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What Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller eats when she's too tired to cook

Im a Florida native into all things food and wine related. I love dogs, cooking, comedy and Chicago sports especially baseball and my spirit animal is Ina Garten.

The gold medalist isn't exactly phoning it in when it comes to dinner

Shannon Miller is a former Olympic gymnast, health and wellness expert, mother of two and a pro at juggling her busy schedule. We asked her how she keeps up a healthy, balanced lifestyle for herself and her kids.

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Here’s what Shannon picks when she’s alone and on the go:

After a long day, cooking needs to be quick and easy. Grilled chicken with broccoli and rice is a fast and healthy meal to whip together, especially when it’s been prepared beforehand. My other go-to is a healthy salad. My goal is to always have ingredients great for salads on hand, such as hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes, romaine lettuce, chickpeas and blue cheese crumbles, so I can throw everything into a bowl for a flavorful meal.

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And when it comes to feeding her kids, these are her go-tos:

One of my all-time favorite meals to make for my family is homemade chicken soup. Over the weekend, I’ll make a large portion, freeze leftovers and defrost on a weeknight after a long day. My kids also love lasagna, which is another easy meal to freeze and defrost during the week. Lasagna is easy to serve with a side of "power punch peas,” as my kids call them.

Miller says she also relies on her Juice Plus+ vitamins to make sure her kids are still getting all their nutrients when she can’t get them to eat their extra veggies.

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