Cooking at home can be the most powerful tool that leads to lasting health. (Plus, spending more time at home with good people and good food is just the best, right?)

But life is busy! 

Mesa de Vida's globally inspired starter sauces are your new go-to pantry staple cooking sauces. We give you the versatility and flexibility you need, the healthy ingredients you want and the celebration of flavors you desire.

So you can get back to the things that make life more delicious. 

  • STEP 1

    Sear 1-2 pounds of protein. (Or start with 2 cans of beans.)

  • STEP 2

    Add 1 bottle of Mesa de Vida Starter Sauce, 2 cups of veggies, salt to taste/health needs. (Your kitchen is going to smell AMAZING.)

  • STEP 3

    Simmer, slow cook, braise, and more! Make your own skillet meals, soups, stews, or other creations, or follow our easy-to-make recipes.

  • Mesa de Vida is an oil free, sugar free cooking sauce
  • Mesa de Vida is a plant based, vegan friendly cooking sauce
  • Mesa de Vida is a gmo free cooking sauce
  • Mesa de Vida is low sodium cooking sauce
Chef Kirsten Sandoval, Founder Mesa de Vida. Seen on Food Network, Inspiring women chefs

Chef crafted for you.

As a professional chef to athletes in the NBA, NFL, and WNBA, a mother to two kids with a rare genetic cancer disease, and a living kidney donor herself, our founder Chef Kirsten Sandoval couldn't find healthy convenience products on the market in inclusive flavors that fit all of her needs.

She knew there was a way we could have it all: convenient blends that work as hard as we do, globally-inspired flavors that invite everyone to the table, quality ingredients that boost flavor AND nutrition, variety, versatility, and above all GREAT taste.

So, she went out and created them for her clients, and now we are sharing them with you!

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