Healthier Southern Cooking: 60 Homestyle Recipes with Better Ingredients and All the Flavor

Healthier Southern Cooking: 60 Homestyle Recipes with Better Ingredients and All the Flavor

Healthier Southern Cooking: 60 Homestyle Recipes with Better Ingredients and All the Flavor

Healthier Southern Cooking: 60 Homestyle Recipes with Better Ingredients and All the Flavor


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Indulgent Southern Favorites Made Healthier and Better Than Ever!

Rediscover southern classics without compromising on flavor! In this must-have collection, Shanna and Eric Jones, creators of Dude That Cookz, are here to bring you lighter and tastier versions of the comforting southern fare you know and love.

By making small adjustments to reduce cholesterol, fats and salts, it's easier than ever to make healthier versions of your favorite traditional meals. You'll be amazed to find that you can still enjoy iconic side dishes like Southern Collard Greens with Turkey Drums or Old-Fashioned Skillet Cornbread. If you're really feeling hungry, try a hearty main like Momma Pearl’s Pot Roast, Low-Fat Homestyle Chicken Meatloaf or Low-Sodium Chicken-Fried Chicken with Country Gravy. Craving dessert? Whip up some satisfying sweets like Healthier Southern Peach Cobbler or Bourbon Apple Crisp à la Mode. No matter what you’re in the mood for, Eric and Shanna have you covered!

Full of southern charm and Cajun flair, this cookbook has everything you need to make wholesome meals while still keeping the depth and richness that southern food is known for. No matter where you're from, these modern takes on comforting classics are sure to bring everyone at the kitchen table closer together.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645674726
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 03/15/2022
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 368,922
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Eric and Shanna Jones are the husband-and-wife team behind Dude That Cookz, a popular food and recipe blog. Eric, a Louisiana native, shares southern and homestyle recipes using simple, clean, approachable ingredients. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Shanna focuses on her love for baking and food photography. Eric and Shanna’s work has been featured by Essence magazine, Taste of Home, Southern Cast Iron magazine and The Pioneer Woman. Shanna and Eric live in Houston, Texas.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Healthier Southern Comforts with All the Flavor 13

Low-Fat Homestyle Chicken Meatloaf 15

Momma Pearl's Pot Roast 16

Low-Fat Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings 19

Low-Fat Creole Fish Étouffée 22

Chicken and Chicken Sausage Jambalaya 25

Creole Okra and Tomatoes with Beef Sausage 26

Low-Sodium New Orelans-Style Blackened Salmon 29

Bourbon-Braised Short Ribs 30

Baked Barbecue Chicken Thighs 33

Lower-Calorie Smothered Chicken with Brown Gravy 34

Low-Sodium Vegetarian Creole Risotto 37

Scared Halibut with Succotash 38

Low-Sodium Chicken-Fried Chicken with Country Grave 41

Low-Sodium Healthier Salisbury Steak 43

Red Snapper and Cheese Polenta with Creole Tomatoes 47

The Neighborhood Sandwich Shop 49

Blackened BLT Fish Po' Boys 50

Tender Pulled Short Rib Sandwiches 53

Veggie Muffuletta Sandwiches 55

Healthy Chicken Sloppy Joes 59

Chicken Burgers with Avocado Pesto 60

Low-Fat Chicken Breast Sandwiches with Jalapeño Slaw 63

Creole-Spiced Lamb Burgers 64

Bison Sliders with Caramelized Onions 67

Low-Fat Chicken Salad Sandwiches 68

Turkey Meatbal Subs 71

Wholesome Soups to War Your Soul 73

Low Sodium Pontchartrain Stew 74

Creamy Corn Chowder 77

Silky Roasted-Tomato Bisque 78

Healthier Baked Potato Soup 81

Five-Star Truffled Mushroom Cream Soup 82

A Lighter Something to Hold You Over 85

Oxtails and Potato Croquettes with Sage-Butter Sauce 86

Fully Loaded Baked Sweet Potato Fries 89

Flaming Hot Jalapeno Poppers 92

Creole-Style Salmon Deviled Eggs 95

Guilt-Free Raked Okra 96

Cheesy Cajun Red Snapper Seafood Dip 99

Baked Salmon Croquettes with Remoulade Sauce 100

Cobb Salad with Homemade Money Mustard Vinaigrette 103

Honey, Lemon and Parmesan Baked Chicken Wings 105

Garlic and Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms 109

Calling All Sides-With Fewer Calories 111

Southern Potato Salad 112

Old Fashioned Skillet Cornbread 115

Southern Collard Greens with Turkey Drums 118

Pinto Beans with Turkey Necks 121

Red Beans and Rice with Turkey Sausage 122

Creamy Mashed Potatoes 125

Southern Green Beans and Potatoes 126

Super Simple Cajun Cabbage 129

Sweet Potato Soufflé 130

Southern Creamed Corn 133

A Healthier Way to Rise and Shine 135

Cheesy Grits with Sausage and Peppers 136

Sweet Potato Hash 139

Asparagus, Mushroom and Herb Frittata 140

Healthy Blueberry-Banana Muffins 143

Healthy Banana-Nut Waffles 144

The Guiltless Sweet Tooth 147

Sour Cream Pound Cake 148

Healthier Southern Peach Cobbler 151

Low-Fat Sweet Potato Cheesecake 153

Bourbon Apple Crisp à la Mode 157

Banana Crème Brûlée 158

Acknowledgments 160

About the Authors 163

Index 164

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