It’s been a rainy couple of weeks in beautiful Vancouver and there is nothing better than some hearty comfort food on days when you just want to veg out at home and stay dry…..not to mention steer clear of the nasty cold+flu bug being passed around like a hot potato.
One of my all-time favorite natural remedies for staying healthy when everyone is getting sick is to
Here is a super simple 2-step homemade Pesto recipe you can toss with your fave pasta.
Perfect for those nights you crave some comfort food.
PLUS+ it will give your immune system a boost as you relish in garlic bliss.
I guarantee it will taste A MILLION times better than the stuff you get in jars and bags!
Give it a try.
I bet you won’t regret it!
Ingredients: (Serves 2)
½ cup Basil leaves
¼ cup grated Parmesan
3 large cloves fresh peeled Garlic
2 tbsp toasted Pine Nuts
2-3 tbsp EVOO (add more if you like a runnier sauce)
S[alt] + P[epper]
Toast the pine nuts on medium heat in a dry pan for 3-4 minutes until lightly golden in color and fragrant. Remove to cool.
Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Blend until smooth.
Toss with your fave pasta + fixings
*Health Tip: Substitute regular pasta with spiralized zucchini pasta to reduce your intake of sugary carbs and to up your greens for the day. 😉