She admitted the temptation of some of the baked wares on offer in a local store have tested her willpower, however.
'I used to have to drive around the original shop, instead of passing by it, for fear I would stop in and eat my body weight in their chocolate chip cookies,' she admitted.
Padma Lakshmi didn’t initially know the father of her daughter because she was dating two men when she became pregnant.
According to People, in her new memoir “Love, Loss and What We Ate,” Lakshmi, 45, writes she didn’t know if billionaire IMG CEO Teddy Forstmann or Adam Dell, the brother of Dell Computer founder Michael Dell, was the dad.
Lakshmi suffered from severe endometriosis so she didn't think she could get pregnant in the first place.
It was as if the room could not contain him, or as if his body could not contain his fury at the information he had just received." After the paternity test proved Dell was the father, however, Lakshmi said Forstmann changed his tune and stood by her.If sources are to be believed there is a love story that's getting stronger by the day.Amidst stories of divorces and love tiffs, it is heartening to hear of a rumour that makes us want to believe in love again.They're just having fun." Read more details about the split.PHOTOS: Celeb chef scandals Gere, 65, separated from wife Lowell — with whom he shares a teenage son, Homer — in September 2013.