Kale Basil Pesto with Salmon and Farro Salad

Ultimately, the foundation for a big beautiful brain starts with the food we eat, and studies show the Mediterranean diet is one of the best when it comes to brain food. Things like olive oil, fish, nuts, berries, and leafy greens are the nutrients research has discovered to be the best for our brains. This brain-healthy recipe checks nearly all of the boxes of good brain food and is also very easy to prepare.

The main event is a kale and basil pesto loaded with olive oil and walnuts. The versatility of the pesto is our favorite part as it can be slathered on or mixed with just about anything. How you choose to use your pesto is entirely up to you, we include two variations that can be made with the same meal or not. We also share a simple a simple baked salmon recipe and a farro salad with roasted tomatoes and garlic. A fresh piece of salmon with some olive oil, salt and pepper is all you need. All 3 of these dishes offer a way to show appreciation for your brain.

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