Award-Winning Food Writer and Cookbook Author

Cheryl Sternman Rule

Get Spicy Tonight

Get Spicy Tonight in Eating Well

“Indian food has a reputation for being intimidating, but Ravula, a cooking teacher, has an approach that is so streamlined, her recipes so doable, that cooking for her is practically as fast as takeout…” [more]


food trends

17 Trends for 2012 from EatingWell

“Be honest: How many lists of top food trends have you already read? Five? Ten? Fifty? Forget them all. This one, right here, is the only one you’ll need…” [more]


Healthy Heart Cookbook

Eating Well for a Healthy Heart Cookbook
by Philip A. Ades, M.D. & The Editors of EatingWell

I contributed three original recipes plus several heart-healthy ingredient tips to this new hardbound cookbook published by EatingWell, where I was a contributing editor.  To check it out, click here.


Do You Need a Customized Multivitamin?

Do You Need a Customized Multivitamin?
in the May/June 2008 issue of EatingWell

“Silver” multivitamin formulas for seniors have been around for decades, and other blends (e.g., women’s, performance) have become increasingly popular.  But the latest specialty supplements to hit markets are multivitamins made for people taking prescriptions… [more]


Test your green eating IQ

Test your green eating IQ
Online at EatingWell.com, March 2008

The distance produce travels from the farm to your fork is always the best measure of its sustainability. True or false?

[This article is no longer online.]


Passport, Please

Passport, Please
in the November/December 2007 issue of EatingWell

Have you noticed how easy it is to identify the country the fish at your market came from?  In 2005… [more]


How to Eat Around Allergies

How to Eat Around Allergies

Special Report in the September/October 2007 issue of EatingWell

Earlier this year, my 5-year-old son, Alex, joined the growing ranks of Americans who have tested positive for food allergies. Alex had been sick to his stomach, off and on, for weeks. Tests revealed allergic responses to a large number of foods and an abnormally high white blood cell count. An allergist advised us to temporarily eliminate wheat, dairy, chicken, fish, pork, beef and eggs from Alex’s diet. My husband and I were stunned. [more]


Best Grilling Tips Ever

Best Grilling Tips Ever

in the May/June 2007 issue of EatingWell

Gas vs. Charcoal? The age-old debate over which grilled method is “better” involves multiple variables, from flavor to cost to convenience… [more]


Healthy Hemp Foods

Healthy Hemp Foods

in the May/June 2007 issue of EatingWell

Healthy hemp foods: smoking-hot trend or heading for burn out? [more]


Meet the Real Whole Wheat

Meet the Real Whole Wheat

in the March/April 2007 issue of EatingWell

The first time I heard of wheat berries, I was flummoxed. After all, berries are supposed to be colorful and juicy, so a “wheat berry” seemed oxymoronic at best. (with original recipes for Wheat Berries, Cumin-Scented Wheat Berry Lentil Soup, Zesty Wheat Berry Black Bean Chili, Wheat Berry Salad with Red Fruit, and Creamy Wheat Berry Porridge) [more]


Dog Gone Those Pounds

Dog-Gone Those Pounds: Is Your Pup a Perfect Partner in Weight Loss?

in the March/April 2007 issue of EatingWell

Is your pup a perfect partner in weight loss? [more]


Omega-3 Fats and ADHD: Focus on Fish Oils

Omega-3 Fats and ADHD: Focus on Fish Oils
In the August/September 2006 issue of EatingWell

When he was younger, 16-year-old Bennett Jackson of Colorado Springs struggled in school… [more]


Breaking the TV – Junk Food Link

Less Screen Time, Leaner Kids: Breaking the TV – Junk Food Link
in the April/May 2006 issue of EatingWell

A $3 bag of spinach may hardly seem revolutionary – unless SpongeBob Squarepants grins from the package…  [more]