Jamie's Super Food

Jamie's Super Food

Jamie's Super Food - Episode Guide

Season 1

  • Health Bomb Breakfast and Chicken and Hummus

    Season 1 - November 29, 2015

    In this programme, on the Greek island of Ikaria Jamie finds out how whole grain cracked wheat – which could be one of the reasons local people live so long – is prepared the traditional wayand helps make a tasty Ikarian speciality, Trahana. Meanwhile,on the Japanese island of Okinawa, Jamie discovers the super food secrets behind local fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices and learns the islanders’ belief in Nuchi Gusui – ‘let food be your medicine’ – from 95-year-old Shoei Kingowho incorporates all the health-giving food he grows into his diet to build a life bursting with vitality.

    Bringing what he’s learnt back to the UK, Jamie creates a days’ worth of super-nutritious and delicious meals, including: a super-charged ‘health bomb’ breakfast of Black Rice Pudding, Mango, Lime, Passion Fruit & Coconut; delicious Green Tea Roasted Salmon, Ginger Rice & Sunshine Salad for a lunch that will make you smile and beautiful Seared Turmeric Chicken, Houmous, Peppers, Couscous & Greens for dinner.

  • Baked Eggs and Sizzling Prawns

    Season 1 - November 22, 2015

    In this programme, Jamie’s on the Japanese island of Okinawa, home to some of the oldest people on the planet. He harvests and eatsseaweed, a super food packed with immune system-boosting ironthat Okinawanseat every day and that he thinks we should give a try. And he heads to the tropical paradise of Costa Rica to discover how local people’s love of fruit, packed with Vitamin C, could help to explain why they live so long.

    Bringing what he’s learnt back to the UK, Jamie creates a days’ worth of super-nutritious and delicious meals, including: a breakfast of Baked Eggs in Popped Beans with Cherry Tomatoes & Ricotta on Toast, Super Tasty Miso Broth, Chicken, Mushrooms & Wild Rice for lunch and Sizzling Prawns with Seasonal Veg and Rainbow Salsa for dinner.

  • Skinny Carbonara and Smoky Black Bean Stew

    Season 1 - November 15, 2015

    In this programme, Jamie’s on the Greek island of Ikaria, where people live a decade longer on average and 60% of 90-year-olds are still physically active. He helps 84-year-old Giorgiosas he works his land and enjoys the fruits of his host’slabours for lunch overlooking the sea. And he heads to a Costa Rican cattle ranch to eat black beans – a super food ingredient packed with protein and fibre – that keeps the cowboys riding day and night.

    Bringing what he’s learnt back to the UK, Jamie creates a days’ worth of super-nutritious and delicious meals, including: Sweet Potato, Chilli, Cheese & Seed Muffins for breakfast and a healthy twist on two heartydishes for lunch and dinner–Skinny Carbonara with Smoky Bacon, Peas, Almonds & Basil and Smoky Black Bean stew with Squash, Peppers, Rice and Chili Salsa.

  • Kebabs, Veggie Burger and Salad

    Season 1 - November 8, 2015

    In this programme, Jamie’s in the Greek island of Ikaria, where on average people live ten years longer than in Europe and America. Under sun-kissed skies he forages for wild greens and herbs with local cook Tula, before sharing a healthy hill top feast with four generations of her family. And in Okinawa, a Japanese island thathas one of the longest-lived populations on the planet, Jamie joins local people, including a 93-year-old, for their early morning exercise class and discovers the wonders of local ancient ingredient.

    Bringing what he’s learnt back to the UK, Jamie creates a days’ worth of super-nutritious and delicious meals, including: Cheese, Ham, Mushroom and Tomato Breakfast Popovers for breakfast and a healthy twist on two fast food favourites for lunch and dinners - Chicken & Garlic Bread Kebabs with Blood Orange, Spinach & Feta and a Mega Veggie Tofu Burger with Garden Salad & Basil Dressing.

  • Pancakes, Tasty Fish Tacos and Chicken Cacciatore

    Season 1 - November 1, 2015

    In this programme, Jamie’s in the Nicoyan Peninsula in Costa Rica, where he joins fisherman Otto for a meal of freshly caught fish with family and friends on the beach. And in Okinawa, an island 400 miles off the coast of Japan that Jamie joins 74-year-old Grand Karate Master Sensie in his dojo to learn some Karate moves before lunch, which features local hero ingredient, sweet potato.

    Bringing what he’s learnt back to the UK, Jamie creates a days’ worth of super-nutritious and delicious meals, including: scrumptious Cheese and Corn Pancakes topped with Smoky Bacon and Caramelised Banana, Tasty Fish Tacos and Chicken & Sweet Potato Cacciatore with Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Olives and Bread.

  • Squash Daal with Fried Egg, and Griddled Steak

    Season 1 - October 25, 2015

    In the first programme, Jamie visits the Nicoyan Peninsula in Costa Rica, where living to 100 isn’t unusual, and he meets, cooks and eats with five generations of the same family, including 106-year old Jose.

    And on the Greek island of Ikaria, where people on averagelive ten years longer than elsewhere in Europe and North America, he meets 84-year-old goat farmer Nikos to find out the secrets of the locals’ long lives.

    Bringing all that knowledge back to the UK, Jamie creates a days’ worth of super-nutritious and delicious meals, including: a breakfast of Berry Pocket Eggy Bread with Pistachios, Yogurt, Honey and Cinnamon; a delicious and balanced lunch of Squash Daal with Fried Egg; and a dinner treat of Juicy Griddled Steak with Toasted Nuts, Grilled Peppers and a delicious Feta, Pomegranate and Tabbouleh Salad.