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.

Bobby's Breakfasts

Kale and Bacon Frittata

Vitamin-packed kale and a bit of bacon make Bobby's frittata super healthy.

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Healthy Meal Makeovers

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MIX-AND-MATCH A HEALTHY MENU

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

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Most Popular Recipes

All Not My Mama's Meals Recipes

Shrimp Po' Boy with Oyster Shooter on the Side

Upside Down Pineapple Parfaits

Bobby's Light Banana Pudding

Bobby's Lighter Fresh Fruit Bread Pudding

Pot Roast Stew

Baked Onion Rings

Bobby's Whole Grain Apple Cranberry Stuffing

Whole Wheat Veggie Lovers Pie

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Cafe Mogador Cucumber Yogurt

Original Power Smoothie

Monster Mushroom Burger

Light French Onion Soup

Turkey Bacon Cheeseburger Turkey Loaf

Pico De Gallo

The Son's Chicken Pot Pie

Nonna's Fresh Spicy Tomato Sauce

Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Cakes

Cuban Cheesecake Flan de Queso

Dutch Baby

Bobby's Couscous Salad

About the Host

Bobby Deen

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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