Monthly Archives: February 2020

8 Simple Ways to make your own SAlad dressing at home

Once you have the basic vinaigrette down, there are so many variations you can make based on what you have on hand. Here are a few multiple purpose dressings. They are all quite easy to make.

Basic Balsamic Vinaigrette

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
3 tbsp Simply For Life olive oil
Whisk all ingredients together until well blended.

Zesty Italian Dressing

3 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 small squirt of Dijon mustard
1/4 cup Simply For Life olive oil
1/2 tsp onion powder
1-2 cloves finely minced garlic
1/2 tsp each of thyme, basil, and oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
Whisk all ingredients together until well blended.

Sweet Cider Dressing

1 tbsp pure maple syrup
2 tbsp Simply For Life olive oil
1 tbsp cider vinegar
1 tsp lemon juice
Whisk all ingredients together until well blended.

Creamy Sweet Dressing

1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp honey
2 tsp water
2 tsp lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Whisk all ingredients together until well blended.

Honey Mustard

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup Simply For Life olive oil
1 tsp mustard
1 tbsp honey
Whisk all ingredients together until well blended.

Basic Vinaigrette

1/2 cup Simply For Life olive oil
1/4 cup organic apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp Dijon
Whisk all ingredients together until well blended.

Sweet and Sour Maple Dressing

1/3 cup Simply For Life olive oil
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup Balsamic vinegar
Juice of 1 lemon
2 cloves minced garlic
Pinch of salt and pepper
Whisk all ingredients together until well blended.

Poppy Seed Dressing

3 tbsp raw honey
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp poppy seeds
3/4 cup Greek yogurt
Combine ingredients and refrigerate until well chilled.