Anti-Anxiety Lemon Balm Pesto

anti-anxiety lemon balm pesto



Anti-Anxiety Lemon Balm Pesto

How does this recipe claim the name of anti-anxiety lemon balm pesto ? Since Ancient Greek times, lemon balm has been a medicinal herb with its common nature to relieve stress and anxiety! Fresh lemon balm will be easily found at a natural market such as whole foods. It is also a great herb to easily harvest in your backyard or on your kitchen counter. Pesto is fabulous as pasta sauce or added to meat dishes and kebabs. 

Servings 1 cup


  • 3/4 cup lemon balm leaves firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp fresh chives
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth.

    Add salt and pepper to taste.

    Store in an airtight container for up to one week in the refrigerator or 3 months in the freezer.

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