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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5 Recipes Perfect For Memorial Day Weekend – with a #GlobalGourmet Twist

By Kirsten Sandoval | May 22, 2020

Looking for some globally-inspired, healthy recipes to make this Memorial Day weekend? Mesa de Vida is here to make it easy for you to make it amazing! Here you’ll find 4 of our grilled recipes that are sure to amp up an ordinary grilling session with a #globalgourmet twist.  You’ll also find our picnic-perfect Moroccan-inspired…

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3 Easy, Nutritious and Delicious Potato Recipes

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 23, 2020

Potatoes are nutritious, delicious, and a fantastic pantry staple. They’re also one of my family’s favorite foods, so I can’t ever have enough ways to prepare potatoes or potato recipes. These recipe are a 3-part recipe series partnering with my friends at the Washington State Potato Commission. We wanted to bring you some easy, nutritious,…

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15 Easy One-Pan Recipes Packed with Flavor

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 15, 2020

One pan dinners are a Wednesday night meal plan winner. Mesa de Vida healthy global cooking and seasoning sauces make them easier, and tastier, than ever!  Whether it is a pot, a pan, a skillet, a slow cooker, or the pressure cooker, below you’ll find 15 delicious recipes perfect for your busiest nights. You’ll never…

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Smoky Latin Chicken Fajita Burrito Skillet Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | January 24, 2020

This chicken fajita burrito skillet recipe is a quick-fix, one-pan meal that tastes absolutely amazing! I used quinoa for this chicken fajita burrito skillet recipe, but you can also use white or brown rice. This recipe is naturally gluten-free, high in fiber and nutrients. The flavor is all the best things of burritos and fajitas,…

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Moussaka | Whole30, vegetarian fusion recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | December 16, 2019

This is an easy, healthy, vegetarian, dairy-free and grain-free take on moussaka that happens to be perfect for Whole30, Paleo, gluten-free, and vegan lifestyles, as well. What is moussaka? It is an eggplant casserole that can often be found on Greek, Turkish, Bulgarian, and Mediterranean tables. Sometimes made with meat, sometimes made with chopped eggplant,…

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Sheet Pan Recipe Idea: Caribbean Chicken, Cauliflower and Potatoes

By Kirsten Sandoval | October 22, 2019

No more boring sheet pan dinners with Mesa de Vida gourmet global cooking sauces! Try this easy and exciting Caribbean chicken and vegetables sheet pan recipe. Swap out the protein, vegetables, and a different Mesa de Vida sauce to make a whole new recipe every week. Enjoy! *Try our Smoky Latin chicken fajita sheet pan…

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Slow Cooker Creole Chicken, Sausage and Shrimp Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | October 18, 2019
Keto Crockpot Chicken Recipe

If you like a little spice and a lot of flavor you’ll love this easy slow cooker recipe! Delicious Creole chicken, sausage and shrimp with an incredible sauce. Toss everything into your crockpot, and come home to an amazing meal. Whole30, Paleo and Keto friendly crockpot recipe. This is a simple, naturally gluten-free recipe using…

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Slow Cooker Caribbean Beef Pepper Pot Soup Recipe – Easy | Whole30 | Paleo

By Kirsten Sandoval | October 10, 2019

Welcome to the Comfort of Fall – Slow Cooker & Instant Pot Recipe Series brought to you by Whole Foods Market and Mesa de Vida! This is a very easy, flavor-packed beef stew recipe that is absolutely incredible. The flavors that develop from our Caribbean cooking and seasoning sauce, along with other pantry staples such as coconut…

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Smoky Latin Carne con Papas (Meat and Potatoes) Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | September 26, 2019

This easy recipe transforms two simple ingredients – meat and potatoes – into a versatile, delicious combination with a Smoky Latin twist that is sure to bring life to your table! This pot of goodness is a fabulous and unique bean-free chili variation that can be made in your slow cooker, or on the stovetop.…

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