Celebrity chef Sandra Lee, 55, sizzles in a strapless dress with a high slit at the Unicef event in Italy… after losing 30lbs
She has lost 30 pounds since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
The chef – who used to date New York Governor Andrew Cuomo- wore a yellow lime green Maticevski gown, strappy precious stone encrusted Miu Miu stilettos with a complementary fuchsia clutch from Amanda Pearl.
Dazzling: She has lost 30 pounds since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. And Sandra Lee showed off her new figure on Saturday at the LuisaViaRoma for Unicef event at La Certosa di San Giacomo in Capri, Italy
This comes after she revealed that she was right on target with her weight loss.
The celebrity chef noted that she had hope to reach her goal by her 55th birthday on July 3, but she was still happy to be so close.
The star shared her message on Instagram.
So close! Lee shared she had lost almost 30lbs, just in time for her 55th birthday on July 3
Sandra posted a playful mirror selfie of her flashing a peace sign while showing off her newly fit figure in a lovely white sleeveless dress decorated with red, yellow and pink paisley and floral designs.
The outfit had a patterned belt to emphasize her hourglass figure, and she wore her blond tresses tied up in a bun to showcase her large gold hoop earrings.
‘Thinking this will be my birthday dress for tomorrow. Only five more pounds to go,’ she captioned her post.
‘Wanted to meet my goal weight before I turned 55 which is tomorrow but I’m pretty happy with where I am — I feel great!!!
She also reminded her 114K followers that ‘Healthy thoughtful weight loss goals are not easy but worth it.’
Close enough: Sandra gushed that ‘I feel great!!!’ and said she didn’t mind not quite getting all the way to her goal before her birthday
Making a change: She announced in January that she planned to lose 30 pounds after putting on extra weight during the pandemic that made it difficult for her to fit into her clothes
The comments were filled with fans congratulation Sandra on nearing her goal.
‘Congratulations, you worked hard, happy birthday, pretty gal!’ wrote one user.
‘You look great! Whatever you’re doing is working well for you. Happy Birthday!!’ another person complimented her.
She also got plenty of praise for the eye-catching birthday dress.
The Semi-Homemade star embarked on her health journey after she realized she had been gradually putting on weight throughout the past year.
She reached a turning point after realizing that much of her clothing no longer fit her properly.
Back in May, Sandra showed off her slimmed down figure in black athletic clothing to mark losing 17 pounds.
Mix and match: The Semi-Homemade host shared that she was shedding the pounds via a combination of ‘intermediate fasting’ with walks to get ’10k/20k steps a day’; seen in January 2020
‘Getting there — 17 pounds down and being healthy is number one — my best fit weight is another 10 to go!’ she wrote.
The TV host added that she had been making serious progress by combining ‘intermediate fasting’ with walks to get ’10k/20k steps a day.’
In April 2020, Sandra shared with Today that she had worked to gain weight following her 2015 breast cancer diagnosis and double mastectomy.
‘I gained weight on purpose,’ she explained. ‘I actually worked at it with my doctor as I was borderline underweight. I was so stressed after the double mastectomy that I was underweight.’
Sandra was previously in a longterm relationship with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo from 2005 until their split in 2019.
Following allegations from several women claiming that the governor had sexually harassed them, the New York Post reported in April that the politicians loyal staffers had kept her from learning of his alleged affairs.
The ex: She was in a relationship with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo from 2005–2019. Earlier this year the New York Post reported that he allegedly carried on affairs that staffers concealed from Sandra; seen together in 2013 in NYC