It’s no surprise to us that Giada De Laurentiis spends most of her time at home in the kitchen, but what we were surprised to find was just how much this famous foodie loves yoga and green juice (and she really does use olive oil on everything!)
We are so thrilled to host Giada as our December Guest Editor. A cozy month like December calls for a very special guest and we’ve always managed to share the holidays with ladies we truly love and admire – from Lauren Conrad to Erin Heatherton and designer Jenni Kayne.
From her accessible and healthful style in the kitchen to her undeniably charming Italian roots, we don’t know a girl out there who doesn’t love this Food Network darling and we’re excited to share Giada’s holiday cooking guidance and healthful living tips through the holidays and beyond.
Check out our day with Giada below and soak up all the lovely, practical simplicity we’ve all come to love her for…
Oatmeal with olive oil drizzled on top.
One made by Jade.
How do you take your coffee?
Americano with a little bit of agave.
Food philosophy in one sentence:
Eat a little bit of everything and not a lot of anything.
Favorite Pressed Juicery juice?
Greens 1.5 or Citrus 2!
Fave daily workout:
Yoga. I fit it in wherever I go… even if it’s just ten minutes in my hotel room.
Vitamin C packs and evening primrose oil.
Staples always in my pantry:
Olives, dried pasta, herbes de Provence, butcher salt.
Always wearing lately:
My G necklace.
Kitchen tool obsession:
The spider. It’s basically a collander-like spoon that allows me to take pasta out of water when it’s done without having to dispose of the precious pasta water, which is great for making sauces!
At least once a week I cook…
Room I hang out in most:
Strange wellness habit:
Wine or cocktails?
Fave thing to cook for friends:
My lemon spaghetti.
Making time to read this book:
Currently reading Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing by Judy Blume with my daughter.
My “crunchiest” habit:
If I could give just one piece of health advice...
Drink lots of water.
A healthy recipe you love to make at home:
Jade’s Parfait: plain nonfat Greek yogurt, sliced strawberries with homemade strawberry jam, wheat Puffins cereal and honey drizzled over the top!