Who hasn’t eaten pasta from a blue box or a bowl of my childhood favorite, Velveeta Shells and Cheese?  Well, my tastes have changed in the past ten years or so, and I can’t even remember the last time I ate Macaroni and Cheese. More than the flavor, I’m turned off by the usually heavy cream-filled sauce that is a saturated fat mine. When I saw Fiber Gourmet reviewed online, I kept an eye out at the grocery store (it ...continue reading

Mexican Makeover

If you’ve read any article or books by the “Eat This, Not That” team, you’ve seen the damage that a salad can do to your diet—whether it is served in a fried taco salad shell or not. Salads can be a waist-watchers dream, but they can slip into calorie and saturated fat bombs if you’re not careful. With that in mind, here’s a quick and easy recipe that should soothe a Mexican craving while fitting ...continue reading

STL Eats

In the town that invented toasted ravioli, churns out gallon after gallon of Ted Drewes rich frozen custard and racks up countless bottles of Anheuser-Busch beers, is it possible to grab a “healthful bite?” Well if the options are available, you know I would find them! While visiting my sister right before school started back up, we saw the Mary Poppins musical at Fox Theatre, walked around Forest Park (see picture below) and ...continue reading