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It is nearly impossible for find a good (i.e. healthy) store-bought salad dressing that isn’t way overpriced. The solution: make your own! Here is my current favorite recipe.

: : Creamy Garlic Vinaigrette : :


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream or yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon white or red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed through a garlic press*
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

*2 cloves makes this dressing quite spicy. If you prefer a milder version, use the smaller amount.


Place all ingredients in a small jar. Screw on the lid and shake until well blended. Allow to sit 1 hour for best flavor. Refrigerate any leftovers.

Makes about 1/2 cup

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