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    Frighteningly Fattening!
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    Chris_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Sharing a Frighteningly Fattening Food Slideshow!

    What's your favorite comfort, slightly fattening, food for fall? Have you found a way to lighten it up at all? Something comforting yet still lower in calories and fat?
    Chrissy~

    "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well."
    Virginia Woolf
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    butterflygarden responded:
    Mashed potatoes are always my go-to comfort food. I am not sure how much lighter it makes them, but I use fat-free milk, low-fat sour cream, and Smart Balance butter spread.

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    Chris_WebMD_Staff replied to butterflygarden's response:
    Oh a great way to lighten that comfort food up!

    Now you have me wanting mashed potatoes tonight! Sometimes I even use plain Greek yogurt as a substitute for sour cream! Delish.
    Chrissy~

    "One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well."
    Virginia Woolf
     
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    rohvannyn replied to Chris_WebMD_Staff's response:
    Adding cauliflower to macaroni and cheese helps reduce the caloric density while not messing up the taste too much. You can also add some nutritional yeast to it to improve the vitamin content. Nutritional yeast on popcorn is awesome, by the way!
    Roh

    'Your focus determines your reality.' --QGJ


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