This Easy Lemon & Garlic Dressing is sugar free making it Whole 30 friendly and a great salad dressing you can make in under five minutes!
Since there are no rays of sunshine streaming through my curtains, I’ve decided to take matters into my own hands.
I’m going to create a little light with this tart, garlicky salad dressing.
First, I’ll let you in on a little secret. I’ve been following the Whole 30 for the month.
If you haven’t heard of it, check out the details of the challenge –> here.
Today is Day 8.
One of the first rules of the Whole 30 is NO SUGAR. None at all, even the whole food varieties like honey and maple syrup. So far, I’ve gotten creative with dates and eaten a ton of nuts. I’ve demolished a pretty large container of macadamias from Costco already and we are only seven days in. Ruh, roh. 😉
It’s all good, though. Healthy fats are welcome. Avocados, you’re next.
EASY LEMON & GARLIC DRESSING
Typically I add in a bit of sweetness in my homemade dressings, so this Easy Lemon & Garlic Dressing something new.
I love the tartness, and the garlic along with a bit of mustard added just enough punch. Just make sure there is on that mustard label!
Prep is shaking it in a jar. I know, so easy. 😉
This dressing held up nicely to my salad blend which included arugula and spinach.
It was a great Whole 30 option along with a chicken breast, which was my lunch one afternoon and then I had it with another giant salad and some scrambled eggs one evening for a quick dinner.
The colour was such a lovely pale yellow.
Can’t wait for the sunshine to fill the room with the same brightness.
Come on spring! 🙂
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*Originally posted April8, 2015 Updated December 17, 2018*
- 3 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
- 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1/2 tsp salt
- fresh pepper to taste
- Place all ingredients in a small glass mason jar with lid
- Shake really well to blend completely