R’s Biting Sunflower Garlic Pesto

I’m getting brave asking for hot water occasionally, in a cafe, and just hot water. That and mint tea turns the cacao and stevia powder in my thermos to hot chocolate! And it isn’t as dangerous to carry on my bike as the liquid. Sure is a boon to have something hot when the grey and rainy winds pop up in town.
Recipe of the Day – Sunflower Garlic Pesto

4 c. Fresh basil

6 small garlic cloves

2 T. sunflower seed butter

3 T. olive oil
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 tsp. salt

Place all the ingredients in a food processor and process until it’s a nice smooth pesto. Chill in an airtight container.

Word of the Day – semillas de girasol – sunflower seeds

Tip of the Day -You can sprout the sunflower seeds first, by soaking them in water for a day, then draining the water and letting them dry out and sprout for 1 1/2 days.

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