Recipes

Heart Healthy Desserts
February is National Heart Health Month and our Nutrition for Longevity dietitians love their desserts!  Read below for three heart healthy desserts you can try out this month. A note from the dietitians: it's important to know that there's many differences...
Minestrone alla Genovese
  An exclusive recipe direct from The Longevity Diet book and Dr. Valter Longo1. Ligurian Minestrone (Minestrone alla Genovese) Ingredients: 3-4 cups water or low sodium vegetable broth 1 cup Cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 medium eggplant, cubed 1...
Easy Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner
Here's a recipe from one of our in-house Dietitians! This is the perfect meal to eat on non-N4L meal kit days.  Cooking and cleanup is a breeze and the flavor is perfect.   This recipe can serve 2-3 people, depending on...
Pasta e Vaianeia
  An exclusive recipe direct from The Longevity Diet book and Dr. Valter Longo1. Pasta e vaianeia Ingredients: 1 cup navy beans, rinsed and drained 1.5 cups green beans, washed, trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces 2 medium carrots, sliced...
How To: Roast Acorn Squash
Prep Time: 5 minutes, Cook Time: 30 minutes   Ingredients: 1 acorn squash   2 tablespoons N4L Imported Olive Oil   Salt/Pepper, to taste  Instructions: Heat the oven to 375*F  Using a cutting board and sharp knife, cut the squash from stem to tip. Do not cut through...
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...
Lean Green Smoothie
Ingredients: 1 cup frozen or fresh organic spinach ½ cup frozen or fresh organic kale ½ cup frozen or fresh organic pineapple 1 tablespoon fresh ginger or 1/2 tsp ginger powder ½ cup coconut milk or non-dairy milk ½ cup...
Blueberry Mint Smoothie
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Berry Beautiful Boost Blend ½ cup Fresh Mint ½ Fresh Lemon Juice 1 cup Frozen Blueberries ½ Frozen Banana 1 cup Unsweetened Milk of Choice ½ cup Ice Instructions: In a blender, start by adding all of...
Baobab Bliss Smoothie
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Baobab Belly Boost Blend ½ cup Fresh or Frozen Mango ½ Fresh or Frozen Banana 2 cups Fresh or Frozen Spinach 2 tablespoons Nut Butter of Choice 1 cup Unsweetened Milk of Choice ½ cup Ice Instructions:...
Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Berry Beautiful Boost Blend 1 cup Frozen Cauliflower ½ Fresh or Frozen Banana 1 cup Fresh or Frozen Strawberries 2 tablespoons Hemp Seeds 1 cup Unsweetened Milk of Choice ½ cup Ice Instructions: In a blender, start...
Pineapple Paradise Smoothie
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Lean Green Boost Blend 2 cups Fresh or Frozen Spinach 1 cup Fresh or Frozen Pineapple ½ avocado (or 2 tbsp peanut butter) 3/4 cup water ½ cup ice Instructions: In a blender, start by adding all...
Berry Beautiful Smoothie
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Berry Beautiful Blend • 1-2 cups frozen or fresh organic spinach ½ cup frozen or fresh organic kale ½ cup frozen or fresh organic mixed berries ½ frozen banana ½ cup coconut milk or non-dairy milk ½...
Ikarian Quinoa Salad with Roasted Balsamic Vegetables
Prep Time: 15 minutes, Cook Time: 20 minutes. (4 servings) Ingredients: ⅓ cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed (or 1 cup cooked quinoa) 1 small eggplant (about ¾ pound), diced 1 medium-sized squash, diced 3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 ½ to 2 tablespoons lemon juice,...
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...
Calabrian Zucchini Fritters
Prep Time: 20 minutes, Cook Time: 10 minutes. (makes approximately 7-8 fritters) Ingredients: 3 cups grated zucchini yellow or green, do not peel, just trim ends; use large hole of a standard cheese grater 3/4 – 1 cup chickpea flour (or gluten-free flour of choice) 1...
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...
Mango Baobab Smoothie
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Baobab Belly Boost Blend 2 cups Fresh or Frozen Spinach ½ cup Fresh or Frozen Mango ½ Banana 2 teaspoons Chia Seeds 1 cup Coconut Milk ½ cup Ice Instructions:  In a blender, start by adding all...