Hemp seed, basil and coriander pesto



Normally all of our healthy eating worries enter our minds at the beginning of the year. We make new year resolutions and swear by the new year's resolution oath that we will eat well and play well. Slowly, that all begins to slip away! This year, however, I am determined to change as much as I can!

To keep that spirit in mind, I went to the Vitality Show to gain more inspiration.


Most popular lunch dishes in my house has to be pasta. We eat pasta in so many different ways! Lately, we have started making our own pesto to accompany the pasta.
The pesto was packed with flavour and the Hemp Seeds gave the pesto a creamy yet nutty texture. It tasted even better when I knew how healthy the recipe was for me!



Ingredients:-
  • 2-3 handfuls of fresh basil
  • 2-3 handfuls fresh coriander
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 tbs Shelled Hemp Seeds - Italian Herbs
  • 1-2 tbs Hemp Oil
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • Salt





15 comments

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  2. I love pesto and am so sold on hemp seeds. Never used it before, but I guess it is time to buy it. Please do send it to my "Healthy Me & Healthy Us" event (read the rules).

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  3. Something very new to me...

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  4. looks mouthwatering dear..yummy & fab clicks!!

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  5. Never seen or heard about hemp seeds..will try to Google what they call in Portuguese and look for these in the stores.If it is Italian, then it will be easy to find here..

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  6. Shobha, you can find them in health shop.

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  7. I really enjoyed reading this. Hemp is brilliant, and shelled hemp a great product. Whenever we get any, I throw it in just about everything :)Yr recipe also looks yummy btw!

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  8. I've never tasted hemp seed before, but what a unique way to incorporate them into pesto! I'm so intrigued by the flavor and turned out looking delicious. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  14. Remove any flowering spikes if you are growing coriander for its foliage or else the plant will direct its energy into producing flowers and seeds, and not into producing leaves.

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