Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

Basil is an excellent source of Vitamin A, Iron and Magnesium, which promotes cardiovascular health and has great anit-oxidant capabilities. This pesto, made with a Cold Press Juicer, or will unlock all these health benefits without destroying any of the living enzymes and nutrients.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups of basil
  • finger thick bunch of parsley
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup pine nuts (or pistachio)
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Braggs Amino Acids

Feed the basil, parsley, garlic and pine nuts through the Oscar using the mincing function. Mix the oil and lemon juice into the paste until smooth. Spice with Braggs.

*Alternatively, place all ingredients in your BioChef Blender and blend to your desired consistency. Most of the blenders have a dedicated Smoothie mode. If you have a vacuum blender with a storage container, store the vacuumed smoothie for a longer shelf life.


Ilonka Hofmann