Life as a #girlboss often means your cal is scheduled down to the minute. And when you鈥檙e dashing between appointments all day, eating well and working out are often the first things to fall off your radar. To find out how to fit it all in, we went straight to the source. Cassey Ho is a YouTube fitness聽guru, the founder of Blogilatesand one of our Re:Make 2015 speakers (get your tickets here, PS). Here鈥檚 how she manages to squeeze good nutrition and exercise into an extremely active agenda.


1. Smoothies: 鈥淚鈥檓 obsessed with smoothies because they are quick and easy to make,鈥 Cassey tells us. 鈥淩ight now my favorite is my Peanut Butter Banana Shake Recipe. It鈥檚 hard to believe how healthy it is because it literally tastes like dessert!鈥 Just blend one ripe banana, a tablespoon of peanut butter, a cup of almond milk, a half scoop of vanilla protein powder and two handfuls of ice together and enjoy. (via Blogilates)


2. Five-minute breakfasts: We鈥檝e all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when you only have a little time to spare in the morning, Cassey suggests making a veggie scramble. 鈥淚 slice up any vegetables I have around the house 鈥 usually peppers, spinach, tomatoes 鈥 toss them on a skillet, add an egg and egg whites, and then I have the perfect quick breakfast full of nutrients and protein,鈥 she says. Pro tip: Make a batch of these breakfast scramble muffins ahead of time and pop them in the freezer for busy days. (via Becky鈥檚 Best Bites)


3. Bring on-the-road snacks: When you鈥檙e jet-setting, it can definitely be difficult to stay conscious of eating healthy. Cassey鈥檚 advice? 鈥淚 would suggest bringing any snacks that you can with you. This way you are prepared and don鈥檛 have to be tempted by any junk food at airports,鈥 she says. 鈥淔ruit, veggies and protein bars are great snacks to take on the go. Water is also essential. Carry a water bottle with you at all times to stay hydrated and full.鈥 You can make your own power bars for the road, like these pumpkin pie power bars that are perf for fall. (via Community Table)


4. Make active choices: Staying active starts with small choices, even when you鈥檙e traveling. 鈥淚nstead of sitting the entire time at the airport, walk around!鈥 Cassey suggests. And as not all hotels come with gyms, look up some workouts you can do without any equipment at all. 鈥淓ven 20 minutes of a high intensity workout is better than nothing! Just do what you can to keep moving.鈥


5. Make working out non-negotiable: Living healthy comes with making it a priority. 鈥淪chedule your workouts like you would schedule a meeting with your boss,鈥 Cassey advises. 鈥淭his way it will become a habit. If you need to, mark them on your calendar to stay accountable. Find the times that work best for your lifestyle to work out, even if that means waking up a little bit earlier,鈥 she says. 鈥淵ou鈥檒l never regret a workout.鈥 Truer words have never been spoken.


6. Keep lunch simple: 鈥Salads are essential and easy to make and bring to work,鈥 Cassey says. 鈥淟oad up on lots of veggies and add a lean protein such as a chicken breast or tofu.鈥 Try out one of these delicious mason jar salads for a simple lunch. Cassey also has a time-saving tip: 鈥淵ou can even make a huge salad at the beginning of the week and have it prepped for your lunches for the next few days!鈥 she tells us. This tasty seven layer avocado salad is just as beautiful as it is delicious. (via California Avocado)


7. Pack a midday snack: It鈥檚 three o鈥檆lock, and that afternoon slump is hitting hard. Sometimes, what you need to perk up or quell that rumbling stomach is a quick snack. 鈥淚 love snacking on nuts and fruit. Almonds, walnuts and pecans are my favorite!鈥 Cassey says. 鈥淎 small portion fills me up and energizes me until dinnertime. If I鈥檓 still hungry I鈥檒l go for an apple or banana to give me that extra boost.鈥 Try Cassey鈥檚 own brown rice tortilla, coconut yogurt/light cream cheese and fruit pizza for a simple (and Instagrammable!) snack option.

Will you be trying out any of Cassey鈥檚 recipes or tips? Tell us in the comments below!

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