Simmered Kabocha Squash in Dashi Broth | Blue Zones Adapted Recipe | Longevity Recipes

Do you miss Japanese food? Well, now is the perfect time to learn how to make some simple dishes. This one here is simmered Okinawan Pumpkin. I used Kabocha squash and YES- you can eat the skin. . Like many recipes in the Blue Zones, the ingredients are few and simple. This squash was simmered… Continue reading Simmered Kabocha Squash in Dashi Broth | Blue Zones Adapted Recipe | Longevity Recipes

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

How to Live to 100 in America: Blue Zones Loma Linda

Outlive the average American by 10 years According to census data, just 55,000 Americans reach 100; that’s .02% of us. But it does show us that is it possible to live to 100. And one community found the secret in the US. Loma Linda, California has the highest population of centenarians. And it’s important to… Continue reading How to Live to 100 in America: Blue Zones Loma Linda

Jose Guevara’s Gallo Pinto (Costa Rican Rice and Beans) | Blue Zones Recipe

Gallo Pinto or “spotted rooster” in Spanish gets its name for the speckled appearance of the black beans against the white rice. This is what Jose Guevara, a healthy 105-year old in Costa Rica eats nearly every day and many other Costa Ricans too. This is his recipe. I made this dish with the wonderful… Continue reading Jose Guevara’s Gallo Pinto (Costa Rican Rice and Beans) | Blue Zones Recipe

5 Ingredient Okinawan Bowl 🇯🇵🌱 (vegan) | Blue Zones Recipes

        Thank you Mimi and Minal for another wonderful Wellness Wednesday with your team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Today, I’m sharing the recipe we did together from the Blue Zone Okinawa, Japan! It’s called the Three-Minute Okinawan Bowl so maybe you already like it 😄 it also requires only 5 ingredients.… Continue reading 5 Ingredient Okinawan Bowl 🇯🇵🌱 (vegan) | Blue Zones Recipes

Grab Your Nuts

Don’t you hate feeling sleepy at work!? 🙁 Sometimes I can’t make it all the way to lunch without feeling tired. It’s so easy to grab some leftover Halloween candy that you find lying around or maybe making another cup of coffee. But that never really does it. You feel exhausted and you can’t wait… Continue reading Grab Your Nuts