Build healthy lifestyle habits for the entire family with Chef Sanaa, dietitian and restaurant owner. Catch up on her thoughts on why it’s necessary for children to develop good eating habits young, and how you can kickstart your healthy eating by cleaning out the pantry. Here’s Sanaa with a new recipe for Vegan Pesto!
This pesto is high in protein, dairy free, gluten free and inexpensive. It can be used with pasta, over a pizza or a dip for vegetables.
12 ounces extra firm tofu
2 cups chopped fresh basil
6 cloves garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
zest of one lemon
salt to taste
To Make: In a food processor puree all ingredients into smooth paste. Makes 2 cups.
Children will love using this pesto sauce to make this shaped pasta bake or pasta mold. It looks fancy and cuts like a cake.
Looking for other weeknight recipes that don’t take all night? Try this everyday tomato sauce.
About the Author
Sanaa Abourezk is a Gourmet Chef, Restauranteur, Author, Nutritionist, and Blogger. She’s passionate about the art of cooking and enjoys sharing delicious recipes.
Sanaa owns and operates a popular Middle Eastern Restaurant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering and a Masters degree in Nutrition.
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