Comfort food can be good for you: Niki Bezzant explores the satiety of soup.

It's about the time of the year when winter really starts to bite: the cold is really setting in; the rain and grey feel relentless. It's a long time until a long weekend and even though we know spring will come, it feels like it never will.

This is a time we tend to turn to comfort eating. We don't want to go outside; we feel more like ordering in and hunkering down with warming, sometimes less-than-healthy foods. But there's plenty of comfort food that's health-boosting.

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