Healthy Easy Homemade Salad Dressing That Taste Great
One thing that many people overlook when taking on the task is how healthy is their salad dressing. Your making the effort to eat a healthy salad or two everyday and if your not a fan, you probably find it easier and more tolerable to soak it in dressing. More than likely, if your not using a homemade salad dressing, you are adding calories and worse yet additives that will hinder your health plan. That’s because many store bought salad dressings are made from mayo, low grade oils and sour cream among other things. Link to a salad dressing. Making your own homemade salad dressing is really simple, see below.
Easiest And Healthy Homemade Salad Dressing
1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped shallots
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Combine vinegar, shallots, salt, Dijon mustard, and pepper. Gradually add olive oil, stirring until incorporated
Homemade Caesar Dressing
No homemade salad dressing article would be complete without a good Caesar! This is an easy and very good recipe from wellplated.com.
Recipe from Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint Cookbook
1/2 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon anchovy paste or 2 anchovy fillets
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 small garlic clove
Place all ingredients (Greek yogurt, Parmesan, olive oil, lemon juice, anchovy, mustard, and garlic) in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth and emulsified.
2 tablespoons lime juice 2 teaspoons almond butter 1⁄4 cup coconut milk 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint 1⁄8 teaspoon red pepper flakes Pinch of sea salt
Mix lime juice and 2 teaspoons of warm water with almond butter and mix well until almond butter has a slightly runnier consistency. Whisk in the rest of the ingredients. Add additional salt, herbs or red pepper flakes to taste.
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