All posts tagged: Dressing

Herby Garlic Dressing

I love a good salad dressing- It can lift any dish, from being very plain and simple to alive and exciting. You don’t have to always use it just on salads either. You can drizzle it over cooked vegetable, or grilled meat to give it a lively boost of vitamins, minerals and flavour. Below, I have listed one of my favourite simple dressings you can quickly whip up once a week, add into a sealed jar and keep in the fridge to take that dish from very simple to an extra added delish and nutrish! This dressing has lots of herbs, garlic, good fats and more- a little nutritional powerhouse! Herby Garlic Dressing- Print Recipe This simple, quick, delish & nutrish dressing will take a salad or vegetables from boring and bland to tasty and alive! Servings Prep Time 12+ servings 5 minutes Servings Prep Time 12+ servings 5 minutes Herby Garlic Dressing- Print Recipe This simple, quick, delish & nutrish dressing will take a salad or vegetables from boring and bland to tasty and alive! Servings …

Creamy Avocado Dressing

Who doesn’t like a good creamy dressing? This one will certainly hit the spot. Can be used as a substitute for mayonnaise, especially if eggs are a problem. It also contains wonderful ‘good’ fats, with the use of avocado and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Contrary to previous popular belief, not all fats are the same, nor are they all classified as bad. Fat is a major source of energy and helps your body absorb nutrients from foods. Avocados contain naturally good fats; in fact over 75% of the fat in avocados is good fat with 3g coming from monounsaturated fat (MUFA) and 0.5g from polyunsaturated fat per 1-oz serving. Extra virgin olive oil is fairly nutritious.; It contains modest amounts of Vitamins E and K and plenty of beneficial fatty acids. This is the nutrient content of 100 grams of olive oil (1): Saturated Fat: 13.8%. Monounsaturated Fat: 73% (most of it the 18 carbon long oleic acid ). Omega-6: 9.7%. Omega-3: 0.76%. Vitamin E: 72% of the RDA. Vitamin K: 75% of the RDA. …