Vegan Gingko pesto pizza
Let’s start with fun facts about ginkgo leaves. These leaves come from the ginkgo tree, which is among the oldest species of trees in the whole world. This tree is believed to have been in existence even during the dinosaur age! It is believed that they have survived for this long because they are resistant to disease and are very adaptive.
The ginkgo leaves have a distinct fan shape that resembles the two halves of your brain, and maybe this is the reason why they offer your brain such great nutrition; it was ingrained in their DNA! You can eat ginkgo leaves and nuts raw. In our recipe, we are going to be using ginkgo leaves.
Ginko is originally from China, and it has been in existence for thousands of years hence the nickname fossil tree. Ginko leaves are an antioxidant powerhouse and are endowed with terpenoids and flavonoids that do an amazing job fighting off free radicals and inflammation, which is often the precursor to cancer, Irritable Bowel Diseases, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, and stroke.
Ginko leaves also possess brain-boosting benefits and have scientifically been shown to prevent and reduce symptoms of dementia and other neurological disorders. This is because it improves blood circulation in your brain, which helps heal and prevent headaches and improve eyesight, boosting cognitive function and brain memory.
Ginkgo leaves are a widespread ingredient in many energy and soft drinks available in supermarkets. The only problem with this is that its benefits are masked by the high artificial sugar and caffeine content. Imagine Ginkgo Bilabo Pizza whao! What a way to get a healthy, delicious dose of a brain booster with pure ginkgo pesto made using all-natural ingredients. You can also enjoy the many health benefits of ginkgo leaves by steeping the leaves in hot water to make tea.
Now let’s jump right into the preparation process of vegan ginkgo pesto and a super tasty gluten-free pizza. Let’s put on our creative hat and have some fun. Unlike any other pizza, this one is an MBB (Mega Brain Booster pizza). Bring your kids along to learn how to make this easy pizza.
The main ingredient here is fresh Gingko Bilabo Pizza is blab leaves. If you cannot get a hold of ginkgo leaves, we have an easy solution, go to your nearest health food store and buy it off the shelve ginkgo bilbo powder or order it online. Add two tablespoons of powder to your ingredients, and there you have it.
Gingko Bilabo Pizza
Nutritional Benefits: Ginko leaves are an antioxidant powerhouse and are endowed with terpenoids and flavonoids that are potent free radicals and inflammation inhibitors, as these two (free radicals and inflammation) are often the precursors to cancer, Irritable Bowel Diseases, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, and stroke. Ginko leaves additionally possess brain-boosting benefits and have scientifically been shown to prevent and reduce symptoms of dementia and other neurological disorders. This is because it improves blood circulation to your brain, which helps heal and prevent headaches, improve eyesight, and boost cognitive function and brain memory.
- Ingredients for pizza
- 1 tbsp full Gingko Bilabo pesto (pre-made) link on the note
- 2 tbsp dried oregano
- 5 cups rocket salads (arugula)
- 1/2 cup black olives
- 1/2 cup capers
- 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 12 spiced grilled tomatoes
- 2 cups zucchini sliced
- 2 cups broccoli flowerets
- Vegan cheese:
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1 cup gram flour
- 1/2 tapioca or rice starch
- 2 cups water
- 1 tbsp Kal namak (black salt)
- 2 tbsp brewers yeast
- Some salt to taste
How to make vegan cheese
Add 2 cups of water in a medium pot, whisk in gram, tapioca starch, black salt, and brewers yeast until completely dissolved.
Place the pot over medium heat and add a little more water if needed.
Add in coconut milk and continuously whisk the mixture until liquids become thick as a paste.
Transfer the formed cheese to vegetable paper and allow it to cool; transfer to the fridge for at least an hour or until firm.
Slice up a piece of vegan gram cheese and sprinkle on urad dal pizza dough and garnish vegetable ingredients.
How to prepare the pizza
Place the pizza base onto a flat surface and select the toppings plus add vegan cheese.
Transfer to the oven and cook for about 5-10 minutes or until vegan cheese melts and enjoy. You can also place the base in a skillet, add all ingredients, and place over medium heat, cover the skillet for a few minutes, and voila! You have your pan-baked pizza ready.
Gently slide it off the skillet onto a plate and enjoy.
5.4g Saturated fat
How to prepare vegan ginkgo pesto: https://simplysentient.org/2020/06/14/gingko-pesto-bilbao/