Fat-Burning Salad Dressing

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I can't imagine summer without fresh healthy salads. Salads made with leafy greens and non-starchy vegetables are great for lunch boxes and busy days. This dressing adds great flavour and is made with healthy fats: olive oil is high in heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids and MCT oil will help you kick-start fat loss. You can keep the dressing in the fridge and just drizzle over crunchy lettuce, tomatoes and other seasonal veggies.

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Nutritional values (per serving, ~ 2 tbsp / 1 oz / 30 g)

0.8 grams 0.1 grams 0.4 grams 21.3 grams 6.7 grams 192 calories
Total Carbs0.9grams
Fiber0.1grams
Net Carbs0.8grams
Protein0.4grams
Fat21.3grams
of which Saturated6.7grams
Energy (calories)192kcal
Magnesium and potassiumtrace

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (1.6%), protein (0.7%), fat (97.7%)

Ingredients (makes 6 servings, about ¾ cup)

Suggestions for additional seasoning and substitutions:

Notes: When looking for ingredients, try to get them in their most natural form (organic, without unnecessary additives).

Instructions

  1. Peel and crush the garlic. Put the mayo, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, olive oil and MCT oil in a jar. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Fat-Burning Salad Dressing
  2. Add finely chopped herbs (I used parsley). Fat-Burning Salad Dressing
  3. Cover with a lid and shake until well combined. Store in the fridge for up to a week. Shake well before drizzling over salads. Fat-Burning Salad Dressing

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By Martina Slajerova
Creator of KetoDietApp.com

I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

The irony was that, like so many other people, I used to follow what I believed to be a healthy, balanced diet. I avoided most fatty foods in fear of clogging my arteries and putting on weight. I based my diet around whole grains and vegetables, and limited my intake of animal products. I did exactly what the general dietary recommendations advised: I exercised more and ate less. Still, nothing worked. Finally, I got tired of dieting all the time, and I was determined to regain my health by following a different approach.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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Was not expecting this dressing to taste as good as it did! Thanks for the recipe!

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Made this dressing tonight and love it. I am sure this is going to become a staple at our house.  Thanks!

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This looks amazing! I'm so looking forward to summer salads...

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Thank you Amy! 😄

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This dressing is soooooo easy and super tasty. I blend mine I stead of shaking it sometimes. Blending makes it a creamy dressing while shaking has a more vinaigrette consistency. It's like 2 dressings in one.

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Good point, thank you Shelli! 😄

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What is MTC OIL?

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Hi Jeannine, here is a guide to fats that explains all: Complete Guide to Fats & Oils on a Low-Carb Ketogenic Diet

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I just found out about MCT oil this morning! Love your blog! Will try this.

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Thank you Nancy!

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What is MCT oil

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Hi Michele, see my comment above.

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Coconut oil is an MCT oil. Get organic unrefined for best benefit.

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MCT oil  . Sorry my ignorance what is MCT oil? Thanks

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Hi Maricruz, you can learn more about MCT oil here: Complete Guide to Fats & Oils on a Low-Carb Ketogenic Diet If you can't find it, use more extra virgin olive oil.

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On your homemade mayo page you said you could add whey to make the mayo last longer than a week. If I make this salad dressing with that mayo (including whey), will this dressing last longer than a week? Or should I put more whey in? I'd like to make a larger batch and have it last longer if possible. Thanks!

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Hi Geoffrey, yes, that is correct. I don't know how long it's good to keep it for but whey will definitely keep it fresh for longer provided you store it sealed in the fridge.

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Yummy....thanks!!

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Do you not blend this together? just shake and pour?

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Yes, I only shake it but you can use a blender too - it's just not necessary 😄

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Hi, thank you for all your great recipes!  I was wondering how long this keeps for?  Thank you

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Hi Gayle, thank you! I store it in the fridge for up to a week 😄

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I make this almost every week. It's so convenient to have it ready in the fridge and so yummy!! 😄

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Thank you Sarah!

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I think the olive oil is missing from the recipe.

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Thanks for noticing - it's there now! 😄

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How much olive oil?

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Thanks for noticing - it's there now! 😄

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We have exactly this olive oil at home haha 😃 Will definitely try this recipe!

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This one has actually been refilled. My relatives brought about 10 litres from Greece 😄)) Hope you like it 😄

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