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Comfort Foods

17 French Onion Soup Recipes That Make Us Actually Excited For Winter

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste

Sweet onions, salty broth, soaked bread and bubbly cheese: It's the dream team of soups.

Creative Entertaining: Cozy Autumn Dinners

Rana Florida | Posted 11.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

As summer slipped away this week, the air is crisp and the leaves are falling, it's the perfect time of year to entertain at home with friends over some hearty and delicious comfort foods.

Autumn Is Here! Keep Cozy With Nutritious Comfort Foods

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Cooler weather certainly stirs the craving for warmer foods. And isn't it funny that warmer foods conjure up steaming mashed potatoes, cheesy macaroni, and not necessarily a bowl of steamed carrots?

The 25 Best Comfort Foods, In Order

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 02.03.2014 | Taste

After a hard day, we know cheese will always be there for us.

The Childhood Comfort Foods We Crave Most

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.22.2013 | Fifty

As the weather turns cooler, many adults crave the warm comfort foods of their childhood -- everything from grilled cheese sandwiches to boxes of Kraf...

How Do You Help a Friend Who's Hurting?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 12.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

So here's what I learned from Tiffany about helping a friend who's hurting. Don't be afraid of breaking her. Ask what would help. And go ahead and ask for something right back. Nothing heals like knowing you're needed.

Foods That Affect Your Mood, From Agapi Stassinopoulos (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Agapi Stassinopoulos, author of "Unbinding the Heart," told me about the foods that she loves when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. While Agapi sa...

The Childhood Snacks We Still Want To Eat

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 02.20.2013 | Taste

Which childhood snacks have stood the test of time for you?

5 Fascinating Emotional Eating Studies From 2012

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

This year we got a little closer to understanding why we turn to ice cream and chocolate whenever we get stressed out, crabby or overly emotional. Yes, we still have a lot to learn. Our emotions and eating behavior are incredibly complex.

Fall Comfort Foods, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Ellie Krieger, nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite", told me that her favorite fall comfort foods were soups when she joi...

Hoopla Chicken Lasagna

Krissy Roszell | Posted 12.17.2012 | Taste
Krissy Roszell

It is about this time of year where I start to really crave some comfort foods. I want chili, soups, and meals that will stick to my bones if you know what I mean.

Prisoners Choose Comfort Foods For Last Meals, Study Finds

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 08.29.2012 | Home

ALBANY, N.Y. -- On death row, last meals tend to be high in calories and heavy on meat. French fries, soda, ice cream, hamburgers, chicken, steak and...

The Ultimate Comfort Foods For Emotional Eating

Posted 04.21.2015 | Taste

When you're having a bad day, what do you do? Do you reach for foods you shouldn't even be near? Maybe it's a bag of potato chips, a chocolate bar, or...

The Deafness of Taste: Childhood Ear Infections and Obesity

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Say you are an otitis-triggered "energy-intense" eater. So, you have a greater preference for fatty and creamy foods... Does that mean that you are powerless to control your cravings? Of course, not.

Ice Cream: The New Anti-Depressant?

abcnews.com | James Potash, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Is ice cream an antidepressant? Some patients with depression will eat a pint of Ben and Jerry's ice cream at night before they go to bed. They feel ...