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Cookin' With The Kids

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    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Crispy Lentil Power Balls

    Children in this country consume an estimated 12 percent of their calories from fast food, and 20 percent of all American meals are eaten in the car! The consequences are predictably unhealthy. Competing schedules in the day-to-day lives of a...

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    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides – Samosa Snack

    June 2021
    Sambusa is a Somalian and Ethiopian version of Samosa. Your kitchen crew will have some culinary arts and crafts fun replicating these tasty and versatile packets for the family using Melissa’s ready-to-eat Steamed Lentils for the filler and Melissa’s Egg Roll Wraps for the dough.
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    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Sapūrana™ Mango Bean Salad

    April 2021
    Here's a very tasty, healthy and easy to prepare salad-type side that pairs two of Melissa's most popular items that are seldom seen together in the same dish – and there is no cooking involved! 

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  • Pear-Pepper Soup
    Melissa's Produce

    Simple Sides: Pear Soup!

    October 2020
    Here’s the perfect recipe to introduce kids to the art of soup-making, featuring fruit from the October harvest, combined with a short ingredient list that is just odd enough to keep a child’s attention. 
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