Tuesday 5 July 2022 11:57 PM Sandra Lee passionately kisses fiancé Ben Youcef in Lake Como as she ... trends now

Tuesday 5 July 2022 11:57 PM Sandra Lee passionately kisses fiancé Ben Youcef in Lake Como as she ... trends now
Tuesday 5 July 2022 11:57 PM Sandra Lee passionately kisses fiancé Ben Youcef in Lake Como as she ... trends now

Tuesday 5 July 2022 11:57 PM Sandra Lee passionately kisses fiancé Ben Youcef in Lake Como as she ... trends now

Sandra Lee donned a daring sheer dress to enjoy a very romantic 56th birthday trip to Lake Como with her fiance Ben Youcef.  

The former Food Network star donned the see-through dress for her trip to the Italian resort, and was spotted passionately kissing Youcef, 43, who she has been in a relationship with for about a year.

The happy couple couldn't keep their hands off each other over their weekend as they enjoyed a summer holiday at Villa d'Este in Lake Como. 

Lee, who turned 56 on Sunday, took to Instagram to gush about her birthday celebration and the man by her side. 

Sandra Lee was spotted wearing a daring see-through white dress as she celebrated her 56th birthday with a romantic cruise around Lake Como in Northern Italy with her fiancé Ben Youcef

Sandra Lee was spotted wearing a daring see-through white dress as she celebrated her 56th birthday with a romantic cruise around Lake Como in Northern Italy with her fiancé Ben Youcef

The happy couple was spotted kissing passionately while vacationing in Lake Como

The happy couple was spotted kissing passionately while vacationing in Lake Como

They couldn't keep their hands off each other as they smooched in a boat while taking a spin around Lake Como on Sunday

They couldn't keep their hands off each other as they smooched in a boat while taking a spin around Lake Como on Sunday

'Romantic Sunset cruise on Lake Como pre-party with my Ben,' she captioned a photo of herself passionately kissing Youcef... so romantic and special for my birthday!! Happy birthday everyone- may your kisses be filled with love and passion. Loving 56 so far! So grateful…Xoxo Sandy.'

On Saturday, she posted a photo of herself passionately kissing Youcef on a balcony in Verona, the setting for Shakespearian romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. 

'So lots to share from today on!! ' she wrote. 'First and most importantly I am making my years count instead of counting the years. Yesterday my Pre-birthday day, a Magical day in Verona was spent at Juliet's balcony (the Romeo and Juliet balcony) with my Ben.

The couple gazed into each other's eyes as they sailed around the lake in Italy on Sunday

The couple gazed into each other's eyes as they sailed around the lake in Italy on Sunday

Lee and Youcef held hands as they strolled aroundVilla d'Este over the weekend

Lee and Youcef held hands as they strolled aroundVilla d'Este over the weekend

They both wore white and looked relaxed as they went for a walk in Northern Italy

They both wore white and looked relaxed as they went for a walk in Northern Italy

The happy couple held hands and smooched as they enjoyed their holiday in Italy

The happy couple held hands and smooched as they enjoyed their holiday in Italy 

'After this past year of health struggles, I know that life is too short not celebrate every single chance I can get. So looking forward to Ben's next surprise! Yay Birthdays, what a gift they are!! Xo Sandy'.

Earlier this year, Lee opened up about undergoing a hysterectomy, saying at the time that the surgery was a 'bit rough' and she had a 'long road of recovery ahead.'

Lee, who turned 56 on Sunday, took to Instagram to gush about the man by her side

Lee, who turned 56 on Sunday, took to Instagram to gush about the man by her side

'Romantic Sunset cruise on Lake Como pre-party with my Ben,' she captioned a photo of herself passionately kissing Youcef'

'Romantic Sunset cruise on Lake Como pre-party with my Ben,' she captioned a photo of herself passionately kissing Youcef'

On Saturday, she posted a photo of herself kissing Youcef on a balcony in Verona

On Saturday, she posted a photo of herself kissing Youcef on a balcony in Verona 

Lee's ex, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, was by her side when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy in 2015

She has praised him for being incredibly supportive during her cancer battle and subsequent reconstructive surgeries, although they split up in 2019, leaving Lee heartbroken. 

Lee developed an infection from her double mastectomy and was rushed to the hospital in August 215.

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