Choose Your Flavor Adventure Plant-Based Burger Recipe | Oil-Free, Gluten-Free

By Kirsten Sandoval | June 21, 2021
Juicy and flavorful healthy meat-free bean burger recipe

These hearty, meat-free burgers are easy and delicious! Our recipe starter sauces are an easy way to amp up the flavor of this healthy bean, quinoa and oat-based burger recipe. Each time you make these you can switch up the flavor of sauce you use to bring a whole new flavor to your homemade bean…

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How to Transform Boxed Macaroni and Cheese into a Gourmet Meal with Globally-Inspired Flavors

By Kirsten Sandoval | June 4, 2021
Turning a box of macaroni and cheese into a gourmet meal!

Want to turn a box of macaroni and cheese into a gourmet meal, with hardly any extra work? All you need is a little bit of Mesa de Vida’s recipe starter sauce and a can of chickpeas or beans. You’ll have a hearty, complete, protein-packed meal with globally-inspired flavors in minutes! Easy way to elevate…

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Saucy Skillet Eggs – Choose Your Flavor Adventure!

By Kirsten Sandoval | May 24, 2021

Eggs cooked in a flavorful, savory sauce are popular all around the globe. In Tunisia, Israel, or Morocco it may be called Shakshuka or Shakshouka, in Mexico it may be called Huevos Rancheros (eggs cooked in ranchero sauce), Uova al Pomodoro in Italy, or Eggs in Purgatory. Whether it’s for a quick and healthy breakfast…

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Braised Carrots Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 16, 2021

This recipe for braised carrots is a simple, elevated side dish for any night of the week. I made my braised carrots using our North African flavor recipe starter sauce for Moroccan-inspiration, but you can use any flavor of our globally-inspired recipe starter sauces that you like! Simple carrots as a boring side dish? Not…

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Choose Your Flavor Adventure – Power Bowl Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 8, 2021

Low Sodium | Heart Healthy | Whole30 & Paleo friendly Variations | 100% Plant-Based & Vegetarian Variations Choose Your Flavor Adventure Options Versatile! Use whatever ingredients you have on hand at the time, what you are craving or the macros you’re going for. You can create a new meal every time you make this! Or…

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Choose-Your-Flavor-Adventure Braised Beans Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | January 28, 2021
braised canned black beans

How to transform ordinary canned or cooked beans into a healthy restaurant-quality side dish in minutes: make them with Mesa de Vida’s Recipe Starter Sauces! Use any flavor of our sauces, and any canned or cooked bean you have on hand for an instant meal upgrade. Enjoy these tasty and healthy braised beans as a…

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Smoky Latin Bean and Cheese Enchilada Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | December 16, 2020
Homemade vegan bean enchilada recipe with Mesa de Vida Smoky Latin Cooking sauce and vegan cheese sauce

This is an easy, healthy enchilada recipe that takes just minutes to make! Transform the humble pantry-staple favorite – a can of beans – into a delicious and flavorful filling for your homemade enchiladas by simmering with our Smoky Latin flavor recipe starter and cooking sauce. This high-fiber, heart-healthy filling gets wrapped up in any…

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Crispy Oven-Baked Smoky Latin Bean and Cheese Taquitos Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | December 8, 2020
Plate of crispy oven-baked taquitos, a side of sour cream on a colorful Mexican plate

It’s so easy to make these delicious, fiber-rich, flavor-packed vegetarian bean and cheeze taquitos! They’re crispy on the outside, have a tasty filling, and are a great quick meal option any time of day! Crispy Oven-Baked Bean Taquitos Recipe Notes: Cheese – or Cheeze – it up! Regular shredded cheese works for these healthy taquitos,…

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Hamburger, Potato and Cabbage Soup with a Global Gourmet Twist!

By Kirsten Sandoval | November 18, 2020
Instant Pot full of Creole hamburger and potato soup

Hamburger, potatoes, cabbage and canned tomatoes – simple, staple ingredients. Transform these basics into a gourmet meal with a global flavor twist when you start with a jar of Mesa de Vida recipe starter and cooking sauce! This hamburger soup recipe is written for the electric pressure cooker (Instant Pot, Ninja Foodi, etc.), where it…

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Melting Potatoes Recipe (Braised Potatoes)

By Kirsten Sandoval | October 29, 2020
flavorful sliced potaotes

This Melting Potatoes recipe is a great potato side dish to make for special occasions, but easy enough to make on a busy weeknight. Best Recipe to Make with Russet Potatoes Simple ingredients – potatoes and broth – transform into something incredible with a touch of Mesa de Vida. This is one of the best…

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