basil pesto


2 parts: fresh basil

1 part: pine nuts

1/4 – 1/2 cup: extra virgin olive oil

1/2 lemon: fresh squeezed lemon juice

1 clove: garlic

sea salt & black pepper to taste


output_yP409Gbenefits of fresh basil

anti-inflammatory//rich in antioxidants//promotes healthy: heart, skin, immune system, DNA/cells//high in vitamins: A, C and K//high in: magnesium, calcium, iron and folic acid

benefits of pine nuts

energizing//high in protein and antioxidants//promotes healthy: heart and circulatory system, eye sight, bones, nervous system and appetite regulation//high in vitamins: D and E//high in: iron, niacin, riboflavin, thiamin, magnesium, copper and phosphorus

benefits of extra virgin olive oil

anti-inflammatory//promotes healthy: heart and circulatory system//can help relieve diabetes//high in vitamins: A, D, E and K//high in: omega 3 and 6

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serve with anything you like: raw zucchini pasta, homemade pizza, etc.






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