easy meal preparation with Jessa Greenfield

[Podcast] Ep39: Quick & Easy Meal Preparation with Jessa Greenfield

Jessa Greenfield is the “better half” of Ben Greenfield Fitness and an invaluable resource when it comes to eating real food, easy meal preparation, and raising a healthy family. In today’s show we discuss practical ways to incorporate healthy snacks into a diet at work with minimal effort, how to replace processed meals and snacks with simple homemade recipes, and even how to cook right at the office!

Topics of Conversation Include:

Jessa’s background living on a farm and growing up as an athelete

Jessa’s approach to finding balance in life with her family and “How to attain a healthy life without making it painful”

Simple actionable solutions to make small changes to your diet

Healthy snack replacements at the office that require zero preparation

Healthy snack options that can be prepared right at work with 1 or two ingredients

Being strategic about the timing of cheat meals

How to make “energy balls” and energy bars, including a genius idea for a simple “avocado pudding”

The different effects of different sweeteners and why it’s better to make your own energy bars instead of Lara Bars and Clif Bars

Easy meal preparation: How to prepare a full healthy meal right at the office

Why Jessa doesn’t use a microwave and how you can re-heat foods without one

If you prefer to read the interview, click here to view the transcript.

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Useful Links:

Ben Greenfield Fitness

The Ben Greenfield “Inner Circle”

My podcast with Spartan Race founder Joe de Sena

Some great energy ball recipes

Tony Horton’s “No Bake Shakeology Energy Balls”

Show Credits:

This episode was edited by Kristin Martinand the show was executive produced by Kanen FlowersWe are a member of the THAT STUDIO podcast network.

The music in the opening and closing of the show is courtesy of Dorian Cheah from his brilliant album ARA.

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