Before we get into how to make this delicious pesto, lets learn why it is beneficial to your body. Basil helps your body to fight against stress and walnuts helps boost
Benefits of Walnuts
Walnuts are an excellent source of anti-inflammatory omega-3 essential fatty acids, in the form of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Walnuts are also rich in antioxidants, including being a very good source of manganese and copper. They are also a good source of molybdenum and the B vitamin biotin.
Benefits of Basil
- Pain-reducer (analgesic)
- Fever-reducer (antipyretic)
- Liver-protector (hepatoprotective)
- Blood vessel-protector
- Anti-stress solution
What are the ingredients to make vegan gluten-free Pesto Perfecto?
- 1 Cup Basil (tightly packed)
- 1/4 Cup Cashews, Macademia or pine nuts or Walnuts
- 1/4 to 1/2 Cup Olive oil
- 2 Tbl freshly squeezed Lemon juice
- 2 to 3 Cloves of Garlic (minced)
- 1/2 tsp Shoyu
- 1/2 tsp Sea salt
- Pinch of Cayenne pepper
- Black pepper (ground to taste)
How to make your very own Pesto Perfecto?
It cannot get simpler than this 🙂 Place all the ingredients in a food processor and process until the paste is smooth. Thats it.
How to serve your fresh Pesto Perfecto?
Use it as a topping for your Pizza. Top it with sliced roma tomatoes and black sesame seeds. Its also good as a live dip or spread. You can get the spoons shown in the picture here https://kabineto.com/product/every-day-mahogany-spoon/ and the bowls can be purchased here https://kabineto.com/product/tea-cups/