Chef Jillian Naveh teamed up with the Horticultural Society of New York this weekend at P.S. 83’s Wellness Fair in the Bronx. Jillian prepared kale pesto and energy bites. Championed by the Hort for their health enhancing properties, Kale and chia seeds are treasured super foods that, over the years, have found their way into dozens of recipes and the bellies of school children and educators alike.
Kale sunflower seed pesto
One bunch of kale stems removed and rinsed
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
1 garlic clove
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 – 1/2 teaspoons salt
Blend all ingredients together in a food processor until smooth.
Packed with fiber and nutrients, Energy bites, are the perfect snack for long hikes or in between meals.