Recipes

Watermelon Sorbet
At the beginning of the summer, we shared our Homemade Popsicle recipe. But what if you’re craving another sweet treat before the end of summer? Look no further than this simple Watermelon Sorbet! This recipe is easy to make and...
Summer Potato Salad
Potato salad is always a summertime favorite! Did you know that potatoes are complex carbs? That means it takes longer for our digestive system to break them down, which keeps us fuller for longer! Potatoes are also a good source...
Peach Salsa
Ahh, peaches a staple of summer. Have you ever tried a peach salsa recipe? If not, you’re in for a treat!  This blend of sweet juicy peaches and spicy red onions is not only delicious, but it’s versatile! You can...
Mediterranean Cauliflower Salad
  Salads are a great way to incorporate variety into your daily routine by switching up the ingredients and always keeping things interesting! Here is a salad recipe that includes cauliflower as one of its main ingredients. Use this recipe...
Grilled Veggie Kabobs
Kabobs are a fun way to make use of the grill in the summer. Even better, it’s a great way to make eating veggies a fun experience! There are different ways you can season your kabobs to give you different...
Collard Green Wraps
  Wraps are a fun meal option that can be packed for lunch or as a great dinner! A fun veggie twist on wrap sandwiches is collard green wraps. Collard greens are a leafy green that is packed with nutrients...
Gazpacho
Soup isn’t usually considered a summer food, but it’s time for that perception to change. Gazpacho is a cool and refreshing dish that is also packed full of vegetables like tomatoes, which provide a number of vitamins and minerals like...
Homemade Popsicles
Homemade Popsicles  What could be a better refreshing, summer treat than homemade ice pops! It’s fun to get the kids involved and have the whole family enjoy these on those warm summer afternoons. Keep reading as we go over some ice pop 101 and...
No Cook Zucchini Noodle Pesto Pasta
Looking for an easy and delicious summertime dinner, but not interested in turning on the stove in this heat? Not a problem! This delicious No Cook Zoodle (Zucchini Noodle) Pesto Pasta uses common ingredients and is ready in no time.   Zucchinis are a great source of vitamin C, B-6,...
Soba Noodle Salad with Pesto and Grilled Eggplant
  Have you heard about Soba Noodles? We LOVE them here at Nutrition for Longevity. Soba noodles are popular in Japanese cuisine and have a similar shape to spaghetti. These noodles can be eaten hot or cold and have a...
Grilled Melon Salad
 Did you know that both honeydew and watermelon are made up of 90% water. These two fruits are a simple and easy way to help keep hydrated to during the hot summer months. Watermelon contains an abundance of vitamins and...
Vegan Strawberry Coconut Cream Pie
Have you heard of Medjool dates?  They’re affectionately known as nature’s candy because of their soft, chewy texture and rich, caramel-like flavor. The common date, Deglet Noor, is typically firmer in texture and a sweet, delicate flavor. Using dates in...
Summer Fresh Pasta Salad with Lemon & Garlic
Looking for the perfect side dish this summer? This recipe lets the simple flavors of lemon, garlic and fresh basil shine for a light and quick component to a meal, perfect for those warm summer days. Tomatoes provide a variety...
Everything's Peachy Grilled Dessert
Looking for a tasty summertime individually-portioned dessert to bring to your next BBQ? Look no further! These Grilled Peach bites with Coconut Cream are a fruit-lovers dream!  Serving Size: one-half peach, Total Servings: 8 Ingredients:  4 peaches, halved (pick your...
Watermelon Rind Stir Fry
The days are getting warmer and that means a classic summer fruit is going to make a grand appearance -- Watermelon!  Watermelon is such a staple at picnics and barbecues. Everyone loves the red flesh of a watermelon, but it’s...
Southwest Salad
After what seems to have been a really long winter, we’re finally approaching warm weather, and BBQ season! This is a really tasty and colorful summertime recipe! Make it socially distant friendly by separating out into little containers complete with...