Purple Pizza: In Love With Eggplant

Raise your hand if you love pizza! As you might have guessed by now, we do have a normal ordinary life when we are not travelling and exploring new things. And one of the greatest joys of this everyday life is eating – and sometimes cooking. Here’s a recipe for a tasty purple pizza that works for anyone who tries to be healthy and/or vegetarian. Cheese lovers won’t be disappointed either.

Eggplant Pizza: Ingredients

  • 1 eggplant
  • 1 red onion
  • A few mushrooms
  • 1 tomato
  • Cheese

This makes approximately 8 small pizzas. All you need to do is slice all the ingredients and pile them on each other. Pre-heat the oven and once it’s warm enough you put your pizzas on a tray and into the oven they go. They are ready once the cheese has melted. Serve with a salad or something more substantial like meatballs. One of the benefits (apart from the actual health benefits) with this dish is that it’s incredibly quick to make – the delivery guy will not have the pizza at your door any quicker than making this dish.

Benefits of Eggplant

Eggplant is actually good for you, so it might be a good idea to swap your normal pizza for these little snacks once in a while. According to this article, the consumption of eggplant (and other plants) “decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality, diabetes, heart disease and promotes a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy and overall lower weight.” In general purple and blue foods are thought to protect the memory, slow the aging process and take care of the heart. (Read more about it here >>).

So next time you’re craving something with a lot of cheese on it, why not try combining the benefits of eggplant with the joy of eating pizza? It’s a win-win!

What are your thoughts on eggplant – do you like it?

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