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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How to Transform Boxed Macaroni and Cheese into a Gourmet Meal with Globally-Inspired Flavors

By Kirsten Sandoval | June 4, 2021
Turning a box of macaroni and cheese into a gourmet meal!

Want to turn a box of macaroni and cheese into a gourmet meal, with hardly any extra work? All you need is a little bit of Mesa de Vida’s recipe starter sauce and a can of chickpeas or beans. You’ll have a hearty, complete, protein-packed meal with globally-inspired flavors in minutes! Easy way to elevate…

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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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Braised Carrots Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | 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 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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Moroccan-Inspired Lamb Kefta Kebabs and Syrah-Infused Couscous “Risotto” Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | March 23, 2021
Wine-infused couscous risotto with Moroccan inspired lamb kefta kebabs on top

Looking for an easy, yet impressive food and wine dinner party menu? How about recipes for your next date night at home? Or, are you looking for the perfect Syrah wine and food pairing? These recipes are perfect for you! Around the globe, barbecue and grilling is part of the fabric of the culture, with…

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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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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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