Light Balsamic Vinaigrette

Store-bought salad dressings are typically loaded with calories, fat, and salt. Luckily, it’s easy to make your own low-cal dressing with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. The health payoff is definitely worth a bit of extra effort.

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Light Balsamic Vinaigrette

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    Ingredients

    1/2 cup vinegar, balsamic 1 tablespoon mustard, Dijon
    3 tablespoons oil, olive, extra-virgin 1 teaspoon honey
    1/4 cups water 1 teaspoon garlic powder

    directions

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      In a jar or container with a screw-on lid, combine the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, water, mustard, honey, and garlic powder. Screw on the lid and shake the container vigorously until everything is well combined.

    notes

    • TIP: You can store the dressing in the refrigerator in the same container you prepped it in. Just shake the container vigorously before each use to mix the ingredients.
    • Note: For celiac disease, check label on mustard to ensure it’s gluten-free.

    nutritional information

    Calories:
    59
    Fat:
    5 g
    Saturated Fat:
    0.5 g
    Carbohydrates:
    4 g
    Sodium:
    43 mg
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