Bobby Deen is lighting up some of his mother's favorite breakfast foods! He visits an urban chicken coop for the freshest eggs in the city and then cooks them up in his scrumptious Light Breakfast in a Cup. Later, his friend Vanessa Cantave stops by to help Bobby with his tasty Whole Wheat Cinnamon Chocolate Pancakes. This breakfast is sure to satisfy while still staying healthy!
Bobby Deen is setting out to learn how to make his own homemade lasagna noodles from Italian cooking expert, Emma Hearst. Then, back in the kitchen, he makes lighter but still luscious versions of his mother's Italian fare. He starts with Meat and Mushroom Lasagna, and then it's a sinfully delicious Italian dessert that won't break the calorie bank, Coconut Tiramisu. Italian food never tasted so good and felt so light!
Bobby's Deen's mother, Paula Deen, stops by for some friendly cooking competition. Bobby's making lighter versions of his mother's Southern to the core foods. He starts with his Chicken Fried Chicken and then gets into a creamy Fresh Green Bean Casserole. Later, Paula and Bobby go head to head, Paula making her Banana Pudding and Bobby making his Light Banana Pudding. They head to the streets for a blind taste test to see whose banana pudding will reign supreme!
Bobby Deen and his good friend Josh Capon are whipping up some healthy and hearty man food for a good ole boys' night! Bobby learns how to pick out the freshest fish for his Beer Battered Fish and Roasted Fries. Then, he's making Buffalo Wings with a Tangy Cheese Dip that will put hair on every man's chest. It's one Boys' Night you won't want to miss!
Bobby Deen hits up his favorite Mexican restaurant to learn how to make homemade blue corn tortillas. After the lesson, he heads into the kitchen to make the meanest Blue Corn Enchilada you've ever tasted. His friends Miki and Radha stop by to taste his creations and give him a hand with his Spicy Nachos With Fresh Pico De Gallo. To wash it all down, they enjoy Bobby's Lo-Cal Margaritas. Who said Mexican food can't be good for you?
Bobby Deen embraces his new home New York! He heads to a bagel shop to learn how to lighten up a classic N.Y. staple, bagels. Then, he's in the kitchen making the most delicious and nutritious Pressed Bagel Sandwich you've ever tasted! Next, he makes another iconic N.Y. dish, his Ricotta Cheesecake. His good friend and native New Yorker, Evette Rios, stops by to enjoy the food and fun!
Bobby Deen visits his local cheese monger to learn about the tastiest, low calorie and low fat cheeses they have to offer to use on his cheese-inspired dishes. First up, he's making Crispy Mac and Cheese Cups then, it's a Cheesy Onion Artichoke Dip with a secret ingredient, caramelized onions! Bobby's good friend Daphne Oz drops by to impart some healthy wisdom and help out in the kitchen.
It's Bobby Deen's first solo Christmas in New York, so his mother, Paula Deen, decides to fly up and visit! He's learning how to lighten up egg nog while his mom decorates his loft Savannah holiday-style! Together, Bobby and Paula make a healthy celebratory meal that doesn't put on those holiday pounds. First, it's Sarsaparilla Basted Ham then, they're whipping up Bobby's Whole Grain Apple Cranberry Stuffing. Nothing says holiday like family!
Bobby Deen visits his friend Reagan Angelle to learn the secret to making the perfect Cajun spice blend to use on his Shrimp Po-Boys and Smokey Gumbo. He's adding all the flavor and none of the fat! Then, his neighbor Allison Hagendorf stops by to eat and help Bobby out with some Oyster Shooters with a horseradish kick! These spicy classics will sate your Creole cravings!
Bobby Deen's BBQ-ing big city-style! He learns how to make a healthy BBQ sauce at his friend Jeff Lutonsky's restaurant, and they even offer to smoke his pork loin for him in their BBQ pit, adding all that extra smoky flavor for his Sweet and Spicy Pork and Slaw Sandwich. Later, Jeff and his wife, Meghan, swing by Bobby's kitchen to taste his other creations, The Son's Slaw and The Son's Potato Salad, two versions of his mother's recipes that pack tons of flavor, but not as many calories!
Bobby Deen is helping out his good friend Carrie Crowell in the kitchen to plan a romantic and healthy dinner for her beau. They meet up to take a cake decorating class, and learn some tricks on how to add beautiful decoration without adding lots of calories! Later, they're making Filet Mignon With Goat Cheese and Pancetta Pan Sauce, Bobby's Creamed Spinach and a dessert that answers a bold question, It's Really Better Than Sex Cupcakes! Everyone will feel like a Romantic Dinner pro after Bobby's fun 101 lesson!
Bobby visits his local butcher, Jake Dickson, to learn about pork, and he even cuts his own pork chops! Then, he heads back to the kitchen to grill up some succulent Mediterranean Stuffed Pork Chops, and Jake stops by to help him with the pork chop's top side-kick, the potato! It's a Loaded Baked Potato, which tastes great and is great for you! This is a Meat and Potatoes kind of meal!
Bobby Deen is up early and at the farmers' market to pick up the freshest vegetables from his favorite vendor, Ron Binaghi of Stokes Farm, who always has what he needs. He's cooking up a Pot Roast Stew for his friend Candice Kumai, who's stopping by later to hang out. She's helping him in the kitchen with The Son's Cheese Biscuits. It's a Comfort Food meal that will last you from winter through to spring, summer and fall!
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