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Monday, March 03, 2014

Summer Love Strawberry Vinaigrette

Use this vinaigrette for assembling your favourite berry salad using fresh local greens. This dressing is so healthy and so tasty!

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cold pressed sunflower oil or cold pressed canola oil
  • 3 TB apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp raw honey OR pure maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil packed (use locally-grown hydroponic for the winter season)
  • 1 heaping cup strawberries (use 1 heaping cup frozen strawberries for an all season recipe)

Instructions

  1. Place ingredients in the blender in the order listed.
  2. Blend well until smooth.
  3. Pour dressing over fresh local greens. Add optional toppings like nuts, berries, and feta cheese.

Yields 1 1/2 cup. Refrigerate in an airtight container for a couple of weeks.

Nutrition Awareness

This dish offers an array of nutritional value to your diet:

  • Apple cider vinegar flushes out toxins from your body, and gives your skin a boost. Also is reported to help regulate blood sugar, cholesterol, and blood pressure.
  • The cold-pressed oil in this vinaigrette is a great way to boost your omega intake
  • Vitamin C boost

Categorization: Wholly Canadian: 100% Canadian Ingredients

Seasonal Rhythm: Summer & All Season

Dietary Specifications Taglines:

  • Vegan
  • Gluten free
  • Raw food

Posted by Wholly Canadian at 4:00 PM

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