Chicken Picado Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | September 22, 2020
chicken picado recipe

I think you’re going to love this easy Chicken Picado recipe! Chicken Picado is a savory, healthy Mexican-inspired dish of chicken and vegetables simmered in a richly flavored tomato sauce. Our Smoky Latin Recipe Starter and Cooking Sauce brings all of the flavor to the recipe, transforming the simple meat and vegetables into a skillet…

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North African Lamb Tagine-Inspired Slow Cooker Stew Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | September 21, 2020

Welcome to the Comfort of Fall – Slow Cooker & Instant Pot Recipe Series brought to you by Whole Foods Market and Mesa de Vida! This incredible slow cooker recipe is no ordinary stew! No tagine on hand? The slow cooker is a great alternative to the North African cooking vessel, also the name for…

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Beef Birria Recipe with Mesa de Vida

By Kirsten Sandoval | August 25, 2020
Easy homemade beef birria recipe

Birria is an incredible meat stew that is said to have originated in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. A complex, rich broth made with chiles, vinegar, spices, herbs, onions, garlic (as most recipes, each family has their own secret blend), the juicy sauce and tender, shredded meat is a truly special combination. If you get…

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Saucy Braised Chicken Skillet Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | August 12, 2020

This is a quick, easy and delicious saucy braised chicken skillet recipe that you’ll want to make again and again! Choose-your-own-adventure by using any one of our globally-inspired, gourmet healthy recipe starter and seasoning sauces. An easy, exciting answer when you’re wondering “What should I make with these chicken breasts that isn’t boring”? Serve this…

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Burst Tomato Sauce Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | August 6, 2020

Summertime cooking is often all about salads and grilling. This Burst Tomato Sauce Recipe is another great summer recipe, too! It’s quick to cook, won’t heat up the kitchen too much, and takes advantage of the fresh, juicy summer cherry tomatoes straight from the vine. Our Mediterranean Recipe Starter and Seasoning Sauce brings a boost…

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Taco Pasta Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | August 4, 2020

This family-friendly taco-inspired pasta recipe can be on your table in about 15 minutes! This is a healthier, “gourmet” version of the burger “helper” meal kits that are loaded with artificial ingredients, sugar, sodium, and low nutritional value. Our version comes together in just about the same amount of time, is packed with nutrition –…

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Stuffed Meatloaf and Rice Taco Skillet

By Kirsten Sandoval | July 16, 2020

This fun and exciting stuffed meatloaf and rice taco-inspired skillet comes together in one pan for the ultimate 30 minute, family-friendly meal! Meatloaf can be a quick weeknight dinner winner when you form the mixtures into individual meatloaves and cook them up in the skillet. The rich and tasty liquid that forms from the meat,…

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Braised Zucchini and Chickpea Stew Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | July 13, 2020

A plant-based nutritional powerhouse stew. This easy recipe transforms cooked chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans) and zucchini into a rich and hearty stew that takes about 30 minutes, start to finish. A great recipe to make when you (or your neighbor) have a bumper crop of garden zucchini! Recipe notes: This recipe works with all…

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Easy and Delicious Torta Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | June 30, 2020

Mesa de Vida’s Smoky Latin Recipe Starter & Seasoning Sauce makes this flavorful, healthier torta recipe a quick and easy, delicious meal to enjoy any night of the week! A healthier, easy torta recipe Recipe notes: This recipe can be made with any ground meat, or meat alternative, and beans, that you have on hand.…

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Jambalaya Inspired Pasta Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | May 29, 2020

The savory, spicy Creole flavor of jambalaya meets up with pasta in this easy and incredibly delicious jambalaya pasta recipe! If you’ve had something like this at a chain restaurant (that was probably 1500 calories and loaded with salt), you can make a healthier, delicious version right at home! Our Creole Cooking & Seasoning Sauce…

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