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Clean Living: Gwyneth Paltrow’s Spinach And Lemon Hummus

Gwyneth's clean living hummus

Millions of women around the world turn to the clean-living team at Gwyneth Paltrow’s website Goop for beauty advice.

From non-toxic product recommendations, red-carpet – and everyday – ready hair and makeup tutorials to guidance on ageing, acne and antioxidants, Goop has become a go-to source for head-to-toe beauty.

Gwyneth is all about clean living
Pic credit: Brigitte Sire

Now the editors at the site have pooled their collective wisdom to produce the new book Goop Clean Beauty, “the ultimate guide to a healthy body, a natural glow and a happy, mindful life”.

To celebrate its release,and whet your appetite for the many gems inside on ‘beauty from the inside out’, here’s an exclusive recipe extract.

Packed with protein from chickpeas, good fat from olive oil, fiber, vitamins, calcium, and iron from spinach, and vitamin C and antioxidants from lemon, this hummus treat is a serious nutritional powerhouse.

It’s great with crudités or crackers, spread on a sandwich, or simply eaten with a spoon, promises Goop.


1 (14.5-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

3 tablespoons tahini

1 cup packed baby spinach leaves, cleaned, dried, and roughly chopped

Zest and juice of 1 medium Meyer (or small regular) lemon

1 large clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Combine all the ingredients with 1⁄4 cup water in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add more salt to taste.

The clean living bible is on sale now

  • Goop Clean Beauty ($45) by the editors of Goop (published by Hachette Australia) is on sale now.

Written by James Graham

With over 20 years as a journalist and TV producer, The Carousel Editor James Graham has a wealth of experience covering the full media spectrum.

James has a formidable reputation as a talented media veteran and worked as a reporter, script writer and as the producer of the TV documentary The Road To Athens.

He has worked across newspapers, radio and the biggest flagship magazine brands in Australia and New Zealand. Previously, James was the News Director at Woman's Day and New Idea.

Whether filing celebrity exclusives, or some of the biggest real-life splashes of recent years, James’ career has always been at the frontline of mainstream media.

When not in the Ed’s chair, you’ll find him at Royal Randwick, his beloved Long Reef Golf Club on the Northern Beaches – or visiting his mum in his native New Zealand.

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