Lunchtime pesto pasta

Here at Nuush we don’t demonise pasta and carbs, we just prescribe ’em in moderation.

A little bit of pasta ain’t gon kill ya!

So, this is a little bit of pasta, with a whole load of tasty stuff. Just don’t tell the nouveau cave people 😀

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Servings: 1
Servings: 1


  • 60g of penne or farfalle pasta (obvs the shape is CRITICAL here)
  • 1 dessert spoon of pesto – make your own if poss, it’s dead easy
  • handful of baby plum tomatoes, halved
  • handful of spinach leaves
  • 1 dessert spoon of pine nuts
  • squeeze of fresh lemon
  • seasoning
  • a few parmesan shavings


Cook the pasta in boiling water until al dente, which means basically so it still has some bite.

Stir in the other ingredients apart from the parmesan.

Well that was easy…

Feel free to add mozzarella or chicken. One ball of mozz or a torn chicken breast.

Nutrition Info


Tomatoes are rich in lycopene which is a pokey antioxidant. Antioxidants are like bouncers at a night club, they go around finding stray electrons that are busy causing trouble in your body, and find them a love partner so they can both stay in and cuddle on the sofa.

Tomatoes are also a brilliant source of vitamin C, which supports skin and connective tissue health as well as immunity and iron absorption. The biotin in tomatoes is good for controlling blood sugar.

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Have this beautiful easy food in your life every day with our meal plans.

After a full belly all is poetry.

Frank McCourt

Portion Guidelines

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

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