10 all-time favorite comfort foods

1. Chicken noodle soup

Studies suggest chicken soup really does help ease nasal congestion and inflammation, so there’s actually something scientific behind this feeling!

2. Chicken pot pie

when you just need to feel full, content, and comfortable...chicken pot pie is a hot, hearty, self-contained meal that really hits the spot.

3. Chicken tenders

The progression of breaded chicken pieces as you age from kid to adult starts with dinosaur or other fun-shaped chicken nuggets, then regular chicken nuggets.

4. Chili

It can be mild or spicy; made with beef, pork, turkey, or meatless; the bean options are open-ended; and can be topped with cheese

5. Chocolate chip cookies

Quick: Think of the most nostalgic, comforting baked dessert. If you thought of anything other than chocolate chip cookies, you are wrong.

6. Cinnamon buns

In a classic season 4 episode of “The Simpsons,” Homer sleeps in and, while wrapped up in a cocoon of blankets, utters the phrase: “I’m just a big toasty cinnamon bun.

7. Cornbread

It was a popular dish in Native American culture way before that. And cornbread isn’t the only cornmeal-based comfort food.

8. Fries

fries are also one of the most delicious foods on Earth, so treat yo’ self to them once in a while...even in the form of chili cheese fries with bacon, or gravy

9. Greasy burgers

when you’re feeling down, nursing a hangover, or are making the most of your cheat day, nothing beats a greasy double burger with double the cheese and a pile of bacon 

10. Grilled cheese & tomato soup

Dipping a griddled, melty sandwich into a creamy bowl of hot pureed tomatoes is like putting on a thick-knit sweater made of love.