The Blue Zones Kitchen

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If you've seen longevity expert Dan Buettner's Netflix documentary Live to 100- Secrets of the Blue Zones, you know it's not just about what you eat, it's about how you eat. Buettner shares his decades of research through the Blue Zones philosophy, which blends lifestyle tips, natural ingredients, and cooking methods proven to increase longevity, wellness, and mental health.

A selection of the 100 recipes from the five blue zones-
. Sardinia, Italy- Ladeddos "Gnocchi" Pasta with Tomato Sauce
. Okinawa, Japan- Red Miso Soup with Spinach and Tofu
. Nicoya, Costa Rica- Yuca Cakes
. Ikaria, Greece- Baked Rosemary Chickpeas with Onion and Lemon
. Loma Linda, California- Green Chile Cornmeal Waffles with Salted Maple Cashew Cream

This innovative, easy-to-follow cookbook is packed with mouthwatering photography and includes valuable advice on the best times to eat dinner and proper portion sizes.

A few tips from the five blue zones-
. Use whole ingredients- Sticking with a collection of non-processed, ingredients including vegetables, fruits, and whole grains may add years to your life.
. Add cruciferous veggies- Broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage can protect the heart, stave off cancer, and prevent oxidative stress.
. Beans are the main story- A versatile source of protein that's healthier than meat or eggs.
. Your gut loves fiber- The healthy bacteria in your gut feeds off healthy fiber.

Turn your kitchen into a Blue Zone and improve your health, extend your life, and fill your world with happiness.

Best-selling author Dan Buettner debuts his first cookbook, filled with 100 longevity recipes inspired by the Blue Zones locations around the world, where people live the longest.

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.