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8 Favorite Celebrity Cheat Meals

Shay Mitchell and 7 other stars reveal their favorite indulgences.

Shay Mitchell might eat healthy most of the time, but the Pretty Little Liars actress also allows herself to indulge. "It's okay to take a day off, it's okay to cheat. We're all people and while it's essential that we challenge ourselves, some days you just have to give yourself a break. But on the days you don't need a break, hit it hard," she once told Forbes. Shay isn't the only star who stands by the occasional cheat meal. Read on to find out which other stars allow themselves to indulge and what their go-to cheat meal is—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bikini Photos!


Shay Mitchell: House of Pies

On Wednesday, the 34-year-old shared a gallery of snaps via Instagram, in which she is feasting on a delicious looking meal consisting of a sandwich, cob of corn, and a slice of pie at the famous House of Pies. "This food wasn't a prop. And @youdidnoteatthat i definitely did," the star captioned the photos, tagging a website that serves the purpose of calling people for food props. 


Cindy Crawford: Sweets and Drinks

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Cindy Crawford revealed to PEOPLE that her motto is to be "80 percent good 80 percent of the time." Her 20 percent eating involves ice cream, chocolate and a cocktail.


Katharine McPhee Eats It All

When it comes to cheat meals, Katharine McPhee goes big. "If there's somewhere special I wanna go — like for Mastro's [Steakhouse] butter cake or a pizza with some delicious red wine — I break every rule," she told Health. "I'm gonna have the appetizer, the entrée, some of your entrée, and dessert, just because I love food."


Burgers for Blake Lively

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During an episode of The Jess Cagle Interview Blake Lively revealed burgers are her go-to indulgence and she has a special hack."I get one of the Manly burgers and one of the four-chili burgers [at Umami Burger]," she revealed. "And then you cut them in half and then create one burger. And then you give the other half to whoever you're with." We said it was genius, didn't we


Jennifer Aniston Prefers a Healthyish Pasta

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Jennifer Aniston revealed to Elle that she swapped out Mexican food for a healthier version of her favorite pasta dish as her cheat meal. Her ex, Justin Theroux, introduced her to an "irresistible" lighter pasta carbonara recipe made with turkey bacon, egg, Parmesan, and pasta water, sans oil, butter, and cream. 


French Fries for Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow revealed to Harper's Bazaar's Food Diaries that she has one go-to cheat meal."It's hard to name just one cheat meal," she admitted. "I love French fries, which is a well known fact. French fries are sort of my favorite meal, not that they're a meal, they're a side. I could eat them for a meal, and I would." Aside from fries, you might find the Goop founder noshing on a bowl of pasta on her cheat day. 


Susi and Sweet Satisfy Kate Hudon's Cheat Day Cravings

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Kate Hudson revealed to, that her "favorite day on the couch would be: Sugarfish sushi, which would turn into Tate's gluten-free chocolate chip cookies, which would then be accompanied by a so-delicious ice cream bar with a chocolate and dairy-free coconut ice cream. But, my favorite, favorite, favorite would be frozen yogurt. I usually like a coconut fro-yo with some kind of chocolate situation and anything with cinnamon, or graham cracker-y, or oatmeal cookie type vibe. And that would be my favorite couch watching TV day."


Kim Kardashian Goes For Fast Food

"Fast food is def one of my guilty pleasures," Kim Kardashian once revealed on her app." I go very rarely, but OMG I love it so much when I decide to indulge." Some of her favorite spots include McDonald's, Chipotle, In-N-Out Burger, KFC and Taco Bell. 


Leah Groth
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