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Tastier, Healthier Cooking

Creamy mayo, zesty cheese, fiery chili powder, and lime juice flavor <a target="_blank" href="http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/grilled-corn-the-style-of-oaxaca-10000000642295/">Grilled Corn in the Style of Oaxaca</a>. - William Dickey / Styling: Cari South / Food Styling: Vanessa McNeil
Creamy mayo, zesty cheese, fiery chili powder, and lime juice flavor Grilled Corn in the Style of Oaxaca. William Dickey / Styling: Cari South / Food Styling: Vanessa McNeil

Eating healhty doesn't mean you have to sacrifice flavor! Use these tips to pack on the flavor, but not the pounds.

I discovered a cookbook that inspired me so much I just had to tell you about it. Steven Raichlen's Big Flavor Cookbook (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc., $19.95) had my mouth watering by the first page.

Steven's formula is pretty simple: Buy fresh, seasonal ingredients, infuse them with interesting herbs and condiments, cook them perfectly, and then enjoy dishes from around the world or around the corner. Even though some of the ingredient lists may be long, they're easy to toss together. So, if you're longing for a book that'll teach you how to cook healthy and delicious meals, start with these recipes.

Steven's Principles for Tastier, Healthier Cooking

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