Make Your Own Rules Cookbook: More Than 100 Simple, Healthy Recipes Inspired by Family and Friends Around the World
“You know that old saying If you can eat, you can cook? I truly believe that. I also believe that if
you can imagine, you can create. That’s what making your own rules in the kitchen is about.
That’s what this book is about. It’s about you. It’s about the food you eat. It’s about what you
choose to put in your body on any given day. It’s about how easy it is to have a life in the kitchen
that doesn’t take over your life elsewhere. It’s also about having fun. So, are you in or are you
In Make Your Own Rules Cookbook, Strala Yoga founder, fashion designer, and entrepreneur
Tara Stiles presents more than 100 mouthwatering recipes inspired by her international travels,
her Midwestern roots, and her daily life in NYC. Offering up a delightful helping of plant-based
meals, juices, smoothies, salads, sides, and desserts, she shares healthy spins on not-sohealthy
classics, including such dishes as Spaghetti Uh-Ohs, Fit Elvis, and Twinkie Cake.
Tara prides herself on making healthy living easy and effortless for all people, and this cookbook
holds the same philosophy. With full-color photos throughout, the Make Your Own Rules
Cookbook takes you by the hand and shows you how fun it can be to make your own rules in the
Tara is the founder and owner of Strala, the movement-based system that ignites freedom. Strala’s flagship studio is located in SOHO, NYC, with several franchises opening globally in early 2014. Stiles partners with Sports Club LA, making Strala classes the first branded yoga program to be available at a major gym chain. Tara is the designer and face of Reebok’s first yoga lifestyle range, and she brings the Strala program to Reebok Instructors globally. She also has a custom labeled “Tara Stiles” street wear collection with Wool and the Gang. In addition to being the author of two top-selling books—Slim Calm Sexy Yoga and Yoga Cures (which has been translated and published in 5 languages)—she has also created several DVD series collaborations with Jane Fonda, Deepak Chopra, Tia Mowry, Brooklyn Decker, and Elle Magazine. Tara supports the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Bill Clinton’s initiative to combat childhood obesity, bringing Strala classes to 18,000+ participating schools. She has been profiled by The New York Times, Vogue Knitting, Times of India, The Times (UK), and Sweden’s Dagens Nyheter, and featured in most major national and international magazines. Find her at: tarastiles.com.