Chicken Tagine Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | 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!…

Read More >

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…

Read More >

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…

Read More >

Creole Chicken and Lentil Stew – Electric Pressure Cooker Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | 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…

Read More >

Saucy Chicken Fajita Stuffed Spaghetti Squash – Electric Pressure Cooker Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | 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…

Read More >

North African Lamb Tagine-Inspired Slow Cooker Stew Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | 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…

Read More >

Beef Birria Recipe with Mesa de Vida

By Kirsten Helle | 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…

Read More >

Slow Cooker Smoky Latin Chili Stew Recipe | Easy, Healthy, Delicious

By Kirsten Helle | April 8, 2020

This easy dump-and-go recipe for an incredible slow cooker chili-style stew is a hearty, healthy meal that anyone can make! Mesa de Vida Smoky Latin Cooking & Seasoning Sauce makes it easy, so you can make it amazing. This recipe is incredibly forgiving. Use any meat, beans, or additional vegetables that you like. The recipe…

Read More >

Creamy Southern-Style White Beans Recipe | Instant Pot Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | March 30, 2020

This is a simple and delicious recipe to make with dried white beans in your Instant Pot. Healthy, nutritious, easy, and tasty as can be! Quick and Easy Southern-Style Beans Our take on this comfort-food classic uses our Creole cooking and seasoning sauce to create the savory flavor base for this quick and easy Instant…

Read More >

Smoky Latin Chicken Taco Soup Recipe

By Kirsten Helle | January 28, 2020

Whether you make it on the stovetop, Instant Pot, or in the slow cooker, this healthy and simple Smoky Latin Chicken Taco Soup recipe is an incredible meal any night of the week! Pour the ingredients into the pan, cook, shred the chicken after cooking, and serve it up. Our Smoky Latin cooking & seasoning…

Read More >