Health

A Day in the (Eating) Life of Kristin Chenoweth

Find out how this star fuels her busy days of work and exercise.

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How does the powerful yet petite Kristin Chenoweth fuel her work and running? With these healthy meals…

BREAKFAST
“I believe in eating breakfast for a king, lunch for a queen and dinner for a pauper. This morning, I had egg whites, yogurt, granola and half a croissant. I knew it would be a crazy-busy day and that I’d only have time for a small lunch.”

LUNCH
“Half a turkey sandwich and a piece of fruit.”

DINNER
“If I’m by myself, I’ll just have a salad with chicken for dinner. When I was visiting my mom recently, we ate pot roast and green beans and wheat bread. For dessert, she likes serving tiny dessert cups of smoothies—just strawberry, banana and a little bit of orange juice. I’ve gotten really into that. I have a sweet tooth, and it makes me feel like I’m having a real dessert.”

Snack Time
What between-mealtime looks like for the star…

– “I’m not a great eater. I’m one of those people who will forget to eat if I’m busy. I’m constantly reminding myself: Have some almonds! Have an apple! Eat!”
– “I don’t like drinking water, even though I should, so I bring Crystal Light packets with me to make water more palatable.”
– “I try to reach for carrots, celery and hummus. I also like snacking on edamame, almonds, peanut butter and other high-protein foods.”
– “I’m a big believer that if you want a Coca-Cola, you should have it. If you need a snack, you should eat it.”