Zesty Heart-Healthy Salad Dressing

Get out of a rut with your salad dressing by making your own and adding turmeric, a wonderful root herb recognized for anti-inflammatory benefits. The lemon and honey provide a tangy flavor while the combination of garlic, mustard and black pepper give this dressing zest. It's such a magical combination for your taste buds you might find yourself using it for much more than just your leafy greens!


4 cloves garlic
1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons organic olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 t. tahini
2 t. turmeric
1/2 t. stone ground mustard
1/8 t. black pepper
1/4 salt

Food process all ingredients until smooth and creamy. Store in fridge.

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