Intro: Perfect Pesto
Perfect Pesto is easy to make, the rich flavour is unforgettable, it makes a versatile dish that can be paired with almost any entree (or serve as one itself) and very healthy (especially if you omit the cheese for a vegan version and use rice or other gluten-free noodles).
BASIL is useful in maintaining liver health and eyesight, is high in vitamin A, magnesium, iron and beta carotene, reduces kidney stones, cholesterol, inflammation, fever and free radicals, is a fungicidal, antioxidant, COX-2 inhibitor which can aid in the treatment of colds, asthma, cough, acid reflux, indigestion and headaches.
GARLIC improves iron metabolism, is highly cardioprotective and as such can help prevent atherosclerosis and lower the risk of heart attack plus it's high in manganese and vitamins B6 and C, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-parasitic
OREGANO is an anti-rheumatic and anti-fungal used to treat sore throat, coughs, UTI, slow digestion, menstrual pain, malaria, insomnia, anxiety, asthma, congestion and flatulence.