14 Things We Now Know About Alicia Silverstone’s Food Habits

Like, for instance, she keeps about a gazillion different kinds of beans in her pantry.

attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.


attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

Photo by: Dia Dipasupil/Getty

Dia Dipasupil/Getty

Good news! No longer must we be clueless about Alicia Silverstone’s kitchen. The actress and organic vitamin company co-founder recently gave a tour of her kitchen and pantry on the Today show so everyone could see how the healthy (and famous) half live.

We learned a few things. Among them:

1- Her predilection for the natural and the earthy applies not only to the foods she eats but also to the kitchen she cooks in: The wood floors are untreated and free of chemicals and the wood used for beams and shelving is reclaimed.

2- She’s got a thing for glass containers: Her fridge is crammed with glass bottles filled with filtered water from her home’s special filtration system and glass jars and containers of the homemade foods and oft-used ingredients.

3- She and her family snack on things like fried tofu. A favorite treat is “raw balls,” which look like big chocolate bon-bons but are actually made from pureed dates, almonds, walnuts and carob.

4- She buys in bulk – because it’s eco-friendly and “cost-effective.” Yes, even celebs like to save money.

5- She pronounces the “h” in “herbs.” So British.

6- She quite enjoys seaweed (with sauerkraut, avocado and paprika especially, it seems).

7- Her pantry contains a staggering number of different beans and grains (all stored in glass jars, naturally). So. Many. Different. Kinds.

8- Steel cut oats – a go-to item for her.

9- She uses the same cotton towels for everything – napkins, dishtowels, you name it. (She never ever uses paper towels or napkins. No disposable paper products for her.) Some of the towels have definitely seen better days.

10- In addition to all the jars full of bulk-purchased items in her pantry, has an entire drawer full of empty jars, which she has reused from items like tomato sauce and jam.

11- She tries to avoid plastic bags “at all costs,” but when she finds herself in possession of them, she washes them, dries them on a nifty plastic bag drier, and reuses them.

12- Her vegan “caramel” recipe is brown rice syrup and almond butter in a one-to-one ratio. She’s super into it.

13- She makes mochi waffles by putting mochi in a waffle iron and smushing it down as it heats up and puffs up. Curious!

14- She also makes veganism and a dedication to eco-friendliness look good, saying it has “rocked her world personally” and is “the kindest thing we can do to planet Earth.”

Now we know.

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