Recipe Makeovers

Lighter, healthier, but just as tasty: See how we made over these favorite dishes.

Peach Turnover: Recipe Makeover

A rich, juicy filling and flaky crust keep this portable treat deliciously grease-free and picnic-ready. By Sidney Fry, MS, RD

Lighter Peach Turnovers
Photo: Randy Mayor

A Peachier Turnover

Buttery, flaky pockets of deep-fried fruit are a guaranteed success at any picnic. No utensils needed for these peach-packed, lard-laden mini pies (charmingly known as "hand pies" in the South)—just a hearty napkin to wipe the grease and gooey filling off your cheeks. With nearly 730 calories and 19 grams of saturated fat each, we just had to rescue these treats. We'll show you how we did it.

Classic
730 calories per pie
45 grams total fat
19 grams saturated fat

Makeover
312 calories per pie
9.4 grams total fat
5.7 grams saturated fat

View Recipe: Peach "Fried" Pie

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