By BROOKE BOBB
Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue, April 2010
Thanks to chef Allen Campbell, we now know for sure that Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen practice insanely healthy eating habits. Back in January, the couple’s Boston-based private chef revealed the 80 percent vegetable-based diet, which includes dishes like raw lasagna and green fruit roll-ups for the little ones. Brady even refuses to eat nightshades like tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants because they are not anti-inflammatory.
Now the supermodel and Super Bowl champion’s traveling chef is speaking out on their vacation diet, which–surprise, surprise–is just as strict. Joanne Gerrard Young, a holistic nutritionist, raw food chef, and creator of The Healing Cuisine education program, has been preparing clean eats for the Bündchen-Brady family at their home in Costa Rica over the last five years. According to Young, she creates “an 80/20 raw diet, with big colorful salads and lots of fresh veggies.” Bündchen will often go on a juice cleanse while visiting Costa Rica, and, of course, there’s no dessert allowed, unless it’s of the vegan, raw kind.
On a typical vacation, indulgences, like the aforementioned dessert, are aplenty. It makes sense that two people whose jobs revolve around their bodies can’t take a break even when jetting off to the beach, but it’s rather unrealistic to think that you, a mere mortal, will cleanse your way through your next vacation. However, with spring break plans looming, there’s never harm in being more mindful of your food intake while traveling. Balance is key, and bringing a stock of healthy snacks will always help ease those holiday cravings.
Below, five treats to pack in your suitcase for your spring break so you can get just a little taste of vacationing like Tom and Gisele.
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1. Sakara watermelon jerky, $11, sakara.com
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2. Moon Juice activated turmeric, coconut, and lime pepitas, $4, moonjuiceshop.com
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3. Sun Potion sun-dried white mulberries, $18, sunpotion.com
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4. Juice Served Here x Soma rose water pack, $24, juiceservedhere.com
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5. Veggie Go’s carrot ginger chewy fruit and veggie snacks, $28 for pack of 20, nakededgesnacks.com
See more Gisele inspired snacks here.
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