How to Get Your Freaky Fruit™ on This Year

How to Get Your Freaky Fruit™ on This Year

Are you ready for #spookyseason?? Because we are! Halloween is a time for getting together with friends and family while indulging in sweets and horror films. Whether you’re throwing a huge neighborhood party or an intimate get together with close ones, we have THE Freaky…

Clean Eating for Busy Families Doesn’t Have to be Complicated

Clean Eating for Busy Families Doesn’t Have to be Complicated

This feel-good cookbook is something that the whole family will love. In Melissa’s kitchen, we had the pleasure of hosting Michelle Dudash, RDN, Cordon Bleu certified chef, and author of “Clean Eating for Busy Families, revised & expanded.” Dudash is all about simple and satisfying…

What’s for Dinner? Said No One Ever on The Fresh 20

What’s for Dinner? Said No One Ever on The Fresh 20

Food truly is the future of medicine and, Melissa Lanz, the brains behind The Fresh 20, was recently in Melissa’s kitchen to show us how to enjoy a delicious life without sacrificing health or taste. Lanz plans dinner (and breakfast, lunch and snacks) so you…

Paula Shoyer Takes the Calories out of Jewish Comfort Food

Paula Shoyer Takes the Calories out of Jewish Comfort Food

Let us introduce you to the chef who takes the calories out of comfort food, Paula Shoyer. A French-trained chef, worldwide cooking teacher, and mother of four, Shoyer is the energetic author of, “The Healthy Jewish Kitchen,” “The New Passover Menu,” “The Holiday Kosher Baker”…

Discover the Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook With Amy Riolo

Discover the Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook With Amy Riolo

Just because you or some you know has diabetes doesn’t mean you have to miss out on popular culinary trends like the Mediterranean diet. Did you know that 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year? Award-winning author and chef, Amy Riolo, gives you…

Christina Xenos Shares Her Top Greek Produce Picks

Christina Xenos Shares Her Top Greek Produce Picks

Opa! From ancient times to modern day, from Andros to Santorini, Greek food has been shaped by its culture, heritage and geography. The result? Family recipes made with fresh ingredients that provide a life of longevity. According to the Washington Post, natives of Greek islands…

This Hatch Chile Layered Hummus Dip Will Have You Daydreaming of Greece

This Hatch Chile Layered Hummus Dip Will Have You Daydreaming of Greece

Imagine you’re in Greece, walking through the alleys of Santorini and you find the perfect restaurant with a sea-side view of the Aegean Sea. You’re trying to figure out what to order and decide you’ll go with the classic chicken gyro. As they pour you…

How to Make People Think The Elote Man Lives in Your Kitchen

How to Make People Think The Elote Man Lives in Your Kitchen

If you haven’t tried elote yet, then you probably live under a rock! This street corn delicacy is truly a one of a kind dish that naturally brings people together. As a result, one can find an elote man on the streets of LA (or…

Watermelon Salad That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Watermelon Salad That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Watermelons and feta cheese? They’re not the first combination you’d think of unless you’ve read our melon pairing blog post. If that’s the case, then you might be a bit more familiar with sweet and savories mixing together to create bursts of flavor. However, unlike…

Icy Fourth of July Melon and Raspberry Margarita for Hot Summer Fun

Icy Fourth of July Melon and Raspberry Margarita for Hot Summer Fun

Fourth of July calls for drinks and what better drink to make than this melon and raspberry margarita? Throw away the old beer and make room for this icy margarita filled with Melissa’s Charentais melon. Frozen margaritas are the perfect beverage to serve at summer…