The Healthy Mama's Podcast

Interview with Sophia DeSantis of Veggies Don't Bite: Work Smarter in the Kitchen, Not Harder and How to Make a Meal Plan Work Long Term Without Getting Burnt Out!

November 30, 2020 Randa Derkson & Monica Stevens Le Episode 6
The Healthy Mama's Podcast
Interview with Sophia DeSantis of Veggies Don't Bite: Work Smarter in the Kitchen, Not Harder and How to Make a Meal Plan Work Long Term Without Getting Burnt Out!
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The Healthy Mama's Podcast
Interview with Sophia DeSantis of Veggies Don't Bite: Work Smarter in the Kitchen, Not Harder and How to Make a Meal Plan Work Long Term Without Getting Burnt Out!
Nov 30, 2020 Episode 6
Randa Derkson & Monica Stevens Le

In this episode we cover:

1. Who is Sophia DeSantis?
2. Sophia's WHY on going plant-based: backstory, health history, family history, and more.
3. Inspiration behind Veggies Don't Bite and how it came to be.
4. Food relationships and what the vegan vs. plant-based niche can look like. What are the differences?
5. What is the Meal Systems Support Guide and what are "energy meals"?
6. What is component cooking and how can it benefit busy families?
7. Being a mother and feeling useless / like we aren't doing enough.
8. Why and how did Sophia quit teaching and decide to pursue Veggies Don't Bite full-time?
9. How to keep variety in the kitchen and not get bored with cooking.
10. Understanding how it can be dangerous to use certain verbiage when talking about food, i.e. "cheat meals" vs. making choices.
11. Quotes of the week.

Sophia DeSantis
Fitness, Nutrition, Birth & Postpartum Recovery
Veggies Don't Bite

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Randa's Nutrition Guide
Monica's Trader Joe's Whole30 Shopping List

Subscribe to The Healthy Mamas Podcast here.

The Movement Menu
Randa Nutrition

Show Notes

In this episode we cover:

1. Who is Sophia DeSantis?
2. Sophia's WHY on going plant-based: backstory, health history, family history, and more.
3. Inspiration behind Veggies Don't Bite and how it came to be.
4. Food relationships and what the vegan vs. plant-based niche can look like. What are the differences?
5. What is the Meal Systems Support Guide and what are "energy meals"?
6. What is component cooking and how can it benefit busy families?
7. Being a mother and feeling useless / like we aren't doing enough.
8. Why and how did Sophia quit teaching and decide to pursue Veggies Don't Bite full-time?
9. How to keep variety in the kitchen and not get bored with cooking.
10. Understanding how it can be dangerous to use certain verbiage when talking about food, i.e. "cheat meals" vs. making choices.
11. Quotes of the week.

Sophia DeSantis
Fitness, Nutrition, Birth & Postpartum Recovery
Veggies Don't Bite

Follow The Healthy Mamas Podcast on Instagram!

Randa's Nutrition Guide
Monica's Trader Joe's Whole30 Shopping List

Subscribe to The Healthy Mamas Podcast here.

The Movement Menu
Randa Nutrition