A post shared by Ronnie Woo (@ronniecwoo)Ronnie Woo is always feeding us—and, yes, we mean that in more ways than one.Over the past few years, the model-turned-chef and television personality and author has become just as well known for his fire Instagram page as he has for his thoughtful recipes, which are always designed to be accessible and delicious.Since hosting his own show own Logo TV—the self-explanatory Food To Get You Laid— the 38-year-old has appeared on everything from The Rachael Ray Show to Food Network’s The Kitchen to Beat Bobby Flay to Netflix‘s absurd (and absurdly fun) Is It Cake?Which is all to say, it’s a little surprising we’re only just now getting his debut cookbook.
But Did You Eat Yet?: Craveable Recipes From An All-American Chef (available everywhere) is worth the wait.If the opportunity presents itself, run, don’t walk, to taste these standout queer chefs’ creations.Now, we know what you thinking: “Recipes from a chiseled hunk?
What is it, a guide to eating roasted chicken, broccoli, and eggs whites?” However, Did You Eat Yet? offers so much more than your standard health food recipes.In a new interview with Men’s Health magazine, Woo explains that the book is an extension of his own philosophy toward food: That it shouldn’t just be our fuel—it should make us happy and be a part of enriching our lives.“I like to stay in shape physically, but mentally too,” Woo explains. “And I think in order to get to that balance, you have to give into your cravings once in a while.
I tend to do five days of pretty healthy eating, and then one or two days a week of letting myself eat whatever I want.”A post shared by Ronnie Woo (@ronniecwoo)So, yes, Did You Eat Yet?