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 ofÖ a banana-split sundae
TryÖ sliced bananas topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel and slivered almonds.
Instead of Ö a large bagel and cream cheese
Try Ö a whole-wheat English muffin with 2 tablespoons of natural peanut butter.
Instead of Ö chips and dip
Try Ö multi-grain pita chips with hummus.
Instead of Ö apple pie ŗ la mode
Try Ö a baked apple topped with 1 crushed graham cracker and Ĺ cup of low-fat yogurt.
Instead of Ö mashed potatoes
Try Ö steamed cauliflower mashed with 1 teaspoon of olive oil.
Instead of Ö french fries
Try Ö baked sweet potato fries.