Mediterranean Pasta Sauce Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 21, 2019

Make your own gourmet, Arrabbiata-meets-Puttanesca-inspired Mediterranean pasta sauce easily when you start with Mesa de Vida’s Mediterranean cooking and seasoning sauce! Easy homemade Whole30 pasta sauce recipe that is also Paleo friendly, contains no added sugar, low sodium, and packed with flavor. I have a confession: I had no intention of creating pasta sauce with…

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Mediterranean Slow Cooker Beef Stew

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 20, 2019

The best, simple and healthy slow cooker beef stew recipe with a global gourmet twist. Beef stew is one of the best recipes for a slow weekend dinner. But, our version makes it quick and easy enough to toss together in the morning so you can come home to a warm, hearty, healthy meal, even…

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Mediterranean roast chicken and braised potatoes recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 20, 2019

One of the most delicious and simple roast chicken dinner recipes. Tender, juicy chicken and flavorful potatoes, all in our delicious Mediterranean cooking sauce, creates an easy, amazing meal that tastes like it cooked all day long. This is the the perfect, simple roast chicken dinner with a global gourmet twist that you’ll want to…

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How to make perfect, flavorful rice.

By Kirsten Sandoval | March 18, 2019

This recipe for perfect, flavorful rice is going to knock your socks off! I was asked often by my clients how I made such perfectly fluffy, tender, flavor-packed rice, and now I’m sharing my secret with you! A healthier alternative to packaged, seasoned rice. I’ve got a how-to video down below that will show you…

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Easy, healthy Chile Colorado recipe – Not So Basic Basics with Mesa de Vida

By Kirsten Sandoval | January 23, 2019
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If you want to know how to make Chile Colorado at home, this easy and healthy recipe is for you! Chile Colorado is beef cooked in an aromatic, richly-flavored, chile-based red sauce. Some of us may have enjoyed it at our favorite Mexican restaurant, some may have had the pleasure of enjoying a homemade version…

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Oven-Braised One-Pan Meal – Global Gourmet Not-So-Basic-Basics with Mesa de Vida

By Kirsten Sandoval | January 16, 2019
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This easy technique for oven-braised one-pan meals is probably the recipe I’m most excited to share with you! I can honestly say that I make some variation on this meal at least once a week, but more often than not, twice a week. I can’t even begin to tell you how amazing these meals are.…

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Easy, healthy, gourmet chili recipe with Mesa de Vida healthy global gourmet cooking and seasoning sauce.

By Kirsten Sandoval | January 8, 2019

If you love easy, healthy recipes, but want them to be exciting and packed with flavor, you’ll love this chili recipe using Whole30 Approved, 100% Real Food Mesa de Vida healthy global gourmet cooking sauces! It is perfect for busy families that want to cook healthy, restaurant-quality meals at home more often, simply. Think of…

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How to Braise: Simple Healthy Cooking Technique for Juicy, Delicious Results!

By Kirsten Sandoval | February 22, 2018

Are you looking for ways to keep meat juicy and tender? How about a heart-healthy way to cook with less salt, while still having your food taste exciting and delicious? Then braising is the healthy cooking technique you’re going to love! If you’re struggling with meat drying out, tired of the same-old boring vegetables, or…

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Healthy Meatloaf Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | January 4, 2017
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A meatloaf made with Mesa de Vida is succulent, healthy, easy…and will knock your socks off! The directions for this healthy meatloaf recipe are as simple as pour, mix, shape and bake. No more brick meatloaves or greasy gut bombs. Our light and tender meatloaf recipe is incredible! Good news – this is a gluten-free…

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HEALTHY AND FLAVORFUL SOUPS WITH MESA DE VIDA COOKING SAUCES

By Kirsten Sandoval | November 10, 2016

Warm, comforting and hearty soups are minutes away with Mesa de Vida cooking sauces! We’ve done most of the work for you, so these healthy recipes are as simple as pour, cook, and enjoy! Here are a couple of our favorites soups that are packed with nutrition and flavor while being easy as can be…

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