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A simple, recipe for Raw Apple Cider Vinaigrette, an easy homemade apple cider vinegar salad dressing full of healthy probiotics, that can be made in a mason jar. Studies show that consuming 2 tablespoons of Apple Cider vinegar a day can lower insulin and help us lose wieght. No joke! See research linked below.
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart’s affections, and the truth of imagination. John Keats
Here’s a very quick and easy recipe for one of my favorite homemade salad dressings. Raw Apple Cider Vinaigrette! Use this as an “Every day” salad dressing on leafy green salads, grain salads or even bean salads. We always have some on hand and I love how it pairs with many different things.
It is so simple and easy to make your own dressings and vinaigrettes at home. But the main reason I like to make my own homemade salad dressings, instead of store-bought dressings is that I can control the type of oil in the dressing. Many dressings, even high end, organic dressings are made with “seed oils” (canola, safflower, sunflower, soy, corn, etc.) which some doctors consider to be toxic in high amounts, because of the way they are processed. I am making a concerted effort to cut back on these seed oils.
So here we are using extra virgin olive oil.
What type of Apple Cider Vinegar to use?
Use raw, unpasteurized, apple cider vinegar with the mother in it. The “mother” in Apple Cider vinegar is the harmless, healthy bacteria in the vinegar that gives raw, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar all its healthy probiotics- so good for gut health. It lowers insulin levels among many other health benefits. But truthfully, I love this dressing for the flavor, health benefits aside!
Top 10 benefits of apple cider vinegar:
There is a lot of compelling research on the many health benefits of Apple Cider vinegar. Here are the top ten health benefits of consuming apple cider vinegar daily. It truly is astounding! This recipe for Apple Cider drink called a Switchel is another way to incorporate more Apple Cider into your everyday diet!
- Lowers Body Fat (2 tablespoons daily)
- Lowers blood sugar
- Improves insulin sensitivity
- helps with weight loss (2 tablespoons daily)
- Reduces Belly fat
- Lowers cholesterol
- Boosts immunity
- May improve heart health
- May slow the growth of cancer cells
- Improves digestion
How to make Raw Apple Cider Vinaigrette?
Simply place the dressing ingredients in a small mason jar with a tight-fitting lid, and shake!
How to use Apple Cider Dressing?
I love this dressing on this Carrot Quinoa Salad!
Or tossed with leafy greens or in grain salads.
Or spooned over grain bowls, tossed with pasta salads.
Other Homemade Salad Dressings:
- Greek Salad Dressing
- Creamy Herby Hemp Dressing
- Lemony Leek Dressing
- Vegan Ranch Dressing
- Vegan Green Goddess Dressing
- Spirulina Dressing
A simple recipe for Raw Apple Cider Vinaigrette , an easy “Everyday” salad dressing full of healthy probiotics. Made with your choice of honey or maple!
- 1/4 cup raw apple cider vinegar ( with the “mother” in it)
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
- 1 1/2 –2 tablespoons raw honey ( or maple syrup)
- 1/4–1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4–1/2 teaspoon pepper
- optional additions: fresh herbs, lemon juice or zest, 1 finely minced garlic clove or 1 tablespoon finely minced shallot
Place all salad dressing ingredients in a small mason jar, seal and shake until well combined.
Keeps for 2 weeks in the fridge.
- Serving Size:
- Calories: 99
- Sugar: 4.4 g
- Sodium: 97.7 mg
- Fat: 9.3 g
- Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
- Carbohydrates: 4.6 g
- Fiber: 0.1 g
- Protein: 0 g
- Cholesterol: 0 mg
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