The Perfect Salad Dressing with Huge Health Benefits
This simple yet flavorful dressing is so delicious and healthy, you may want to skip the salad and just drink it by itself!
Summertime is salad season and having a stellar homemade salad dressing in your back pocket is vital. And when it comes to complimenting an already tasty salad, less is more.
This simple yet flavorful dressing is so delicious and healthy, you may want to skip the salad and just drink it by itself! The ingredients are few, but the health benefits are high. Alone, each ingredient is considered to be a superfood, but together, this dressing is out of this world.
Here’s what you need:
- 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 large organic lemon (or ¼ cup of fresh, organic lemon juice)
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 1 large clove of garlic (minced)
- Dash of salt (pink himalayan salt preferably)
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- Small dash of cayenne pepper
Combine these ingredients in a small bowl and whisk with a fork until blended. You can use immediately or store in the fridge for later - just be sure to shake or stir well before the next use.
The extra dash of spice from the cayenne pepper is what really superpowers this salad dressing. Cayenne pepper has been linked to improving brain function, decreasing inflammation, boosting immune function, increasing circulation and much more.
When these superfood are combined, their flavors and benefits blend to make one seriously powerful food that packs a punch!