Dressing it up

When the weather heats up, I like to eat salad. A lot of salad. Because let’s face it you can put pretty much anything into a salad, provided it’s edible and it’s pretty different.

I like pepperoni, feta, and peppercini. I like roast beef, cheddar, and green olives. I love fajita meat and salsa on a bed of lettuce.

So I was quite upset to read at the large quantities of high fructose corn syrup in my salad dressing. I love sugar. It’s brain crack. And let’s face it, if you go without then have sugar the brain blazes new pathways that make a story interesting.  (Now, you know why I thank Dr. Pepper for my books).

Anyway… I decided to switch to homemade dressing for my salad.

I really don’t care for the flavor of EVOO or OO (olive oil) and vinegar, but my father makes a wonderful vinaigrette.

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp balsamic vineager

1/2 tsp horseradish (I use the kind with garlic)

salt and pepper to taste

Mix all together and serve.

I’ve been using my father’s dressing for a while then I wanted something a little different, so I found this one which is similar to Chipotle’s dressing.

First time I made it, the blender wasn’t screwed on tight so it went everywhere. Second time, it turned out very well. Yes, that’s honey in it, but as I said I don’t mind sugar, just trying to stay away from the GMOs. And while no one knows were the bees got their pollen, I’m willing to take a chance on it.

Now, I just need a ranch dressing recipe:D

About Linda Andrews

Linda Andrews lives with her husband and three children in Phoenix, Arizona. When she announced to her family that her paranormal romance was to be published, her sister pronounce: "What else would she write? She’s never been normal." All kidding aside, writing has become a surprising passion. So just how did a scientist start to write paranormal romances? What other option is there when you’re married to romantic man and live in a haunted house? If you’ve enjoyed her stories or want to share your own paranormal experience feel free to email the author at www.lindaandrews.net She’d love to hear from you.
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