Hot chocolate, without a doubt.
As kids, we were always outside, and the one guarantee if it was cool and rainy, or during the winter, was that we'd come inside to change in to warm, dry clothes and have a hot chocolate. Not some pre-mixed stuff with water, but melted chocolate and milk heated in the double-boiler.
This has been my family comfort food in all situations, and is now my evening "ritual" that ends every day. I "cheat" now with using cocoa powder and maple sugar and the microwave (I'm far too lazy to clean a double-boiler every day!), but it never fails to make me smile with that same warm, cozy, safe-at-home feeling that I had when I came inside as a kid.
I'm smiling right now as I'm typing this!
Start weight: 240 lbs
Goal weight: 155 lbs (reached March 7, 2014)
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