Episode Guide


101: Paskewitz Family TV-G (30 min)

Tue, Dec 25 9:30PM EST

The Paskewitz Family is a large, highly active family with 5 growing boys. The Paskewitz's need help identifying foods that will fuel their busy lifestyles and avoiding those that will cause lasting damage to their bodies. Rocco teaches them how to substitute carb and sugar loaded junk food in favor of protein packed meals that are easy to cook and eat on the run. Featuring caprese salad, healthy chicken tenders with honey mustard, and instant chocolate soft serve.


102: Kiernan Family TV-G (30 min)

Wed, Dec 26 9PM EST

The Kiernan Family is a very active bunch, dealing with some challenging health issues. Lizzy, the middle daughter, was recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Rocco creates healthy versions of some of the Kiernan's favorites, including homemade chicken noodle soup and miracle risotto with mushrooms.


103: Kenley & Julia TV-G (30 min)

Wed, Dec 26 9:30PM EST

Kenley & Julia are young, energetic friends living together in New York City. They try to eat right, but often skip meals, and when presented with a delicious meal or a big slice of cake, they just can't help themselves! Rocco teaches them how to prepare a low carb banana smoothie, lemon pasta with shrimp, and ricotta cheesecake.


104: Pat And Lia TV-G (30 min)

Thu, Dec 27 9PM EST

Pat and Lia Forman have a lot on common, but their eating habits couldn't be more different. Between Pat's wheat allergy, and Lia's new barbeque-heavy diet”these two could really use some help in finding a balance! Rocco teaches them easy, gluten-­free BBQ recipes like bacon wrapped chicken and BBQ ribs.


105: Koni And John TV-G (30 min)

Thu, Dec 27 9:30PM EST

Rocco helps Koni and John get ready for their wedding day by challenging them to ditch fast food and bad eating habits, in favor of healthy, delicious meals they can cook themselves. Rocco whips up easy recipes for lasagna Bolognese, steak fajitas and panna cotta.


106: Jon And Priscilla TV-G (30 min)

Fri, Dec 28 9PM EST

Rocco teaches Priscilla and her son Jon healthy, delicious dishes that will change their poor diet choices and get them on the right track. On the menu is Rocco's Penne Al Livernese with whole wheat pasta and Sweet potato chips.


107: The Lazzaruolo Family TV-G (30 min)

Fri, Dec 28 9:30PM EST

Rocco brings his cousin Ron into the Now Eat This kitchen to help him commit to healthier living, by creating dishes Ron loves, that are also good for his body. On the menu: Penne alla Bolognese and Eggplant Parmigiano in a low fat marinara sauce, all for under 345 calories.


108: Hoboken Firemen TV-G (30 min)

Mon, Dec 17 4PM EST

Rocco shows us, and the Hoboken Fire Department, it's possible to eat like a man but still be healthy. Rocco creates fast, healthy versions of the foods these guys love, such as pork chops, chicken and rice jambalaya and Rocco's savory shrimp tostada for fewer than 250 calories..


109: Bodre Family TV-G (30 min)

Mon, Dec 17 4:30PM EST

Rocco guides single mother Heidy Bodre to make better food choices for her daughter Samantha, and teaches Heidy some easy, healthy recipes to incorporate into their weekly menu. Featuring Rocco's delicious sweet and sour beef stir--fry.


110: Ed & Samantha TV-G (30 min)

Tue, Dec 18 4PM EST

Ed and Samantha are similar in many ways, but food is not one of them. Rocco teaches them some easy recipes they can enjoy together, like steak with tomato and spinach salad, Rocco's smoked oysters in hickory wood, and homemade spaghetti with white clam sauce.


111: Boutzalis TV-G (30 min)

Tue, Dec 18 4:30PM EST

The Boutzalis family has a hard time meeting together for mealtime, so Rocco shows them some fast and healthy meals that the entire family can enjoy together. Featuring dishes with fewer than 300 calories, such as ricotta gnudi, BBQ balsamic ribs, and vanilla soft serve made from sugar free pudding.


112: Cavallaro TV-G (30 min)

Wed, Dec 19 4PM EST

The Cavallaro family struggles with portion control and food allergies. Rocco teaches them healthy and delicious recipes that help them navigate these challenges, including steak pizzaiola, Mama's meatballs, and strawberry balsamico for dessert.


113: Persico TV-G (30 min)

Wed, Dec 19 4:30PM EST

The Persico Family relies on junk food and large meals to satisfy their large appetites, and as a result, are battling weight issues. Rocco tailors a meal plan to help them change course. Featuring apple cranberry granola cereal, spaghetti pomodoro, and chocolate miracle cupcakes.


114: Raspanti Family TV-G (30 min)

Thu, Dec 20 4PM EST

Despite a commitment to exercise, the Raspanti family struggles to maintain a balanced diet. Rocco brings easy, healthy dishes that they can make together, including Fettuccine Alfredo, homemade meatloaf and 58-calorie sweet potato fries.


115: Albury Family TV-G (30 min)

Thu, Dec 20 4:30PM EST

The Albury Family loves southern comfort food, but they need to watch their cholesterol levels. Rocco customizes healthy alternatives to southern cuisine, including southern fried chicken with potato salad and red velvet cupcakes.


116: Aufiero Family TV-G (30 min)

Fri, Dec 21 4PM EST

The Aufiero Family is a health conscious family - Sonia, the mother, is a professional nutritionist. They understand the importance of a balanced diet, but are having challenges finding healthy meals that are kid friendly. Rocco prepares his delicious Big Burger, grilled eggplant Parmigiano, and Mexican chili con carne with ground turkey.


117: Jeffaã¢?¬??duran TV-G (30 min)

Fri, Dec 21 4:30PM EST

The Jeffra-Duran Family is led by two Newark police officers, Jennifer and Josue, who have developed unhealthy eating habits, which have been passed along to their children. Rocco helps them create healthy meals they can cook at home. Featuring buffalo popcorn chicken, fish tacos, and double chocolate chip cookies.


118: Reilly Family TV-G (30 min)

Mon, Dec 24 9PM EST

The Reilly Family is a busy family of 4 in need of a diet makeover. The parents rely on blood pressure medication, blood thinners, cholesterol medication, asthma inhalers, and dietary supplements, in lieu of a healthy diet, and it's time to make a change. Rocco teaches them recipes with vitamin-rich food like blueberry cream muffins, beef pot roast, and instant strawberry soft serve.


119: Ferri Family TV-G (30 min)

Mon, Dec 24 9:30PM EST

Jennifer and Michael Ferri are young newlyweds who are transitioning to a gluten free diet. This is particularly challenging for Michael, since his favorite dishes are Italian pastas and breads. Rocco educates them on the benefits of a gluten-free diet and how to create gluten/lactose-free versions of their Italian favorites.


120: The Best Of Now Eat This TV-G (30 min)

Tue, Dec 25 9PM EST

Enjoy the highlights of some of Rocco DiSpirito's best dishes from this season of Now Eat This! See how Rocco's healthy, delicious recipes transform each family's approach to food and cooking.