Shake 'em Up Salad Dressing with reCAP POUR! recipe.

Shake 'em Up Salad Dressing with reCAP POUR!

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February 06, 2018 by Mason Jars Company
Shake, Pour, and Store straight from your Mason jar with reCAP. Follow the video to create your own DIY Salad Dressing! Store and serve with the reCAP POUR Mason jar lid.
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HEALTHY REASONS TO MAKE YOUR OWN SALAD DRESSINGS
Use nourishing ingredients with health-promoting ingredients


Oil: Oils are used as the base of a salad dressing and to add a smooth consistency and flavour. Good quality oils contain healthy essential fat that the body cannot make on its own. These fats actually help lower cholesterol, blood sugar levels, speed up the metabolism, and protect the body form free radicals by supporting the immune system. 
Try: hemp oil, flax seed oil, extra virgin olive oil, avocado oil


Vinegar/acid: A little goes a long way when adding vinegar/acid to a dressing for flavour and health benefits. Vinegars add a unique taste while encouraging a healthy bowel, improving digestion, and providing the body with vitamins and nutrients. Citrus acids from lemon also support digestion and are full of minerals and vitamins. Adding citrus acids to salad greens actually helps the body absorb nutrients while providing the body with antioxidants.
Try: apple cider vinegar, fresh lemon juice, fresh lime juice, balsamic vinegar, coconut vinegar, brown rice vinegar

Thickener: Adding your own natural thickener to a salad dressing ensures that you’re not consuming cheap filler. Thickeners are helpful in emulsifying all of the ingredients together. Based on preference, you may add a sweet or savoury natural sweetener to bring out the flavour in the salad dressing. Thickening agents can be as basic as Dijon and extend to ground chia seeds to add even more omega fats.  
Try: Dijon, tahini, avocado, chia seeds, ground flaxseeds, honey, maple syrup.

Excerpt from:http://www.chatelaine.com/health/diet/six-healthy-reasons-to-make-your-own-salad-dressing-and-an-amazing-recipe/

Shake 'em Up Salad Dressing with reCAP POUR!
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February 06, 2018 by Mason Jars Company

Dijon Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup(s) olive oil
  • 1/2 cup(s) red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon(s) dijon mustard

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to your Mason jar and cap with a reCAP Mason Jar lid!
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