Don't want to wait until we're in the thick of spring to clean up your diet. Even if its not warm enough to run around without your shirt on, it’s important to watch what you eat all year round, and take the time to cook healthy meals.

But we get it: Colder temps make you crave hearty dishes rather than light salads. If comfort food is what you’re craving, we’ve got you covered. All it takes is a few tweaks to turn your favorite high-calorie dish into a high-protein, muscle-building meal that packs fewer calories but just as much flavor. So get in the kitchen and cook up these 10 lighter versions of your cold weather favorites.