Why Beth Behrs Went From Being a ‘Junk-Food-Aholic’ to a Vegetarian—Plus a Look Inside Her Home!

02/12/2016 at 04:28 PM ET

Beth Behrs
Women’s Health

As a lover of pizza, soda and doughnuts, Beth Behrs path to veganism was not entirely by choice.

“I used to be a junk-food-aholic,” she tells Women’s Health.

But when the 2 Broke Girls star — who opened her L.A. home for the magazine’s March issue — started breaking out in red flaky patches, a naturopath suggested a raw foods-only diet.

“Within two days, my skin was almost totally clear,” she says. “I realized the food I was putting into my body was causing this Game of Thrones greyscale reaction.”

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Since committing to a more manageable vegetarian diet, Behrs, 30, has had to cut out a lot of her favorite foods — but what she gained was a love for cooking.

Beth Behrs
Women’s Health

“We entertain a lot,” the actress says of her and her boyfriend, actor Michael Gladis. “Many of my friends are vegan, or mostly vegetarian, like me, so we whip up a batch of butternut squash chili
 and gather around the table in the dining room.”

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And her new culinary skills — combined with a white, sleek interior design — has made the kitchen her favorite room in the house.

“I knew this
 was my house the moment I walked in,” she says. “Keeping things clean
 and basic makes me feel much less stressed.”

—Ana Calderone, @anacalderone

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I agree eating junk food destroys your body inside & out but this notion that vegan is healthier than eating meat & animal products isn’t accurate. As long as you stay away from animals who’ve been injected with steroids/hormones, you’re good.

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