Mediterranean yogurt bowl

Think of it like a deconstructed tzatziki.

The secret to living longer might be following a blue zone diet. This extra savory bowl from New York City-based recipe developer Julia Gartland incorporates some of ITS staple ingredients such as fresh herbs and olive oil.

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Recipe development, food styling & photography by Julia Gartland


1 cup grass-fed plain Greek yogurt
1 Persian cucumber, diced
1 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
Drizzle of olive oil
Flaky sea salt
Freshly ground pepper
¼ cup toasted pistachios, roughly chopped



In an airtight container, layer yogurt with cucumber and chopped herbs. Drizzle with olive oil, then season with flaky sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Store in the fridge.


Store nuts separately in a small plastic bag or container.



Top with pistachios.