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The Only Produce Trends for 2020 You Should Bookmark

The Only Produce Trends for 2020 You Should Bookmark

The ball has dropped, and your new year resolutions are in full effect. If you’re the kind of person that starts the new year off with healthy eating goals and a committed work-out routine, then you’ll love these produce trends for 2020 provided by Melissa’s…

You’ll Love the Joy of Cooking With John Becker and Megan Scott

You’ll Love the Joy of Cooking With John Becker and Megan Scott

Melissa’s/World Variety Produce hosted husband and wife duo, John Becker and Megan Scott, in Melissa’s kitchen on December 5 to promote the latest and greatest version of “The Joy of Cooking.” This classic cookbook dates back to 1931! This collection of recipes from Irma S.…

Cinnamon Persimmon Bread with Jelly

Cinnamon Persimmon Bread with Jelly

Looking for a one-of-a-kind treat to bring to your holiday season get together this year? A recipe made with cinnamon persimmons couldn’t be a better find! Persimmons are cute little fruits and are so sweet! They have light brown sugar stripes and speckles throughout that…

Sweet and Savory Orange Appeal With Jamie Schler

Sweet and Savory Orange Appeal With Jamie Schler

Who better to tell you about cooking and baking with oranges than someone who jokes about having orange juice running through their veins? “Orange Appeal” by Jamie Schler is a book that pays tribute to a lifelong passion for the most versatile fruit in the…

HelloWellness: Flow and Fuel With Claire Grieve

HelloWellness: Flow and Fuel With Claire Grieve

On Saturday, November 16, Melissa’s participated in a HelloWellness Flow & Fuel event in West Hollywood featuring LA-based celebrity yoga instructor, Claire Grieve, along with holistic health coach, Nedi Varbanova. After an amazing yoga flow with Grieve, Varbanova provided a delicious smoothie demo to attendees…

Food Market Gypsy Takes Your Palate on a Global Tour

Food Market Gypsy Takes Your Palate on a Global Tour

Susie Norris Debuts Her Third Cookbook at Melissa’s Produce Melissa’s hosted pastry chef and educator, Susie Norris, in the kitchen on November 14 to promote her new cookbook, “A Baker’s Passport: Recipes for Breads, Savory Pies, Vegetarian Dishes, Tarts, Cakes, and Cookie Classics.” This creative…

The Family Dinner Project: How to Get the Most out of Family Mealtime

The Family Dinner Project: How to Get the Most out of Family Mealtime

According to “Eat, Laugh, Talk: The Family Dinner Playbook,” and 20 years of research, “Regular family meals lead to long-term benefits, including higher resilience, self-esteem, grade-point-averages and lower rates of substance abuse, teen pregnancy, eating disorders and depression.” This playbook comes from The Family Dinner…

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…

Abbie Cornish and Chef Jacqueline King Schiller Pair up for Pescan

Abbie Cornish and Chef Jacqueline King Schiller Pair up for Pescan

Photography credit: Camraface Actress Abbie Cornish and chef Jacqueline King Schiller paired up in Melissa’s kitchen to demo delicious dishes from their new cookbook, “Pescan: A Feel Good Cookbook.” These recipes are plant-based, both dairy and gluten-free and full of flavor. The dynamic duo are…