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This vinaigrette recipe is quick, easy and simple. And it's great for any kind of salad. Toss it with grains, greens, or vegetables.
Mix up a double recipe and keep it on hand in a bottle. It will keep you from using store-bought versions full of sugar, sodium, and chemical preservative.
Just make sure to use the best olive oil you can get.
Studies show that "extra virgin olive oil" obtained from the first pressing of the olives is healthier than oil labeled "virgin olive oil" or just "olive oil."
Extra virgin olive oil contains higher levels of anti-inflammatory compounds which protect against unwanted inflammation. Extra virgin olive oil contains higher levels of phytonutrients and polyphenols (antioxidants).
These compounds decrease your risk of heart disease and they also have been shown to lower blood pressure. And olive oil has been shown to turn off the genes that can lead to inflammation and heart disease.
The olive oil aisle can be overwhelming. When shopping for olive oil make sure to read the labels. Here's what they mean.
For this vinaigrette recipe be sure to use a high quality extra virgin olive oil.
Whisk ingredients together to emulsify, or shake in a glass jar to combine. Toss with greens, cold grains, or vegetables.
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