Everyone who eats salads on a regular basis has the same struggle. Dressing, or no dressing?
Let`s face it! Salad without dressing is just boring old veggies. We need something to flavor it up a bit. However, common salad dressing are unhealthy, defeating the point of eating a salad though.
The good news is that there are homemade dressings recipes available! Bright and flavorful salad dressings to make your veggies sing. So, it is time to improve your salads by kicking the bottled stuff and making your own. Homemade recipes are tastier, fresher and healthier than anything you can get in the supermarket. Once you get used to preparing them, they couldn’t be easier.
Why You Should Make Salad Dressings At Home
First, making your own salad dressing is much cheaper than buying one in the supermarket. And compared to the brands at a whole-foods market? You are actually paying for a disposable bottle and a fancy label!
Another thing about making your own salad dressing is that you are the one who controls the ingredients. Have you noticed the suspicious ingredients in common salad dressings? Random artificial flavorings, colors, and many others we cannot even pronounce. On the other hand, making a homemade dressing gives you the freedom to choose what you use and personalize it.
Ultimately, this is quite a useful skill if you are pressed for time. Most salad dressings can be made within a few minutes.
The Easiest Vinaigrette
Before we reveal the dressing that will make you LOSE IT, let`s go through the easiest vinaigrette recipe.
The simplest way to flavor up your salad is to toss it with olive oil, drizzle on balsamic vinegar or a little lemon juice and add a pinch of salt and pepper. Simple as that! Adding some herbs will only enhance the flavor and provide you with additional benefits.
Here are some of the benefits that you can get from the ingredients in the Lose It Salad Dressing!
- Stimulates weight loss
- Supports heart health
- Can help reduce cholesterol
- Promotes digestive health
- Loaded with antioxidants
- Kills bacteria
- Contains omega 3
Lose It Salad Dressing
- 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1/2 tsp of Bragg’s liquid aminos
- 3-4 drops liquid stevia
- 1/4 tsp red pepper
- A pinch of salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 small clove of garlic
- 1 tsp finely ground flax seed
All you have to do is to add all the ingredients in a bowl, whisk together, and then transfer the mixture to a smaller bowl or container.
This dressing is all you need to flavor up your salad without taking the healthy out. Get your whisk and give it a try!