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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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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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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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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Turkey-Bacon Soft Taco Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | May 5, 2020

Mesa de Vida Smoky Latin Cooking & Seasoning Sauce will help you make some of the most delicious homemade tacos you’ve ever had, without all of the work! With a jar of our global cooking sauce in your pantry, you’re ready to create incredible meals with a global gourmet twist, any night of the week.…

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Potato Taco Nachos Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 21, 2020

If you love potatoes, and nachos, this easy casserole is perfect for you! Crispy oven-baked potato slices layer with a flavorful, saucy meat mixture made with our Smoky Latin Cooking & Seasoning Sauce. Top with your favorite nacho toppings and enjoy taco night in a whole new way! *Leave out the cheese and dairy products…

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North African Inspired Pita Sandwich Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 8, 2020

This is a delicious and simple pita bread sandwich stuffed with a saucy, Sloppy-Joe style mixture with North African inspired flavors. Perfect for a fun, quick lunch, or dinner. We made our pita bread at home, but you can use store-bought pita rounds. Making homemade pita bread was a great culinary arts project for my…

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