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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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Totally Tofu!

Airing: 12:00 PM/11:00c

Bobby uncovers an unlikely expert of Japanese cuisine who shows him that going totally tofu can be delicious....more

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Mexico in BK

Airing: 12:00 PM/11:00c

Bobby visits a Mexican cheese shop that's been in Brooklyn for more than a decade and learns how to make authentic Oaxaca...more

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UPCOMING...

September 3, 12pm Not My Mama's Meals Mexico in BK
September 9, 12pm Not My Mama's Meals Fair Food

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August 30, 11:30am Not My Mama's Meals Light! Fresh!

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MIX-AND-MATCH A HEALTHY MENU

Create a guilt-free meal, from lightened-up appetizers to slimmed-down desserts.

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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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