This ‘Avocado Tomato Salad Dressing’ is an easy way to jazz up any salad! This is a base recipe that you can alter with your choice of herbs or salty flavours. This is enough for three large salads.
A healthy homemade salad dressing is always the way to go. Those store-bought dressings are very often filled with unhealthy ingredients.
This avocado tomato dressing is so easy to make. Here is what a bowl of it looks like after it is simply mixed up.
Ok, now let’s learn about the healthy ingredients in this delicious avocado tomato salad dressing.
The main ingredient is avocado which is bursting with lots of health benefits and are so strongly associated with fertility and aphrodisiacs that the Aztecs would lock up virgin daughters during avocado harvest time to keep them safe. Read the details and check out the infographic on this wonderful Superfood.
Some people avoid avocados due to their high-fat content. Most of us know by now that avocados have the kind of fat that actually helps you lose weight!
The red of Tomatoes is what makes them full of health benefits, even when you are enjoying them as a refreshing juice or tomato sauce. Tomatoes are fat burning, help prevent cancer and are very heart-healthy food.
Olive oil was referred to as “Liquid Gold” by the famous Greek poet Homer. If you are what you eat, what would happen if you consumed “Liquid Gold” daily? Extra-virgin olive oil (cold-pressed) is the best fat to use as a salad dressing. Do not use for cooking. It has a low smoke point and heat makes it susceptible to oxidative damage. Olive oil has so many health benefits I include a little every day when I eat my salad.
As I don’t use sugar for my baking I often use stevia which is the healthy option. The stevia plant is incredibly sweet and also incredibly good for you. The leaf is 30 times sweeter than sugar while extracts are 300-400 times sweeter. The best stevia will, therefore, be the one that retains some whole food value and is water-based. Liquid forms will be less processed. Go here to learn How to Get the Best Stevia Without the Bitterness.
Lemons’ health benefits are immense. To begin they are acidic to the taste but are alkaline-forming in the body. In fact, they are one of the most alkaline-forming superfoods; this makes them great for balancing a highly acidic condition in the body. Also, they are full of many health benefits.
Himalayan Salt is actually good for you! 100% NATURAL PINK & CERTIFIED: Sherpa Pink Himalayan Salt is is Kosher Certified, Non-GMO, and does not contain any MSG, Soy, Gluten, Dairy, or anti-caking agents.
Now that you have seen just how healthy this dressing is for you, let’s make your own ‘Avocado Tomato Salad Dressing’.
Avocado Tomato Salad Dressing
- 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice freshly squeezed
- 1 1/2 cups avocado
- 1-2 tomatoes
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
- 1/8 tsp light liquid stevia
- Put the olive oil, stevia, and salt in a blender.
- Add lemon juice gradually while blending till smooth.
- Add water and blend till smooth.
- Pour the mixture into a jar.
- Chop the tomatoes and avocado and mix them into the olive oil/lemon juice mixture.
- Enjoy this nutritious dressing on your salad.
Now time to make a salad to pour your ‘Avocado Tomato Salad Dressing’ on.
If you have some salad dressing leftover put it in a jar and have your ‘Avocado Tomato Salad Dressing’ on a salad tomorrow.
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