide to making delicious mashed potatoes.
  • How To Make a Cheap Meal in the Microwave

    Are you looking for a meal that will fill you up without costing a ton? Any college student should know how to make a cheap meal in the microwave.
  • How To Make a Detox Vegetable Broth

    Most detoxification methods are not palatable. However, you can make a delicious and nutritious method: Detox Vegetable Broth.
  • How To Make Chocolate-Coated Candy

    The call of sweets is often irresistible; why not explore ways to make new desserts and delectable confections? Learn to make chocolate-covered candy.
  • How To Make Baked Custard

    One of the best comfort foods for people who have a sweet tooth is baked custard. Follow this easy recipe and make homemade baked custard.
  • How To Make Chocolate Scones

    Scones are a quick bread that originated in Scotland, and can vary in taste and form. Two recipes are provided for making chocolate scones.
  • How To Store Clementines

    Temperature, moisture and light can all affect how long a Clementine will last. Learn the best way to store Clementines.
  • How To Make a Round Cake

    If you want to create a wow factor, try putting the sheet cake aside and baking a round cake. Follow these easy instructions to bake a round cake.
  • How To Marble Fondant

    Marbling fondant involves combining at least two colors to create a beautiful, unique dessert with a spectacular marble fondant finish. Here are the steps of how to...
  • How To Make Gluten Free Crackers

    Gluten is in everything and it can be frustrating finding something gluten free. Why not make your own gluten free dish? Here's how to make gluten free crackers.
  • How To Make a Cheesy Mash

    A cheesy mash is a warm, comforting meal to make. Here's how to make cheesy mash.
  • How To Bake Sunflower Seeds

    Sunflower seeds are a delicious source of essential fatty acids, fiber, protein and several vitamins and minerals. Here's an easy recipe to bake sunflower seeds.
  • How To Roast Raw Mixed Nuts

    Nothing beats the taste of freshly roasted nuts. Follow these steps to roast raw mixed nuts.
  • How To Clone a McDonald's Big Mac Hamburger

    Clone a McDonald's Big Mac Hamburger by learning the recipe for the special sauce. We have included all of the ingredients needed and how to assemble it correctly.
  • How To Make Pizza Sauce

    In these times of economic hardship, going back to making things from scratch can be an effective way to stretch your budget. Pizza is an American all-time favorite....
  • How To Make a Simple Finger Sandwich

    Finger sandwiches are the perfect accompaniment to your book club, garden party, or festive occasion. Here are some simple tips to make finger sandwiches.
  • How To Make Yogurt at Home with a Machine

    Here are step-by-step instructions to make yogurt at home using a yogurt machine.
  • Hot Oven Fries

    Learn to make hot oven fries from a home recipe and enjoy them with your family tonight at dinner.
  • How To Survive on Food Stamps

    With the current economic crisis, many unemployed Americans are left with no choice but to survive on food stamps.