"Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same for my family without the buttery, pecan-topped sweet potato bake they've come to love with their turkey. Now with a third less cholesterol, 25 percent fewer calories and a whopping 43 percent less fat, this recipe is one any holiday cook who cares about her family's health can be thankful for!"
Sonia Chimenti - Concord, California
This delicious dish is truly comfort food at its finest. Sour cream, butter and cream of chicken soup combine with Tater Tots to create a creamy, filling base. Then it's topped with crushed potato chips and cheddar cheese which complete this sinful supper.
"My family loves this dish—even my picky 5-year-old," says RuthAnn Clore of West Peoria, Illinois. Our Test Kitchen helped her slash the fat in her recipe for a sweet corn bake with fewer calories but all the flavor of the original.
This recipe is a clear example of comfort food at it's finest; it's rich, hearty and extra cheesy. And because it's made in the slow cooker, it's also extremely easy. —Shelby Molina, Whitewater, Wisconsin
Passed down for generations, this recipe was a cherished family tradition at holidays and special gatherings. Now, with less than half the fat, sodium and cholesterol of the original, it can be served up for generations to come! —Arlene Spencer, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
When Sandy Moyer of Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania asked Light & Tasty to trim down her favorite site dish, we happily obliged. Boasting 106 fewer calories and almost 60% less fat, Makeover Pineapple Casserole is a smart addition to any Easter lineup. Try it yourself and see how quickly it becomes a spring staple in your home.
Every bit as rich and creamy as the original recipe, this magical makeover has crunchy pecans, loads of cheese and a touch of jalapeno. Destined to become a favorite! —Sharon Beshoar, Montrose, Colorado
Scott Jones' family will sure be delighted when they taste this delicious makeover at their next gathering. Scott wrote to us for help lightening this dish. We decreased the fat by half and the cholesterol by 46%, but kept the topping's sweet, nutty crunch. —Taste of Home's Test Kitchen
A slimmed-downed version of this classic by using substituting 1% milk, turkey bacon and reduced-fat cheddar cheese. Try this version and see if you family can tell difference.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
This sweet holiday side dish is buttery, sugary and big on pineapple flavor, but now it's not nearly as bad for you as the original. In fact, you might not want to wait on the holidays. —Nancy Brown, Dahinda, Illinois