Hormonal Detox Pesto

Hormonal Detox Pesto

This pesto is a wonderful way to balance your hormones after 40. The zinc and magnesium in the sunflower and pumpkin seeds mixed with some high-selenium Brazil nuts, the detoxifying property of coriander and the vitamin C boost from the lemon juice will support optimal hormonal metabolism and detoxification, while you enjoy a delicious dip.

Serve with some vegetable sticks – celery, carrots or cauliflower.


  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup Brazil nuts 
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds 
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup fresh coriander
  • 1 cup parsley
  • 2/3 cup cold pressed olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice 
  • Big pinch of sea salt and or dulse flakes to flavour


Soak the seeds and nuts overnight.

Process the parsley, coriander and olive oil in a blender until chopped.

Add the garlic, nuts, seeds, salt/dulse and lemon juice and mix until the mixture is finely blended into a paste.

Store in dark glass jars if possible. It freezes well also.


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