Healthy Meals in Minutes – The Single Best Way to Lose Weight

meal planning for weight loss

A crock pot, or slow cooker, can be a busy gal’s absolute best friend when it comes to preparing healthy meals that will also help you to lose weight and get into amazing shape.

Her second best friend is frozen bags of cut and mixed veggies. 🙂

By keeping recipes simple and letting the crock pot do all the work, preparing meals for the week is a snap and excuses are history.

So if you are not a gourmet cook and are as busy as I am, you’ll love this super simple meal prep recipe that will give you approximately 6 to 8 delicious, fat loss guaranteed, healthy meals.

See how it’s done in this video and when your ready to create your own customized meal prep plan that supports weight loss with the foods you love (not just the ones I show here), get the Sexy Body Program that contains the only meal planning tool that makes it drop dead easy.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 7 to 8 hours in crock pot (i.e. slow cooker)


3 Boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 sweet potatoes
1 bag onions
1 bag mixed veggies
1 bag sliced sweet peppers
1 cup low sodium salsa
1 cup water

add salsa and water to crock pot
add chicken to crock pot and thoroughly coat with salsa
add sweet potatoes
add veggies
cook 7 to 8 hours on low
portion into meals and refrigerate

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  • Kristin I love you! You are one of the only no-none sense chicks on the web 🙂 You are so funny and genuine please don’t ever change. I have always struggled to lose weight :(. I carry all of my weight around my midsection (stomach and back) and want to get rid of it for good and lower my bf%! I got your Fab University program as a gift about a year and a half ago but never mustered up the courage to use it . I got one of your emails this week and am going for it!
    My question to you is: I have a hungry boyfriend who would rather eat pizza than eat healthy. Do you have any other recipes like this one to keep the boys happy and interested (and eating healthy !).

  • Thank you, Kristin. I love the crock pot idea, and your tip about bagged frozen veggies-tons of. I try to eat fresh, local, and not pre-bagged, for the environment and to prevent food waste. (Approx. 50% of packaged food and packaging gets thrown away at the factory, due to the machinery jamming. So for every package of food we buy, one gets thrown away at the factory! Isn’t that amazing? No one tells us this! I temped at food factories in California and watched it happen.) Plus the GMOs, fuel consumption from shipping food long distances, the need to support local farms, etc. But recently I’ve been buying more bagged veggies due to my living situation and being in pain on my feet (plantar fasciitis) so I can’t spend a lot of time on food prep. I’m thinking about getting a mandolin food diced/slicer I saw on TV, that fits over its own clear food storage box to catch the food, to be able to cut up a lot of food quickly. I suffer from a severe starve/binge eating disorder, and despite knowing I isn’t skip or delay eating, I feel anxious every time I get hungry, due to weight stigma and dieting, so I severely delay and meal skip til I binge. I’m in treatment for the ED. I have put on tons of weight. It’s critical for my recovery to accept my size and stop trying to lose weight, and to just focus on moderately healthy (not hyper-healthy but in moderation cuz of the ED) eating, nothing strict or rigid, and gentle exercise to feel good, not for changing weight or shape. Diet ing and trying to lose weight can really mess a person up. But having meals prepped in advance is key for me, so that I’ll eat meals and snacks promptly, to support my recovery of normal eating. I saw your YouTube on meal prep and really appreciated it. Thank you. You DO have it down to a science, and are an excellent speaker: engaging, great speaking voice, and just the right amount of content. A very professional Youtube. Great job!

    • Alice thank you SO much for sharing your story, your extremely valuable information about buying veggies local, and for your very loving and kind words. What a beautiful soul you are! With love ~Kristin <3 <3 <3

  • Thank you, thank you, thank you! !!!!!

    • You’re welcome! :):):)

      With love,


  • Where can I find the chart that you keep on your fridge?

    Thank you!

    • Hi Samantha… it’s part of the Sexy Body Program. It’s the Meal Planning Tool. You can see it here

      With love,


  • I’m going to try this. Chicken is my favorite and this seems so simple. I’m not a fan of green beans but the salsa should make them better. Thank you for sharing.

    • Awesome!!! Yes, it IS super easy. Sometimes I throw it all in the crock pot before heading to work in the morning so it’s ready by the time I get home.

      Make sure to come back and let me know what you think!

      With love,

  • Am I eating this everyday for lunch breakfast and dinner?

    • Hi there! I eat different parts of this meal 4 times during the day. Then I eat 3 other small meals on top of that.

      A ton of food for sure and it works. 🙂

      With love ~Kristin <3

      • What are you eating for you other 3 meal not specific just idea wise

        • Breakfast is egg whites and oatmeal, post workout is a protein shake and fruit, and my before bedtime meal is egg whites. 🙂

          With love,


  • This looks delicious! I’ll try it this weekend 🙂

    • Wonderful McKenna! Make sure to come back and let us know how it goes. 🙂
      With love ~Kristin <3

  • Kristin this is great! Can’t wait to try it! Love ya. Soph

    • So glad you like Sophie. Make sure to come back and let me know how it goes!
      With love ~Kristin <3

    • I will be trying this meal out for sure. I love the fact that it is easy and looks so yummy. Thanks:)

      • You’re welcome Mary! You are absolutely going to LOVE it. Experiment with different veggies too. I’m cooking tonight and added frozen sweet peppers. 🙂

        With love ~Kristin <3