Pesto is life. Healthy pesto? Game changer - seriously.
Pesto tastes amazing on pasta, zucchini noodles, toasts, sandwiches, and even wraps. It even works as a dip or a topping on baked, sauteed and steamed vegetables. Our pesto is just as tasty and as easy to combine.
You’re in for a treat!
One of the most powerful ingredients of pesto is basil. Basil is an anti-inflammatory herb full of antioxidants that support the immune system and help your body stay healthy.
There is one problem with pesto though.
Most pesto recipes include parmesan cheese, making it not feasible for those with dairy or casein allergies and sensitivities or for those who are vegan. Store-bought pesto may also include preservatives, artificial ingredients, and additives that are damaging to your health.
It is so much better to make your own healthy pesto and be in control of your body and health.
Our Healthy Pesto is:
Are you ready to try our Super Greens Pesto recipe? You’ll be surprised by the secret superpower ingredient, but pleased to add so much nutritional value to your meal.
Finger-Licking Healthy Pesto
So you’re dying to know… What is our secret ingredient? Drum-roll, please…
The secret ingredient in this Healthy Pesto Sauce is Organifi Green Juice. Our exclusive superfood blend made with the highest-quality organic super greens to fill your body with high-power energy, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. The best part? It doesn’t change the flavor of your pesto but adds about one extra serving of greens to your dish. Talk about win-win!
Super Greens Healthy Pesto Sauce
- 2 cup packed fresh basil
- 3 tbsp pine nuts or walnuts
- 3 large garlic cloves, peeled
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 3-4 tbsp nutritional yeast
- ¼ tsp sea salt plus more to taste
- 2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 3 tbsp water + more if needed
- 1 scoop Organifi Green Juice Powder
Instructions: Blend all ingredients in either a food processor or blender. Makes approx. 1 cup. Refrigerate up to a week - after that can freeze into cubes in ice tray and store for up to 1 month.
This fantastic pesto would be delicious on baked veggies, tofu, chicken or salmon, GF toast, zucchini noodles, and healthy pasta made from a good source of vegetable protein! A healthy pesto AND protein pasta? Now that's a dinner game-changer.
What Makes this Pesto Healthy:
Simply put, what is in this green juice makes your pesto healthy. Organifi Green Juice has eleven superfood ingredients that help boost your immune system, support natural liver detox and help alkalize your body. Made with real and organic fruits and vegetables that don’t interfere with thyroid function, as they are goitrogen-free, it is packed with powerful antioxidants that help your body stay well and energized.
Combining Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A, Beta carotenes, Vitamin D, Vitamin K, calcium, iron, protein, and more these green superfoods are topped with beets, Ashwagandha, turmeric, and coconut water, providing you with a multivitamin that helps balance your body from the inside out.
Imagine getting all these nutrients from just a few dips of pesto!
So what are you waiting for?! What are you going to put it on? Try our recipe and indulge in some amazing Super Greens Pesto.
If you make this delicious healthy pesto, make sure you tag us on Instagram, Facebook and all over your social media world. We would love to see your creations and how you are serving your pesto.