But some have a passion for nutrition and wellness that is totally next-level. They’ve taken a desire for better baked goods or the inability to find baby food they’d want to feed to their own kids and turned those inspirations into full-fledged healthy businesses.
Just think: you could eat bagged popcorn….or you could eat Giada’s Sea Salt & Olive Oil bagged popcorn. If the latter sounds way better, keep reading, below, for how to get your celeb fix while stocking your healthy pantry.
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Beloved actress Kristen Bell is co-founder of the snack bar company This Bar Saves Lives, which makes nut- and seed-based bars that give back. Every time you buy one, they donate a nutrition packet to a child in need. The company just debuted new flavors that include Dark Chocolate & Coconut and PB & J (yum!) at Expo West.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Making brownies from scratch is all well and good, but when you’re in a rush, packaged mixes are, um, kind of nice. But while vampires didn’t scare Sarah Michelle Gellar, artificial ingredients and preservatives do. Which is why the star co-founded Foodstirs, a company that makes clean ingredient, organic baking mixes for cookies, brownies, cakes, and more.
Jennifer Garner comes from a farm family, and becoming a mom made her reconnect with her roots. She co-founded Once Upon a Farm to help mothers access baby food made with fresh, whole food, organic ingredients. Her next mission? Make the products available to low-income moms using WIC benefits, which is a pretty impressive goal.
Supermodel Elle Macpherson felt transformed by adopting a mostly plant-based diet and taking two teaspoons of a green powder developed by her nutritional doctor, which inspired her to launch WellCo. “I have had more energy and felt healthier than ever. It made me realise the profound impact food can have on the way I feel. It has transformed my life,” she says. In addition to the SUPER ELIXIR Greens Powder, the company now also sells plant protein and calming teas.
Giada de Laurentiis
The famed Italian TV chef has probably already taught you a few kitchen tricks, but how about her approach to snacking while Neflix-ing? Laurentiis collaborated with Simply7 on a line of popcorn that’s pretty compelling: think flavors like Parmesan Cheese or Sea Salt & Olive Oil made with non-GMO blue and red corn that’s higher in antioxidants.
(Featured Photo: This Bar Saves Lives)