Cooking with Pantry Staples

Beans and other legumes, rice, grains, broth, canned staples, potatoes, and squashes; meals easily stretch to feed a crowd.

Burst Tomato Sauce Recipe

Summertime cooking is often all about salads and grilling. This Burst Tomato Sauce Recipe is another great summer recipe, too! It’s quick to cook, won’t heat up the kitchen too much, and… read more

Taco Pasta Recipe

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,… read more

Jambalaya Inspired Pasta Recipe

The savory, spicy Creole flavor of jambalaya meets up with pasta in this easy and incredibly delicious jambalaya pasta recipe! If you’ve had something like this at a chain restaurant (that was… read more

Baked Egg and Potato Chimichangas

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… read more

Latin Chicken & Potato Pouch Recipe

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… read more

Patatas Bravas Recipe

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… read more

Southern Sausage and Potato Stew Recipe

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… read more

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

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,… read more

Creamy Southern-Style White Beans Recipe | Instant Pot Recipe

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… read more

Black Bean Huevos Rancheros Recipe

This easy protein-packed take on huevos rancheros makes for an amazing breakfast or brunch dish, but it’s also perfect for a vegetarian lunch or dinner too! Any time of day is great… read more