Crispy Oven-Baked Smoky Latin Bean and Cheese Taquitos Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | December 8, 2020
Plate of crispy oven-baked taquitos, a side of sour cream on a colorful Mexican plate

It’s so easy to make these delicious, fiber-rich, flavor-packed vegetarian bean and cheeze taquitos! They’re crispy on the outside, have a tasty filling, and are a great quick meal option any time of day! Crispy Oven-Baked Bean Taquitos Recipe Notes: Cheese – or Cheeze – it up! Regular shredded cheese works for these healthy taquitos,…

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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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Kidney Bean Picadillo Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | October 22, 2020
Vegan kidney bean picadillo recipe with rice

This is a plant-based version of Picadillo, a tasty and flavor-packed stew common in Cuba, Puerto Rico, but also made in many Latin American countries. Picadillo is typically made with ground meat, but we’ve swapped in kidney beans for a vegan and vegetarian-friendly, high fiber version. (Find our meat-based version here.) Our vegan picadillo recipe…

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Easy Oven-Baked Huevos Rancheros Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | October 16, 2020
Easy, healthy Huevos Rancheros recipe

This easy, delicious and healthy oven-baked Huevos Rancheros recipe is quick and easy to make thanks to Mesa de Vida’s Smoky Latin-Inspired Recipe Starter and Cooking Sauce. Huevos Rancheros are a perfect easy brunch dish, or a light vegetarian meal, any time of day. The flavors the Mesa de Vida concentrated flavor base bring to…

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Creole Chicken and Lentil Stew – Electric Pressure Cooker Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | 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…

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Saucy Chicken Fajita Stuffed Spaghetti Squash – Electric Pressure Cooker Recipe

By Kirsten Sandoval | 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…

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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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