Lunch | Salads

CHICKPEA AND EGGPLANT SALAD

INGREDIENTS 1/2 a small red onion, finely sliced 1 eggplant, cut in half lengthwise and sliced into half moons extra virgin olive oil juice of 1 lemon 2 cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 large fresh tomatoes 1 bunch of fresh parsley, chopped 2 teaspoons garlic-infused olive oil 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper Slivered almonds, […]

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Dinner

HONEY GARLIC EGGPLANT PLATE

INGREDIENTS: 1 large Japanese eggplant grape seed oil for frying 3 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper toasted black sesame seeds, for garnish sliced green onions, for garnish fluffy white rice or grain of choice, to serve PREPARATION: Cut the eggplant into 3/4 inch sticks. […]

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Lunch

Eggplant with Garlic Sauce

Eggplant with Garlic Sauce is a Chinese dish that is very easy to make and is low in carbs. INGREDIENTS 2-3 long Japanese or Chinese eggplant sliced in half lengthwise and chopped 2 tablespoons peanut oil 4 large cloves garlic peeled and minced 1 tablespoon ginger peeled and minced 2-3 Chinese dried red chiles chopped 4 scallions finely chopped on the bias For the sauce: 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons granulated […]

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Dinner

Greek Stuffed Eggplant

If you enjoy Greek food and want to learn how to prepare it, this greek stuffed eggplant will be a treat for you.  If you’re of Greek heritage, see how this recipe compares to the family recipes shared by your relatives. INGREDIENTS: 6 small eggplants (6-7 inches long each) 2 cloves garlic (minced; if garlic […]

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Dinner

Seared Baby Eggplant with Mozzarella and Basil Oil

Ingredients Basil Oil 1 cup tightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup olive oil Eggplant 3 baby eggplants (1 lb.), sliced into 30 1/2-inch-thick rounds 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 leek, halved, white and light green parts cut into half-moons 4 Tbs. white wine vinegar, divided 1 6-oz. ball fresh mozzarella, sliced into 6 rounds […]

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Breakfast

Eggplant Salad

INGREDIENTS: 2 medium eggplant 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 heaping tablespoons light mayonnaise 1/4 cup Olive oil, plus more if needed Salt and freshly ground black pepper dill, chopped, for garnish Preparation: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Pierce the eggplant skins in several places with a fork. Set […]

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