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  • Heidi Alison
    Melissa's Produce

    Heidi Allison

    Heidi created the The Chili Pepper Diet: The Natural Way to Control Cravings, Boost Metabolism and Lose Weight and supervised an independent research study comparing the effects of a chili pepper diet and a conventional low-fat diet.
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    Melissa's Produce

    Smoked Brisket Chili

    November 2022
    This recipe has the best qualities of a Texas chili—lots of smoked brisket but also a small amount of creamy pinto beans for textural interest.
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    Melissa's Produce

    Rajas Con Crema

    October 2022
    This decadent “north-of-the-border” rendition of Mexican rajas con crema is San Diego bar food at its best!
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    Bel Air Chicken Salad

    May 2022
    This dish is an homage to the iconic D.C. Chicken salad served in our nation’s capital. A decidedly L.A. take on the traditional recipe, this dish serves the roasted chicken over a bed of organic greens and herbs tossed with walnuts, gala apple, and fresh herbs and raisins, rather than between two slices of toasted French bread.

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