Cassity Kmetzsch, an interior designer with a love of remodeling, shares tons of decorating ideas and problem-solving tips on her popular blog, Remodelaholic. A Remodelaholic through and through, both Cassity and her husband Justin have remodeled four homes together. One of the things that she loves the most? Reinventing and recycling pieces or building leftovers that she already has on hand. Cassity has two young daughters that she hopes to teach her remodeling ways just as soon as they are able to!
As the chill creeps around your front door, stay cozy inside with good company and good food. Winter calls for comfort foods—favorites that your mother or grandmother used to make, the meals that just taste like home. If you're looking for cold weather comfort but want something new, try some twists on classic comfort foods.
If you've set goals to watch your calories and eat healthier this year, traditional comfort foods are NOT your friend. Try these lightened up, extra-veggie versions to satisfy your cravings without completely ruining your diet: