Pantry-Style Street Noodles (Indonesia, Malaysia) | Blue Zones Recipe

          Today I shared my funny Pad thai story with the staff at Children’s Hospital. Okay, it was not so funny when it happened. These rice noodles reminded me of that young chef learning moment. . In college, I was getting ready to leave for the weekend. As a good roommate,… Continue reading Pantry-Style Street Noodles (Indonesia, Malaysia) | Blue Zones Recipe

Forever Young Minestrone | Blue Zones Adapted Recipe | Sardinia, Italy

This is by far my favorite minestrone soup in the Blue Zones Kitchen cookbook.  The more you read about longevity cooking, the more you realize it’s all about soups and stew. It’s a perfect way to get all your nutrients in one bowl. They usually include beans.  I’ve tried many soup recipes in longevity cooking,… Continue reading Forever Young Minestrone | Blue Zones Adapted Recipe | Sardinia, Italy

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

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

Homemade Miso Soup from Scratch | Blue Zones Japan

Get ready to be mind blown. If you love Miso soup at restaurants, this will change your life forever.  You can make it at home, easily!  The only catch- you need some weird ingredients. Well, not totally weird, but ones you probably don’t already have. Once you have them, though, it couldn’t be more simple. … Continue reading Homemade Miso Soup from Scratch | Blue Zones Japan

'Cook to 100' NOW Enrolling | Online ZOOM Cooking Classes | Plant-based & Gluten-Free

Stuck at home, cooking for yourself during the COVID lockdown? At this point we don’t know when things are *actually* going to be normal again and when we can eat at our favorite restaurants again. There is a silver lining, though. You can use this time to learn how to cook healthier with cooking courses.… Continue reading 'Cook to 100' NOW Enrolling | Online ZOOM Cooking Classes | Plant-based & Gluten-Free