These are NOT your mama’s casseroles!
Gone are those dishes of the past full of processed foods. Today’s casseroles are comfort foods with benefits. Packed with veggies and flavor for miles, get ready to be warmed up from the inside out with these baked dishes.
You’ll find some old favorite recipes here, lightened up with better for you ingredients that you can feel great about eating.
Simple ways to up the ante on the healthy in your casseroles:
- substitute Greek yogurt for sour cream or mayo (check out our conversion chart here)
- use whole wheat pasta
- increase the amount of veggies and reduce the amount of cheese
- use brown rice or quinoa instead of white rice
Ready for some lovin’ from the oven? Here are the recipes – ENJOY!
19 Comfort Food Recipes:
Collage Photo Credit: Peanut Butter Fingers, Fit Foodie Finds,
The Lean Green Bean, Running to the Kitchen, Food Faith and Fitness
Paleo Eggplant Casserole from Badass Fitness
Green and White Lasagna from The Fitty
Cheddar Chicken Quinoa Bake from Running to the Kitchen
Southwestern Chicken Casserole from Fit Foodie Finds
Chicken Noodle Casserole from Food Faith Fitness
Mexican Chicken Casserole from Katrina Runs
Healthy Green Bean Casserole from The Lean Green Bean
Broccoli Cheese Quinoa Casserole from Fit Foodie Finds
Nut-free Vegan Mac N Cheese from Strength and Sunshine
Kid Friendly Cheeseburger Casserole from Crazy Adventures in Parenting
Tuna Casserole – a spicy version with green veggies from Slim Sanity
Winter Squash Casserole from Marie Major
Lightened Cauliflower Casserole from The Fit Fork
Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Casserole from Fit Foodie Mama
Healthy Taco Casserole from Chelsea’s Healthy Kitchen
Mushroom Quinoa Casserole from The Healthy Maven
Healthier Breakfast Casseroles
for Chilly Mornings
Barn Raiser Breakfast Casserole from The Fit Fork
Breakfast Casserole with Quinoa and Oatmeal from Uproot from Oregon
Easy Breakfast Casserole from PBFingers
Thanks for checking out this week’s recipe roundup.
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