Baked Eggplant Parmesan

This is a simple, easy, tasty, and low calorie version of the usual fried-then-baked eggplant parm. Can eat as is for a main course, or add a helping of chicken or fish for a more substantial meal, or serve with pasta if you can afford the carbs. Baked Eggplant Parmesan 2 large eggplant, quartered lengthways […]

Broiled/Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan and it’s cousin Eggplant Parmesan are both loaded with calories so here’s a broiled/grilled version with almost no calories. Unless you count the marinara, which is tasty enough to merit the calories. Broiled/Grilled Eggplant Parmesan 2 medium eggplant, sliced lengthways into 1/4 – 1/2 inch thick slices seasonings – I used thyme and […]

Hot And Sour Chinese Eggplant

This was one of my favorite lunch dishes at Chef Chen’s in Santa Clara – and here is a low calorie version that loses nothing except the sugar and most of the oil. Hot And Sour Chinese Eggplant 6 small Chinese eggplant or 3 bigger ones, cubed or sliced 3T soy sauce 2T red wine […]


The classic French summer vegetable stew, low fat ratatouille is another perfect diet food. It adds color, flavor, texture and substance to any plate, and is famous as a filling for omelettes or a topping for pasta, or as a side dish with virtually any other savory food. “Ra-tah-twee” is also quite pronounceable with a […]