The recipe festivity keeps on rolling! For today I wanted to keep this blog short and sweet and share one more exclusive recipe from the book. Now I know many of you love plant-based recipes, which is exactly why there are 6 Detox, Ignite and Thrive phase approved plant-based recipes made just for you and 50 total recipes in our new book.
Get your taste buds grooving by giving this Eggplant Wonderland recipe a spin made by plant-based guru Dan Miller, it’s balanced, bold and will definitely have you seeing eggplant in an entirely new light!
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Detox Phase Approved / Ignite Phase Approved / Thrive Phase Approved
This magical- looking eggplant will surprise you with its rich flavor.
Makes 4 servings
Serving size: 3 slices eggplant, 2 cups salad
Calories per serving: 279
Protein per serving: 15 grams
Carbohydrates per serving: 26 grams
Fat per serving: 14 grams
- 1 large eggplant
- Splash of marsala cooking wine (not in detox phase)
- Dried basil
- Dried thyme
- 4 cups baby spinach
- 2 cups baby arugula
- 2 cups cherry tomatoes
- 2 cups chopped baby peppers
- 2 cups baby snow pea pods
- ¾ cup raw, shelled hemp seed
- 2 limes
- Cut eggplant into 12 slices (¼”–½” each).
- Lay slices in a large saucepan and sprinkle with marsala cooking wine.
- Sauté on medium- low heat until soft, approximately 10 minutes.
- Season with basil and thyme to taste.
- In a large bowl, toss spinach, arugula, tomatoes, peppers, pea pods, and hemp seed.
- Plate the eggplant and salad. Just before serving, cut each lime in half and squeeze over salads.
What Is the Balance?
Add a plant-based protein shot from Vega One, Warrior Blend, or a low-fat hemp powder (or any brand that passes your protein powder litmus test explained in the clean step of the Detox chapter and in the supplement reference section at that back of this book). Simply take a scoop of the plant-based protein powder, mix it in water, and drink before or along with your meal. This will provide a solid balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fat.
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