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Paula Deen Cuts the Fat: 250 Favorite Recipes All Lightened Up

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by Paula Deen
     
 

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Wow! I look at my photo on the left and I think, how did I not realize that I was so fat? Truth is, like many folks, I was busy and content, and of course I never stepped on a scale. I am thrilled about sharing my lighter recipes with you. The recipes in this book will let everyone re-create the Southern meals I'm known for, with a little less butter, salt, and

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Wow! I look at my photo on the left and I think, how did I not realize that I was so fat? Truth is, like many folks, I was busy and content, and of course I never stepped on a scale. I am thrilled about sharing my lighter recipes with you. The recipes in this book will let everyone re-create the Southern meals I'm known for, with a little less butter, salt, and sugar, from my rich-tasting Deviled Crab Salad to my unbelievably good whole-wheat The Lady's New Cheesy Mac, from Pan-Seared Pork Loin with Tomato Gravy to my sweet-salty Holiday Baked Ham, and from luscious Creamy Peanut Butter Pie to Peaches and Cream Cheesecake. And I just know you're gonna love my new take on Fifty of my favorite classic dishes that I've lightened up, such as my biscuits, pimiento cheese, and shrimp and grits. Always keep in mind that you can enjoy good cookin' and eatin' and still be healthy-and I'm living proof of that!

Editorial Reviews

Everyone seems to agree that Paula Deen's specialties are sinfully delicious. Now you have a chance to indulge in them guiltlessly. This collection of 250 recipes features main courses, snacks, and desserts lightened up to be healthier than her vintage offerings. (P.S. In March, this popular author kicked off her network comeback with the launch of the all-new Paula Deen Channel on Roku.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781943016020
Publisher:
Paula Deen Ventures
Publication date:
09/08/2015
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
19,986
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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Meet the Author

PAULA DEEN, Culinary icon and queen of Southern cooking, Deen is a self-made success story who learned the secrets of Southern cooking from her grandmother. Deen's first business, The Bag Lady, started her successful career and led to the opening of her first restaurant, The Lady and Sons, with her two sons Bobby and Jamie five years later. In addition to her success on TV and with her restaurant, Deen is a two-time Emmy award winner and the author of 14 cookbooks that have sold more than 11,000,000 copies. Paula's magazine Cooking with Paula Deen celebrates it's 10th year and has over 3 million readers. In 2014, Deen launched the Paula Deen Network, an interactive digital cooking network that combines cooking, lifestyle and game shows with great recipes, meal-planning tools and more. Paula's social media fan base exceeds six million strong.

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Paula Deen Cuts the Fat: 250 Favorite Recipes ALL Lightened up 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
KellysMomJoy More than 1 year ago
I have several of Paula's cookbooks, but this one takes the cake....(no pun intended), it's very well done, and she cuts the fat, sugar and calories from her recipes which is even better for me! I am already planning out my meals for the week, including the Flouress (Really Paula) Chocolate Cake. If you are one of the people that will be upset that it doesn't have a nutritional value for each recipe, I suggest that you buy a copy of Chef Jai Scovers' book, The Hungry Chick Dieting Solution, or one of her other books, which will show how to eat better to live better to live better through simple, realistic but healthy changes in how you are eating. I lost over 25 pounds two years ago using The Hungry Chick Dieting Solution and I have been able to keep it off even when Paula comes out with a new cookbook like this.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thank you to whoever mentioned Chef Jai Scovers. I have been using her Conquer Your Kitchen book and I won't lie, it is very helpful. The charts are spot on. I even pulled out the slow cooker that I got last year for Christmas and made a pot roast that was out of this world and paired it with Paula's Mac and Cheese on Sunday. I was afraid to use the slow cooker until I read the Conquer Your Kitchen chapter about how to safely use it. As far as the meal, my family is still talking about it days later. I highly recommend that you buy both books.
Anonymous 5 months ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Paula Dean has done it again. I have tried some of the new recipes versus the old. Maybe some of the richness is gone, but the tastes are still great
Anonymous More than 1 year ago