Fast and Fabulous: Flavor Secrets is one of three titles in the new Fast and Fabulous Series! This book shows readers how to use herbs and spices to put flavor back into low-fat, low-calorie, low-cholesterol cooking People often fear that just because food is deemed “healthy,” it probably doesn’t taste very good or is missing flavor and richness. One thing we do know is that Americans are have become unhealthy eaters, so the challenge is to change bad habits to good ones without losing taste and flavor to inspire us to eat well. Fast and Fabulous: Flavor Secrets does just that, while keeping in mind that people are busy and harried and don’t have lots of time to devote to preparing meals. One of the best ways to make healthy foods appealing is through the use of herbs and spices, and this book spends lots of time explaining how to use them to get the most out of food. It guides you through the different available herbs and spices and provides charts on how best to use them. The book also gives the reader creative ideas on how to make their own special herb blends, and includes useful information on harvesting, drying, and storing homegrown herbs and spices. The book is organized by food types such as salad, pasta, poultry, vegetables, breads, and desserts, so it is simple to find what you are looking for and provides limitless options. Each chapter opens with a helpful introduction and each recipe has side notes that include stories behind the recipe and/or suggestions for how to serve. This book full of simple, flavorful recipes and valuable information about cooking with herbs is a must-have in any kitchen.