Recipes

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...
Citrus Peach Brunch Punch
Any Mother’s Day brunch is not complete without a refreshing beverage to compliment the perfect afternoon. This citrusy brunch punch features peaches with a touch of sweetness from maple syrup! Peaches are a great source of vitamin A and C...
Oat Waffles with Mixed Berries
Wow your family this Mother’s Day by preparing this super simple oat waffle recipe topped with berry puree! These waffles are egg free, oil free, dairy free, and gluten free, while being so simple to prepare that anyone in the...
Sweat Bean Brunch Toast
Move over avocado toast, there’s a new staple that’s sure to be the center of attention for everyone’s Mother’s Day brunch! Show appreciation to the important role model in your life with this quick and delicious sweet brunch recipe! Featuring...
Grilled Fish Tacos
This healthy and flavorful weeknight dinner is a great way to include more fish in your diet! For this recipe, feel free to use any white, flakey fish (we prefer cod!) White fish, like cod or flounder, are good sources...
Cinnamon Maple Breakfast Quinoa
Who says quinoa can’t be served at breakfast? This unique grain contains all nine essential amino acids (making it a complete protein) and best of all its gluten-free!2 One cup of cooked quinoa provides 8 grams of protein and 5...
Baked Shrimp Scampi
With the warmer weather approaching, N4L meals can help you spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying time doing the things you love!For your non-N4L meal days, our blogs are here to help! Try out this baked...
How To: Layer a Mason Jar Salad
  Wondering what to pack for lunch on your non-N4L meal kit days? Our Dietitians love mason jar salads!  Layering salads in a mason jar can be a tricky task when using a wide variety of ingredients. Different ingredients textures,...
Tamari-Mirin Chickpeas
This is the perfect meal to eat on non-N4L meal kit days. Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein, fiber, and B vitamins. When using canned chickpeas, save the liquid! The liquid from canned chickpeas works well as an egg...
Southwest Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
Want to cook a healthy and easy dinner without missing the beautiful Spring weather? Try this Southwest-inspired stuffed pepper recipe that involves minimal prep time. This recipe is packed with plant-based protein including black beans and quinoa and makes a...
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 Spring Rolls
Quinoa spring rolls are a quick and easy way to get the whole family involved in the kitchen! These spring rolls are a versatile food that can be used as a snack, or paired with sides to create an easy,...
Mason Jar Salad
This is a great, make-ahead recipe for your non-N4L meal kit days. We recommend using a 32 oz. wide-mouthed mason jar!  Prep Time: 15 minutes | 3 Servings Ingredients: For Salad: 2 cups sweet potatoes, thinly sliced into rounds 2 cup chickpeas, drained...
Longevity Diet Exclusive Lunch Recipes
An exclusive recipe direct from The Longevity Diet book and Dr. Valter Longo1. Lunch: Spinach with Pine Nuts and Raisins  2 Ingredients: 4-5 cups of spinach, to boil 1 tablespoon pine nuts 1 tablespoon raisins 2 tablespoons of N4L Olive Oil...
Slow Cooker Vegan Chipotle Bean Chili
Our Dietitians often get asked by customers what is an easy, nutritious meal to eat on non-N4L days.  I think we came up with the perfect solution with this recipe! Whether you're commuting to the office or working from home,...