Two Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

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A salad without a salad dressing would be like Bonnie without Clyde, Batman fighting for truth and justice minus his offsider, Robin, Maxwell Smart less his brains, Agent Ninty Nine and well, I think you get my drift. A salad needs dressing or it’s just, well, naked.

The following two dressings are a great way to introduce more vegetables raw or cooked into your life as is suggested in  5 Cholesterol Myths Exposed. Be thoughtful about the ingredients you use. The hemp seed in the orange dressing is a great source of Omega 3, while the apple cider vinegar in the second dressing is a great source of probiotics and the extra virgin olive oil provides antioxidants, omega 3 fats and vitamins E and K.

Orange Hemp Seed Dressing

Two Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

Makes about ¾ cup,

Ingredients

  • ½ cup hemp seeds
  • ½ cup of orange juice
  • 1 clove of garlic, peeled
  • dash salt and/or pepper

Method

  • Blend all ingredients together until creamy.
  • Serve on top of your favourite salad and Enjoy!

Tip: Store extra in an airtight container in the fridge.  Will keep for about a week.

French Dressing

Two Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup of a good apple cider vinegar
  • 1 good sized tsp of  Dijon mustard (I particularly like the grain mustard for this)
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Method

  • Blend all ingredients together until creamy. Or just plonk the ingredients into a jar with a good screw top lid and practice your maracas or just give it a good old shake.
  • Serve on top of your favourite salad and Enjoy!

As above store in an airtight container in the fridge. Leave to warm to room temperature before using.

For more dressing ideas check out these

8 Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes You Should Make at Home

Two Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

 

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