Eggplant

Photo of an eggplant.

Don't let the dark purple skin fool you; the inside of an eggplant is soft and cream colored. This vegetable is a favorite addition to many meals.



Discover MyPlate: Vegetables

Discover MyPlate includes six Emergent Readers featuring kindergarten-level sight words that help children build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.

Vegetables includes the sight words: I, have (used in Lessons 1 and 3)
A MyPlate Meal includes the sight words: I, she, he, we, has, have


Watch Your Garden Grow - Eggplant

University of Illinois Extension.

Web fact sheet explains the different varieties of eggplant, gives selection and storage tips, and provides nutritional value and health benefits. Also includes preparation and serving tips, home preservation guidance and a recipe.


Nutrition Education

Team Nutrition MyPlate eBooks  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition Popular Events Idea Booklet  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition