Basil Pesto

2

Oh Summer! Is there anything better? Relaxed schedules, vacation bible school, park time, watching movies until the wee hours, sangria, PESTO! That's right friends. One of my favorite things about summer is pesto! I'm not picky about what kind. I like them all. Spinach, pea, arugula, basil, you name it, I like it. This is my favorite basil pesto. I picked up a really beautiful bunch of basil at the farmer's market last weekend and I couldn't think of anything I'

18
2 c. packed fresh basil leaves
1/4 c. toasted pine nuts
1 garlic clove
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. black pepper
2/3 c. extra virgin olive oil
1/2 c. grated parmesan cheese
In a food processor, blend basil, pine nuts, garlic, salt and pepper until finely chopped. With the processor still running, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until the pesto is a smooth and thick...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
74

Sodium
267mg
11% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
1.0g
0% DV

Fiber
0.3g
1% DV

Marinated Taro Root

1465

A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
3
  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
Loading more delicious recipes