OK so I know I named Tuesday’s lunch post “Best Lunch Ever” but that was before today and there was no way I could know this was coming. I knew I wanted to use the leftover eggplant from last night but do something different than just having it with the cheese and sauce. I have a few of those Light Flatout Wraps left (which by the way are only 1 Weight Watchers Point and just 90 calories) so I decided to make a healthified version of an Eggplant Parm Sub of sorts.
I microwaved some spinach with a little water in the bottom of the container for 30 seconds so it would wilt and toasted the leftover eggplant rounds while that was going. I put the flatoutwrap down, added the spinach, put the toasted eggplant on top, and then added some cheese and threw it in the microwave for another 30 seconds.
I added some of the heated leftover sauce on top.
And wrapped it up to eat.
This was cheesy and warm and melty and just amazing. On the side, I had two large carrots.
And this amazing Wheat Berry Salad. In a tupperware this morning, I mixed:
- 1/2 cup cooked wheat berries (whole foods bulk bins)
- chopped green onions (farmer’s market)
- chopped green squash (farmer’s market)
- dried sour cherries (nutsonline.com)
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar
- salt and pepper
It was AWESOME. Since it sat together for a few hours, the sour cherries soaked up the liquid and got soft, and all the flavors in this went together so well. Unfortunately I am out of sour cherries but I have more of everything else so I may or may not make this for lunch again tomorrow… mostly may.
The only bad part of this lunch was that it’s now over.
Question: What’s one of your favorite lunches of all time, either that you cooked for yourself or got out at a restaurant?