By now, you may have heard of the controversial Gwyneth Paltrow candle, the suspect jade vaginal eggs, and the not-so-basic, $15,000 golden dildo. Now, get ready to roll up your sleeves and join us in the kitchen to prepare some of Gwyneth Paltrow’s most popular recipes, that’ll have you wanting more, and wondering if you should buy that candle after all. From the debut of her first cookbook, “My Father’s Daughter,” to her most recent “The Clean Plate,” the Goop founder’s recipes shine a spotlight on clean, nutrient-dense, delicious healthy foods. Gwyneth Paltrow’s easy recipes will undoubtedly inspire anyone to incorporate wholesome dishes into their weekly rotation.
1. Bruce Paltrow’s World Famous Pancakes
Amongst Gwyneth’s sprawling collection of healthy go-to breakfast recipes is a hidden gem from her father, Bruce Paltrow’s world-famous pancakes, adapted from the “Joy of Cooking,” pancake recipe. But, how do these world-famous pancakes stack up against others? Really well, in our book!
Paltrow’s pancakes are on the thinner side and have a subtle tanginess, more than likely due to the addition of buttermilk. They also have a melt-in-your-mouth tenderness. Paltrow’s pancakes call for the pancake batter to rest. This allows for the flour to hydrate, which makes a world of difference when preparing pancakes. Make the batter the night before for a remarkably easy breakfast that is ready to go when you are!
2. No-Fry French Fries
When it comes to food, Gwyneth Paltrow likes to maintain a healthy approach. Yet, she has a few guilty pleasures, and one of them is French fries. Paltrow shared, “My favorite ‘bad food’? French fries. I would eat them at every meal if I could.” Paltrow came up with an excellent substitute for when she is yearning for fryings to satisfy her cravings without compromising taste. Gwyneth Paltrow’s no-fry fries are baked so that you can enjoy that deep-fried flavor without all the added fat.
3. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Acai Bowl
Acai bowls are Insta-worthy treats that are almost too pretty to eat! Satisfyingly delicious, this tropical oasis in a bowl is also downright healthy. They’re jam-packed with antioxidants, which are known to help fight skin-damaging free radicals. Pair Gwyenth Paltrow’s Acai Bowl with skincare from her Goop lab for a mind, body, and soul that positively glows. This antioxidant-packed recipe is prepared with toasted seeds for an added crunch, sliced banana, coconut flakes, blueberries, bee pollen, and manuka honey for a touch of sweetness.
4. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Chicken Soup
Gwyneth Paltrow’s chicken soup puts a healthy spin on this warm and comforting classic by replacing noodles with hearty kale. Warm up with a bowl of this flavorful, easy-to-make soup brimming with organic chicken and an assortment of vegetables such as celery, leeks, carrots, and onions.
5. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Carbonara
Gwyneth Paltrow’s recipe books are chockful of easy recipes perfect for those busy weeknight meals. However, we believe that her carbonara might become one of your instant favorites! Gwyneth Paltrow’s Carbonara can be whipped up in a flash using only five ingredients, pancetta, eggs, parmesan cheese, and pasta. The end result is a shockingly delicious pasta dish you won’t believe you made that quickly. You’ll want to revisit this dish again and again.
6. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Tuna & Ginger Burgers
Ginger, wasabi, and garlic add layers of bright and spicy flavor to this healthy summertime classic. Gwyneth Paltrow’s tuna burgers with ginger are a refreshing, healthy alternative to classic beef patties. Fire up the grill and trade in the beef, then dress up your toasted buns with these light and tasty burgers.
7. Fudgy Chocolate Brownies
On the lookout for a healthy brownie recipe? Gwyneth has your back! Gwyneth Paltrow’s fudgy brownie recipe may be the healthiest, most decadent, fudgiest brownie recipe you’ll ever find without copious amounts of butter and refined sugar. Paltrow uses pure maple syrup, brown rice syrup, and high-quality chocolate chips to sweeten these spelt flour brownies.
8. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fish Tacos
Gwyneth Paltrow’s fish tacos are crazy good! Paltrow’s tacos are proof that taco Tuesday doesn’t have to center around ground beef. Switch it up for a healthier alternative! We guarantee that these fish tacos with pico de Gallo, cabbage, and lime crema will have you swooning. You may never go back to beef again. Dredge your fish in a mouthwatering beer batter to ready it for frying in safflower or peanut oil. Serve them up with a homemade spoonful of lime crema and pico de Gallo for an unforgettable meal.
9. Weekday Grain Bowl
Grain bowls are simple yet deliver a mighty powerhouse of nutrients in a compact bowl of vibrant ingredients. Gwyneth Paltrow has introduced a few grain bowls throughout her works, yet her weekday grain bowl featured on Goop remains a favorite for its accessible elements and ease of preparation. Paltrow’s Goop grain bowl is packed with healthy eats, such as quinoa, chickpeas, sunflower seeds, avocado, kale, and ginger. The energy-boosting bowl is topped off with soy and white vinegar sauce for a refreshing flavor. Healthy eating has never been so easy!
10. Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie
As seen on The Ellen Show, Gwyneth Paltrow’s blueberry cauliflower smoothie from her cookbook The Clean Plate has been a hit in the smoothie world. Cauliflower is the unlikely ingredient in this blueberry smoothie. However, this cruciferous veggie is an ideal thickening agent that’s also known for its low sugar, low-fat content, and subtle flavors compared to other popular smoothie ingredients like bananas, which give the smoothie a creamy texture. Rather than processed sugar, the blueberry cauliflower smoothie is sweetened with fresh blueberries and dates as a healthier alternative.
11. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fried Egg Sandwich
Pamper yourself this weekend with Gwyneth Paltrow’s fried egg sandwich, piled with crispy bacon, fresh greens, and melty Gruyère cheese, nestled on toasted country white bread, and smothered in delicious cheat’s aïoli (garlic mayo). Paltrow’s showstopper breakfast sandwich is guaranteed to become a weekend tradition.