Fasten your seatbelts, its going to be a wild rie as Kathleen steers car racing enthusiast Merritt Collins through a course in 100 calorie snacks, ethnic eating, spice hunting at Detroit's Eastern Markert and tailgate parties at one of Detroit's raceways
It's a carnivore's dream as the Hoxie family indulges their bigger than Texas appetite. Kathleen shows Betty Jo and George a slim way to enjoy their protein cravings and cut their cholesterol. Then they hit the road with their dogs to work off the lbs.
Cindy Pilato is an empty nester with a full schedule. Cindy gorges on sweets in the car adn fools herself with clothes she can't fit into. Kathleen overhauls her diet with quick veggie filled meals and a new flattering wardrobe withthe help of Grace Mag.
Single mom Jodie Monahan wants to teach her 9 year old daughter, Jylian, the ABC's of eating right and exercising. Kathleen comes up with a healthy plan that includes some after school snacks, fast meals, and a mother-daughter fitness plan.
Stress is Helen Hick's middle name. Kathleen steps in to calm her raging addiction to caffeine and licorice with a little tea for two, put s a pedometer to the test of an innovative exercise solution, and takes her out to Detroit's Greektown.
We follow Russ Guajardo through his day as he gets in shape to re-enlist while caring for a growing family of 3. We see how Russ lost 70lbs, then put his wife Amy through the paces with a real Boot Camp instructor and some slimmed down recipes.
Dr. Jennifer Berry, a transplant surgical resident, knows everything about the human body but still has one big question: will her demanding schedule derail her hopes for a healthy lifestyle? Kathleen helps jen come up with a healthy meal plan.
14 year old Paul Recchia has a problem: how to lose some of his 320 lbs without losing his love ofor cooking. We go back to high school with Paul as Kathleen gives him a crash course in nutrition, portion control, and healthy snacking.
It's nutrition 101 as Kathleen helps Erica Crocker, a Southern Methodist University sophomore, create quick and easy meals to replace cafeteria food and gives her a lesson in junk food and portion comtrol. Class is in session!
Tyra Fullerton and Linda Bradford fry it, cover it in bacon and smother it in gravy! Kathleen helps them curb their carb cravings and cut the fat with some yummy salads, pita dips and some fun exercise - a country western dance lesson at famed Billy Bobs!
Christi Durko has 4 young children, a nursing newbown, and a burning ambition - to lose 60 pounds before her high school reunion this summer. Kathleen guides Christi with quick, helathy, kid friendly dishes, and gets help from Christi's sorority friends.
It's a dinner party for big losers as Kathleen pulls the stops out for graduates of the "Cooking Thin" way of life. There's Swimmer Bill, Lisa Woods, Robert Brecher, and Mangia Maria and her husband. We'll discover their secrets and share an elegant meal.