At over $4.00 per 8 ounce bottle, I was tired of spending so much money on organic salad dressing! But I refused to eat the chemical-filled, non-organic, less expensive salad dressing!
I use salad dressing quite frequently, both on salad and as a dip for fresh and cooked vegetables, so I want a good one. My 2 and 3-year-old boys love eating salad when it’s covered with a delicious dressing, and they often ask for seconds! Certainly, I want to fuel their little bodies with a dressing that provides healthy ingredients and oils, free of any GMO’s (genetically modified organisms).
There are several reasons I prefer olive oil in my homemade salad dressing:
Olive Oil Improves Heart Health: Olive oil is high in monounsaturated fat which increases the “healthy” cholesterol (HDL) and lowers the “lousy” cholesterol (LDL) in your blood.
Olive Oil Increases Absorption of Nutrients: I make my salad with a lot of different types of vegetables (ie: red cabbage, carrots, Brussel sprouts, kale). This is ...Read More
Posted By Kelly Harrington, MS, RDN