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    Plant-Based “Classic” Polenta

    September 2022
    Northern Italian farmers originally introduced polenta as a cornmeal porridge. Fast forward hundreds of years and Melissa’s offers a version of polenta (which is naturally plant-based) that is conveniently precooked and ready to slice, bake, fry or grill.
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    Grilled Summer Salad

    August 2022
    Summer salads are usually cold and crisp, but here’s a salad recipe that takes seasonal vegetables to the grill, adding heat, smoke, and charred flavors to the proverbial meal starter. This salad is substantial enough to fill in as the main course.

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    Grilled Ratatouille

    July 2021
    Originating in Nice, France, in the late 18th century, Ratatouille (rat-ah-too-ee) is a classic French vegetable stew that is a staple in Provence, consisting of eggplant, bell peppers, summer squash, tomatoes and garlic and/or onions.
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  • Pink Pumpkin & Charleston Yam Gnocchi
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    Gnocchi for a Good Cause

    October 2019
    Pink Pumpkins are available now in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This special variety is pale pink on the outside to be different...
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  • Seasonal Drinks
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    Satisfying Seasonal Drinks

    June 2019
    You are what you eat, and drink, so here are two beverage ideas for maximum nutrition and enjoyment. The first is a take on V8 juice, but using a different array of veggies...
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    Savory Granola

    March 2018
    Granola was originally created in the late 19th century at a health spa/sanitarium to function as a nutritious breakfast option.
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    Soupe's On!

    January 2015
    In order to dispel the belief that plant-based meals are missing something, it’s essential that the food is delicious and satisfying.
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