Salad Dressings

Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Condiments, etc..., Dips, Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Salad Dressings, Salads | Comments Off on Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

4 oz organic, crumbled blue cheese 6 TBSP plain yogurt (or buttermilk) 6 TBSP high-quality sour cream 1/4 cup high-quality mayo 4 tsps apple cider vinegar 1/2 tsp natural sugar of choice (or 1 drop liquid stevia) 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp pure salt freshly ground black pepper to taste (about 1/8 tsp if measuring) Mix all ingredients together and serve as a dip for fresh vegetables or drizzled over salad. _________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  This amount fills up a 12 oz wide mouth mason jar (you can mix the ingredients right in the jar,...

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Creamy Ranch-Style Dressing

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 in Condiments, etc..., Dips, Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Salad Dressings, Salads | 1 comment

Creamy Ranch-Style Dressing

1/2 cup plain yogurt or buttermilk or sour cream 1/2 cup high quality mayo 1/8 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp onion powder 1 tsp sugar or 2 drops of liquid stevia (optional) 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce Mix until well combined. Yields approximately 1 cup. ___________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  Aside from tossing some into a salad, this dressing is great used as a dip for all the fresh carrots, cucumbers & peppers being harvested this time of year. ~  You can use any additional herbs you have on hand that sound good...

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Balsamic Mustard Vinaigrette

Posted by on Nov 7, 2011 in Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Salad Dressings, Salads | Comments Off on Balsamic Mustard Vinaigrette

Balsamic Mustard Vinaigrette

3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar (or to taste) 2 tsps high quality brown mustard 1 large garlic clove, crushed 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/8 tsp pure salt a few grinds of black pepper Whisk together all ingredients (or combine in jar with tight-fitting lid and shake well). Store in the refrigerator. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ Very easy/tasty dressing to whip together. Of course, the key to making a salad dressing (or anything for that matter) taste delicious, is using the highest quality ingredients...

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Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

Posted by on Sep 12, 2010 in Recipes, Salad Dressings, Salads | 1 comment

Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

6 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 2 TBSP fresh lemon juice 1/4 tsp pure salt handful fresh basil, chopped 1/4 tsp black pepper pinch of crushed red pepper Mix  =) Store any extras in the fridge. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ This is a great dressing if you’re avoiding vinegar (or even if you’re not!). ~ Swap out the basil for any herb (or combination of herbs) you’d like. ~ LEMON JUICE TIP – Sometimes I don’t have fresh lemons on hand when I need them. On the other hand, if I buy a bottle of lemon juice, I’m...

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Sesame Mustard Tahini Dressing

Posted by on Jun 8, 2010 in Recipes, Salad Dressings, Salads | Comments Off on Sesame Mustard Tahini Dressing

Sesame Mustard Tahini Dressing

1/2 cup water 1/2 cup tahini 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1 small clove garlic, minced (or pressed) 1 & 1/2 TBSP honey (or approx 9 drops of liquid stevia) 3 TBSP tamari/soy sauce 2 tsp high-quality, dijon mustard 3 tsp toasted sesame oil 1/4 tsp pure salt (more or less) Whisk all ingredients together. Store any extras in the fridge. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ Adapted from “Vive le Vegan” – Our favorite salad dressing! ~ Salads are not much to speak of in & of themselves unless you’ve got...

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