Jennifer Aniston is one of those celebrities who inspire never-ending intrigue; novels could be written about the minutiae of her everyday life. So, naturally, when Elle had the chance to sit down with the iconic Friends star, they asked her about her health and wellness routine, most notably what she eats in a typical day. In addition to meditating, practicing yoga (for over a decade), washing her face every night, and applying Aveeno Absolutely Ageless Restorative Night Cream before bed, Aniston sticks to a super-healthy diet, as chronicled below.
"When I wake up, I have warm lemon water and then I have a shake or avocado and eggs, which is one of my favorites," Aniston told the magazine. "I sprinkle a little coconut oil on that. Sometimes, I'll have a puffed millet cereal with a banana or I'll do oatmeal with an egg white whipped in at the end."
Apparently, the egg white addition came courtesy of her former partner Justin Theroux. "[He] taught me that little move to get extra protein!" she explains. "Right before [the oatmeal] is finished cooking, you just whip in an egg white and it kind of gives it this fluffy texture that's delicious."
LUNCH + DINNER
Aniston keeps it simple for both lunch and dinner, opting for "some form of vegetables or salad with protein—pretty basic," she shares. Her dinner is "probably the same," and her in-between meal snacking consists of "maybe an apple and almond butter or just an apple and some nuts."
While Mexican food used to be her vice, Aniston can't resist a good plate of pasta when it comes time to indulge. "Pasta has taken over as my new favorite go-to-town food," Aniston says, again crediting Theroux. "Yes, he has brought the pasta back into my life. I don't know whether I should thank him or hate him for that." She especially loves a good carbonara, which she insists is "not that bad for you!" The actress makes it with an egg, parmesan cheese, a little pasta water, and bacon. Delicious.