Try sweet potato french fries for a healthy alternative. / Joseph De Leo/Getty Images
Comfort food can be soothing and fun, but it tends to be high in calories, fat or sugar. Luckily, we have healthy swaps for go-to favorites:
Instead of a banana-split sundae
Try sliced bananas topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel and slivered almonds.
Instead of a large bagel and cream cheese
Try a whole-wheat English muffin with 2 tablespoons of natural peanut butter.
Instead of chips and dip
Try multi-grain pita chips with hummus.
Instead of apple pie เ la mode
Try a baked apple topped with 1 crushed graham cracker and ฝ cup of low-fat yogurt.
Instead of mashed potatoes
Try steamed cauliflower mashed with 1 teaspoon of olive oil.
Instead of french fries
Try baked sweet potato fries.