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Homemade Pesto Recipe (beauty food recipe)

homemade pesto healthy recipe

Oh pesto I love you so much! Nutritious, delicious, and full of flavor Did you know that pesto is beauty and immune supportive? Plus it tastes so good.

I love to make pesto and put it on pretty much everything to protect my immune system and to add incredible flavor to a variety of dishes.

Health and Beauty Benefits

  • Garlic is known for supporting the gut, where 70% of the immune system can be found. It's also anti-viral and amazing for the skin due to its anti-inflammatory properties. ⁣⁣⠀

  • Olive oil is rich in vitamin E, which helps to reduce skin inflammation, and acne and moisturizes the skin from the inside side out. ⁣⁣⠀

  • Basil is rich in antioxidants that protect the skin from environmental factors and helps to reduce the signs of fine lines. ⁣⁣⠀

  • Walnuts are rich in omega-3s that help to strengthen the skin cells for gorgeous radiant skin. ⁣⁣⠀

  • Sea Salt acts as a natural electrolyte. Contrary to popular belief, salt is actually good for us. The key is using the right kind. Sea salt has 84 trace minerals that help the body to retain moisture, strengthen the body, improve gut function, and is anti-inflammatory. ⁣⁣⠀




⁣⁣3- 5 bunches of basil. Add to blender. You want to fill the blender with basil leaves. ⁣⁣⠀


1/2 cup olive oil⁣⁣⠀


1/2 cup garlic cloves⁣⁣⠀


1/2 cup walnuts (I used walnuts but you can also use pine nuts)⁣⁣⠀


1 cup Parmesan cheese ⁣⁣⠀


Sea salt, to taste⁣⁣⠀


Black pepper, to taste ⁣⁣⠀


Simply blend all ingredients and you’re done! ⁣⁣⠀


That was really easy right?


Pro Tip: Make a big batch of pesto and pour the remaining into ice cube trays. You can pop out a cube anytime and use it with your favorite dishes.


I hope you enjoy this recipe and how quick and easy it is. Living a healthy lifestyle does not have to take a lot of time or effort. Cheers to delicious healthy good food that nourishes our beauty from within and provides us with healthy nutrients to live our best life!

In health and beauty,

Jessica Rose

author jessica rose jessica rose wellness

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