14 Breakup Comfort Foods To Help You Eat Your Sadness


If you're reeling from a breakup -- your own or that of a favorite celebrity couple -- know that you're not alone. Like many of us, you need some chocolate. Something cheesy. Some good ol' fashioned comfort food to help you cope with this uncoupling. You can get through this. Promise.

Cupcake Brownies

Because brownies cooked in a cupcake pan are cute. And you need something cute to hold on to. GET THE RECIPE

Charity Mathews

Beer Cheese Sauce

Pair it with beer, soft pretzels or crunchy tortilla chips, and you'll forget all your sorrows. At least for a short spell. GET THE RECIPE

Jackie Dodd

Tater Tot Casserole

Tater tots remind me of my childhood, when everything was good and innocent. Now we're adults and it's not so easy. GET THE RECIPE

Charity Mathews

Homemade Mac & Cheese

Ultimate comfort food means mac & cheese, and you know this. GET THE RECIPE

Charity Mathews

Rainbow Grilled Cheese

Don't get up in my grill about the use of food coloring in this recipe. I eat healthy 80% of the time. Right now, I need to eat a rainbow. GET THE RECIPE


Microwave Chocolate Molten Lava Mug Cake

It's so easy! Unlike this breakup. GET THE RECIPE

Trisha Sprouse

Homemade Buttercream Frosting

Skip the cake part and just eat this out of the bowl. If only for the sugar high. GET THE RECIPE

Caroline Stegner

No-Churn Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

No-churn means it's simple. Like young love. Remember that? GET THE RECIPE

Kristan Raines


Does this officially fall under comfort food? No. Minor technicality. But margs do make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. So, yeah. GET THE RECIPE

Jennifer Farley

Crispy, Oven-Baked French Fries

Of course you need French fries. GET THE RECIPE

Jackie Dodd

Crunchy Potato Chips

And of course we need potato chips. GET THE RECIPE

Leigh Ann Chatagnier

Pizza in a Cast Iron Skillet

If you're not eating pizza, you're not doing this breakup right. GET THE RECIPE

Jennifer Farley

Warm Brie Cheese

The perfect companion for commiserating. GET THE RECIPE

Jennifer Farley

Soft and Chewy Rice Krispie Treats

You knew that this was going to be on here. GET THE RECIPE

Thalia Ho