Cheryl Sternman Rule

Cookbook Author / Food Writer / Blogger

Cheryl Sternman Rule is the author of the new cookbook RIPE: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables (Running Press, 2012), a collaboration with photographer Paulette Phlipot. She is also the voice behind 5 Second Rule, winner of the 2012 IACP New Media & Broadcast Award for outstanding Culinary Blog. A widely published food writer since 2004, Cheryl has contributed articles to Cooking LightEatingWellVegetarian TimesSunsetBody + Soul, Culinate, iVillage, and many more print and online publications.  Visit to learn more, and follow Cheryl on Twitter @sternmanrule.