Skip the guilt but not the flavor with these 20 lightened-up meals ranging from main course to dessert!
Flank steak and portobello mushroom caps give this slimmed-down sammy big flavor!
Skinny Shrimp Scampi
The secret to this lightened up pasta? There is no pasta! We've replaced it with yummy, hearty and fun-to-eat spaghetti squash.
Chicken Andouille & Shrimp Jambalaya
Use spicy chicken andouille sausage to pack major flavor in this New Orleans favorite to leave your appetite super satisfied!
General Tsos Chicken
Pump up the lean protein in this Chinese takeout favorite! Instead of the fattier chicken thighs often used in this dish, this dish opts for a hefty -- but still reasonable -- portion of lean skinless chicken breast.
Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo
A simple paste of flour and EVOO is a true makeover of the usual Alfredo sauce, which is full of cream and butter!
Sloppy Buffalo Joes
Our from-scratch sammy is lightened up (ground bison instead of beef -- delicious!), less processed and takes just 10 minutes to cook!
Grilled Veal Parmesan
Shed the bread! Our lightened-up version of this classic comfort food loses the fried breading but keeps the tomatoey, cheesy goodness.
Skip the drive-through! Our healthy breakfast burrito is a cinch to make and satisfies any appetite!
Tuna-Stuffed Blooming Tomato
Lighten up your tuna salad! We take the beloved but dull mainstay, and turn it into an exciting summer lunch.
These skinny spuds make perfect game day snacks.
Pumpkin Chiffon Cake
Our version is pumpkin-packed, it's a healthier alternative to high-calories custard pie and it will satisfy cake lovers without layers of fatty frosting.
Frank and Beans
We cut this picnic standard down to size by adding more beans per serving for a fiber and protein boost and forgoing the brown sugar and molasses to reduce total sugar by two-thirds.
Slim Hot Chocolate
Drink up! What's the skinny secret to this indulgent-tasting treat? Coconut water!
Veg out! Mushrooms satisfy the taste for savory, so you won't miss the meat. Use fewer layers of pasta to keep carbs in check.
No-Fry Shrimp Spring Rolls
Spring rolls are the answer to an egg roll addicts cry for a healthy choice.
A Better Burger
Pump up the protein by using more lean beef, and by forgoing bottled sauce and making your own you reduce sodium by 25 percent.
Light-as-Air Chocolate Mousse
It's not too sweet, so the chocolate really stands out, but it's also rich and creamy -- a little goes a long way. Bonus! Egg whites pack in a protein punch.
Swap olive oil for mayo to cut cholesterol, add white beans to the tuna salad to amp up the fiber and slash sodium by skipping white bread and processed cheese.
Take the guilt out of this dish and make your own sausage from lean pork and slash calories by 40 percent. Then preserve the peppers' Vitamin C by grilling instead of frying. Serve everything on a whole wheat roll for added fiber and you'll never miss any of the calories.
Apple Pie with Craggy Crust
The graham cracker crust offers big crunch with less fat than a butter piecrust. Then plump, full of fiber fruit will make you feel full faster!
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Try your favorite 30-Minute Meals with some skinny twists!