Chicken Picado Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | September 22, 2020
chicken picado recipe

I think you’re going to love this easy Chicken Picado recipe! Chicken Picado is a savory, healthy Mexican-inspired dish of chicken and vegetables simmered in a richly flavored tomato sauce. Our Smoky Latin Recipe Starter and Cooking Sauce brings all of the flavor to the recipe, transforming the simple meat and vegetables into a skillet…

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North African Lamb Tagine-Inspired Slow Cooker Stew Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | 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…

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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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Saucy Braised Chicken Skillet Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | 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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Taco Pasta Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | August 4, 2020

This family-friendly taco-inspired pasta recipe can be on your table in about 15 minutes! This is a healthier, “gourmet” version of the burger “helper” meal kits that are loaded with artificial ingredients, sugar, sodium, and low nutritional value. Our version comes together in just about the same amount of time, is packed with nutrition –…

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North African Inspired Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Kebab Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | May 22, 2020

Tender, flavorful chicken and vegetables glazed in a rich glaze with North African inspired flavors. Complete these delicious and easy kebabs with a garlicky herb yogurt drizzle for a fabulous meal that is great to serve at your next al fresco dinner party! RECIPE NOTES This recipe, as well as our Caribbean inspired grilled chicken…

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Caribbean Glazed Grilled Chicken Recipe with Mesa de Vida

By Kirsten Sandoval | May 21, 2020

Our Caribbean-inspired recipe starter sauce makes an extraordinary (because you don’t do ordinary) marinade and grilling glaze for any protein or vegetables you’re grilling up. Almost like homemade from scratch! We make it easy for you to make it amazing. Our low-sodium, no oil cooking concentrates are made with fruits, vegetables, spices, and herbs. To…

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Creole Braised Chicken Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | May 11, 2020

Succulent, flavorful chicken stewed in a rich and tasty braise that starts with Mesa de Vida Creole Cooking & Seasoning Sauce. This easy yet impressive recipe is sure to become a healthy comfort-food classic you’ll make again and again! Serve over hot cooked rice, pasta, beans, or vegetables. Recipe notes: This recipe works with any…

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Latin Chicken & Potato Pouch Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 23, 2020

This recipe is one in a 3-part recipe series partnering with my friends at the Washington State Potato Commission. We wanted to bring you some easy, nutritious, and delicious recipes starring the mighty potato! These Latin Chicken & Potato Pouches are a complete meal in a pouch! Bake these tender, juicy, flavorful chicken and potato…

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Patatas Bravas Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | April 23, 2020

This is an easy, incredible, slightly healthier recipe for a Spanish tapas classic – Patatas Bravas. I have to let you know that these crispy potatoes tossed with a flavor-packed brava sauce are addictive. They are a fantastic side dish for any meal or addition to your tapas menu. I know once you try them,…

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