Tag: Vegetarian

11 Green Foods to Make for St. Patrick’s Day

11 Green Foods to Make for St. Patrick’s Day

Still looking for something green for St. Patrick’s Day? We’ve got all the green you need… green foods that is!  Whether you’re hosting or attending a St. Patrick’s Day Party you’re going to need some goodies.  Lucky for you, you’ve come to the right place!! …

Fresh Berry Salad with Hatch Chile Pecans

Fresh Berry Salad with Hatch Chile Pecans

How to Make a Fresh Berry Salad with Chef Ross and Omar Miller ‘Ballers’ star Omar Miller learns how to make a fresh berry salad with Hatch Chile Pecans, from La Galaxy’s Executive Chef Ross Luciano! Fresh sweet berries, crisp greens, crunchy pecans and a…

Quinoa with Sautéed Fennel, Onions and Baby Zucchini

Quinoa with Sautéed Fennel, Onions and Baby Zucchini

  Pro Tip: Use Precooked quinoa pressed into a roll (think polenta, only with quinoa!), allows you to get a sophisticated vegetarian dinner pulled together very quickly. Quinoa with Sautéed Fennel, Onions and Baby Zucchini Recipe via Katie Workman Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 roll Melissa’s…

23 Cinco De Mayo Recipes to Spice Up Your Parties

23 Cinco De Mayo Recipes to Spice Up Your Parties

May is coming in hot, and so is Cinco de Mayo! Whether you’re out celebrating or hosting a party in your backyard, food and drinks are always the center of attention for Cinco de Mayo. If you are the host or need something to bring…

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…

Decadent Fruit Desserts With Chef Jackie Bruchez

Decadent Fruit Desserts With Chef Jackie Bruchez

“I find that adding fresh fruit to a recipe creates a glorious and delicious dessert. It adds color, freshness and, of course, sun-kissed sweetness.” — Jackie Bruchez Melissa’s hosted Chef Jackie Bruchez, author of recently published “Decadent Fruit Desserts” and creator of the blog “The…

5 Things You Should Know About A Plant Based Diet

5 Things You Should Know About A Plant Based Diet

Being Plant Based is Good for your Body, Here’s Why…   1: Glowing Skin, Hair AND Nails! How? Fruits and vegetables contain natural vitamins and minerals that fuel our bodies with the good stuff we need to have naturally glowing skin, hair and nails. For example,…

Fiddlehead Fern Linguini

Fiddlehead Fern Linguini

When fiddlehead ferns come into season, you know that it’s springtime. Known for their unique appearance, fiddleheads appear as curled-up spiral fronds that spring up from the forest ground about 4 to 6 inches high. Ours are are grown and come from the West coast…

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…

Golden Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing

Golden Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing

Fact: you can make this golden beet salad in under 20 minutes and it’s guaranteed to taste amazing. People often ask, do golden beets taste the same as red beets? If you don’t like red beets, you should really give golden beets a chance.  They…