Have you ever made your own salad dressing? If not, you are missing out. Not only are they incredibly delicious, but there is great satisfaction in knowing just exactly what went into the food you are eating, how long ago it was made, and that it is free from chemicals, preservatives, and inflammatory oils. Here are a few very simple ideas to get you started - you can find a lot more online!
Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette:
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 Tbsp organic cane sugar
2/3 cup of balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup avocado oil
1 Tbsp raw honey
1/2 tsp himalayan salt
Mix the raspberries and sugar together, and let it sit for ten minutes. Blend the raspberries with the other ingredients in a slow blender.
Honey Mustard Dressing:
1/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 1/2 tsp himalayan salt
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsps avocado oil
Whisk together everything except the oil until well mixed. Slowly stir in the oil.
Simple Creamy Dressing:
1 tsp grainy mustard
1 1/2 Tbsp mayonnaise or full-fat yogurt
1 Pinch salt
1 Pinch sugar
Fresh pepper, to taste
1 Tbsp champagne vinegar
Blend all ingredients except vinegar. Slowly add vinegar with a whisk until smooth.