Recipes

Enjoying Edible Flowers
       Spring Pear Salad  Prep Time: 15 minutes |  Servings: 4 Ingredients: 4 cups baby kale  2 cups low-sodium chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and dried   1 cup Asian pears, thinly sliced  1 cup quinoa, cooked  ½ cup pickled onions (check out our blog on Okinawa Pickled Vegetables)  Edible flowers  Dressing...
Quinoa Tabouli
  Like many Mediterranean villages, Ikaria’s conventional diet includes a ton of vegetables, herbs, and the use of good Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  Tabouli (or Tabbouleh) is a Mediterranean dish that is full of herbs and a pop of fresh...
Loma Linda Roasted Kohlrabi & Potatoes
Prep Time: 15 minutes, Cook Time: 40 minutes   Ingredients  1 medium Kohlrabi, peeled and cubed  1 pound potatoes, quartered  2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced  1 lemon, zested  3 tablespoons N4L Imported Olive Oil   3 tablespoons fresh herbs*, roughly chopped  ½ teaspoon salt  ½ teaspoon ground pepper   Chopped scallions, to...
Okinawa Pickled Vegetables
Prep Time: 15 minutes, Cook Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound fresh vegetables (radishes, carrots, squash) 1 cup vinegar (white, apple cider or rice) 1 cup water 1 Tbsp kosher or sea salt 1 Tbsp granulated sugar Optional 2 springs...
Loma Linda Sautéed Beet Greens with Toasted Walnuts
Prep Time: 10 minutes, Cook Time: 15 minutes. ( makes about 4 servings) Ingredients: 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts  1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 bunch Swiss chard (about 12 ounces), stems and greens separated, stems...
Sardinian Carrot Top Pesto
Prep Time: 10 minutes, Cook Time: 20 minutes. (makes about 6 servings) Ingredients: 1 bunch (about 1 pound) of carrots with carrot tops, washed 1 teaspoon + 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided Salt and pepper, to taste 1-2 cloves of...