Press

Morning coffee

I’ve had the opportunity to share nutrition and cooking tips in a variety of publications! Here’s a short list for your reading pleasure!

Media

Fox 11 Los Angeles (Jan 2023)

Meeting your New Year nutrition Goals can be tricky if one isn’t sure where to start. Melanie Marcus recently shared a few of her favorite tips and recipe ideas with Good Day LA…

Dole Tube (April 2020)

Dole Healthy at Home Video – Melanie walks you through how, and why to make chocolate-banana ice cream at home.

Good Day LA (June 2019)

Delicious, nutritious and kid-friendly recipes inspired by Disney’s “The Lion King”…

ShopRite / Wakefern (April 2016)

Chef Melanie Dwornik shows us how to take advantage of fresh or dried herbs by making a quick and delicious vinaigrette dressing using just a few simple ingredients! Serve over grilled vegetables, grilled chicken or fish, or add to seasonal …

Publications

Parade (March 2023) How To Tell if Your Eggs Are Bad, According to Food Experts

The Spruce Eats (March 2023) Is It Safe to Eat Cheese That’s Just a *Little* Moldy?

Eat This (March 2023) The 13 Best Walmart Foods to Buy Right Now, Say Dietitians

Eat This (Feb 2023) 8 Drinks to Help You Poop Immediately

The Spruce Eats (Feb 2023) What’s That White Stringy Thing On My Chicken?

Eat This (Feb 2023) 15 Best Trader Joe’s Foods to Stock Up On, According to Dietitians

Eat This (Feb 2023) The 20 Worst Foods for Men Over 40 – syndicated on MSN

PR Newswire (Feb 2023) Local Banana Lovers Crown “Charlotte’s Best Banana Bread” for Today’s National Banana Bread Day – also featured on ABC WHTM, FOX 4KC

The Packer (Feb 2023) Dole Food Co. and culinary school host banana bread bake-off

And Now You Know (Feb 2023) Dole Food Company Partners With Carolina Culinary School; Melanie Marcus Details

Eat This (Feb 2023) 15 Best Trader Joe’s Foods to Stock Up On, According to Dietitians

Yahoo News (Jan 2023) Meeting your New Year nutrition goals

Forbes Health (Oct 2022) What is the Military Diet?

A Sweat Life (Oct 2022) How to Enjoy Halloween with Dietary Restrictions

HUM Nutrition (Oct 2022) 13 Ways to Use Protein Powder (and not a smoothie in sight!)

Low Country Parent (Oct 2022) Whip Up Some Healthy Halloween Recipes

And Now You Know (Sept 2022) Dole Food Company Releases New Spooky Recipes and Party Fun Page

The Produce News (Aug 2022) Dole Streamlines Healthy Meal Planning

And Now You Know (July 2022) Dole Food Company Introduces Pineapple Passionfruit Summer “Refresh” Drink

And Now You Know (June 2022) Dole Food Company’s Melanie Marcus Discusses Latest Installment of “Healthier by Dole” Recipe Series

Fansided (Feb 2022) Crustless Pumpkin-Banana Pie is a delicious gluten free dessert

And Now You Know (Nov 2019) Dole Unveils Nine New Recipes Inspired by Anna, Elsa, and Olaf

WBTV (June 2018) Kannapolis and Concord Police tackle an overlooked area of public safety- Good Health

The Produce News (April 2017) ShopRite fighting childhood obesity with KidsFit program

Retail Dietitians Business Alliance (Aug 2016) NRA [email protected]: ShopRite’s Melanie Dwornik, RD Talks Cooking Classes and Wellness

Progressive Grocer (June 2015) How ShopRite Stores Do Health and Wellness

EPR Retail News (Sept 2015) SHOPRITE AND THE FOOD MARKETING INSTITUTE (FMI) FOUNDATION BRING FAMILIES BACK TO THE DINNER TABLE – ONE HEALTHY MEAL AT A TIME

Pollock Communications (May 2013) Healthy Cooking…in the Grocery Aisle

Collaborations, Contributions & Past Work

Beko Healthy Kitchen Council (2021) Inaugural Healthy Kitchen Council Member