FIGHT BUGS WITH HERB STALKS

Good Health Choices - - Eat Smart -

Of­ten thrown away, the stems of pars­ley, co­rian­der and basil are thought to have an­tibac­te­rial prop­er­ties, which could help fight in­fec­tions.

TOP TIP Trans­form herb stalks into a pesto by putting a hand­ful each of co­rian­der and mint stalks, 1 clove of gar­lic, 50g parme­san and 100ml olive oil into a food pro­ces­sor and blitz­ing un­til smooth but with some tex­ture. Store in the fridge in a sealed jar. You can vary the recipe ac­cord­ing to what herbs and cheese you have.

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