Parmesan-Free Cashew Pesto

Fresh basil pesto needs no parmesan for deliciousness. Healthy fat from blended cashews combined with the fresh leaves make pesto a magic topping for pasta, sandwiches, tabouli, and many other delicious vegan dishes. Prep and cook time: 10 min. Servings: 4 1/2 cup raw cashews 1/4 cup water 1 small garlic clove or 1/2 tsp of garlic powder 6 oz silken tofu (half of a 12 oz vaccuum pack) 1/4 tsp sea salt (optional) 1 Tbsp white wine vinegar or the juice of 1 fresh lemon 2 cups fresh basil leaves   In a food processor or Vitamix, combine the cashews and water … Continue reading Parmesan-Free Cashew Pesto