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Sometimes you just can't make it into the kitchen to cook. Dr. Gourmet has reviewed over 800 common convenience foods, ingredients, and restaurant selections so that you know what's worth eating - and what's not. View the Index of all Dr. Gourmet's Food Reviews

Just Tell Me What to Eat!

Just Tell Me What to Eat!

Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP has counseled thousands of his patients on healthy, sustainable weight loss. Now he's compiled his best tips and recipes into a six-week plan for you to learn how to eat great food that just happens to be great for you - and if losing weight is your goal, you can do that, too.

Get the prescription for better health as well as healthy weight loss, including:

  • What to eat
  • How to cook it
  • When to eat it
  • What to eat at a restaurant
  • What to eat if you're in a hurry
  • and best of all....
  • Why eating great food is the best health decision you'll ever make.

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Dr. Gourmet's Food Reviews

These frozen foods and convenience meals meet the Dr. Gourmet minimum criteria: less than about 650 milligrams of sodium with a reasonable amount of calories and fat. Then we rate them for flavor.

Dr. Harlan does not receive and will not accept compensation for his reviews of frozen foods and convenience meals. If you would like Dr. Gourmet to review your product, we are happy to do so, provided that you understand that if we do not like it, we will say so. Please read our Advertising and Editorial policy.

Healthier Frozen Meals:
Vegetarian

Eat Amy's Asian Noodle Stir-Fry
Don't Eat Amy's Baked Ziti Bowl | Updated review!
Eat Amy's Black Bean and Vegetable Enchiladas
Eat Amy's Black Bean Burrito
Eat Amy's Burrito Especial
Eat Amy's Broccoli Pot Pie
Eat Amy's Brown Rice and Vegetables Bowl
Eat Amy's Brown Rice, Black Eyed Peas and Veggies Bowl | Don't Eat Updated review! (Gluten Free)
Don't Eat Amy's Bean & Cheese Burrito
Eat Amy's Light in Sodium Bean & Cheese Burrito
Don't Eat Amy's California Veggie Burger
Eat Amy's Cheese Tamale Verde
Eat Amy's Garden Vegetable Lasagna
Eat Amy's Gluten Free Cheddar Cheese Burrito
Eat Amy's Gluten Free Dairy Free Burrito
Eat Amy's Harvest Casserole Bowl (Gluten Free)
Eat Amy's Indian Mattar Paneer
Eat Amy's Indian Palak Paneer
Eat Amy's Indian Vegetable Korma
Don't Eat Amy's Kids Meals: Baked Ziti
Don't Eat Amy's Kids Meals: Mac 'n' Cheese
Don't Eat Amy's Kids Meals: Mexican Quesadilla
Don't Eat Amy's Light in Sodium Vegetable Lasagna | Updated review!
Eat Amy's Light in Sodium Spinach Pizza
Don't Eat Amy's Light & Lean Italian Vegetable Pizza
Eat Amy's Light & Lean Black Bean and Cheese Enchilada
Eat Amy's Light and Lean Macaroni & Cheese
Eat Amy's Light & Lean Soft Taco Fiesta
Eat Amy's Light & Lean Spinach Lasagna
Don't Eat Amy's Light & Lean Pasta & Veggies
Eat Amy's Light & Lean Quinoa & Black Beans with Butternut Squash & Chard (Gluten Free)
Eat Amy's Macaroni & Cheese (Frozen) | Updated Review!
Eat Amy's Mexican Casserole
Eat Amy's Mexican Tofu Scramble
Eat Amy's Mexican Tamale Pie
Eat Amy's Mushroom Risotto Bowl (Gluten Free)
Eat Amy's Rice Mac and Cheese
Eat Amy's Roasted Vegetable Tamale
Eat Amy's Santa Fe Enchilada Bowl
Eat Amy's Shepherd's Pie (and Light in Sodium version)
Eat Amy's Tamale Verde with Black Beans
Eat Amy's Teriyaki Bowl
Don't Eat Amy's Texas Veggie Burger
Eat Amy's Thai Stir-Fry
Eat Amy's Tofu Scramble
Eat Amy's Tortilla Casserole
Eat Amy's Shepherd's Pie
Don't Eat Amy's Reduced Fat Vegetable Pot Pie
Eat Amy's Vegetable Pot Pie
