Braised Carrots Recipe

By amgill | 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 amgill | 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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Kidney Bean Picadillo Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | October 22, 2020
Vegan kidney bean picadillo recipe with rice

This is a plant-based version of Picadillo, a tasty and flavor-packed stew common in Cuba, Puerto Rico, but also made in many Latin American countries. Picadillo is typically made with ground meat, but we’ve swapped in kidney beans for a vegan and vegetarian-friendly, high fiber version. (Find our meat-based version here.) Our vegan picadillo recipe…

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Easy Oven-Baked Huevos Rancheros Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | October 16, 2020
Easy, healthy Huevos Rancheros recipe

This easy, delicious and healthy oven-baked Huevos Rancheros recipe is quick and easy to make thanks to Mesa de Vida’s Smoky Latin-Inspired Recipe Starter and Cooking Sauce. Huevos Rancheros are a perfect easy brunch dish, or a light vegetarian meal, any time of day. The flavors the Mesa de Vida concentrated flavor base bring to…

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Creole Chicken and Lentil Stew – Electric Pressure Cooker Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | September 28, 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 Creole Chicken and Lentil recipe is a cozy, healthy, one-pot meal made in your electric pressure cooker that is perfect for fall. While whole chicken cooks to juicy perfection, it nestles…

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