This Apple Cider Vinaigrette Is Your Salad’s Secret Sauce

With fresh| unprocessed ingredients| homemade salad dressing is often much more nutritious than those store-bought versions. This simple apple cider vinaigrette is one such example. Apple cider vinegar is known to be a digestive-| immunity-| and natural-energy-boosting food| and it also may have appetite-suppressing powers. And at just over 80 calories per one-tablespoon serving| this salad dressing imparts big flavor into your favorite salads without the need for high-calorie ingredients.

I added mustard powder and dried basil to the basic apple cider vinaigrette recipe| but you can add different herbs and spices to your liking.

Honey Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Adapted from Martha Stewart

Honey Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Honey Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing


1/2 cup honey1/4 cup apple cider vinegar1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil1 teaspoon mustard powder1/2 teaspoon dried basil1 small shallot| mincedJuice from 1 lemonSalt and pepper