About Dr. Gourmet

My name is Timothy Harlan and I am both a physician and a chef. This blog is a general collection of information and random ideas on eating great food and eating healthy.

You can find out more at the Dr. Gourmet web site. Eat well, eat healthy, enjoy life!


Three Cheese Ziti and Cheesy Rice and Chicken from Banquet : Dr. Gourmet Reviews

Three Cheese Ziti and Cheesy Rice and Chicken

About a month ago¬†we discovered Banquet’s so-called “entrees.” As I remarked at the time, Banquet was a company I didn’t expect to ever review. I learned better, however: the Queso [...]

Dr. Gourmet Reviews Two from Healthy Choice: Baked Taste

Chicken & Spinach Alfredo and Chicken Enchilada Bake

We’ve reviewed over 50 frozen meals from Healthy Choice, and sad to say, only about 2 in 5 [...]

Eggplant Dishes from Angel Foods : Dr. Gourmet Reviews

Three Eggplant Meals

I love eggplant. When my wife found today’s meals at our local Rouse’s grocery store I have to admit I was jealous: none [...]

Pasta Dishes from Banquet: Dr. Gourmet Reviews

Fettuccini Alfredo and Queso Mac

Finding single-serving meals in the freezer case is easy, but finding ones with less than around 650 milligrams of sodium per [...]

Steak Fajitas and Chicken Fajitas from Weight Watchers : Dr. Gourmet Reviews

Fajitas of any kind would seem an unlikely candidate for a frozen meal, but I have said that Mexican and other strongly-spiced foods stand up well to microwaving, so I brought these to Dr. Gourmet World Headquarters [...]

Kind's 'Nut and Spice' Bars : Dr. Gourmet Reviews

I have thought for some time that there should be better tasting nutrition bars. Most are the same with lots of sugar, some crunch and things like chocolate chips or fake fruit. We have reviewed bars that [...]

Mushroom Tortelloni and Garlic Chicken : Dr. Gourmet Reviews

We have steamed meals again this week, but this time they’re single serving offerings from Lean Cuisine. Last week’s “steam meals” from Kashi (which served two) were really good, but I can’t attribute any of their quality [...]

Two Serves 2 Meals from Kashi : Dr. Gourmet Reviews

Kashi Steam Meals: Serves 2

Italian Vegetable Medley Pasta and Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto

Overall, Kashi has a very good track record with us here at Dr. [...]

Two Pizzas from Weight Watchers : Dr. Gourmet Reviews

Weight Watchers Smart Ones
Thin Crust Cheese Pizza and Thin Crust Pepperoni Pizza

It’s a quixotic quest to be sure, trying to find a decent frozen microwaveable pizza. But we persist, because after all, our motto here at Dr. [...]

Two Meals from Luvo Foods : Dr. Gourmet Reviews

Orange Mango Chicken and Chicken Chile Verde

I discovered Luvo Foods on the shelves of our local Fresh Market. I hadn’t heard of them before, but what particularly impressed me about their packaging is that in addition to [...]