Forget to eat in between client meetings and conference calls? We’ve all been there. When hunger hits like a ton of bricks, nutritionist Mikaela Reuben has some healthy ideas to help you refuel. Below, Reuben—whose client roster includes Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson— shares a quick and easy, go-to midday meal ideas to fill you up.
“Cocoa powder is a good source of magnesium and antioxidants,” says Reuben. And the chia seeds are “full of Omega 3’s and fiber.”
2 tablespoons chia
½ tablespoon cocoa powder
½ teaspoon vanilla powder
2 tablespoons grated coconut (flakes)
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
Large pinch of Himalayan sea salt
½ tablespoon raw honey
¾ cup hot water
Mix all dry ingredients. Drizzle with honey. Cover with hot water. Allow it to sit until the water is absorbed.