Your Recipes Made Over

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

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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.

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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