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.

Take the Cakes

More Ways to Eat Healthy

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

VIDEOS: MORE HEALTHY EATING TIPS FROM BOBBY

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All Not My Mama's Meals Recipes

Bobby's Stuffed Red Peppers

Corn Waffles with Ratatouille

Lighter Shrimp and Polenta

Bobby's Buffalo Wings with Tangy Cheese Dip

Cafe Mogador Cucumber Yogurt

The Son's Chicken Pot Pie

Peanut Chicken Casserole

Jeff's No and Lo BBQ Sauce (No High-Fructose Sugar, Low Sodium)

Oyster Shooter

Bobby's Five Layer Bark

Orange and Shallot Stuffed Turkey Breast

Lime Mousse Cups

Peanut Butter Rice Pudding

New School Sweet Potato Pie

Baked Coconut Shrimp

Light French Onion Soup

Turkey Bacon Cheeseburger Turkey Loaf

Bobby's Whole Grain Apple Cranberry Stuffing

Pico De Gallo

Original Power Smoothie

Bobby's Light Banana Pudding

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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