Top 4 Salad Dressings

Salad dressings found in most retail food stores are full of preservatives, thickeners and sugars. These home made dressings can be kept for up to a week in the fridge. There really is no need for salads to be boring, so try a new dressing every day with a variety of fresh and colourful ingredients.


Basic Vinaigrette


Ingredients

1/4 Cup good quality olive oil

or infused oil

1 TBSP Balsamic vinegar

Pinch of sea salt or Herbamare

Freshly ground black pepper


Method

Add all ingredients to a clean, dry glass jar and shake vigorously.

Store in the fridge for up to a week.


Honey Poppy Seed


Ingredients

1/4 Cup good quality olive oil

or infused oil

1 tsp poppy seeds

3 TBSP white wine vinegar

1 TBSP honey


Method

Add all ingredients to a clean, dry glass jar and shake vigorously.

Store in the fridge for up to a week.


Thai Salad Dressing / Marinade


Ingredients

1/4 Cup good quality olive oil

or garlic infused oil

4 TBSP rice vinegar

1 TBSP honey

1 tsp grated fresh ginger

2 TBSP sesame oil

1 TBSP Soy sauce or Braggs Amino Acids

1 tsp toasted sesame seeds


Method

Add all ingredients to a clean, dry glass jar and shake vigorously.

Store in the fridge for up to a week.

As a marinade you can pour over raw chicken, fish or red meat and leave to infuse overnight, before cooking.


Blue Cheese Dressing / Dip


Ingredients

1/4 Cup good quality olive oil

or garlic infused oil

1/4 cup cultured butter milk

1/4 cup plain organic yoghurt

1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

The juice of 1/2 a lemon or a whole lime

Zest from 1/2 a lemon or a whole lime

1 TBSP honey


Method

Add all ingredients to a clean, dry glass jar and shake vigorously.

Store in the fridge for up to a week.






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