Eggplant Pizza

My kids have discovered a taste for eggplant in the last few months so I figured, why not try Eggplant Pizza? At the very least, it's an easy way to cut down carbs and, without the traditional pizza crust, you are increasing your daily vegetables while lowering your simple sugar intake. So, use this recipe as another easy method to get some help from your kids in the kitchen with meal prep too. Remember, when you're working with eggplant, you must salt your pieces and let them sit for approximately 25-30 minutes to help remove the … [Read more...]

Eggplant Parmesan

Since I faced my eggplant fears two weeks ago in the kitchen, I was inspired to make my first batch of Eggplant Parmesan for the kids last night. When I posted a picture of the eggplant slices on Instagram- highlighting the importance of salting the slices prior to baking to remove the excess water- many people were surprised I didn't know that trick of the trade. I'm not ashamed. I'm loving that no matter how much time one spends in the kitchen, there's always a teachable moment with every single ingredient, every single recipe--you … [Read more...]