Long Bean Stir Fry

I couldn’t resist the purple long beans at the farmers market. I wasn’t quite sure what to do with them. I picked up some mushrooms, and I had a couple cute little Japanese eggplants from my plants. Decided to do a quick simple stir fry. Used a pad thai sauce to finish it off and […]


Print Babaganoush Author: Next Good Meal   Ingredients 2 eggplants 1 clove garlic ¼ cup tahini ¼ cup lemon juice small handful parsley salt & pepper to taste Instructions Heat oven to 400. Halve eggplants lengthwise. Bake flesh side down for 45 minutes. Add garlic clove to food processor. Whiz until minced. Scoop eggplant into food […]

Roasted Eggplant & Calzones

Roasted eggplant is gorgeous. And delicious. 🙂 It’s not something that is always in the front of my mind, but eggplant is growing on me. The favorite use these days is roasted eggplant in calzones. The 2yo assistant helped me make these little mini calzones, and he had a blast. I used a whole wheat […]

Babaganoush Meal

I love sauces and dippers. This was a fairly easy and super tasty meal to throw together. We are hooked on the puttanesca bread sticks! I was really glad that both the eggplant and garbanzos roasted and toasted in the same time at the same temp. Easy! Print Babaganoush Author: Next Good Meal Serves: 4   Ingredients […]

Morrocan Stew

Again, I’ve made a much bigger batch than intended. That’s ok I guess. There are now 3-4 servings of leftovers in the freezer for a rainy day. The inspiration came from the cookbook Meatless. I made several adjustments for personal taste. This first attempt was perfectly tasty, and I really liked the warmth of the […]


Cost: ~ $4.50 for 4 servings Print Babaganoush   Ingredients 2 eggplant 8 garlic cloves ¼ cup tahini ½ cup lemon juice small handful parsley salt & pepper to taste Instructions Slice eggplant in half. Salt and oil. Place flesh side down on parchment paper. Also place oiled garlic cloves (unpeeled) on the pan. Bake […]