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Who doesn't love a good vinaigrette? Don't get me wrong, I hit the ranch train HARD sometimes but for a super fresh and lighter salad, vinaigrette is the way to go! Think about it, it's thin so it can coat all of the lettuce and toppings without dressing OVERLOAD.
And the best part is, you can throw in whatever seasonal ingredients you want to make it special! For instance, throw some fresh berries in there and call it Very Berry Vinaigrette!
And drizzle it over this Summer Berry Salad for the perfect pairing!
Or call it a salad dressing smoothie, you know, whatever.
Very Berry Vinaigrette
[Whole30 - Paleo - Gluten Free - Grain Free - Dairy Free]
1/4 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
1/4 cup chopped strawberries (fresh or frozen)
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
juice of 1/2 a lemon
salt & pepper
- Add all ingredients (up to lemon juice) to your immersion blender container (or normal blender).
- Blend until the berries have broken down and you're left with a smooth dressing! Give it a taste and season with some salt and pepper if you'd like. Blend again!
- Serve over this Summer Berry Salad, and enjoy!