Welcome to the
Blue Zones Cooking Course

Lifetime access for $149.

Change Your Diet,
Change Your Life

Dan Buettner smiling in his living room

Dan Buettner, who identified the blue zones regions where people live the longest, healthiest lives, is famous for tapping into ancient wisdom from extraordinary cultures from around the world.

Inspired by the recipes of the best-selling Blue Zones Kitchen cookbooks, Dan Buettner leads you through a step-by-step cooking course full of plant-forward recipes powered by Rouxbe, the world's leading online culinary school.

Learn recipes from the world's longest-lived people

Sardinia, Italy Okinawa, Japan Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica Ikaria, Greece Loma Linda, California American Kitchen

Explore the Sardinian region and its rich culture of people and the main staple dishes like minestrone from many family recipes.

Home to the longest-living women on the planet, Okinawan foods are full of flavor and richness that can be made in mere minutes.

One of the best breakfasts can be found in Costa Rica and their emphasis on beans helps keep these community members healthy, regular, and living longer.

Full of strong personalities and strong flavors, this island region blue zone is home to fantastic foraged herbs and sourdough breads that make the mouth water.

The first American blue zone revolves around the Seventh-day Adventist community and its emphasis on plant-based cooking. Here you will find many American-style foods perfected over the years that hit many comfort foods for transitioning to a new lifestyle.

During the pandemic, Dan traversed the United States to find cultures that ate in the same style as the original blue zones. He found it in a diverse set of Americans and looked for some of the leading plant-based chefs across the country.

Available from anywhere, on any device, at any time

The Blue Zones Cooking Course combines Dan Buettner’s signature blend of exploration and story-telling with the innovation of Rouxbe’s online culinary school experience. Get ready to change your diet–and your life–the Blue Zones way.


● 9 units | 20+ hours of content | 51 tasks

● More than 50 videos including personal stories from Dan Buettner

● Explore the blue zones and learn to cook like the world's longest-lived people

● Personalized instructor support and grading

● Earn your Certificate of Completion

● Keep access to your course for life

Thanks to Rouxbe I am a far more confident, well-rounded plant-based cook and look forward to opportunities to use the skills I have gained in a professional capacity. The entire Rouxbe experience, from instructors to classmates, has been an incredibly rewarding experience that I will certainly recommend to others - thank you, Rouxbe.
- Lisa C., Course Graduate