Mexican Recipes Feed

What's not to love about making a meal in one pot and having it done in about 20 minutes from start to finish? I love cooking with freeze dried foods and especially freeze dried meats. There is no prep involved and you don't have to "plan ahead" and take the meat out of the freezer to thaw it out. It's ready when you're ready. There's also no mess and no waste because you just scoop... Read more →


It's Monday and for many that means Meatless Monday! This recipe is hardy. If you've never had potato gnocchi before, they are dense and have a dumpling like texture. This meal will leave you full. If you want to make it vegan, there is vegan gnocchi available too. We used a tablespoon of Thrive Life green chili peppers but if you like more heat, add an extra tablespoon or two. I love these because I... Read more →


If you've been looking for low sodium salsa, you know it's tough to find. When you do find it, it's not cheap. It always amazes me that when a company doesn't add salt to something, it becomes a specialty item and therefore there is an upcharge. So, I've been in the salsa conundrum for awhile. When I want to add salsa to a meal, I use a tiny amount because the sodium content is so... Read more →


When you're feeling like Mexican food and it's late, don't hop in the car and go through a drive-thru. Instead, toss this together in 15-20 minutes and your body will thank you for it! We used frozen riced cauliflower and since it was hard as a rock when we took it out of the freezer, I had to put it in the pan for about 5 minutes to break it up before I added the... Read more →


This nugget of a recipe packs a lot of flavor in a simple dish. This was also a one pot meal since we didn't have to cook the chicken, onions, green peppers and green chili peppers separately. We love using Thrive's freeze-dried foods because of the convenience, time-savings, less clean up and less waste. We can use the amounts we need without having excess available that we need to plan into another meal that week.... Read more →


We love tacos but the prep part...not so much. After a long day, no one wants to spend time in the kitchen. That's where this easy Taco Soup recipe comes in. Only 7 minutes of prep time and 20 minutes to cook! To create a jar meal, layer ingredients in a QUART SIZED mason jar in the order listed. For longer storage, seal mason jar using a vacuum sealer. This recipe serves 4. Click to... Read more →