The former Glee star is currently filming the upcoming Fox series Scream Queens, while simultaneously ramping things up for The Layover, a 2016 movie in which she stars opposite Kate Upton. While you may think the star has chefs waiting on her hand and food to make sure she doesn’t go over her daily calorie count, the 28-year-old Bronx native likes to stay in control of her diet by whipping up clean eats at home that are easy to eat on the run. The best part: her creations are simple to make and super-healthy—just check out the Instagram shot of her veggie-packed lunch below:
While we can’t be sure this is what she eats on set everyday, munching on meals like this is certainly one of the ways Lea maintains her fit figure. Just in time for the upcoming beach season, we reveal our own recipe—inspired by her ingredients—that you can make at home in just minutes. With 185 calories, 9 grams of hunger-busting protein 10 grams of belly-filling fiber, it’s a clear Eat This! Pair your wrap or sandwich with a portable piece of fruit like a banana, pear or apple to round out the on-the-go meal.
1 Flatout Garden Spinach Wrap (to boost fiber and save calories try Arnold's Sandwich Thins Flax and Fiber)
2 Tbsp. Cedar's Hommus, Garlic Lovers
½ small red pepper, sliced
½ small yellow pepper, sliced
1/4 cup sliced carrots
Fresh cilantro, to taste
Fresh lemon juice, to taste
Step 1: Smear hummus onto wrap or sandwich thins
Step 2: Pile on veggies and cilantro
Step 3: Top with lemon juice
Step 4: Roll up wrap or top with second piece of bread.