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Eat your greens, right... We have been told this since we were young but that can be easier said than done when it comes to greens like kale. Kids especially can be difficult when it comes to leafy greens so we suggest that you start to hide those greens in recipes like this kale and walnut pesto!
We personally find kale to be very versatile and use it in salads, pesto, soups and stir fry as well as adding it to our smoothies in rotation with other greens.
To add as much nutrition to your overall health as possible, rotate your greens throughout the week.
Kale is part of the cabbage family and has many different types. It's super high in vitamin K1 and is a known super food.
It is recommended to eat kale with good fat for optimal absorption.
If you have high oxalate levels than as a holistic nutritional clinical practitioner, I recommend that you use dinosaur kale.
Add this vegan pesto to these portobello mushroom burgers to add loads of nutrition and flavor. The green color is stunning!
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- Refrigerate: This kale and walnut pesto will last for 3 days in the fridge in a sealed container.
Black Kale and Walnut Pesto
- 2 garlic cloves chopped
- 3 cups black kale packed
- ¾ cup walnuts raw
- ½ lemon squeezed
- pinch sea salt or to taste
- ¼ cup olive oil extra virgin
- 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
- Chop garlic cloves.
- Add all of the ingredients to a high speed blender or food processor.
- Blend to desired consistency and serve either as a dip, marinade or sauce.
Nutritional information provided is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary depending on brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes and more.