This cookbook is one that can be recommended for everyone desiring to lower his/her fat intake. It includes a good balance of old fashioned comfort foods updated to the nutritional standards of the nineties, as well as many favorites of today's generation. GOURMET INSPIRATIONS use ingenious ways to reduce fat, while maintaining flavor. The cookbook focuses on a wide variety of fresh vegetables, grains & beans to encourage more fiber. Recipes include sauces, gravies, salads, soups, entrees, breads, & even rich desserts. Grams & exchanges per serving are also included. This cookbook is a practical tool & guide to a healthy, tasty way of life. The recipes are simple, using accessible ingredients. GOURMET INSPIRATIONS is truly an inspiration...it is filled with chatty descriptions, hints & suggestions to help you transform your own favorite recipes. The illustrations by Chris Collins are wonderful. The cover itself is worth framing.Lynch, Patti is the author of 'Gourmet Inspirations The Art of Healthy Cooking' with ISBN 9780962046919 and ISBN 0962046914.