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The 5 best (healthy!) comfort foods on Instagram this week


comfort food soup InstagramA blizzard outside calls for something warm and cozy—and yummy—inside.

But even if you weren’t buried under piles of snow this week (hey, Los Angeles, can you send us some sunshine?), Instagram was catering to healthy types with drool-worthy shots of comfort foods you’d set out a plate for, like Roasted Garlic and White Bean Soup and Gluten-Free Quiche to a wow-factor Cauliflower Bake.

Flip through to see Instagram’s best healthy comfort food photos of the week—and find inspiration for your next chilly night in. (And if you happen to pair these ideas with a glass of wine, we wouldn’t blame you). —Molly Gallagher

(Photo: Instagram/DomestiKateBlog)


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_foodstories_glutenfree-quicheGluten-free Quiche
Nora and Laura, @_foodstories_

One warm and hearty dish, sliced up into a week’s worth of healthy breakfasts and dinners (and snacks…).

(Photo: Instagram/foodstories)


ditsen_healthy comfort foodRoasted Vegetables
Ditte Ingemann, @ditsen

Who says comfort food has to be creamed or stewed? This veggie feast of Brussels sprouts, butternut squash, and pomegranates makes you happy just looking at it.

(Photo: Instagram/ditsen)


soupRoasted Garlic White Bean Soup
Kate Fix, @DomestiKateBlog

The only thing on the snow-day agenda is sipping on a hearty soup, like this one with spinach, Italian sausage, white beans, and topped with Parmesan cheese.

(Photo: Instagram/DomestiKateBlog)


naturalnomad falafelFalafel, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Vegetables, Chickpeas, and Lentils
Lauren, @NaturalNomad

You had us at falafel.

(Photo: Instagram/naturalnomad)


amychaplin-cauliflower bakeCauliflower Bake
Amy Chaplin, @AmyChaplin

Bring on the bakes! This one calls for cauliflower, root vegetables, and cashew milk and “the result is the kind of comforting creaminess that most of us crave in winter,” says chef-author Amy Chaplin of her recipe.

(Photo: Instagram/naturalnomad)


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