Usually cheese is an ingredient when making a  pesto recipe but there is no cheese in this and it still has a cheesy flavour thanks to the Nutritional Yeast used.


2 cups arugula
2/3 cup walnuts + 1 Tbsp
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 tsp Himalayan Salt
2 Tbsp nutritional yeast


  1. Blend all the above ingredients in a blender except nutritional yeast and 1 Tbsp walnuts until smooth and creamy.
  2. Scoop into a bowl and mix in yeast and walnuts.
  3. Use as a dip or pour on top of steamed vegetables or raw zucchini noodles.

Note:  Arugula has many health and detox benefits. Because of this I often use it in my weight loss and detox classes.