‘Today’: Valerie Bertinelli Came Bearing (Virtual) Gifts on Her Visit to the Morning Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
Valerie Bertinelli

Frequent Today present visitor Valerie Bertinelli stopped by the present – remotely, after all – and introduced alongside a number of “gifts” for the hosts and viewers.

The Hot in Cleveland star has been engaged on new recipes and was excited to share them on the air.

Valerie Bertinelli
Valerie Bertinelli | Joey Foley/WireImage

Bertinelli had begun a sequence on wellness earlier than the pandemic started

Bertinelli introduced on Today in January 2020 that she was lastly addressing her well being as soon as and for all. She began a brand new sequence on the morning present referred to as “Start TODAY with Valerie.”

She appeared on the morning present to debate the circumstances in her life that had precipitated her to neglect herself. The One Day at a Time star lastly determined to deal with these points and get proactive about her wellbeing.

In an essay she posted on Today‘s web site at the moment, Bertinelli laid out her feelings and her final aim.

“There’s a reason that I’ve gained weight and it’s emotional,” she stated. “This is just a symptom of how unhappy I’ve let myself feel and become. I’m not going to let any mistakes that I make in 2020 define me as a failure. I will find a different way to look at it.”

Bertinelli’s wellness replace

In a dialog with People, the mom of 1 up to date her followers in May 2020 on her wellness journey.

“I don’t weigh myself as much anymore,” she stated. “I’ll put on some jeans every once in a while to see how they feel. Why do I have to know what number I am? I know it’s really about the internal work.”

Bertinelli seemed again at her 2009 journal cowl by which she posed in a string bikini after a forty-pound weight reduction. She thought-about how arduous she labored to get to that health degree – and desires she had labored as arduous on her emotional well being.

“There’s a lot of pride and a lot of shame associated with that cover,” she stated. “I worked really, really, really hard. Physically definitely. I wish to God I had worked just as hard on my mental shape.”

Bertinelli got here with presents of recipes

On Today, the Food Network star launched viewers to new recipes, all with solely 4 components.

First up is her sunny Lemon Vinaigrette with lemons, Dijon mustard, shallot, and further virgin olive oil.

“I love this lemony vinaigrette,” she wrote on the Today web site, “because it takes mere minutes to make and instantly brightens up everything from salads to seafood and so much more.”

Her second providing was a simple Fresh Tomato Sauce with heirloom tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, and basil, of which Bertinelli wrote, “This recipe proves that you don’t have to spend hours stirring over a hot stove to make an amazing tomato sauce. This bright, fresh sauce comes together with just four ingredients in about five minutes.”

Another recipe the actor was proud to showcase was her four-ingredient hummus that includes chickpeas, tahini sauce, lemons, and olive oil.

“I’m a huge fan of hummus,” she stated on the web site, “but when I’m craving this creamy dip, I just don’t have the patience to wait for chickpeas to soak overnight. For a quicker version, I use canned garbanzos. Just toss them in a blender with a few flavorings to get to snacking fast!”

Try all of Bertinellli’s hearty and satisfying recipes which have helped her redefine wholesome cooking in her house.

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