Meghan Markle's daily diet - including a very naughty lunchtime snack
By MIRROR | 1 year ago
Before marrying into the Royal Family, Meghan Markle spoke openly and passionately about her love of good food.
The Duchess of Sussex shared cooking tips and photos of her enjoying some delicious meals with her loyal fans on her blog The Tig before it was closed down ahead of her wedding to Prince Harry.
So by looking back at her old posts and interviews, she's given over the years, we know what she tucks into every day to keep her amazing figure, glowing skin and shiny hair.
Sources have said Meghan does all the cooking for Prince Harry and Baby Archie at their Frogmore Cottage home, and it sounds like they're very lucky to tuck into these delicious-sounding dishes every day!
She makes sure her diet is healthy and balanced, usually eating vegan during the week, but treats herself to huge plates of pasta and glasses of red wine - now that's a logic we can get on board with!
Meghan refuses to ever skip breakfast and revealed her favourite dish before becoming a royal.
She loves tucking into an acai smoothie - but it's not very cheap if you're thinking of trying to copy her.
Acai is a superfood berry which is packed full of antioxidants, earning it the nickname purple gold, loved by lots of celebs including Victoria Beckham.
It costs about Sh500 (£4) a packet, and Meghan mixes it with almond milk, half a banana and frozen berries before covering the lot with manuka honey (which costs about Sh1800 (£15) a jar), coconut flakes and bee pollen.
Not exactly a quick on-the-run breakfast...
If she's not feeling a smoothie bowl, Meghan also loves to start her day with a green juice.
She mixes apple, kale, spinach, lemon and ginger for the morning treat, which she had regularly when she was filming Suits.
Meghan loves brunch, but who doesn't?
When her pal Daniel Martin came to London to visit her he shared a snap of the healthy snack the Duchess had whipped up - and it looked delicious.
Celebrity make-up artist Daniel captioned the Instagram shot: "Back to our Tig days. Thank you, Meghan, for being the consummate hostess this weekend and still being the #avocadotoast whisperer, YUM!? #foodie #foodiegram."
The dish was served alongside chocolate truffles from upmarket Fortnum & Mason and a pot of tea. Yum!
There's a one lunchtime snack that makes a meal for Meghan - chips.
She once said during an interview: "I'm always hoping I'm having lunch with people, so we can share fries. It's its own food group for me."
Yep, we hear you, Meghan!
Before moving to London Meghan loved sushi, and used to treat herself to meals out at her favourite restaurants - Sugarfish and Sushi Park in LA - regularly.
One of Meghan's favourite dinners to cook at home is her very own pasta sauce, which she describes as "sexy" and "filthy".
She shared her hack for the perfect courgette pasta sauce, which she claims tastes delicious while being nice and healthy - and don't worry, there's not a piece of courgette in sight.
Speaking to Delish before her wedding to Prince Harry, she said: "The sauce gets so creamy, you'd swear there's tons of butter and oil in it, but it's just zucchini, water and a little bouillon."
But it's not the quickest dish, taking more than four hours to make, but you can do it in the slow cooker so it could be the perfect weeknight dinner.
Meghan has previously said she would have a plate of fish tacos if planning her dream food day, and she recently ordered it during an interview with Michelle Obama.
In her first solo project as a working royal, Meghan teamed up with people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire to produce a cookbook.
It featured several delicious recipes from women working in the area's community kitchen, so we're sure Meghan has been whipping up some of the dishes for her and Harry at home.
Harry famously proposed to Meghan while the couple were cooking dinner at their Kensington Palace home, although it doesn't sound like it was a regular meal on their menu.
In their engagement interview, "Just a cosy night, it was - what we were doing just roasting chicken and having …"
Interrupting his fiancée, Harry said: "Roasting a chicken, trying to roast a chicken."
Meghan loves banana bread, and she even bakes it herself at home.
She even took a homemade loaf to a picnic she attended with Prince Harry in Dubbo during their Royal Tour of Australia and New Zealand.
The Duchess spent the evening before the event baking in the kitchen at Admiralty House, the Sydney home of the Governor-General of Australia.
Meghan also likes picking on watermelon with cinnamon, either on its own or with some feta thrown on it, and she loves hummus and carrot sticks.
And it turns out Meghan also loves a bit of meal prep just like the rest of us, and she batch makes veggie quinoa to snack on during the week.
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