Known as much for her
youthful looks and natural chic as she is for her sunny and
heartfelt songs, Sheryl has written a cookbook that is true to her
style; rock star. activist. mother of two.
How does Sheryl Crow
have time to keep so healthy and fit? Sheryl knows how to eat
right and deliciously thanks to personal chef Chuck White,
affectionately known as "Chef Chuck."
The duo met while Sheryl was
battling breast cancer, which for her, was a wake-up call to eat
better. Since then, Chuck has taught Sheryl how to do just that by
cooking foods that are seasonal, locally grown, and vitamin-rich
to keep her on top of her game and always ready to perform. This
wholesome approach to every dish has been successfully integrated
into all aspects of Sheryl's busy life - from dinner parties, to
touring, to settling in at home near Nashville, TN with her two
sons, Wyatt and Levi.
Now Sheryl and Chuck want to bring their
nutritious, delicious creations from her kitchen into yours. Rock-and-roll flavored throughout,
"If It Makes You Healthy" will
have a full menu of approximately 125 recipes grouped seasonally,
which reflects Sheryl's busy schedule: Summer months offer
tomatoes and corn, and summer also puts Sheryl on the road. Fall
and winter brings apples and winter squash, when Sheryl is at home
and in the studio.
From the big entertaining menus that are
prepared for her crew while touring (Mojito braised pork) to small
home-cooked meals for Sheryl and her children (basil and apple
marinated chicken) - all lushly photographed by Victoria Pearson -
this book will be filled with easy and flavorful recipes anyone
Along the way, Sheryl opens up about touring and home
life with stories about her childhood, her early years as a backup
singer, and her eventual stardom.