Blue Zones Recipes

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The Blue Zones are 5  geographical areas which display similar attributes that can be assigned to longevity of a healthy and purposeful life. One of these is the consumption of a mainly plant based diet. If you are looking to change you diet to one which has been scientifically proven to add quality years to your life then read on for recipe inspirations.

BREAKFAST
Within the findings of the Blue Zone study, breakfast( and importantly  the amount of food within this first meal of the day) is an essential component to this lifestyle. Follow the links for delicious suggestions!

BLUEBERRY CORNCAKES

https://www.scalingbackblog.com/4731238522/

CARROT CAKE OVERNIGHT OATS

CARROT CAKE OVERNIGHT OATS

https://www.eatingbirdfood.com/carrot-cake-overnight-oats/

CAMERON DIAZ PROBIOTIC BOWL

Cameron Diaz likes to wake up with a probiotic bowl filled with nutrients and healthy fats from avocado and sauerkraut. Try it for lunch today!

https://www.pinterest.fr/pin/263882859395279645/

 

LUNCH

It’s time to get creative ! For most of us lunch provides a welcome break from a morning’s work and it needs to pack a punch to get us through the rest of the working day. Even if we are not working , the  Blue Zone’s lifestyle advocates activity so fueling this is essential.

White Bean Hummushttps://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/white-bean-hummus-recipe-1946671

Sardinian Longevity Minestrone

DINNER

This meal should be light – having breakfasted like a king,  lunched like a prince and now you should dine like a pauper. The digestive system needs time to work its magic.

WHITE BEAN HUMMUS

How to make Kitcharihttps://ascensionkitchen.com/how-to-make-kitchari-an-ayurvedic-healing-meal/

Vegan Lentil Tacos

 

 

 

DESSERT

The finale of the meal- not strictly necessary but life is too short (longer if you follow the Blue Zones tips!) 

FRUITY CHOCOLATE BARKFruity Chocolate Bark with Freeze-Dried Fruit

Fruity Chocolate Bark

MINT SMOOTHIE

If you loved mint chip ice cream as a kid, then you are going to freak out over this nutrient-dense but scrumptious dessert.

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/532972937141206072/

 

SNACKS AND TREATS

Snacking, following Blue Zone etiquette , is still healthful. inspiration follows below.

ROASTED CHICKPEAS

Want to know the secret to perfectly roasted chickpeas? Click to find out the recipe!

How To Roast Chickpeas

SEXY MACA BALLS

https://www.joyoushealth.com/297-recipe-sexy-maca-balls

 

New and Improved Sweet Potato Brownies

So there you have it, a starter for ten on healthy but delicious recipes that will nourish and extend high quality life. Please also see my Pinterest boards on ‘Vegan Vices’,  ‘Raw Recipes’  ‘Healthy Drinks’  ‘Blue Zone Lessons’ and ‘Perfectly Plant Based ‘ for further inspiration.

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/ebba56/

Disclaimer-The information in my blog posts are not intended to replace the advice of a qualified health care professional.There is no intention for the information to be  medical advice. 

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