By Kim Peiffer
Updated Feb 22, 2015 @ 9:18 pm
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A girl's gotta eat! Naomi Watts no undoubtedly had quite the busy morning getting ready for Hollywood's biggest night of the year, but despite all the hours of hair and makeup prep time, she made sure she carved out some time in the kitchen first. The star hit the red carpet at Sunday night's Academy Awards fully fueled, and looking gorgeous.

Earlier this morning, Watts whipped up some breakfast which her brother then documented on Instagram (photo below). "I made a frittata this morning," Watts, wearing an Armani gown said to E!'s Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet. And it’s no small task when choosing what to add into the dish, which she compares to the importance of picking out her Oscars gown.

“It’s sort of like choosing an outfit,” she says of the problems she had deciding what to use for toppings. “I’m hungry on days like today because you usually have starved yourself." What did she finally decide on? "I loved my frittata which was olives, feta cheese, red pepper."