Recipe Makeovers

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

Lighter Sides, Breads, and Appetizers

The tasty, fresh flavors of our inspired accompaniments and starters are the perfect complement to any meal.

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Healthy Cream Scones

Recipe Makeover: Cream Scones

Fruity, whole-grain, buttery goodness with 60% less fat

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20-Minute Biscuits

20-Minute Biscuits

Made from scratch with whole grains and less fat: A new method makes biscuits an everyday option.

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Lighter Deviled Eggs

Lighter Deviled Eggs

Quick pickled onions, creamy Greek yogurt, and fewer yolks make these stuffed eggs more heavenly.

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Quick Bread

Lighter Zucchini Quick Bread

This Montana reader’s family favorite is trimmed down in time to enjoy with seasonal squash.

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Monkey Bread Lightens Up

Monkey Bread Lightened

This pull-apart brunch favorite undergoes a slimming transformation.

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Zesty Broccoli Casserole

Lighten Up: Better Broccoli Casserole

A favorite vegetable and cheese combo from childhood is renovated for a growing Ohio family.

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Temptation Rolls

Orange Rolls Made Over

A slimmed-down version of buttery yeast rolls earns our Test Kitchens' highest rating.

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Party-Worthy Dip

Party-Worthy Dip

An Alabama reader has a cheesy bean dip revamped for get-togethers and football parties.

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Lighter Cheesesteak

Lighter Hot Cross Buns

Less butter, more whole grains—baked and iced for everyone!

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Brioche Rolls Recipe

Recipe Makeover: Brioche

Toasty, buttery French brioche gets a makeover in time for the holidays.

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Better Breakfast Rolls

Better Breakfast Rolls

An Ohio reader seeks a nutritional overhaul of her grandmother’s sweet favorite. By MaryAnne Gragg

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Pumpkin Bread

Revamped Holiday Dishes

We’ve improved the dietary profiles of three readers’ favorites.

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