Visitors to the Food Network's Web site apparently can't get enough of Paula Deen's Chicken Florentine.
It's one of the most popular recipes there, but even though that meal contains a generous amount of spinach, it's far from healthful.
Just one serving of Deen's casserole packs in 660 calories and 50 grams of fat. If you ate a Chicken Club sandwich from Wendy's instead, you'd save 120 calories and 25 fat grams.
So I lightened up this dish while keeping the taste that people love by using reduced-fat versions of cream-based soups, mayonnaise, sour cream and Cheddar cheese.
For the topping, I also make my own bread crumbs from wheat bread and mix in light butter and a bit less Parmesan cheese.
My alterations to this recipe cut the calories by 49 percent and the fat by 71 percent. You can have a serving of my Chicken Florentine for 339 calories and 14.6 fat grams.