Fruit offer our bodies a lot of key nutrients. Here is a handy chart which you can download to take grocery shopping with you. We have included mention where a particular fruit has a high glycemic index. A pdf copy is also available.
Pesto is a very versatile sauce/condiment. Traditionally it has been used with pasta. Now it has evolved into a popular marinade.
This recipe is made with basil or alternatively with one of the following as the main ingredient:
• Cilantro – goes amazing with white meat and fish and makes a crazy delicious salad dressing. You can also mix this into short grain brown rice to make one of my specialties – green rice (recipe to be posted later).
• Arugula – great with any cold appetizers, salads or on a fresh baked focaccia
• Spinach/mint – with Israeli cous cous salad, barley dishes, quinoa. It can also be used to make a fantastic Greek pizza base.Continue reading