6 Healthy Celebrity Weddings

Staff Writer
A look at what stars like Fred Savage and Reese Witherspoon served — and tips for planning your own healthy menu

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It’s the one day in your life where you want to look your best. You’ve spent months of planning the reception, toiling over flower choices and music selections — and probably the same amount of time getting into tip-top shape so you can wow your significant other and all your guests. So why throw all that hard work down the drain by indulging in a menu of rich, calorically-dense foods on your wedding day?

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We’re not talking about getting rid of cocktails — former The Wonder Years star Fred Savage got the party started just before the ceremony with flutes of bubbly, in fact — but making smart decisions when planning your menu. Reese Witherspoon maximized flavor while minimizing the caloric damage by opting for a menu of flavorful Mediterranean-inspired dishes for her recent wedding to Jim Toth. Don’t want to have to endure a long, multi-course meal that is sure to weigh you down on the dance floor? Take cue from actress Jaime King who instead opted for a healthy buffet featuring a variety of organic, hearty, and healthy dishes. And don’t fall victim to classic cocktail hour favorites (and diet derailers) like cheese-stuffed risotto balls or coconut-crusted shrimp — instead, do as Dixie Chick Martie Maguire did and serve sushi.

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