Cooking Channel jumps into January with Jason Wrobel joining the primetime line-up in the new series How to Live to 100 which premiers Friday, January 3rd at 9pmET/6pmPT. Join J-Wro as he dives into the health benefits of eating superfoods and then heads to the kitchen to incorporate them into delicious and nutritious meals. Join the Cooking Channel conversation on Twitter and Facebook too.
Howto Live to 100 - Premiers Friday, January 3rd at 9pmET/6pmPT
Detroit-born chef Jason Wrobel dishes up a sublime fusion of food and humor as the host of How to Live to 100. Known as the "King of Superfoods," Jason turns up the heat and whips them into culinary masterpieces. Along the way, Jason gets advice and inspiration from his spiritual food guru, Roshi Joe, and his best friend and lovely muse, Sunny - the characters in his sitcom-like life. Jason's got the healthy foods to help viewers find the fountain of youth.
- Premiering Friday, January 3rd at 9pmET/6pmPT - "Going Back to Cauli" On his quest to unlock the power of cauliflower, Jason learns how this superfood contains important antioxidants and fights the buildup of toxins and inflammation in our body; all to keep illnesses at bay. Jason shows how scrumptious cauliflower can be with enticing dishes like Buffalo Cauliflower "Wings" and Cauliflower Lentil Tacos. He visits Atlanta restaurant Bhojanic, where he and chef Archna Becker whip up Alu Gobhi, a classic Indian dish.
- Premiering Friday, January 10th at 9pmET/6pmPT - "Attack of the Scrumptious Tomato" Jason finds that tomatoes are the perfect superfood when it comes to eating for stronger bones and healthier skin. As an added bonus, the fiber in this magical fruit will do wonders for the waistline. With recipes like Peruvian Quinoa-Stuffed Tomatoes, Dessert Crepes with Strawberry Tomato Sauce, and Smoked Tomato Tacos that he creates with Jeffrey Gardner at Alma Cocina restaurant, Jason dishes out delicious recipes for a healthier lifestyle.
- Premiering Friday, January 17th at 9pmET/6pmPT - "Cuckoo for Coconuts" Jason cracks open the coconut to learn all the good fortune this superfood has to offer. The coconut provides amazing longevity benefits by being a great source of fiber, boosting metabolism and giving people enough energy to keep going to age one hundred. Jason wows his friends and viewers with tasty and fresh recipes including Coconut Ceviche, Coconut Milk Risotto with Asparagus and Coconut and Strawberry Banana Cream Pie. At Cakes & Ale restaurant in Decatur, Ga., Jason and chef David Sweeney dish up a light and refreshing Coconut Lime Vinaigrette Salad.
- Premiering Friday, January 24th at 9pmET/6pmPT - "Awash in Squash" Jason discovers the powers of the ever-versatile squash family. These superfoods come in many types and colors and pack mighty protective benefits including protecting cells, vision and the immune system by squashing diseases. Jason creates healthy recipes like Butternut Squash Mac n' Cheese, Spaghetti Squash Primavera and Stuffed Squash Blossoms. After a visit to see Chef Justin Jordan at Ecco, where they make a tasty Squash & Cucumber-Marinated Salad, Jason has viewers clamoring for more.
Get Jason Wrobel's web-exclusive videos for more longevity-boosting recipes and his easy tips for smart eating on CookingChannelTV.com. Comment on Twitter using #HowtoLiveto100.
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