So you’re on the run, and don’t have time to sit down for a meal. Not ideal, but it happens. If you’re working long hours, caught up with the kids, or just busy running errands, meal time can creep up on you.  Don’t cave to unhealthy convenience foods. Stock your fridge with these easy, portable food choices that will give you a little more sustenance than a snack. Everything is based on foods that are right for your body type!

Apple Type
Watch sugar and refined carbs; try to eat 3 squares – snacks if need-be.

  • Cheddar Cheese + Whole Grain Tortilla
  • Protein Smoothie with Walnuts (or any other raw nut)
  • Cottage Cheese with carrots, celery or any fresh vegetable
  • Protein Smoothie (no soy, and low on sugar)
  • Salad: plenty of vegetables, lean protein and cheese
  • Just before a workout grab: ½ whole grain or sprouted English muffin + butter

Athlete Type
Watch salty foods; go easy on snacks.

  • Low Fat Yogurt  + Unsalted Nuts
  • Strawberry Nut Smoothie
  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs + Banana
  • Spicy Tuna Roll (no soy sauce)
  • Salad: vegetables, eggs and lean protein (no cheese; watch sodium in dressing)
  • Just before a workout grab: piece of fruit

Babyface Type
Watch the dairy; eat a bigger breakfast, lighter dinner.

  • Banana nut smoothie (no milk/yogurt)
  • Trail Mix (see homemade versions here)
  • Oatmeal (no milk), with almonds or walnuts + stevia
  • Peanut or almond nut butter sandwich (on sprouted grain bread, like Ezekiel)
  • Salad: vegetables, eggs, lean protein (no cheese)
  • Just before a workout grab: ½ Whole Grain or Sprouted English Muffin + a nut butter

Pear Type
Watch the fat; don’t snack after dinner.

  • Low fat yogurt smoothie
  • Whole grain pita + hummus
  • Fresh veggies + black bean dip
  • Salad: vegetables, lean protein, eggs
  • Just before a workout grab: piece of fruit

I hope this helps gives you a few ideas that will help you choose healthier snack or meal options that work well with your body type. Not familiar with your body type? Get the scoop here.

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