Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Lemon Vinaigrette- Easy and Refreshing Dressing or Marinade

Lemon Vinaigrette- my new favorite easy and refreshing dressing.  It's heatlhy, simple ingredients, clean eating, gluten free, nut free salad dressing or marinade for chicken.  This tangy dressing is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner meal.  Alohamora Open a Book http://www.alohamoraopenabook.blogspot.com/ diet friendly, healthy, delicious, not salty like balsamic,

Summer time, especially when it is ridiculously hot, is the perfect time to enjoy a good hearty salad.  I'm sharing a banging one tomorrow so check back.

This sweet and tangy Lemon Vinaigrette is refreshing and the perfect dressing for a summer salad.  It's lite, diet friendly, and full of flavor.  As a bonus it is super quick and easy to make in less than ten minutes.

There is honestly nothing better than homemade, clean eating, healthy salad dressing, and it makes for a pretty banging marinade if you are grilling up some chicken.

Lemon Vinaigrette
Recipe: Alohamora slightly adapted from AllRecipes
Active Time: 5-10 minutes
Inactive Time: 0
Servings: 1 cup

1/4 c. red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp oregano, dried
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp salt
dash black pepper
1/2 c. olive oil
2 Tbsp lemon juice


  1. Add all of the ingredients in a large cup or blender.
  2. Whisk or blend the dressing until everything is mixed well. 
  3. Pour the dressing in a sealable jar or container that you can shake just before serving. 
  4. Enjoy on a salad of your choice or as a marinade. 
  5. Store leftovers in a sealable jar in the refrigerator.  

Happy Healthy and Refreshing Lemon Vinaigrette dressing/marinade eating!

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