Recipe Makeovers

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

Monkey Bread: Recipe Makeover

This pull-apart brunch favorite undergoes a slimming transformation yet miraculously keeps all of its irresistible sticky-buttery essence.

Monkey Bread Ingredient Showdown
Photo: Randy Mayor

Ingredient Showdown

Canned Biscuits
A nifty kitchen convenience, but you pay a price in fat, and they can contain a surprising amount of sodium.

Homemade Whole-Wheat Dough
You'll save 3g saturated fat and 677mg sodium per serving by making your own light, fluffy whole-wheat dough.

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté