Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Pesto

Pesto's are a great addition to a detox diet, packed full of nutrients that support Phase 2 liver detoxification and simple to prepare.
Add a dollop to cooked meats/fish/soup etc.

  • 1C fresh basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 C toasted pine nuts
  • 1/3 C grated parmesan (optional)
  • 1/2 C Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Generous pinch of good quality salt
Combine all ingredients in food processor and process to your preferred consistency.
Variations:
Replace basil with mixed greens such as rocket, parsley, coriander or baby spinach.
Replace all or some of the pine nuts with macadamias, almonds or cashews.