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    Does anyone have any good primal salad dressings? I can make them at home, or if there is store brand, that would be ok too, as long as it isn't full of junk. Thanks!

  • #2
    You can make mayo - Mark has a recipe on the site - it was a blog post sometime in the last month. I make a balsamic vinagrette

    2/3 EVOO
    1/3 balsamic
    add italian spices, salt and pepper to taste.

    It is my "go to" dressing
    There was another thread about salad dressings with recipes a few weeks ago too - you might do a search for it as well.
    Karin

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    • #3
      Equal parts Neutral coconut oil (melted) and evoo
      splash of Red wine or White Balsamic vinegar
      tsp dijon mustard
      1 clove garlic crushed
      Herbs
      salt and pepper to taste

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      • #4
        There was a good thread in the recipe forum awhile back. In fact, if you search the Primal Blueprint Recipes forum for "salad dressing", you'll get a ton of ideas.

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        • #5
          I usually just throw together olive oil, dijon mustard, and minced garlic.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Styrofoam Jones View Post
            I usually just throw together olive oil, dijon mustard, and minced garlic.
            +1000

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            • #7
              Pesto thinned with some vinegar makes a good salad dressing. Another interesting idea is tahini thinned with some cumin, lemon juice and olive oil. (I think tahini is primal, someone correct me if I'm wrong)
              My food blog, with many PB-friendly recipes

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              • #8
                MAKES: ~¾ cup
                1 tsp Dijon-style mustard, smooth or grainy
                2 tbsp + 1 tsp wine vinegar
                ½ cup olive oil
                1 tbsp flax seed oil
                Whisk mustard into vinegar. Add olive oil in a thin stream, whisking constantly until oil is emulsified. Whisk in
                flax oil, and use immediately.
                Variation: Mix 1 tsp of finely chopped fresh herbs (e.g., parsley, tarragon, thyme, basil, or oregano) into the
                basic recipe after the mix has emulsified.

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                • #9
                  Make a batch of evoo mayo then add whatever flavor you're in the mood for....and you can just use it as mayo.
                  Today I just added a squirt of mustard and it was yum.

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                  • #10
                    BUTTER.

                    Chop some walnuts, toss them in a small pan with two tablespoons butter. It's good by itself, but I normally add crumbled blue cheese, boiled egg, blueberries or a tomato - sometimes some grated Parmesan cheese.

                    Last night, I turned it into a porkchop salad.

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                    • #11
                      -lemon juice, olive oil, black pepper, parmesan

                      -balsamic, olive oil, garlic, dijon, salt & pepper

                      -tomatoes blended with cream, salt, and italian spices/herbs

                      -balsamic vinegar reduced with fruit conserve, mixed with olive oil and garlic

                      -coconut milk blended with cilantro, ginger, and garlic

                      -greek yogurt, garlic, fresh mint, orange peel, lemon juice

                      -cook pears in vinegar, save the vinegar and blend the two with garlic, olive oil and spices
                      Last edited by Chaohinon; 04-20-2011, 12:14 AM.
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