Besto Pesto

This incredible pesto recipe that is super high in essential fatty acids and protein! It is great as a dip, on crackers or as a base for a pasta sauce. It is SO easy – plus it is NUT FREE so safe for school or work and easy for entertaining!
Dish Type: appetizers Lifestyle: dairy free, gluten free, nut free, vegan, vegetarian


3 cups washed and patted dry loose leaf basil

1/3 cup Mum’s Original™ Hemp Oil

1 cup Mum’s Original™ Hemp Hearts

Juice of one lemon

All of the garlic cloves from one small bulb of roasted garlic OR one fresh garlic clove finely minced

1/4 cup parmesan or romano grated cheese (optional – for a vegan or dairy free version leave out)

Mum's Original™ Himalayan Rock Salt to taste


Blend all ingredients until creamy texture and store in fridge. The chlorophyll in the hemp oil will keep this fresh in the fridge for a number of days.