Ingredient: red bell pepper

Spicy Asian Slaw Salad

Spicy Asian Slaw Salad

Have you ever heard of cruciferous vegetables? Some vegetables that make up this category include bok choy, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, brussels sprouts and many more! The name cruciferous comes from the latin word, crucifix, because the blossoms of the plants resemble a cross. Interesting fun…

Kung Pao Vegetables

Kung Pao Vegetables

Did you know Chinese New Year is celebrated by ¼ of the world’s population throughout 12 Asian countries? This number doesn’t even include celebrations from other places, including right here in the United States! The Chinese New Year is also commonly known as the Spring…

Roasted Romanesco Salad

Roasted Romanesco Salad

Word of warning, Romanesco is probably unlike any other vegetable you’ve ever come across. What is it anyways? Broccoli? Cauliflower? Cabbage? Although it resembles more like a vegetable from another planet, the answer of none of the above! However, it comes from the same Brassica…

Rapini Saute

Rapini Saute

Broccoli lovers, listen up. If you’re a fan of this green, cruciferous vegetable, then you’re going to love rapini. Rapini, also known as broccoli rabe, hails from the Mediterranean region. Many believe that its modern day version first originated as a wild herb in either…

Cold Chinese Noodle Salad

Cold Chinese Noodle Salad

People, there is a time and a place for everything. Here at Melissa’s, we believe that we all have a little Iron Chef in us (though whether you choose to let him or her out is another story, huh?). Sometimes you want to impress your…