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    How do you dress your salads?

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    We all know that eating our veggies without any fat, doesn't do us any good in terms of absorbing nutrients! So...

    How do you DRESS YOUR SALAD?!

    Personally, I love topping my salads with grilled vegetables (drowning in olive oil), olive tapenade, and fatty fish... Expand my palette with your ideas!

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    I sprinkle on salt, grind black or white pepper, a little cider or wine vinegar, some olive oil, and then just push it around a bit.

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    -can of sardines in olive-oil
    -rendered lard/tallow
    -double cream or butter
    -nuts and seeds/tahini
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    I'm eating a salad right now which consists of spinach with shredded chicken, butternut squash, sliced almonds, and chia seeds, topped with sesame oil and rice vinegar. Delicious!

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    @SpitFire - Yum! I love butternut squash on salads!! Sounds like you're getting ample fat to absorb those nutrients!
    @CiKi90 - I am totally stealing your recipe....... That sounds amazing. I could see it dressing a delicious seared tuna salad with sesame seeds and grilled asparagus!
    @Kochin - Sardines in oil on salads = AMAZING!
    @eKatherine - Simple, light and delicious! Never fail

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    You can make mayo based dressings that get you some fat and protein to go with your greenery.

    Basic mayo is two eggs in a blender whizzed up then drizzle in very slowly oil of your choice until desired thickness occurs (about a cup). I like avocado oil for this.

    From there you can add some balsamic and some anchovies for a caesar dressing or lemon and mustard or whatever tickles your tastebuds.

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    Someone suggested guacamole to me, and that's what I've been doing. It works great, and I've been adding chicken, ham, turkey, green & black olives, etc.

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    My favorite salad is taco so:
    - 1 blob sour cream mixed with Cholula or Tabasco
    - 1 blob of guacamole

    For chef or Cobb salads (with wand blender):
    - 6 oz. macadamia or avocado oil
    - 2 oz. white wine vinegar
    - black pepper (or dried herbs)
    - mustard
    - blue cheese crumble
    - anchovies (small tin)

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    Or my all time favorite salad:

    Meat Salad - Epic Meal Time - YouTube

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    ^ as above ... and ... Avocado oil and lime juice.

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