Eat Ancient Harvest POW! Pasta Meals Italiano Red Lentil Penne Meal Kit (Gluten-Free)
Don't Eat Ancient Harvest POW! Pasta Meals Cubanitos Green Lentil Penne Meal Kit (Gluten-Free)
Eat Ancient Harvest Quinoa Mac and Cheese (Gluten-Free)
Eat Angel Foods Corkscrew Pasta & Creamy Tomato Vodka Sauce
Eat Angel Foods Mediterranean Eggplant Parmesan
Eat Angel Foods Penne Pasta in a Parma Rosa Sauce
Eat Angel Foods Roasted Vegetable & Goat Cheese Gratin
Eat Annie's Rice Shells and Creamy White Cheddar (Gluten-Free)
Eat Banquet Queso Mac : Macaroni with Monterey Pepperjack Cheese Sauce
Eat Barilla Mezze Penne with Tomato & Basil Sauce
Eat Barilla Whole Grain Mezze Penne with Tomato & Basil Sauce
Don't Eat Bold Organics Vegan Cheese Pizza (Gluten Free)
Don't Eat Bold Organics Veggie Lovers Pizza (Gluten Free)
Eat Boomerang's Handheld Aussie Pies: Spinach & Mushroom
Eat Boomerang's Handheld Aussie Pies: Curry Veggie
Eat Caesar's Gluten Free Cheese Lasagna
Eat Caesar's Gluten Free Vegetable Lasagna
Don't Eat Cedarlane Foods Garden Vegetable Enchiladas
Eat Cedarlane Foods Three Layer Enchilada Pie
Don't Eat cooksimple Alfredo
Don't Eat cooksimple Stroganoff
Don't Eat daiya Foods Deluxe Cheddar Style Cheezy Mac
Don't Eat daiya Foods Deluxe White Cheddar Style Veggie Cheezy Mac
Eat Dr. Praeger's Purely Sensible Foods Black Bean Veggie Burgers
]Eat Dr. Praeger's Purely Sensible Foods Heirloom Bean Veggie Burgers
Eat Dr. Praeger's Purely Sensible Foods Kale Veggie Burgers
Eat Earth's Best Elmo Mac 'n Cheese (Kids Meal)
Eat Earth's Best Whole Grain Cheese Pizza (Kids Meal)
Eat Engine 2 Foods: Poblano Black Bean Plant Burger (Gluten Free)
Eat Engine 2 Foods: Thai Basil Edamame Plant Burger (Gluten Free)
Eat evol Foods Bean, Rice & Cheddar Cheese Burrito
Don't Eat evol foods Breakfast Sandwich: Egg White, Kale, Roasted Tomato & Goat Cheese
Eat evol Foods Vegetable Enchiladas
Eat Ethnic Gourmet : Palak Paneer
Eat Fig Foods: Mexican Bean and Rice Soup
Eat Fig Foods: Yucatan Black Bean Soup
Don't Eat Garden Lites Spinach Bake
Eat Garden Lites Spinach Souffle
Don't Eat Garden Lites Zucchini Bake
Don't Eat Garden Lites Zucchini Souffle
Eat Gluten Free Cafe Pasta Primavera
Eat Gluten Free Cafe Fettuccine Alfredo
Eat Gluten Free Cafe Asian Noodles
Eat Glutenfreeda Vegetarian Bean & Cheese Burrito
Don't Eat Healthy Choice All Natural Roasted Red Pepper Marinara
Don't Eat Healthy Choice All Natural Tortellini Primavera Parmesan
Don't Eat Healthy Choice Cafe Steamers: Grilled Vegetables Mediterranean
Eat Healthy Choice Asian Potstickers
Eat Healthy Choice Fresh Baked Taste: Fettuccini Alfredo Bake
Don't Eat Healthy Choice Four Cheese Manicotti
Don't Eat Healthy Choice Mediterranean Pasta
Eat Healthy Choice Portabella Marsala Pasta
Eat Healthy Choice Pumpkin Squash Ravioli
Eat Healthy Choice Select Entrees Ravioli Florentine Marinara
Eat Healthy Choice Tomato Basil Penne
Don't Eat Hilary's Food Products: "The World's Best Veggie Burger"
Don't Eat Hilary's Food Products: Adzuki Bean Burger
Eat Imagine Natural Foods: Creamy Broccoli Soup (Gluten-Free)
Eat Imagine Natural Foods: Creamy Potato Leek Soup (Gluten-Free)
Eat Kashi Black Bean Mango
Don't Eat Kashi Garden Vegetable Pasta
Don't Eat Kashi Veggie Medley Pocket Sandwich
Eat Kashi Spicy Black Bean Enchilada
Eat Kashi Steam Meals Italian Vegetable Medley Pasta
Eat Kashi Steam Meals Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto
Don't Eat Lean Cuisine Brick Oven Style Gourmet Mushroom Pizza
Don't Eat Lean Cuisine Cheddar Potatoes with Broccoli
Eat Lean Cuisine Craveables: Four Cheese Pizza
