21 Day Fix Dijon Vinaigrette

by Jen on March 28, 2016

This 21 Day Fix Approved Dijon Vinaigrette is a healthy alternative to store-bought salad dressing.

21 Day Fix Dijon Vinaigrette. A healthy alternative to store-bought salad dressing. #recipe 21 Day Fix approved!

Did you know I haven’t bought salad dressing at the store for about 6 years?! When I was changing the way I eat, I did a lot of my own research about clean eating, and what I found out is that store-bought salad dressings have a lot of unhealthy additives in them!

I had no idea! I knew that some of the store-bought dressings could be high in fat, but I didn’t know that a simple vinaigrette dressing could be full of added sugar! And most of them are made with highly processed canola oil as well.

That’s when I started making my own salad dressings. My boys like to have salad with dinner, so once a week, I’ll make a jar of some homemade dressing and just keep it in the fridge to use. When the 21 Day Fix came out, I tried all of the dressings in the nutrition guide, and they were all delicious, but this vinaigrette is one of our favorite dressings!

But you don’t just have to use it on salads! You can also use this Dijon Vinaigrette to marinate meat in or to cook veggies with. It tastes delicious on pretty much anything. My hubby isn’t even a fan of mustard, but he does like this dressing!

**NOTE: be sure to take the dressing out of the fridge about 15 minutes before you use it because it will have hardened a little.

21 Day Fix Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing

21 Day Fix Dijon Vinaigrette

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: serves 8

Serving Size: 1 orange container

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 6 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake well.
  2. Store in a covered container in the fridge. Before using again, remove dressing from fridge 15 minutes prior to eating.

Notes

21 Day Fix: 1 orange

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1 Alex March 9, 2017 at 7:42 pm

Which brand of Dijon do you use that follows paleo guidelines? I am new to this!

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2 Jen March 10, 2017 at 12:44 pm

I use Maille.

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