Gwyneth Paltrow is Perfect and We Are Not. But It's All Good.
Love her or hate her--and people decidedly feel one way or the other--Gwyneth has been channelling her inner Oprah lately and really working her "brand." For a while, Gwynnie was coming across as downright lovable: cooking tuna burgers with Regis, hamming it up on Glee and looking almost vulnerable on stage at the CMA's. Was Gwyneth JUST LIKE US?
With the release of her second cookbook, It's All Good, our whippet thin, multi-lingual perfectionist is back with a vengeance. If the first cookbook was filled with recipes born of love, nostalgia and homey comfort, this one is all business. No coffee, no alcohol, no dairy, no eggs, no sugar, no shellfish, no deep-water fish, no wheat, no meat, no soy, nothing processed at all.
To be fair, Gwyneth puts her money where her mouth is when it comes to health and fitness--after two kids she looks fabulous--and she works hard to stay that way. Sure, money buys time, equipment and even your new best friend/trainer/business partner, but just ask Oprah--it doesn't buy results. On the other hand, does she always have to rub it in our faces? I love Gwyneth. I hate Gwyneth. I will buy this cookbook.
Here's hoping I'm better with these recipes than I was with Tracey Anderson's choreography. I mean, COME ON!