Recipe: Adrenal Nourishing Deep Green Pesto (gluten free, raw, and divine)

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Enjoy this incredibly delicious pesto that tantalizes your tastebuds while nourishing your adrenals. It's versatile and can be used in so many different ways: in a salad, as a dip for veggies, tossed in with raw zucchini pasta…the yummy choices are endless!

Adrenal Nourishing Deep Green Pesto

3 cloves raw garlic, rawdoctorritamarie-de60206d-b9fc-4bf0-9c2a-44683a49356d-v2
1/4 cup pine nuts
2 cups kale
1/3 pound spinach
1/8 cup olive oil
1 cup fresh basil or 1/4 cup dried basil
1 cup kelp or other sea vegetable, soaked in water until soft
1 teaspoon cordyceps mushroom (Shhhh!  secret ingredient)
1/2 teaspoon unrefined sea salt (pink, Celtic or Himalayan)

Soak kelp in water while preparing the remainder of the ingredients In a food processor.
Put the remaining ingredients in the food processor (add in small batches if necessary, depending on the capacity of the food processor.)
Squeeze the liquid out of the kelp and add to processor.
Process until smooth
Adjust salt and basil to desired taste.


doctorritamarie-efa1b724-0480-452b-a2a5-8252231cc942-v2This recipe is adapted from Deliciously Quick Lunch & Dinner Ideas: Energizing Whole Foods Meals for Busy People on the Run' by Dr. Ritamarie.



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