Easy creamy spirulina pesto

Homemade pesto is one of our favourite ways to elevate a meal. Paired with pizzas, mixed through pasta, drizzled over roasted veggies or used as a dip for bread, it’s a delicious and easy option for many.

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This aromatic dressing calls for fresh basil leaves, crushed garlic cloves and zesty lemon - a wonderful way to make use of your garden or any leftovers in the fridge. While  extra virgin olive oil - otherwise known as ‘EVOO’ - is essential for making pesto, you simply can’t go wrong with a healthy measure of cheese, or cheese-like alternative (we love nutritional yeast) to make it complete.

For a nutrient-rich kick: Lifestream Certified Organic Spirulina Powder

Pesto alone is full of delicious, feel-good ingredients but if you’re wanting to take it up a notch, try adding a couple teaspoons of  Spirulina into the mix. This superb superfood is fantastic for many reasons, including supporting healthy energy levels and helping our bodies get in all the necessary nutrients – perfect for little ones who don’t fancy their greens!

High in  antioxidants, protein and iron, it’s a fantastic option for many diets. Add it to your favourite smoothie, baked good or try it in savoury meals like pasta (with this delicious pesto).

Easy creamy spirulina pesto

The healthy fat you didn’t know you needed: Extra virgin olive oil

Loaded with healthy fats and antioxidants, extra virgin olive oil is a delicious oil made from pure, cold-pressed olives. Being a healthy fat, EVOO is great for nutrient absorption in our bodies and can be used in many ways.

What to do with it:

  • Spruce up your next salad by drizzling it over the top as a dressing
  • Add it to marinades and sauces
  • Mix it into your choice of pasta

Due to its low smoke point, just be careful not to use it when frying.



  1. Blend ingredients with a stick blender.
  2. Serve as a dip with cut vegetables or with pasta.
  3. Enjoy!

Dietaries: Refined Sugar Free

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