Don't Eat Lean Cuisine Culinary Collection: Deep Dish Roasted Vegetable Pizza
Don't Eat Lean Cuisine Deep Dish Spinach and Mushroom Pizza
Don't Eat Lean Cuisine Five Cheese Rigatoni
Eat Lean Cuisine Macaroni and Cheese
Don't Eat Lean Cuisine Market Collection: Mushroom Tortelloni
Eat Lean Cuisine Linguine Carbonara
Eat Lean Cuisine Penne Pasta with Tomato Basil Sauce
Eat Lean Cuisine Santa Fe Style Rice & Beans
Don't Eat Louisiana Purchase Red Beans & Rice
Don't Eat Louisiana Purchase Jambalaya
Eat Mediterranean Meals Creamy Mushroom Whole Grain Fusilli
Eat Mediterranean Meals Whole Grain Spaghetti alla Romana
Eat Michael Angelo's Eggplant Parmesan
Eat Michael Angelo's Four Cheese Lasagna
Don't Eat Michael Angelo's Italian-Style Pie: Potato Gnocchi & Cheese
Eat Michael Angelo's Pasta Florentine
Eat Michael Angelo's Pasta Primavera
Eat Michael Angelo's Vegetable Lasagna
Eat MorningStar Farms: Chick'n Tikka Masala
Eat MorningStar Farms: Japanese Soba Noodles
Eat Qrunch Foods Quinoa Burgers: Plain (Gluten Free)
Don't Eat Qrunch Foods Quinoa Burgers: Spicy Italian (Gluten Free)
Eat Saffron Road: Chana Saag
Eat Saffron Road: Macaroni & Cheese *
Don't Eat Saffron Road: Manchurian Dumplings (Gluten-free)
Eat Saffron Road: Three Cheese Lasagna *
* These are two servings per package. Proceed with caution.
Eat Sweet Earth Natural Foods Baja Breakfast Burrito
Eat Sweet Earth Natural Foods Big Sur Breakfast Burrito
Eat Sweet Earth Natural Foods The Anasazi Burrito
Eat Sweet Earth Natural Foods The Curry Tiger Burrito
Eat Sweet Earth Natural Foods The Kyoto Burrito
Eat Sweet Earth Natural Foods The Peruvian Burrito
Eat Sweet Earth Natural Foods The Santa Cruz Burrito
Don't Eat Tandoor Chef Channa Masala (Gluten-free)
Don't Eat Tandoor Chef Kofta Curry
Don't Eat Tandoor Chef Paneer Tikka Masala
Don't Eat Tandoor Chef Vegetable Pad Thai
Don't Eat Tuv Taam Foods: Lasagna with Tomato Sauce
Don't Eat Tuv Taam Foods: Macaroni & Cheese
Don't Eat A Taste of Thai Quick Meals: Coconut Ginger Noodles
Don't Eat A Taste of Thai Quick Meals: Pad Thai
Don't Eat Mojo Bowl: Brazilian Rice and Beans
Don't Eat Mojo Bowl: Caribbean Rice and Beans
Don't Eat Mojo Bowl: Peruvian Rice and Beans
Don't Eat Momma B's Homestyle Mac & Cheese
Don't Eat Momma B's Spicy Pepper Jack Mac & Cheese
Don't Eat Momma B's Truffle Mac & Cheese
Eat St. Dalfour's Gourmet on the Go: Three Beans with Sweetcorn
Eat Sweet Earth Natural Foods' Functional Burritos: Get Cultured!
Eat Sweet Earth Natural Foods' Functional Burritos: Get Focused!
Don't Eat Tabatchnick Fine Foods: Cabbage Soup (Gluten Free)
Eat Tabatchnick Fine Foods: Vegetarian Chili (Gluten Free)
Eat Udi's Gluten Free Three Cheese Pizza
Eat Veggie Gourmet: The All-American Burger
Eat Veggie Gourmet: The Pizza Burger
Don't Eat Venice Pizza: Basil Pesto & Cheese (Gluten-Free)
Don't Eat Venice Pizza: Fresh Mushroom & Provolone (Gluten-Free)
Eat Walmart Great Value Lean Cafe Cheese Ravioli
Eat Walmart Great Value Lean Cafe Three Cheese Marinara
Eat Weight Watchers Smart Ones Broccoli and Cheddar Roasted Potatoes
Don't Eat Weight Watchers Smart Ones Fettucini Alfredo
Eat Weight Watchers Smart Ones Mini Rigatoni with Vodka Cream Sauce
Eat Weight Watchers Smart Ones Pasta with Ricotta and Spinach
Eat Weight Watchers Smart Ones Santa Fe Style Rice & Beans
Eat Weight Watchers Smart Ones Three Cheese Ziti Marinara
Eat Weight Watchers Smart Ones Lasagna Florentine
Eat Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value: Roasted Vegetable Pizza with Rice Crust
Eat Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value: Roasted Vegetable Pizza with Whole Wheat Crust