Browsing the "comfort food" Tag

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Comfort Food Doesn’t Comfort, Study Finds  

You may have many reasons for piling your plate full of mashed potatoes, mac ‘n’ cheese or Ben & Jerry’s, but that so-called comfort food isn’t actually comforting you any more than healthy foods, finds a new study published in the American Psychological Association’s journal PsycNet.

September 28th

Upgrading The College Diet: Easy Mac

Lately, I’ve been craving a lot of comfort foods. Warm soothers like oatmeal, grits, tea, hot chocolate, soup, and mac and cheese have become my go-to snacks and meals. I sense that I’m doing this in response to the fall weather. I live in Madison, WI and, while I’m used to it being chilly in […]

October 21st

Easy Tomato Shallot Soup Recipe

After reading Robin’s post last week on easy weeknight meals, I was craving that comfort food classic, tomato soup and grilled cheese.  I’ve been eating it in various incantations since I was tiny, and I wanted a refined, yet simple version of soup.  I looked through several cookbooks for a filling soup that only required […]

September 23rd

Vegan Macaroni and Cheese… It Can be Done!

Note: This post is the second in a series on eco-friendly comfort foods. What are your favorite comfort foods? Let me know in the comments! Mac and Cheese, one of my all-time favorite comfort foods, was something I learned to live without when I went vegan. That was until this recipe came into my life, […]

March 13th