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A versatile, flavorful and healthy sauce: Vegan pesto!

Basil, Garlic, Kale, Nutritional Yeast, Olive oil, Pine Nuts,


  • kale - 2 cups (134 g)
  • basil - 1/2 cup (13 g)
  • garlic - 2 cloves
  • olive oil - 1/4 cup (60 mL)
  • nutritional yeast - 1 Tbsp. (9 g)
  • pine nuts - 1/4 cup (34 g)
  • salt & pepper - to taste



  1. Add ingredients to Vitamix container in order listed above
  2. Blend on Level 4 for 60-90 seconds
  3. Use the tamper to push ingredients from the corners into the blade
  4. Keep some texture
  5. Serve on pasta, sandwiches, veggies, etc.
  6. Snap a pic and tag lifeisNOYOKE
  7. Enjoy!

Useful tips for Pesto

Store for up to two weeks in an airtight container in your fridge. Put it in little jars and give pesto as a gift. :)

Jar full of pesto.

Toss on pasta and add sautéed mushrooms, roasted pine nuts, and sun-dried tomatoes.

Fork full of bow tie pasta with pesto.