No-Fuss Roasted Eggplant Parmigiana

No-Fuss Roasted Eggplant Parmigiana

So, now that I've gotten you jazzed about Italian food with my Tuscan Kale Salad and Quattro Pomodoro Sauce, it's time to complete the trifecta.  The food in Italy is divine.  Good food is just in the air over here - you can't walk down a street without seeing beautiful pizzas calling out from shop windows, or markets with overflowing baskets of … [Read more...]

Roasted Eggplant with Feta and Caramelized Onions

Roasted Eggplant with Feta and Caramelized Onions

This is a recipe to post on the refrigerator!  It is one of those magical dishes that feels fancy and delicious without requiring much effort or many ingredients.  It uses four ingredients to be exact, yet feels fit for royalty. Here goes... Roasted Eggplant with Feta and Caramelized Onions Ingredients (serves 2): 2 medium sized eggplants 6 … [Read more...]

Healthy Eggplant Lasagna

Healthy Eggplant Lasagna

It was unseasonable cold while we were in Switzerland and we even had a few days of snow!  It was fun to have snow while in the Swiss Alps - it seemed very fitting.  Given the cold weather, I was making warm comfort foods and this eggplant lasagna was one of our favorites! Begin by slicing two small eggplants into rounds, coating with olive oil, … [Read more...]

Sauteed Eggplant and Quinoa

Roasted Eggplant and Quinoa

We're traveling through Southern Spain at the moment and the cuisine is a fascinating mix of traditional Spanish, North African, and Middle Eastern.  I've been seeing lots of eggplants appearing on menus and I couldn't be happier. This eggplant dish was really quite simple, very tasty, and made the whole apartment smell good.  I started by … [Read more...]

Summer Veggie Quinoa Salad

Summer Veggie Quinoa Salad

I am a big believer in quinoa.  As someone who focuses on a mainly plant based diet, this complete protein grain is a terrific addition.  Plus it tastes great and I like the little squiggly grains. I use quinoa a number of ways, but by far my favorite is in salads.  You can use virtually any vegetables you have on hand and create a delicious, … [Read more...]