There's some good ideas, but it should be noted that V8 is pretty high in sodium, but low sodium V8 has 75% less sodium than regular. In my opinion it tastes better than the regular stuff. I don't really think of it as comfort food though. Yogurt & oatmeal are staples for me though
Great article. Luckily, I was not rewarded with food as a child when I had had my feelings hurt or some disappointment (here's a cookie because you fell off your bike, Baby, etc.) My parents believed you needed to get back up and go again and not cry about whatever. It's good to know there are healthy "comfort" foods for those that must have them.
The different flavors of Light & Lively low fat yogurt with cut up fruit or add almonds is a great dessert that is good for you. You don't feel deprived. I always try to pick something healthy for a dessert. But, sometimes I will splurge like splitting peanut butter pie with my husband when we go out for dinner. I think it's important not to feel guilty if you do spurge. Just go back to watching what you do eat & remember balance. Hopefully we all are trying to make healthier choices.
My husband thinks Chocolate, or sweets are comfort food. It is good to read about these true and wonderful comfort foods. I like the yogurt one the best. Although it seems I always make Chicken noodle soup (homemade) when someone in the family is sick. Love the article.
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