Petit chef Giada De Laurentiis, who is due to deliver a baby girl on April 3, recently spoke with People about the new cravings she has felt since becoming pregnant.
“I always want steak – lots of steak,” she told PEOPLE at DeVito’s South Beach restaurant in Miami on Saturday night during the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.”I used to crave sweets before I got pregnant. You know, chocolate, cookies, cake. I’ve normally got a really big sweet tooth, but not now this baby just wants meat,” she said.
“You know, I think this is the time to indulge myself,” De Laurentiis said. “It’s such a wonderful time, so I’m eating what I want.”
The mom to be also discussed her changing body and the excitement about expecting her first child:
“I couldn’t be more excited about being pregnant,” she says. “She can’t get here soon enough. I can’t wait to meet her.”