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In this series, Bobby Deen takes his mother, Paula Deen's, recipes and transforms her Southern comfort food into lighter, lean, yet still delicious dishes. Each week, we'll follow Bobby as he tries to recreate one of his Mama's famous meals with healthy substitutes that cut down on calories and fat, but still deliver on taste.

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Bobby Deen's Best Desserts

Bobby Deen's Best Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth without packing on the pounds, with Bobby's lightened-up pies, cupcakes and more.

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Diner Delight

Airing: 10:00 AM/9:00c

Bobby takes on two of his mom's monster meals -- the infamous Krispy Kreme Burger and her creamy Vanilla Milkshake....more

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Restaurant Reunion

Airing: 10:30 AM/9:30c

Bobby Deen may be in the city now, but he will always be a Georgia boy at heart. So he is "un-frying" two Southern staples...more

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Can't Take the South out of the Man

Airing: 11:00 AM/10:00c

Bobby puts a unique spin of two of his mom's signature dishes -- Shrimp and Grits and Fried Apple Pies. He's replacing...more

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Manly Meals Made Light

Airing: 11:30 AM/10:30c

Bobby Deen lives by one motto: "calories in equal calories out." So on a day when he reinvents his mom's Cheesy Bacon...more

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Super Southern

Airing: 12:00 PM/11:00c

Sweet Potato Pie and Deviled Eggs -- you don't get more Southern than that! Bobby takes on these two Southern classics...more

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Sweet & Savory

Airing: 12:30 PM/11:30c

Bobby Deen puts a clever spin on his mom's Southern Tomato Pie when he makes it New York-style. He also performs magic...more

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Game Day Eats

Airing: 1:00 PM/12:00c

It's game day, Bobby Deen style. He whips up lighter and leaner Chili Dogs and Smashed Potato cakes that Paula admits...more

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Eating Clean

Airing: 1:30 PM/12:30c

Bobby Deen takes two of his mom's favorite recipes and makes them his own. He's taking the "fry" out of Paula's coconut...more

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About the Chef

Growing up in a traditional Southern kitchen, Bobby Deen went to work for his mother when he was 18 and now is an essential ingredient in the recipe that has made Paula Deen an American hospitality and cooking icon.

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