How to make Dairy-Free Sour Cream | Vegan and Gluten-free

For the vegan nachos today I made my first ever dairy-free sour cream. I added a little water to make it like a crema here. It’s creamy, delicious and not grainy at all. Your non-vegan friends will love it. . It’s made with cashews- NO SOAKING necessary.  . Then you add some lemon & lime… Continue reading How to make Dairy-Free Sour Cream | Vegan and Gluten-free

Vegan Nachos | Blue Zones Loma Linda | Gluten-free

Vegan nachos anyone? Who said vegans can’t enjoy the classics? This Veganized version of nachos is thanks to Blue Zone Loma Linda, where they call them “haystacks” or ‘taco salad’. You can call it what you like, but it’s a delicious and perfect no-cook summer recipe. . This was our wellness Wednesday with #childrenshospitalofphiladelphia .… Continue reading Vegan Nachos | Blue Zones Loma Linda | Gluten-free

7-Ingredient Veggie Champuru with Cabbage | Gluten-Free | Blue Zone Japan

This recipe is from the Blue Zone Okinawa, Japan. People there reach 90 to 100 years of age, and are free of disease. They are outliving the average American by 8 to 10 years. This is something they eat often. Unlike most Asian cultures, the main carbohydrate (starch) they eat is not rice. It is… Continue reading 7-Ingredient Veggie Champuru with Cabbage | Gluten-Free | Blue Zone Japan

Minestrone with Fennel & Garlic by World's Longest Living Family | Low Carb

Today, a humble soup, Minestrone makes an appearance here. This is what the longest living family ate every day in Sardinia, Italy.  The recipe is almost exact.  It is full of beans and vegetables which make it one of the most nutritious one-pot meals you can make.  Even though its summer and hot out, I… Continue reading Minestrone with Fennel & Garlic by World's Longest Living Family | Low Carb

How to make miso soup at home | Blue Zones Japan

If you love Miso soup and think you have to go to a restaurant to get it, think again. It is so easy to make once you have the 3 ingredients.  Its not only delicious but so good for you because the properties of the seaweed and miso paste have been enjoyed for centuries in places… Continue reading How to make miso soup at home | Blue Zones Japan

Sardinian Walnut Pesto with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes | Blue Zones

          This is a student favorite. It’s easy to make and it tastes like restaurant quality Italian food.  I recommend pairing it with a simple side salad for a nice meal.    I teach this in my Blue Zones class. You can either serve the pesto with homemade zoodles (which I… Continue reading Sardinian Walnut Pesto with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes | Blue Zones