Walnut Pesto

The five sacred Mayan crops are: camote, papas purpuras, uvilla, amaranto y amaranto purpura. But really are they sacred because they kept them alive? They were gowing  all around them and thus was sacred? And then they would use it in thankfulness in their ceremonies!

Recipe of the Day — Walnut Pesto


2 oz basil leaves
1/3 c. walnuts
1/3 c. olive oil
1 large clove garlic
dash of salt

1 tsp parmezano – 1 T. ground walnuts, 1 tsp. nutritional yeast, salt and pepper, all ground together (Optional)

Directions: Blend it all in a food processor.

Word of the Day – : camote, papas purpuras, uvilla, amaranto y amaranto purpura -sweet potato, purple potatoes, little grapes, amaranth and purple amaranth

Tip of the Day – The sacred crops may not be holy to us, but it is good to remember and be grateful for crops that sustain us.

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