After the Show Show: Bobby Deen
Chef cooks up some low calorie meals
- Duration 6:28
- Date Feb 6, 2013
Chef cooks up some low calorie meals
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Block genius -- -- today in -- after this show and right.
Small many products I mean yeah.
He's -- -- out the Charleston shrimp and -- from his brand new book for -- table align everybody's favorite comfort foods at 350 calories put us.
And so showed me this problem about the states Cuba you know that it's relatively easy to me like I could do it everything -- -- and that was the criteria are one of these recipes was that they be simple that'd be affordable.
And that I'm -- The main thing was not make it more difficult you know for people but in in these towns and in the states of people pitching pennies and -- -- -- the recipes mainly to be affordable.
So what did you do as far as me because people think about grits and shrimp and they think -- my -- a lot of calories.
What did you.
Exchange in an out to reduce the calories to -- -- the main thing is -- grits I mean heavy cream in the amount of butter that we could typically -- and -- is just.
It would it would -- put -- I don't think that's the stuff that makes it really.
There's a lot of flavor in fat I mean let's just say there's a lot of there's a lot of flavor of butter there's a lot of they've flavor and heavy -- there's a lot of flavor and you know all those things that are good.
What -- -- with these -- is on the major culprits in each of them and try to either -- -- back -- really simple -- will replace an entirely with fresh.
In really simple as if you can find three or four things and -- -- and -- generally are reporting and recipes that are the major players and change him.
That's what I did really simple ways he died soon.
Diet don't call that why exactly -- this every flu -- like this.
This is comfort food this is comfort food this is what this is is taken Sunday food and turn into Monday -- That's what I'm trying to -- -- Obama calls me.
It says come over my house let's see I'm really exactly what -- sermon and I'm going to love it.
But -- I want to have.
Some takes on these dishes that you could serve every day of the week your family and feel a bit better about men in a lot of these recipes there are some recipes in here that I have -- -- bat a thousand or more that's it's incredible -- You know that's how you got your five did you see that sent them both of the -- sons and Paula we're on the cover of People Magazine recently I'm really proud mama -- -- -- all have lost weight well we have that you less well.
Yeah maybe over das started a long time ago I just I just enjoy I'm really active I like to lift -- run like to do all that stuff and and we -- -- active.
It kind of changes the way you look at -- -- change your relationship with -- more conscious about what you put in your body because we're basically.
Car engines and what you put in there will dictate how runs and how you feel when learn to eat for the way that I wanted to feel that's what I'm due to.
Monday she's great thank you she's.
She's is she could just quickly she has given up sweet tea which is a big deal for us out of -- and Michael this is just like there's any -- -- cup party in Dallas.
A good sleep either way more than a cup but that was like -- only -- she -- sweet tea.
She's embraced exercise she came out of my house recently in general -- -- -- little run and she is now -- Larry going against -- like not party down -- like how I got.
I gotta get myself at a gym right now so she's really doing the things that she needs to do to take good care herself and she looks and feels better than.
I've ever -- it's great you know you're about to -- -- yeah I was wondering do you do you like -- -- low -- green -- -- those kind of things well it if if a recipe calls for mayonnaise for instance if it's really easy to use the low fat variety.
Or you could you could.
Take a step further and -- Greek yogurt or cut the management.
Greek yogurt is a big player for -- -- -- -- because it's full of robotics at -- indigestion it's just good and protein yeah absolutely everything in -- in the morning with granola with rude and stuff like that.
So I like to get any time that I can replace wolf flat full fat with lower fat and then -- like as -- fresh herbs -- despises really easy.
To have a smaller gardening here I do -- -- Rosemary in these things are.
Are nice flavors that you connect city money yeah absolutely save money in and then it just eat more naturally I think we should all be more natural I agree let's look at some of -- -- -- -- -- -- cupcakes hasn't and then you're chocolate labs and gentlemen Shia -- I don't know how much of -- sweet -- but.
Boy Ali is lucky you know when he hit -- like if there was nobody here -- -- -- -- -- -- -- on the -- Well yeah yeah.
Didn't get to the crowd started I'm I'm not sure how hot they are but they're perfectly w.'s can certainly try them.
And what we did there was -- low fat mayonnaise and we use -- bread crumbs and you know just cutting back anyway that we could song talk goodness -- the Cal's good fourteen latest stories.
I wondered if -- and and look at its programs.
43 grams of that afford to brands afterwards nobody got the eclectic tastes like a normal -- delay because he's frightened little.
Well that's pants here's what -- hope you can get.
This -- amazing -- late -- Unless -- and delicious -- you like it -- look one thing that we haven't talked about now you see this as an aggregate portion control to it was a big deal struck a little because to me don't you think that we as Americans largest overseer I think that we overseas office.
And that we -- several super -- and I think that's what people are afraid.
To go light because they think that lighter food has to be completely bland and that's not true I think they were just used to sell -- salt too much sodium and but I think the major.
Thing that's going against us in America right now is which is one more thing that's ironic we have hunger problem and it obesity problem what I am saying down.
Which is crazy and everything -- Everything future because if -- -- runs a restaurant in Manhattan and one of the things is when people go out to eat they won a big portion.
Because prices are high says talent well I've got to get my money -- -- sure and and and you know if you stand particularly if you've got to a destination restaurant where people have to wait if people away you get into your place say look -- I -- and they show hungry.
You know I got to just don't -- Miami I'm I'm gonna -- up hungry and I'm gonna make sure I I get my -- of I mean and a battle line being it is activity you just have to use.
It's all about balance yeah I mean just balance and moderation in life I think that's what everything is about.
No doubt I would tell it's an honest look honest recipes and I'm proud I'm looking forward to using them Bobby dean from -- able to mind check out.
Thank you thank you -- -- give our best to your mother thank you will mama Obama says take two -- she always does.
A bit and thought well you -- an estimated tomorrow.