At request, here’s famous chef and writer Giada de Laurentiis on the cover (and inside) December’s issue of Self Magazine.
Not only is she lookingÂ great on the cover in a bandage dress, showing off a petite hourglass figure (with an impossibly slim waist), but she’s also talking about healthy eating and healthy cooking. Here are some of Giada’s tips!
“Food is not the enemy!” De Laurentiis says. “It’s not food; it’s how much you eat. I eat pasta, but a small portion, not a giant one, and I eat more greens than carbs.” Though she watches portions, she doesn’t bother with exact measurements. “A good gauge is to think in terms of an appetizer-sized plate rather than dinner-sized. Then tell yourself that you’ll savor every bite.”
“Morning workouts, every day, are the best thing for me. I do yoga, which I got into while I was pregnant, or a half hour on the elliptical and 20 minutes on the treadmill. Getting up and getting my blood going gives me energy for the whole day.”