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  • Image of September Salad/Salsa
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    September Salad/Salsa

    September 2021
    September harkens the end of summer and often the last hurrah of some of our favorite foods. Ripe, juicy heirloom tomatoes, garden fresh corn on the cob, New Mexico’s Hatch peppers, and varietal melons* are seasonal standouts that will soon be a fond memory.
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  • Image of Marinated Grilled Tofu with Quinoa and Salsa
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    Spring Flings and Fiestas

    May 2021
    Spring is the season of flings and fiestas, including Cinco de Mayo which is celebrated on 5/5, commemorating the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla. 
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  • 2-Bean Falafel Pakoras
    Melissa's Produce

    2-Bean Falafel Pakoras

    July 2020
    For this month’s plant-based recipe I wanted to make falafels, fried chickpea - (garbanzo bean) - based balls of Middle Eastern goodness. 
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  • Coconut & Macadamia Nut Crusted Tofu
    Melissa's Produce

    Plant-Based Island-Style

    September 2019
    Tofu is a great protein source and a pantry/refrigerator staple in my home kitchen. The silken (Japanese-style) variety, which is shelf stable until opened...
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  • Hanukkah Pakoras
    Melissa's Produce

    Holiday Pakoras

    December 2018
    Originating from the Indian subcontinent, many varieties of pakoras are naturally plant-based, pretty simple to make, and crowd pleasing.
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