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Makeover meals: 5 comforting classics with a nutritious boost

We’ve taken five comforting classics that kids love to see on the table and given them a nutritious boost.

By Today's Parent

Makeover meals: 5 comforting classics with a nutritious boost

Healthy comfort food

Revamp comforting classics with a few health-conscious alterations for delicious guilt-free meals.

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Makeover meals: 5 comforting classics with a nutritious boost

Broccoli-Cheddar Soup

You can fill up on this veggie-packed soup thanks to the swap of milk for cream. 

Get the recipe: Broccoli-Cheddar Soup>

Makeover meals: 5 comforting classics with a nutritious boost

"Fried" Chicken and Coleslaw

Our faux-fried chicken tastes as decadent as the original. While your chicken is baking, quickly whip up our easy coleslaw. 

Get the recipe: "Fried" Chicken and Coleslaw>

Makeover meals: 5 comforting classics with a nutritious boostPhoto: Erik Putz

Spaghetti and Meatballs with a Secret

What's the secret, you ask? A healthy dose of grated veggies tucked away in the hearty meatballs. Your fussy eater will never know the difference. 

Get the recipe: Spaghetti and Meatballs with a Secret >

Makeover meals: 5 comforting classics with a nutritious boost

Shepherd's Pie with Cauliflower Mash

Comforting shepherd's pie gets a makeover with a simple-but-delicious cauliflower mash in place of starchy potatoes.

Get the recipe: Shepherd's Pie with Cauliflower Mash>

Makeover meals: 5 comforting classics with a nutritious boost

Supper Nachos

Moonlighting as a satisfying supper, the snack favourite gets a boost from lean ground turkey and Monterey Jack cheese.

Get the recipe: Supper Nachos>

Makeover meals: 5 comforting classics with a nutritious boostPhoto: Erik Putz

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