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Recipe Club

Plant Based Vegan
Summer 

Blueberries
Image by Dan-Cristian Pădureț

Week Five
Eggplant

Image by Paul Magdas

Shopping Tips 

  • Smooth and shiny.

  • Should feel heavy for its size.

  • To test for ripeness lightly press your finger against the skin, if it leaves an imprint the eggplant is ripe.

  • Smaller size eggplants tend to be sweeter, thinner skin and less seeds.

Aubergine

Storage 
Tips

  • Store whole fresh eggplant at room temperature.

  • It is best to keep them away from other counter top produce and out of direct sunlight.

  • Cook and enjoy within 3 days.

Image by Farhad Ibrahimzade

Eggplant Benefits

  • High in Antioxidants

  • Rich on Vitamin A, and C

  • May reduce risk of heat disease

  • Can help with weight loss

  • Easy to add into your meals

Fresh Green Dip

This is the last week of the Plant Based Vegan Summer Recipe Club Series.
Thank you for joining. 
I hope you enjoy this series as much as I enjoyed sharing them with you. 
Be sure to tag me @wellnesswithmissy
Stay tuned for a new one in the Fall 

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