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What to eat to live to 100

It's been said you are what you eat and what you eat could determine how long you'll live. Alexandra Caspero is a registered dietitian, cookbook author and owner of Delish Knowledge and she's here to share her knowledge with us.

Lentil Nicoise Salad:

Ingredients:

Shallot-Herb Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons finely diced shallots
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black peppers
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

1 pound baby potatoes, cooked

2 cups steamed lentils

12 ounces steamed haricot vert green beans

1/4 cup niçoise olives (or other black/green olives)

8 cups shredded romaine lettuce

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

Directions:

  1. Whisk together the shallots, dijon, red wine vinegar, salt, pepper, olive oil. Set aside.
  2. Divide the steamed haricot vert beans, olives, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, lentils and potatoes among 4 bowls. Toss with shallot-herb dressing and serve.

You can find lots of healthy recipes at delishknowledge.com.