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Ellie's Real Good Food

Ellie’s Real Good Food

Hosted by chef, nutritionist, and New York Times best-selling author Ellie Krieger, ELLIE’S REAL GOOD FOOD offers solutions for every meal of the week – with healthy, time-saving strategies for menu planning, food shopping and cooking.

Season 1

1: Busy Mom Seeks … Help!

Ellie takes Beth — a mom, a full-time labor and delivery nurse, and a grad student — under her wing. Ellie helps Beth rein in her take-out habit with three easy make-ahead recipes that stock her fridge with a week of tasty meals.

2: Say Yes to Chocolate

The key to having chocolate in your life in a manageable way is to go for quality over quantity. In this episode, Ellie visits the Chocolate Expo and demonstrates how to incorporate the joys of chocolate into everyday menus, clarifying how to take advantage of its health benefits.

3: Carbo-diem

Inez’s extreme approach to carbs has left her not only feeling tired, but stressed from making separate meals for herself and her family. Ellie helps Inez bring balance to her home, by dispelling misinformation about carbs and sharing healthy recipes she can enjoy with her family.

4: Cheese-Crazy Daddy

Ellie answers an SOS from a home where cheese has completely taken over the menu. Ellie, a cheese lover herself, shows how to keep from going overboard with cheese and instead utilize its best assets – its great flavor and health benefits.

5: No Brainer Breakfasts

Ellie tackles the challenge we all face every day–what’s for breakfast, especially in a busy household when everyone is out the door like a pool ball break. She helps out Mary, a mom and an elite athlete and coach, who literally hits the ground running each morning.

6: Office Food Overhaul

Ellie visits a busy office where stress has led to junk food snacking and fast-food lunching. Armed with photos of sugary office treats submitted by one office employee to solicit her help, Ellie shares tasty alternatives to fight back.

7: The Goods on Gluten-Free

There’s a gluten-free explosion days, but how much of it is real and how much of it is hype? Ellie demystifies the gluten issue once and for all with the help of her stepbrother and yoga instructor David Wilder, who has celiac disease.

8: Sweet Tooth Satisfiers

Does sugar have you in its thrall? Ellie helps one family tackle their sugar quandary so they can continue to do the baking they love in a healthier way without sacrificing flavor.

9: Dueling Schedules Dinner Challenge

It can be a challenge to put dinner together in a working household. And then what happens when you’re working opposite shifts? Ellie helps a frazzled couple trying to get healthy weeknight dinners on the table when conflicting schedules and priorities intervene.

10: Herbivore vs. Carnivore

He’s a meat eater. She’s a vegetarian. Their kitchen has become a battleground. Can this marriage be saved? It’s Ellie to the rescue with flexible recipes that will bring them together.

11: Teeny Kitchen

Ellie helps out a couple contending with the challenges of cooking in a tiny apartment kitchen. Ellie proves that with just a few key pans and gadgets, and some smart recipes, anyone can produce fantastic meals in even the most cramped quarters.

12: It’s My Party

Ellie prepares an ensemble of make-ahead dishes that are designed so that both party-giver and partygoers can equally enjoy the festivities. All these dishes can be cooked and frozen ahead of time and then simply reheated at party time. Go ahead: enjoy your own party.

13: Spring Break with No Regrets

Ellie shows us how to transform a vacation from an unhealthy free-for-all into an opportunity to find new flavors you can use to bring your good times home.