Your Recipes Made Over

Food Network Kitchens took your recipe submissions and slimmed them down.

Chicken Parmesan

The original, from Susan in Minneapolis, MN, was over 1,000 calories per serving. The Food Network Kitchens trimmed it down to 435 calories, and you won't miss a bit of flavor.

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Surf 'n Turf Paella

With a few substitutions, the Food Network Kitchens trimmed Robert from Washington's 600 calorie paella to a slim 370 calorie version.

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Potato and Zucchini Frittata

Danielle from New Mexico sent in a bacon and sausage filled potato dish that added up to 830 calories per serving. With some veggies, egg whites and turkey bacon, the Food Network Kitchens brought it down to a trim 255 calories per serving.

Get the Recipe: Potato and Zucchini Frittata

Shimp Scampi

Dawn from Florida sent in a 940 calorie scampi recipe that used two sticks of butter. The Food Network Kitchens substituted a mere one tablespoon of olive oil, to make an equally tasty 330 calorie dish.

Get the Recipe: Lightened-Up Shrimp Scampi

Decadent Chocolate Cake

The Food Network Kitchens transformed Mary McElhenny's recipe from a butter-laden 665 calories, 34g fat waistline disaster, to the slimmed 180 calorie, 7g fat version shown here.

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Lemon Cake with Lemon Meringue Frosting

Tara from New Hampshire sent in a lemon cake full of butter, sugar and eggs and weighing in at 965 calories per serving. Food Network Kitchens slimmed it down to 315. One trick: swapping butter for buttermilk and oil.

Get the Recipe: Lemon Cake with Lemon Meringue Frosting

Cheesecake Brownies

Gail Irvin's favorite recipe clocked in at a whopping 578 calorie, 34g fat per serving. With a few simple ingredient swaps, Food Network Kitchens was able to cut it to 200 calorie, 10g fat.

Get the Recipe: Lighter Cheesecake Brownies

Strawberry Shortcakes

You may think of this classic as fairly healthy, but the recipe sent in by Jaclyn Armus was a staggering 832 calories, 56g fat per serving. See how the Food Network Kitchens trimmed this favorite to just 215 calories, 6 g fat.

Get the Recipe: Light Strawberry Shortcake

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