Avocado Salad Dressing

October 2, 2014
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In the week that I have actually been doing this Whole30, I’ve discovered that I am a lot more excited to prepare than usual. Although I typically consume quite clean, I don’t believe I have actually gone 30 days without wine given that I was pregnant with Isaac. That’s nearly 7 years, folks. So, saying no to grains, dairy products, sugar and vegetables is no biggie and nothing new, however no alcohol? Now, that’s a difficulty. And I’ll inform you what-I’m loving it. I’m squashing it at the health club and my energy levels are with the roofing system. Plus, as I pointed out, I’ve become more daring when it pertains to cooking endeavors and I have actually started making a lot more things-like dressings and dips-completely from scratch.

Most of my recipes on this blog site are tailored to convenience while still maintaining a clean diet plan. I’m a busy working mommy and I understand that often finding the time (and energy) to prepare meals is really a difficulty. Trust me, there were times when I was so exhausted by the time I ‘d gotten home from picking up Isaac, that supper was trail mix for me and a cheese stick and carrots for the kiddo.

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The excellent aspect of making dips and dressings from scratch is not only are you responsible for precisely what goes into it, however you can make a huge batch in advance and use it all week. It takes simply a bit even more effort than buying a container of salad dressing, however the benefits-both in taste and quality-are well worth it.

I normally just toss my greens with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar, however not putting feta or goat cheese on my salads throughout the Whole30 left me wanting something a little creamier. That’s when I set out to make the perfect velvety avocado dressing. I ‘d seen something similar to this in the book, It Starts With Food, but being a foodie rebel I hate following dishes and always find a means to put my own twist on things. I ‘d state I make use of recipes more as inspiration than direction.

This dressing is the bomb. F’realz.

Added bonus: It’s Whole30 approved!

I keep a jar in my fridge and utilize it for salads, as a topping for meat and as a dip for raw veggies.

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What You Need:

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • juice of 1.5 limes or 1 lemon
  • 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 / 8-1/4 cup water (more if essential to reach desired consistency)
  • About 4 sprigs of cilantro
  • 1-2 tsp sea salt
  • 1.5 tsp garlic powder
  • pepper to taste

What You Gotta Do:

  • Combine all components in a food mill, and blend until smooth.
  • If the dressing is not your wanted consistency, include water, simply a tsp at a time.
  • Taste, and include more salt, garlic, etc if essential.
  • Place in an airtight jar and refrigerate for up to 7 days.
Eat, and be Happy!

* Neghar Fonooni, physical fitness and lifestyle coach, entrepreneur * Founder: Eat, Raise, and be Delighted negharfonooni.com

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