Recipes

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,...
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...
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,...