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Dairy Free Basil Pesto

This recipe is proudly made in partnership with Three Farmers Foods.
I love using their Camelina oil and this recipe uses their super flavourful Roasted Onion and Basil oil.


GUYS IT'S SO GOOD.
GO TO THE STORE. BUY IT THEN TRY IT RIGHT NOW.

I love camelina oil because of it's high smoke point (making it perfect for roasting) and it's high omega 3 profile. This makes it a great oil for cognitive function, reducing inflammation, joint and heart health.


Pesto is traditionally made with pine nuts and parmesan, but I'm too poor to buy pine nuts and needed to make this recipe dairy free as I'm currently doing an elimination diet. I chose to use macadamia nuts as they are my fave nut ever! But mostly because they're so creamy and buttery and I figured they would be the best substitute for the parmesan, while also giving a subtle hint of nuttiness in lack of the pine nuts.

Macadamia nuts are high in oleic acid and omega-9 fatty acids which is a heart healthy fat and …

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