'Top Chef' host Padma Lakshmi shows off 'rounder,' 'thicker' physique in teeny bikini

Oh, Padma Lakshmi, now you're just showing off!

The gorgeous "Top Chef" host took to Instagram on Thursday night to share a bikini photo of her "rounder" and "thicker" body as she takes a break from filming the upcoming season of the Bravo cooking competition.

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In the picture, Lakshmi dons a teeny royal blue bikini poolside at the Telluride Ski Resort in Colorado. Throwing up a peace sign and winking into the sun, the 46-year-old stunner said she's "eating her way through Colorado" as she hits the fifth week of filming.

See Padma Lakshmi's bikini body below:

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As a host and judge on "Top Chef," Lakshmi naturally eats a ton of food while filming for the show, and in the caption of her Instagram post, she says she's filled out a bit since the beginning of the season.

"Week 5 of filming and hips getting rounder, thighs getting thicker," she captioned the picture. "#topchefmemories#eatingmywaythroughcolorado"

Not only does Lakshmi looks absolutely incredible, but she also is braving the elements by stepping outside in a bikini in Colorado. Despite it being June, you can still see snow covering the mountains behind her, and there's nobody else sitting around enjoying the pool.

She's a dare devil, that Padma Lakshmi!

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Padma Lakshmi attends Us Weekly's Most Stylish New Yorkers 2016 at Vandal on September 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Us Weekly )
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Padma Lakshmi arrives at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Padma Lakshmi attends the Entertainment Weekly's 2016 Pre-Emmy Party held at Nightingale Plaza on September 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
Padma Lakshmi is seen leaving her apartment on July 26, 2016 in New York City.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Padma Lakshmi attends the NBCUniversal 2016 Upfront Presentation on May 16, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Television Host/medal of honor recipient Padma Lakshmi attends the 2016 Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony held at Great Hall on Ellis Island on May 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Padma Lakshmi attends the 2016 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 06: Padma Lakshmi attends the 7th Annual Women In The World Summit Opening Night at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on April 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Padma Lakshmi attends the 2016 amfAR New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on February 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
Padma Lakshmi attends the '2015 Keep a Child Alive 12th Annual Black Ball' at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Γ―ΒΏΒ½Γ―ΒΏΒ½ LAN (Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)
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