Salad Dressings

Making your own salad dressing can be a fun way to spruce up an ordinary salad. Most likely you keep many of the ingredients needed in the house anyway! Here are a couple of my favorites to mix up really quickly and serve over greens! If you do not have the types of oil I used, any other oils will work! Olive and avocado oils boast great heart health benefits!

Recipe for orange cumin dressing

Serving size=1 tbsp dressing
Makes approximately 17 servings

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • 1/3 fresh orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tsp ground cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp salt

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into a small bowl and mix until well blended
  2. For best results use a blender
  3. Refrigerate leftover dressing for up to one week

Recipe for red wine vinaigrette

Serving size = 1 tbsp
Makes approximately 11 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup avocado or olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano flakes
  • dash of salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into a small bowl and mix until well blended
  2. For best results use a blender
  3. Refrigerate the leftover dressing for up to one week

Note: A range of nutritional information has been provided based on the dressings.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 63.3 - 66
  • carbohydrates: 0.4g - 0.94g
  • fat: 6.6g - 6.75g
  • fiber: 0.02g - 0.08g
  • potassium: 8.5mg - 14.6mg
  • protein: 0.01g - 0.06g
  • sodium: 0.4mg - 34.5mg
  • sugar: 0g - 0.74g

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


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