FoodJun 02 - 2020

Healthy Salad Dressing Swap

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.

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