Heather

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I'm Heather, a Registered Dietitian from Vancouver, Canada. Welcome to my blog. I'm so excited to share my favourite recipes and chat about nutrition with you! 

Miso Ginger Dressing

Miso Ginger Dressing

This is one of my go-to dressings. I try to make my own salad dressings as often as I can to avoid the added preservatives, sugar, and so that I know what's going into it. It's easy to maximize flavour and nutrition when you use high quality ingredients, and maximal flavour means a little dressing can go a long way!

This asian-inspired dressing is full of flavour, but also pretty high in salt - something that's good to be aware of! It's a nice change from sweeter balsamic-based dressings. 

Ingredients: 

  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar (unseasoned)
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, avocado oil, or other vegetable oil of choice. 
  • 2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp honey or agave
  • 1 Tbsp miso paste*
  • 1 Tbsp low-sodium tamari or soy sauce*
  • Approx. 2 Tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced

*if you have Celiac disease make sure these ingredients are gluten-free

Instructions: 

  1. Mince the garlic, grate the ginger using a zester or fine grater
  2. Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend for ~ 30 seconds until thoroughly mixed
  3. Transfer to an air-tight container and store in the fridge for up to a week

I really like this dressing on my Omega Lunch Salad, but it also goes well on mixed greens with grated carrots and beets with grilled tofu and cilantro. 

Image credit: Wikimedia Images

Image credit: Wikimedia Images

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