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November is a tricky month. Holidays loom large, you’re well into the back-to-school grind, and it’s harder than ever to make nutritious meals (let alone vegetables). The solution: start with crowd-pleasing comfort foods the whole family will love, then swap low-nutrient ingredients (grains, carbs, extra fat) for nutrient-dense vegetables, beans, nuts, and seeds. You’ll lower carbs, increase fiber, and add antioxidants, protein, and omega-3 fats. Bonus: double these recipes and freeze for faster future prep.