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Lazy Recipe: Easy Vegan Pesto

Happy Meat Free Monday lazy green people!

This has to be my laziest recipe yet; as all in all it took less than 10 minutes to prepare and make! But after a long day at work in a hot stuffy office, I was looking for something quick and easy that didn’t involve a warm oven. And despite my history of unintentionally killing off almost every plant I have ever tried to grow, my basil is growing so fast my conservatory is beginning to resemble the rainforest biome at the eden project!

This recipe uses key ingredients that everyone will have in their kitchen; apart from the nutritional yeast, which is more commonly a vegan essential ingredient. But it can be  found in most supermarkets or health food shops. You can also easily pimp up your pesto with whatever you have to hand. It works particularly  well with sun dried tomatoes, chilli oil or swapping the pine nuts for another nut (I used almonds). The best thing is, it’s completely raw and dairy free! Continue reading Lazy Recipe: Easy Vegan Pesto

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