Chloe Epstein was an assistant district attorney in Manhattan before a new role—motherhood—inspired her to change her path.
As her focus shifted to making better eating decisions for herself and her future children, she honed in on finding a healthier alternative to one of her favorite foods: froyo. (Remember when froyo was everyone’s favorite food?!)
Chloe’s Fruit—serving up delicious soft serve made with just fruit, water, and a hint of organic cane sugar (seriously, have you tried it?!)—is now seven years old. The company originally focused on individual stores and then created pops. Its products are now available nationwide.
Meanwhile, Epstein is now a mother of three.
How does she manage it all while still taking care of herself (she exercises six to seven days a week, people!) and her family? “I so believe that success is all mind over matter,” she says. “If you have a positive mantra, you can accomplish anything.”
Here’s how she applies that to her own diet and wellness habits, so you can follow her lead (or at least follow her to one of her stores to experience Dark Chocolate Soft Serve Fruit).
How Does Chloe Epstein Live a Nutritious Life?
What’s your go-to breakfast? A green smoothie with collagen and other fun stuff.
Your go-to workday lunch? Palm Beach salad with chicken from Chop’t.
What’s the one food you always have in your fridge? Chloe’s Pops and avocados.
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The snack you always have with you when traveling? A green apple.
Your favorite food indulgence? A warm soft pretzel or Swedish Fish.
How often do you exercise, and what’s your workout of choice? 6–7 days a week. It’s an addiction. I love mixing it up with a cocktail of different classes—spin, SLT, Tracy Anderson, Core Fusion Cardio classes at Exhale, etc.
Which workout would you NEVER do? An all rowing workout. Not my thing.
How do you stay active outside the gym? Keeping up with three kids’ absurd schedules and running around the city all day.
What’s your go-to tool for managing stress? Still searching for that. Does TV count? I’m also trying to plan one-on-one simple activities with each of my children. Time alone with each one really relaxes and grounds me and reminds me of how truly lucky I am.
Do you have a favorite health gadget? Old-school headphones from the 80s. They are the only ones that fit me right.
What’s your weirdest healthy habit? Replacing mustard with almost every other condiment.
Which healthy habit do you wish you had more time for? Yoga.
Meditation or massage? Massage. Is that really a question?
A hot shower or a soothing bath? Hot shower. I’m not sure I know how to work the bath. It’s been a while.
Almond butter or peanut butter? Almond.
Coffee or tea? Coffee.
A long run outside or a dark spin class? Dark spin. My running days are over due to injury. 🙁
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