Grilled Eggplant

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Yield: 2 servings

This grilled eggplant recipe is oil-free and packed full of flavor.



  1. Heat up the grill.
  2. Mix all ingredients except eggplant to form a sauce.
  3. Trim ends of eggplant, and leave skin on. Cut lengthwise into ½ inch-thick slices.
  4. Place slices on barbecue grill.
  5. Top each slice with one spoon of the sauce mixture.
  6. Grill for 5 min at medium heat.
  7. Flip each slice.
  8. Add sauce to the other side.
  9. Grill for another 5 minutes.
  10. Remove from the barbecue, being careful not to drop the sauce.

In 2010 Nara adopted a plant-based lifestyle immediately after a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis. She then completed the Culinary Skills Program in Durham College Oshawa, Ontario, Canada and her Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. She shares her story about reversing diabetes, through adopting healthful eating habits and whole food plant-based recipes in her book Secrets of My Vegan Kitchen. She is the current leader of DurhamVeg, a Vegetarian Association in Ontario. She is currently producing a TV show in Portuguese promoting the benefits of a wfpb diet to Brazilians.
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