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Baked Mini Corn Dogs

Use reduced-fat hot dogs and homemade dough so you can have more than one of these party bites.

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Roman-Style Chicken

This rustic Italian dish is Giada's highest-rated chicken recipe.

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Ultimate Guacamole

Tyler mashes the avocados just slightly, so as to achieve a chunky guacamole.

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Buttermilk Scones

Inside each of Melissa's light and airy scones is a sweet surprise: mini chocolate chips.

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Pizza Pizzas

Reviewers agree: Alton's homemade pizza is well worth making the dough from scratch.

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30-Minute Crisp Chicken Wings

After roasting them, Tyler tosses tender chicken wings in a light sauce featuring red curry paste, honey and soy sauce.

Get the Recipe: Crisp Chicken Wings with Chili-Lime Butter

Sloppy Joes

Ellie's version of the classic sloppy joe trims away some of the fat but maintains the flavor of this traditional dish.

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Buffalo Chicken Salad

From-scratch blue cheese dressing made with low-fat buttermilk and fat-free yogurt shaves considerable calories off of this flavorful salad.

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Three-Cheese Macaroni

Muenster, cheddar and parmesan cheeses combine to create an easy family-friendly dish.

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No Bake Chewy Truffle Cookies

These chewy cookies from our very own kitchens are made with cocoa, reduced-fat peanut butter and ground whole-wheat graham crackers for a quick and satisfying treat.

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Chile Cheese Casserole

Use baked tortilla chips, skim milk and both whole eggs and egg whites to reduce fat while maintaining flavor.

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Apple-Honey Drumsticks

Apple juice, soy sauce and lemon zest are mixed to create a sweet and tangy sauce that perfectly coats tender baked drumsticks.

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Crispy Garlic-Sage Potatoes

You can turn basic spuds into a hearty side dish with just a few sprigs of sage and smashed garlic cloves.

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Garlic Breadsticks

These buttered breadsticks are ideal for dipping into warming winter soups.

Get the Recipe: Almost-Famous Breadsticks

Cheesy Stuffed Shells

Melissa grates zucchini and carrots into her tomato sauce to sneak in some healthy veggies to this family-friendly Italian favorite.

Get the Recipe: Cheesy Stuffed Shells

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The secret ingredient to these delicious treats? Apple butter. It adds moisture, flavor and sweetness and acts as a butter substitute.

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Macaroni and 4 Cheeses

Ellie lightens up traditional mac and cheese by adding pureed squash and using low-fat milk.

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Almost-Famous Cinnamon Buns

Food Network Magazine whipped up a pretty sweet imitation of the famous Cinnabon sweets.

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Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos

Top these 5-star tacos with cooling mango chunks or slices of creamy avocado to add color and texture to every bite.

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Rachael's Lemon Chicken

Rachael's Chinese-inspired chicken is ready in less time than it would take to order and deliver takeout.

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Six Layers and a Chip Dip

This fan-favorite dip is made healthier than a traditional recipe, thanks to homemade refried beans and a Greek yogurt topping.

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Chicken Piccata

This Italian classic features chicken scaloppini served with a tangy lemon-caper sauce and topped with fresh peppery arugula.

Get the Recipe: Lightened-Up Chicken Piccata

Hearty and Healthy 3 Bean Minestrone

Rachael's stick-to-your-ribs soup is a must-have on chilly winter nights.

Get the Recipe: Hearty and Healthy 3 Bean Minestrone

English-Muffin Breakfast Pizza

Ellie tops whole-wheat English muffins with chopped tomatoes, Canadian bacon and creamy mozzarella cheese and bakes them for just 10-12 minutes until the cheese is melted.

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Chianti Marinated Beef Stew

A bottle of Chianti wine and chopped pancetta add robust flavor to this hearty bowl.

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Ellie Krieger's Double-Chocolate Brownies

Whole-grain flour and plain low-fat yogurt lighten up traditional brownies, but rich chocolate, cocoa powder and a bit of butter help maintain their classic flavor.

Get the Recipe: Ellie Krieger's Double-Chocolate Brownies

Four-Cheese Pasta With Peas and Ham

Gooey cheeses coat penne pasta, while bright peas and salty diced ham add heft to this 30-minute weeknight dinner.

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Chicken Parmesan Rollatini

You can serve an Italian fest in just 35 minutes by making breadcrumb-coated chicken stuffed with cheeses and herbs and a side of creamy polenta.

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Mini Skillet Meatloaves

Your kids will enjoy eating individually portioned meatloaves, brushed with a ketchup-sugar-vinegar sauce.

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Three Bean and Beef Chili

This New Year's Day, Make Ellie's meaty chili for a hearty lunch or simple supper.

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Champagne Cocktails (No. 44)

Ring in 2012 with a bubbly champagne cocktail.

Stuffed Baby Bellas

Rachael stuffs baby portabella mushrooms with ground chicken, Asiago cheese and spinach to make a meatless appetizer option.

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Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin Mac n Cheese

This easy casserole can be made ahead of time. Just heat and eat when you need dinner on the table, fast.

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4-Pepper Deviled Eggs

Turn up the heat with Alton's spicy take on an appetizer staple. Ground pink peppercorns provide a colorful update on the classic paprika topping.

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Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Shrimp

Wrap shrimp and pineapple with bacon and sauté until the bacon is crispy for a great sweet and salty bite.

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