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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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Bobby Deen learns how to make a healthy buffalo sauce filled with a zippy mango flavor. He then visits Colette Burnett...more

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Bobby Deen heads over to Loi where he learns how to make fresh Greek Yogurt from scratch from Grecian Chef Maria Loi,...more

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Bobby Deen heads to Cafe Mogador to learn how to make the healthiest hummus and Cucumber Yogurt Dip for his Lamb Kabobs....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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