A Healthy Dressing (and Salad) for any - and every - day! - Westport Moms

Have you run out of your favorite salad dressing? Do not fear! Rinse out the bottle and fill it back up with this recipe instead! It’s simple, delicious AND likely healthier than the one you bought from the store! There is heart healthy and skin-friendly olive oil (instead of other vegetable oils often used in dressing) and zero added sugar, preservatives or stabilizers. This dressing is amazing on everything from a regular green garden salad to a bean salad like this one here! Maybe THIS will become your new fave!
Dressing Ingredients:
1/2 lemon juiced
1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons of balsamic glaze
3 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
5 tablespoons of olive oil
Himalayan salt to taste
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk.
Add salt to taste.
Add a touch more balsamic glaze for a sweeter dressing.
Bean salad Ingredients:
1 can of garbanzo beans
1 can of kidney beans
1/2 chopped onion
1 diced avocado
1/4 cup of chopped walnuts
Balsamic dressing added as desired
Combine all ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Mix in balsamic dressing. Enjoy!
For more great recipe ideas and tips from local mom and nutritionist, Robin Barrie, visit here.

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