How to Select and Store For the tastiest basil choose fresh over the dried. Look for fresh vibrant and deep green leaves without darks spots or yellowing. Buy organically grown basil; being leafy this means that if pesticides have been used they will be highly absorbed. Also, it has not been irradiated which decreases in […]
Basil Nutrition Basil is very rich source of many essential nutrients, minerals, and vitamins. Basil is a very good source of iron, and calcium, and a good source of potassium and vitamin C. It is low in calories and contains no cholesterol. You can read the detailed nutrient content below. You can also Learn […]
Basil adds a distinct tastiness to out food and gives us so many health benefits too. There are 35 types of Basil plants which belong to the mint family. They range from annuals to perennials and shrubs. Here are 10 of the most common Basil: Sweet Basil is Italian basil, used in tomato sauce, pesto […]
I love this vegan pesto without the cheese; it tastes like the real thing only better! Toss with pasta or serve with bread or crackers for an appetizer.
Holy basil has proven through thousands of years of applied use and recent research to offer a host of health benefits. It is used in over 300 Ayurvedic herbal preparations, but is best known in the west as Tulsi Tea or in single herb supplements. It has many applications beyond health, and that is why […]