This orzo salad is so simple and delicious! It’s made with a homemade walnut, basil and spinach pesto that’s packed with greens and healthy, omega-rich fats. We’ve paired it with sweet roasted pumpkin and red onion.
Mood boosting ingredients
Spinach is rich in magnesium, a mineral shown to support relaxation. Healthy magnesium levels are also directly related to mental wellbeing, including reducing stress hormones, anxiety and support restorative sleep.
Walnuts are the highest antioxidant and phytonutrient rich tree nut, and they are also rich in Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids (like salmon) to support mood and the brain.
Meal prep guide - if you followed the meal prep guide, you would have already made the pesto and chopped the pumpkin.
This recipe serves four, if you’re cooking for two simply halve the recipe.
Walnut, Spinach and Basil Pesto