Ramp It Up! Fresh Ramp Pesto!

farmfoodieandfitness.comRamp it up this spring with fresh ramps and make your own homemade pesto! Check to see if there are any ramp festivals in your area! Most farmers markets will carry them this time of year but it won’t be for long as the weather starts to warm. Make your own batch and add it to pasta, use it as a dip, or add it as a sauce for burgers, sandwiches, even as a marinade for your grilled chicken. Store in small containers and keep in the freezer. Grab a spoonful add a little extra olive oil and you’re all set!


  • 1 bunch ramps
  • 1/2 cup walnuts-toasted
  • 1/3 cup olive oil 
  • 1/2 cup Pecorino cheese
  • Himalayan sea salt
  • fresh ground pepper


  1. Wash and cut off the leaves of the ramps.
  2. Chop the ramps and nuts slightly and put them in the food processor.
  3. Add most of the cheese, salt, and pepper.
  4. Pouring the olive oil in slowly, process contents until they combine and make a paste.
  5. Taste to add more salt and pepper. Add extra Pecorino if you wish!
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Kelly Roberts is a Healthy Living Advocate. She is the owner and CEO of Beach Pilates and Wellness and Farm Foodie Fitness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Fueled by passion, she founded her holistic health practice, Farm Foodie Fitness. She educates and teaches her clients and the community the life changing benefits of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Her practice consists of corporate and private clients from all across the country. Kelly is also the owner of Pilates on the Beach in Ocean City, Maryland and Bethany Beach, Delaware. She offers classes out on the beach for locals and visitors from May to September. She is a Certified Pilates instructor by world renowned Body Arts and Science International. BASI Pilates ®. For the past ten years, she has specialized in Pre and Post-Natal, athletes, rehabilitation, and clients with chronic illness. Kelly also offers private one-on-one sessions, as well as semi-private sessions. Kelly first discovered Pilates twelve years ago after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back and neck pain. She incorporates the Pilates method into her teaching and daily practice to maintain movement, a healthy lifestyle, and to live pain free. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Salisbury University with a concentration in Mass Media. Her passion for nutrition and food lead her to Alissa Cohen, where she studied to become a Certified Raw Chef. She enjoys incorporating raw foods into her diet and sharing her knowledge with her clients, friends, and family. She offers private and group cooking classes, food demos, and has also been a private chef to a number of families. Also a Certified Master Gardener, she understands the importance of fresh, local foods, and knowing where your food comes from. Kelly offers gardening knowledge, advice, and hands on training through community gardens. She also teaches elementary children the benefits of nutrition and how growing your own food through edible school yards. Kelly is also a published author; her fiction novel, "The Road to Chianti" and her summer and winter cookbooks, "Farm Foodie Fitness Homegrown.” She has been featured in Mind Body Green, Charleston Home Magazine, and many other publications. Kelly recently released her first fitness DVD "Beach Pilates and Wellness, Pilates Mat Workout." She also has a successful health, nutrition, fitness, and organic gardening blog. Make sure to check it out! www.farmfoodieandfitness.com. When Kelly is not running businesses she's chasing her two little ones. Contact Kelly to book seminars, demonstrations, book signings, or speaking engagements.

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