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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Saucy Chicken Fajita Stuffed Spaghetti Squash – 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! In this saucy chicken fajita-stuffed spaghetti squash recipe, everything cooks together in one pot for a flavorful and healthy comforting fall meal. A whole spaghetti squash steams as the chicken and vegetables…

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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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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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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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Baked Egg and Potato Chimichangas

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 23, 2020

This recipe is one in a 3-part recipe series partnering with my friends at the Washington State Potato Commission. We wanted to bring you some easy, nutritious, and delicious recipes starring the mighty potato! These easy Baked Egg and Potato Chimichangas are perfect for breakfast, lunch – or anytime! Filled with crispy shredded potatoes (made…

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Black Bean Huevos Rancheros Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | March 10, 2020

This easy protein-packed take on huevos rancheros makes for an amazing breakfast or brunch dish, but it’s also perfect for a vegetarian lunch or dinner too! Any time of day is great to enjoy this flavorful, filling, healthy huevos rancheros recipe that is ready in about 15 minutes! Our Smoky Latin Cooking & Seasoning Sauce…

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How to Make Carnitas

By Kirsten Sandoval | March 6, 2020

How to make carnitas – easy and simple with Mesa de Vida This is our easy, healthier, stovetop method for cooking amazingly flavorful and tender carnitas in about 1-1/2 hours. You can make incredible carnitas without all of the work, that is Whole30 and Paleo friendly, lower in fat, and low in sodium, using our…

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