Nutrition experts say simple changes can make fattening comfort food healthier without sacrificing taste, such as substituting turkey or chicken for ground beef in meat loaf and using whole-grain bread and reduced-fat cheese for grilled-cheese sandwiches. Registered dietitian Holley Grainger recommends using chicken broth, low-fat milk or Greek yogurt in mashed potatoes, or stirring in a mild soft cheese or adding garlic and herbs for extra flavor.

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