Fill up with mineral salts with avocado pesto.


The fight against skin aging is not only a cosmetic prerogative; Nutrition and lifestyle have a big impact in providing us with the necessary “ingredients” to counteract and limit skin alteration during time.

So we thought of a fanciful recipe easy to make and pleasant to share with quality vegetarian ingredients with multiple benefits yet common for many pantries or easy to get at the daily grocery: Avocado pesto.

Avacado is a fruit of Mexican origin extraordinary rich of antioxidants and omega 3 that enforce the body to reduce free radicals that damage our cells.

The fruit pulp is plain of “good” vegetable fats useful to prevent skin dryness and essential in reducing the cholesterol production for an overall benefit for the heart and the circulatory system. Avocado is indeed a great source of vitamin C and mineral salts crucial to support the production of collagen: a skin structural protein that holds soft tissues bringing tone and elasticity.

Pesto di Avocado

Serves 6-8

Ingredients: 1 very ripe avocado, pitted 1 cup parsley or fresh basil leaves, 1/4 cup chopped almonds or pine nuts, 1 clove garlic, juice of half lemon (1 Tbsp), 1/2 tsp salt, 1tsp fresh ginger (or to taste), 2-3 ice cubes.

Notes: This creamy pesto is also perfect as a dip, salad dressing, sauce and a spread.

Useful Tips: To prevent oxidation, (darkening), place the blade and blender glass in the fridge for 15 minutes before making your pesto. When pesto is ready, cover the top with a thin layer of olive oil, put the lid and seal the jar.

Instructions: Halve the avocado and scoop the pulp. Peel and chop fresh ginger. Add the avocado, parsley leaves, almonds, clove and ice cubes (one at a time) to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Add chopped ginger, lemon juice and salt and pulse for few more seconds until creamy. Use immediately or refrigerate in an air-tight glass container for up to 2 days or freeze for few months.

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