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

By Kirsten Helle | 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 Helle | 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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Saucy Braised Chicken Skillet Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | August 12, 2020

This is a quick, easy and delicious saucy braised chicken skillet recipe that you’ll want to make again and again! Choose-your-own-adventure by using any one of our globally-inspired, gourmet healthy recipe starter and seasoning sauces. An easy, exciting answer when you’re wondering “What should I make with these chicken breasts that isn’t boring”? Serve this…

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Burst Tomato Sauce Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | 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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Braised Zucchini and Chickpea Stew Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | July 13, 2020

A plant-based nutritional powerhouse stew. This easy recipe transforms cooked chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans) and zucchini into a rich and hearty stew that takes about 30 minutes, start to finish. A great recipe to make when you (or your neighbor) have a bumper crop of garden zucchini! Recipe notes: This recipe works with all…

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Easy One-Pot Chicken and Rice Bake |Choose Your Flavor Adventure

By Kirsten Helle | April 30, 2020

One easy recipe, endless possibilities. Mesa de Vida makes it easy for you to make it amazing! Easy Chicken and Rice Bake – with a Global Gourmet Twist! Two simple ingredients – chicken and rice – transform into an incredibly flavorful meal, elevated with a global gourmet twist when you make it with our globally-inspired…

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Mediterranean Beef and Zucchini Skillet Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | April 8, 2020

This is a quick and easy, flavor-packed one-skillet meal that will make the whole family happy, and help you get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. Serve this saucy beef and zucchini up over steamed spaghetti squash, or hot cooked pasta. Top with shredded parmesan or crumbled feta cheese if you like,…

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Greek Braised Chickpeas Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | March 3, 2020

How to make Greek Braised Chickpeas, a delicious and easy chickpea recipe. It’s perfect for a side dish or a vegetarian main entree. Simple pantry staples become a restaurant-worthy dinner that takes about 5 minutes to prep, and is ready in under 30 minutes. This is the first recipe in our Inspired-By Series. We are…

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