As Seen on TV

Seven recipes inspired by beloved TV shows and characters.
Published September 19, 2022

Have you ever watched a TV show or movie and leave craving what the characters were eating or making? Us too. Here we’ve rounded up seven recipes inspired by popular fiction that you can make at home – all WeightWatchers friendly.

Italian Beef Sandwich

Inspired by: The Bear

This classic sandwich is given loving (and droolworthy) depiction in this hit FX series.

Italian Beef Sandwiches


Inspired by: Stranger Things

Eleven’s favourite food is given a scratch-made twist in this recipe.

Whole-Wheat Banana Waffles

Meatball Sandwich

Inspired by: Friends

Make Joey’s coveted sandwich with this recipe – be sure to make enough for everyone, because “Joey doesn’t share food!”

Super Meatball Subs

Yogurt Parfait

Inspired by: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Sergeant Terry Jeffords is notorious for his love of all things yogurt. Try this recipe next time you want a protein-rich breakfast.

Yogurt Parfait Board


Inspired by: Schitt’s Creek

Don’t worry – no need to “Fold in the cheese” in this version of enchiladas inspired by David and Moira Roses’ famous family recipe.

Shredded Chicken Enchilada Casserole


Inspired by: Parks and Rec

Get into the calzone zone with this classic recipe that would be Ben Wyatt approved.

Sausage & Pepper Calzones


Inspired by: The Office

Make Kevin Malone’s famous chili with this recipe – just be sure not to spill it!

Beef and Pinto Bean Chili