Y’all know I love Southern cooking. It’s hearty and comforting, and in my opinion, there’s no food better than Southern food. Of course, Southern food isn’t always the healthiest option, as us Southern cooks love to cook with cheese, mayonnaise, lard, and, yes, butter.
A lot of us are trying to eat healthier these days so that we can live longer, more active lives to be around for our children and grandchildren as long as possible. But we also still want to enjoy our food. I’d be lying if I said I never ate fried chicken or mac & cheese anymore, but I don’t always go for the full version. In 2015, I released a book, Paula Deen Cuts the Fat, with 250 lightened up recipes, including plenty of healthy Southern recipes, like Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes, Pecan-Crusted Chicken Thighs, and Southern Potatoes Gratiné.
If you’re looking for healthy Southern recipes, look no further. I’ve got ‘em for you right here.
Love & best dishes,