Salads are a great way to use up lots of vegetables if you are open to mixing and matching greens and vegetables based on what’s in the share that week. When you start with quality ingredients and an open mind, it’s hard to go wrong.
It helps to keep your kitchen stocked with yummy toppings (nuts, seeds, dried fruits, cheese).
You can use this this easy vinaigrette dressing formula to make healthy salad dressings and you’ll know exactly what’s in it because you will have made it yourself!
Template for Herb Vinaigrette Dressing
- 1 ½ cups olive oil
- ½ cup acid lemon or lime juice, delicate vinegar (balsamic, rice wine or apple cider)
- 2 Tbsp fresh or dried herbs minced (add more herbs if you wish and use whatever type of herbs you have in abundance)
- A dash of sugar or honey or maple syrup if needed; use orange juice as your acid
- Salt and pepper to taste
Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake vigorously.
Allow to sit for at least 10 minutes before shaking vigorously again and serving with salad.