The weather outside is frightful, but these comfort foods are delightful.
Winter is the best time to eat these delicious foods that will make you forget the wintertime blues. Here are the 10 best winter comfort foods.

  1. Chicken Noodle Soup

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Chicken noodle soup is the ultimate winter comfort food. You can add black pepper for a more flavorful soup, too.

  1. Shrimp and Grits

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Shrimp and grits are another southern favorites that is perfect for the cold winter weather. Grits with cheddar cheese and shrimp with barbecue add extra taste to the dish.

  1. Cinnamon Rolls

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Cinnamon rolls with pecans are a delicious treat to enjoy in the heart of winter. For a lighter option, cut down on the butter and add cottage cheese.

  1. Mac and Cheese

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Mac and cheese is the ultimate side dish to a hearty meal. Add whole wheat pasta to make it healthier or substitute butternut squash for cheese for a vegan option.

  1. Lasagna

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This Italian treat is a scrumptious meal that will fill an empty stomach. You can substitute whole wheat noodle for regular noodles and turkey sausage for pork for a healthier option.

  1. Turkey Chili

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Delicious turkey chili is a great winter comfort food. Add a dash of cayenne pepper will give this chili an extra kick.

  1. Banana Bread

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Banana bread is a great comfort food that is great to eat on a cold winter day. A maple glaze on top of the bread would be a great twist on this bread.

  1. Hot Chocolate French Toast

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This decadent dessert is a must-have comfort food. Satisfy your sweet tooth by eating this confection with whipped cream and marshmallows.

  1. Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese

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Grilled cheese is a comfort food staple and it finally gets an upgrade. Guacamole and bacon add extra taste to this winter comfort food.

  1. Fried Chicken

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Fried chicken is the ultimate comfort food to eat during the winter. Marinate the chicken in buttermilk for a southern taste. For a healthier option, the chicken can be fried in the oven instead of in a frying pan.

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