Wonder Woman Gal Gadot's Go-To Healthy Snack Is a Vegetarian's Dream
The real-life superhero packs an array of colors into her midmeal pick-me-up.
On screen, Gal Gadot wields a lasso to catch villains and engages in an epic battle with Ares, the god of war. While her life off-screen may not initially appear to be quite as grueling, the 32-year-old mom endures a tough travel schedule (she even kept up with it after throwing her back out) and pushes her body in sports ranging from boxing to rock climbing. Oh, and then there are the sleepless nights. Infant baby up all night with colic? Check. Five-year-old wanting to wake up waaaaaay earlier than mom would prefer? Yep.
Fresh air and coffee help rejuvenate her, but Gadot has another secret weapon, too: vegetables. In an Instagram post, she showed off a gorgeous plate of produce with the caption, "Late snack time." The snack is a colorful display, featuring avocado toast, cut-up pieces of orange bell pepper, halved grape tomatoes and celery half-moons—and brims with fiber and healthy fats from the avocado, as well as antioxidants and vitamins from the pepper, tomato and celery. Gadot isn't a vegan or a vegetarian—she told Marie Claire she eats burgers and ice cream on occasion—but she does like to fill up with what she calls "quality fuel." That means lots of fish and chicken, with a heavy emphasis on vegetables (she says somewhere between 30 to 40 percent of her family's diet consists of veggies).
Throwing together such a simple snack is a breeze (especially if you know how to quickly and safely(!) cut an avocado), and the amount of food is perfect for afternoons when you know you'll be having a late dinner...or for when you've just slain whatever challenge life has thrown your way.