Saucy Shredded Caribbean Chicken with Fresh Mango Sauce Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | September 21, 2021
A fresh lettuce leaf filled with a saucy braised Caribbean chicken made with Mesa de Vida sauces and a drizzle of homemade easy mango sauce

This is an easy chicken recipe that is big on flavor! Serve up this saucy, juicy flavorful meat in lettuce wraps, or over hot cooked rice, or cauliflower rice for a tasty, sweet & savory, bowl. The fresh-made mango sauce is such a delicious compliment to our spicy, complex Caribbean-inspired braising sauce. As the meat…

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Low-Carb Cauliflower Nachos Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | August 20, 2021
Low-Carb Roasted Cauliflower Nachos

Think cauliflower is boring? This recipe will help change your mind! Savory, saucy meat, roasted cauliflower, and your favorite nacho toppings make a healthified, nutrition-boosted version of nachos! This low-carb cauliflower nacho recipe is a crave-worthy nosh for binge-watching your favorite series on tv, a fun family dinner, or a great appetizer if you’re hosting…

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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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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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Choose Your Flavor Adventure – Power Bowl Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 8, 2021

This easy-to-make power bowl recipe is nourishing, satisfying, and delicious. The perfect flavor-packed meal any time of day! This recipe is a great meal-prep option, as well. Make the ingredients ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator so you can assemble this tasty bowl whenever you’re ready to nourish yourself. Low Sodium |…

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Chicken Tagine Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | February 5, 2021
A saucy, delicious, lemony chicken tagine recipe in a pot

Mesa de Vida’s North African flavor Recipe Starter Sauce helps you create this incredibly delicious, easy, and flavor-packed chicken tagine recipe! This stewed chicken braised in rich, complex Moroccan flavors is a fantastic go-to weeknight chicken dinner. This chicken tagine recipe is also a great option for a casual dinner party menu, or date-night-in meal!…

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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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