To continue to “eat the seasons”, incorporate eggplant into your meals! Eggplants are one of the healthiest vegetables to include in your diet.
Benefits of eggplant
Loaded with fiber, eggplant aids in digestion and helps keep you feeling satiated. Fiber is great for heart health as it helps to lower your “bad” cholesterol. This vegetable is also loaded with Vitamin C and manganese which are great antioxidants and give eggplants anti-cancer properties. The unique color of eggplant is due to its phenolic compounds which has been shown to reduce osteoporosis and increase bone density.
Try this simple BakedEggplant recipe for a satisfying lunch or dinner!