Arugula Pesto

Arugula Pesto (vegan, dairy free, gluten free, and paleo friendly)

What’s your summer food? You know, that one dish that you look forward to making all year when the ingredients are at their peak: popsicles…ice cream…pie??

Call me crazy, but for me it’s pesto.  There is no way I can get through a summer without making at least one monster batch of it. When I see those big bunches of fresh basil at the grocery store (or, this year, lucky for me, in my CSA box), it feels like a crime not to scoop up as much as I can carry and scurry home as fast as I can to make pesto. It always feels like I am getting away with something; like I should be wearing a stocking over my face and carrying my bounty of basil out of the store in a burlap sack with a dollar sign on the side of it.

Give me all your basil, I have a gub….

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