Raw freezer pesto

Raw freezer pesto

  • A healthy pesto recipe packed with nutritional ingredients from our kitchen to yours.
  • This is a raw recipe with no cooking involved. To top it off, this pesto is ideal as a freezer pesto and can keep up to 6 months.
  • Parsley is packed with anti-inflammatory agents such as luteolin and vitamin C.
  • Fresh basil is full of important antioxidants, such as eugenol. This compound is a potent fat-soluble antioxidant, which means it helps prevent the oxidation of fats.
  • Pine nuts are packed with good proteins and are a good source of monosaturated fats which are known to lower bad cholesterol.
  • Garlic add a delicious flavor to the pesto and brings even more anti-inflammatory  benefits.
  • Raw pesto recipe:
  • Ingredients:
    3 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup raw pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds (optional)
    1 cup fresh basil
    1 cup parsley
  • 1 tsp of oregano extract (or a few oregano leaves)
  • 1tsp dried thyme (optional)
  • 2/3 cup raw olive oil
  • 2 tbsps lemon juice
  • Directions:
  • Blend the parsley, basil and olive oil.
  • Add the peeled garlic, pine nuts, seeds, salt and lemon juice.
  • If you are using pumpkin seeds, please soak them overnight.
  • Store in small BPA-free glass jars, or better yet put in BPA-free ice cube trays and pop a cube when needed.
  • Keep refrigerated for 1 week.
  • Freezes up to 6 months
  • Enjoy!
  • Note: None of the information in our website is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. The content on our website is for educational purposes only.
  • For the health benefits of parsley
  • For the health benefits of basil.
  • For the healing power of garlic.
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