Eating in the Blue Zone

The greatest wealth is health.” ~Virgil

 

We have been talking a lot about the Blue Zones, those geographic regions of the world where people live well into their 100s.

We have journeyed to Okinawa, Loma Linda, Nicoya, Sardinia, and Ikaria.

And we have discovered that one of the secrets to longevity appears to be following a mostly plant-whole ripe tomatobased diet.

Yes.

What you eat plays a crucial role in your ability to enjoy a long and healthy life.

With that in mind, we thought it would be fun to share with you some of our most delicious and nutritious recipes from the Blue Zone regions!

If you are ready to eat in the Blue Zone, here are some of our all-time favorite suggestions.

Spicy Peanut Tofu Lettuce Wrap

Spicy Peanut Tofu Lettuce Wrap

Total time: 90 | Serves: 4-6

Edamame Stir Fry

Edamame Stir Fry

Total time: 20 | Serves: 4

 A Better Bruschetta

A Better Bruschetta

Total time: 10 | Serves: 4-6

 Vegetable Lasagna Rolls

Vegetable Lasagna Rolls

Total time: 75 | Serves: 2

 Greek Salad

Greek Salad

Total time: 15 | Serves: 6

 Un-Tuna Sandwich

Un-Tuna Sandwich

Total time: 10 | Serves: 2

 Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup

Total time: 40 | Serves: 6

 Avocado Mango Quinoa Salad

Avocado Mango Quinoa Salad

Total time: 40 | Serves: 6

 No-Fu (Lentil) Love Loaf

No-Fu (Lentil) Love Loaf

Total time: 75 | Serves: 5-6

 Savory Strawberry Soup

Savory Strawberry Soup

Total time: 10 | Serves: 4