Holistic Nutrition: Eat this Herb - Basil

    Written by: Lauren Torchia /
    Dec 3, 2012 12:00:00 PM

    Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is sweet flavored with a warm, clove-like taste. Use it whole, chopped, or shred the leaves. For best flavor, use fresh leaves or add towards the end of cooking. Plus, basil can help the digestive process, too!

    achs eatthisherb basil resized 600Have you made your own healthy, organic basil pesto before? Are you a genius with organic homemade tomato sauce? We'd love to hear from you! Get cooking and post your favorite healthy holistic nutrition recipes using basil!

    Authored by Lauren Torchia

    Lauren Torchia is a writer, editor, and obsessive iPhotographer. She holds an MS in Writing from Portland State University and has more than 10 years’ experience writing and editing for commercial and creative enterprises. She currently serves as ACHS Dean of English and Communications Manager and is 200-hr yoga teacher certified from YoYoYogi in Portland, OR. Recent work has appeared in YOGANONYMOUS and Elephant Journal.

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