The Blue Zones Kitchen

The Blue Zones Kitchen

100 Recipes to Live to 100

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Building on decades of research, longevity expert Dan Buettner has gathered 100 recipes inspired by the Blue Zones, home to the healthiest and happiest communities in the world. Each dish--for example, Sardinian Herbed Lentil Minestrone; Costa Rican Hearts of Palm Ceviche; Cornmeal Waffles from Loma Linda, California; and Okinawan Sweet Potatoes--uses ingredients and cooking methods proven to increase longevity, wellness, and mental health. Complemented by mouthwatering photography, the recipes also include lifestyle tips (including the best times to eat dinner and proper portion sizes), all gleaned from countries as far away as Japan and as near as Blue Zones project cities in Texas. Innovative, easy to follow, and delicious, these healthy living recipes make the Blue Zones lifestyle even more attainable, thereby improving your health, extending your life, and filling your kitchen with happiness.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2019]
ISBN: 9781426220135
1426220138
Branch Call Number: 641.563 B8629B 2019
Characteristics: 303 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 27 cm

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LibraryRosanna Mar 12, 2020

I'm always on the lookout for new vegan/vegetarian cookbooks, and this one intrigued me immediately. It's got recipe ideas from the "blue zones" around the world, regions in which people live long lives and healthy lifestyles. I think there was some excellent advice in here, especially if you are open to changing elements in your diet. That being said, upon closer inspection, some of the recipes seemed higher maintenance than I would have liked. For instance, the minestrone recipe in the Italian section says it takes several hours to prepare if you're using dry beans. Personally, I'm looking for something easier than that. That being said, one could probably tweak things to make the recipes more manageable.

debwalker Dec 13, 2019

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