The problem with some of the comfort foods we eat in winter is that they are not necessarily good for our dietary efforts!

And we tend to step into summer having gained a few kilos. Here are five comfort food recipes that WON’T harm you in the waistline department.

NOTE: While none of these meals are ‘bad’ for you, remember that ANYTHING of which you eat too much will make you gain weight.

So portion control is still important even when eating ‘healthy’.

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1. Spiced red lentil, barley and vegetable soup

It’s not a bad idea to eat a vegetarian meal every now and then, and with the beans in this one you won’t walk away from the table feeling hungry.

Spiced Red Lentil, Barley and Vegetable Soup
Spiced Red Lentil, Barley and Vegetable Soup

Click page 2 below to view more delicious winter weight-loss-friendly recipes…